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Australian 2017 Golf club participation report released

POSTED ON July 14, 2018 @ 8:56 am

Earlier this week Golf Australia released their fifth golf participation report, authored by GBAS, presenting last year’s figures and trends on membership, competition rounds, general participation and specific program participation. The report includes data from the different states and territories and presents results from AusPlay and comparison trends with other...


Australian golfing legend elected Chairman of the PGA of Australia

POSTED ON July 14, 2018 @ 2:04 am

The PGA of Australia is delighted to announce that golfing legends Rodger Davis and Ian Baker-Finch have joined the PGA of Australia Board as Member Directors and that Rodger Davis has been elected as the Chairman of the Board for the next three years. Joining Davis and Baker-Finch on the...


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

POSTED ON July 11, 2018 @ 3:42 pm

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...


Will Topgolf actually help the golf industry grow player numbers?

POSTED ON July 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am

By Mathilda Andersson Not many would contest the view that golf has been fighting a losing battle over the past few years, with flattish-to-down participation numbers indicating a sport too stuck in tradition to gain and retain a new generation of players. But a new era has arrived which might...


SEEKING: Operations & Sports Manager – Elanora Country Club

POSTED ON June 30, 2018 @ 5:12 pm

Situated on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Elanora Country Club is a Private Members’ club established in 1928. The Club features an 18 hole golf course, renovated Clubhouse and a range of first class sporting facilities and private accommodation for the enjoyment of the Club’s Members, their guests and reciprocal club members....


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...


Council cease support for proposed aged-care development at Pacific Golf Club

POSTED ON June 14, 2018 @ 7:28 am

Last week Brisbane City Council decided to scrap the plans to encourage aged-care development on privately owned sports and recreation zone land. Two sites in particular have been the targets for developers in the city’s southeast suburbs – Coorparoo Bowls Club and Pacific Golf Club at Cardinale. Reside Communities’ proposed...


2018 GMANZ Conference – 120 days to go

POSTED ON June 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am

“Innovate->Change-> Success->” Attend the Conference and stay over for the weekend. The golf courses will be in outstanding order, with the scenery and tourist activities in the adventure Capital of the world fantastic as usual. The Golf Manager’s Association of New Zealand  conference will offer delegates a comprehensive update on...


Like the sound of $20,000 to spend on your business?!

POSTED ON May 30, 2018 @ 1:00 pm

It is vital that your club or golf business protects its assets with adequate insurance. Golf Business Australia (GBA) is Australia’s premium provider of Insurance & Finance for the golf industry, and the community who support it. Our goal is to provide you with bespoke financial products, to help assist...