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NSW Golf Industry Awards tickets now on sale

POSTED ON August 15, 2018 @ 10:40 am

Tickets are now on sale for the NSW Golf Industry Awards night to be held on Monday, 22nd October 2018, at Curzon Hall, Marsfield. In a first, Golf NSW, the PGA of Australia (NSW/ACT), Golf Management Australia (NSW), Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG), the NSW Golf Course Superintendents Association (NSWGCSA), and...


Auckland golf’s future jeopardised after council threatens with land sale

POSTED ON August 4, 2018 @ 12:20 pm

New Zealand Golf has expressed concern over the perceived poor use of council managed green space occupied by golf facilities within Auckland and North Harbour, and has prepared a discussion document based around the Golf Sector Plan for Auckland in response and to advocate for golf’s future in the region....


SEEKING: Senior Golf Professional – Federal Golf Club

POSTED ON August 3, 2018 @ 4:13 pm

An exciting opportunity is now available for a Senior Golf Professional. This position would be ideal for a person who is currently in a similar role or who is ready to take that next step in their career. This is a key role within the new Golf Operations structure. The...


Community outcry over proposed North Lakes development

POSTED ON July 31, 2018 @ 5:12 pm

Last week’s announcement of a proposed retirement development at North Lakes Resort Golf Club north of Brisbane has cause havoc among the local community, who are now determined to fight the proposition. The news of the suggested land sale saw almost 200 locals and Federal LNP Member for Petrie Luke...


North Lakes Golf club set to close

POSTED ON July 25, 2018 @ 4:14 pm

North Lakes Resort Golf Club will close at the end of next year, due to continued financial losses. Club General Manager Adam Simpson said the privately run business had been operating at a loss in recent years due to a well-documented downturn in golf participation rates. He said efforts to...


Meet Australia’s fastest growing golf industry insurance & finance provider

POSTED ON July 25, 2018 @ 10:00 am

Australia’s fastest growing golf industry insurance and finance provider, Golf Business Australia (GBA), is once again returning as a sponsor of the Golf Business Forum which is taking place in Melbourne later this month. Founder and Managing Director, Daniel Bateup, has years of experience advising business owners from a variety...


Iconic Melbourne clubs win Australian Open hosting rights

POSTED ON July 5, 2018 @ 12:23 pm

Two of Australia’s most famous tournament venues have won the rights to host the 2020 and 2022 editions of the Australian Open. A strong field of contenders from Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt put their credentials to Golf Australia to fill the “release years” from the current eight-year contract with Sydney. GA...


Royal Opportunity for Junior Presidents Cup Participants

POSTED ON June 29, 2018 @ 11:35 am

Royal Melbourne Golf Club has been confirmed as the venue for next year’s Junior Presidents Cup. To be held on December 8-9, the Junior Presidents Cup will precede the 2019 Presidents Cup, which will also be contested at Royal Melbourne Golf Club later that week. The 24 best junior boys...


First BMI program to Aus club managers to be delivered in Oct 2018

POSTED ON June 27, 2018 @ 4:56 pm

GMA in partnership with Golf Australia and the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) is excited to offer the first ever Business Management Institute (BMI) program to Australian club managers, with the first module to be delivered in October 2018. BMI offers the ultimate club manager professional development program, which...