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Cancer Council NSW swings golfers towards good sun protection

POSTED ON January 15, 2018 @ 1:51 pm

Cancer Council NSW is partnering with former golf pro Paul Gow to encourage golfers to reduce their skin cancer risk by using sun protection every time they play through the Improve your long game Program. Co-funded by Cancer Institute NSW, Improve your long game supports participating golf clubs to help...


SEEKING: Golf Operations Attendant – Casual

POSTED ON December 14, 2017 @ 5:52 pm

The Royal Sydney Golf Club is a private members club which was founded in 1893. It is recognised nationally and internationally for its world class facilities which include two golf courses, 17 tennis courts, bowling greens, croquet lawns, a squash court, a gym, 2 pools, several cafes, a fine dining...


SELLING: 2 right handed X-Golf simulators

POSTED ON December 12, 2017 @ 4:51 pm

X-Golf knox offer’s a range of products and services complimenting a variety of venues throughout Australasia and is the exclusive distributors of X-Golf simulators in Australia and New Zealand. The company is now selling two of their state of the art indoor golf simulators which offer players unparalleled accuracy and...


Wheeling for Empower – Raising funds for Empower Golf Australia

POSTED ON October 25, 2017 @ 2:07 pm

On the 3rd of December (International Day of People with a Disability), Tom Hughson, WA Representative for Empower Golf Australia, will attempt to ride a recumbent handcycle (a piece of adaptive equipment that relies 100% upper body strength for propulsion) 90 km between the golf courses which currently support Empower Golf around Perth.


Great Golf Course Architects – Alex Russell, by Neil Crafter

POSTED ON October 20, 2017 @ 9:36 am

Courtesy of the Golf Architecture Magazine ‘A hole is not worth a damn if no one comments on it one way or another” – Alex Russell Alex Russell was arguably Australia’s finest golf course architect and yet little is generally known of his life, until now.  Neil crafter draws from...


Trio split 1 Million Qantas Points

POSTED ON October 17, 2017 @ 2:35 pm

Australian PGA Professionals Terry Pilkadaris, Adrian Percey and PGA Trainee Professional Frazer Droop are flying high after sharing one million Qantas Points courtesy of the Qantas Golf Club One Million Qantas Points Hole-in-One promotion during the 2017 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia season. As part of its partnership with...


Australia’s newest golf course, Cathedral Lodge, officially opens

POSTED ON October 16, 2017 @ 11:56 am

Inspired by owner David Evans’ affinity for Augusta National, Cathedral Lodge sits two hours north-east of Melbourne on the banks of the Goulburn River, near Alexandra in the Murrindindi Shire, and leaves nothing to the imagination. Carved out of natural canyon land and intersected with flowing creeks and an endless...


New owner for Taupo’s Hole in One

POSTED ON October 15, 2017 @ 3:59 pm

Central North Island iwi Ngati Tuwharetoa is buying the Hole in One tourist attraction at Lake Taupo. The attraction offers punters the chance to hit golf balls out to a floating lake pontoon, and a big cheer goes up for a hole in one about once every two weeks. There...


Golf sketcher and AGMA member Tony Rafty’s anniversary

POSTED ON October 9, 2017 @ 11:11 am

Tony Rafty, former Fairfax cartoonist, war correspondent and author, died on this day a year ago – three days short of his 100th birthday. Tony was an avid golfer and one of the earliest members of the Australain Golf Media Association (former AGWA) and a staunch supporter of it. The following...