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Troon adds Cape Wickham Golf Links to its portfolio

POSTED ON November 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm

Troon has announced today its latest collaboration with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination on King Island off the north-west coast of Tasmania. The upscale golf course management, development and marketing company continues to grow its presence in Australia, with a portfolio now reaching eight properties around the...


Shortland Waters GG sold to retirement village developer for $1.25m

POSTED ON November 13, 2018 @ 12:40 pm

Shortland Waters Golf Club members say they feel “dudded” after retirement village developer Aveo bought the 50-hectare course for just $1.25 million. Club president Ron Freeman said Shortland Waters had no option but to sell to Aveo after going into voluntary administration this year. The club has been suffering a cash-flow...


Longyard golf course development plans blocked by council

POSTED ON November 1, 2018 @ 10:02 am

TAMWORTH Regional Council has stopped a $6.25 million over-50s village from being built around the Longyard golf course. Councillors voted unanimously to block the divisive development which had garnered a great deal of interest from golfers, nearby residents, real estate agents and former civic leaders alike. The overarching concern among...


Community to have their say in controversial North Lakes Resort development

POSTED ON November 1, 2018 @ 9:11 am

THE Village Retirement Group (TVRG) is driving ahead with plans to develop North Lakes Resort Golf Course and has hit back at “misleading information” from residents. Golf course owner Adam Simpson indicated the course would close in December next year and be sold to TVRG to be developed into a retirement village...


Greg Norman’s Third Course in Vietnam Opens for Play

POSTED ON October 30, 2018 @ 1:55 pm

One of Vietnam’s fastest growing beach resorts now has a brand-name golf course to support the area’s lofty tourism ambitions. On Oct. 27, the Greg Norman-designed KN Golf Links officially opened in Cam Ranh, site of a spectacular, 8-kilometer crescent of sand that is rapidly becoming a destination of distinction...


Kingston councillors say no to rezoning Kingswood Golf Course

POSTED ON October 21, 2018 @ 8:12 am

HUNDREDS of people packed Kingston Council’s public gallery, foyer and meeting rooms as councillors voted unanimously last night against a rezoning of Kingswood Golf Course land for residential building. Kingston Mayor Cr Steve Staikos said the council wanted the community to know it was listening to them. Cr Staikos said...


Mount Maunganui Golf Club (NZ) to open on-site gym and yoga

POSTED ON October 7, 2018 @ 1:44 pm

Club members of the Mount Maunganui Golf Club are voting on plans for the facility to commence a gym and yoga operation, open to the public, on-site in their clubhouse. A decision on Studio 18, as the gym will be called, is expected next week. Health and fitness club owner...


Chirnside Park Country Club major redevelopment underway

POSTED ON October 7, 2018 @ 1:22 pm

The major refurbishment of the Country Club site at Kingswood Drive in the Yarra Valley is intended to be progressively rolled out over the next 3 years, with demos done last week. The multi-functional sporting hub has recently commenced its major revamp, which will bring to light a new food,...