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Albert Park Golf Course saved from shrinking after public outcry

POSTED ON February 22, 2018 @ 7:16 am

The Albert Park Golf Course will retain all 18 holes after an outcry against a proposal to reduce its size. The backflip comes after the Liberal Party promised to protect the course if elected in November. Golfing groups also attacked the proposal to shrink the course to nine holes as...


Struggling sports clubs become gold mine for aged-care developers

POSTED ON February 7, 2018 @ 2:12 pm

Indicative image of proposed new clubhouse at Pacific Golf Club   Sports club land is up for grabs under new council initiative to attract more aged care and retirement facilities to Brisbane. There is a growing trend of developers moving in on bowls and golf clubs in the Brisbane and...


Golfing Legend Jack Nicklaus Adds Value to Forest City Golf Resort

POSTED ON January 31, 2018 @ 5:43 pm

The Forest City Golf Resort, valued at RM1.8 billion is poised to be another prestigious championship golf course in Johor, making the state a premier golfing destination. It is also set to redefine golf tourism to embrace the “complete golf holiday experience.” “Golf courses were mushrooming throughout the state in...


Southland Golf Club survival deemed unlikely

POSTED ON January 30, 2018 @ 11:50 am

The closure of Southland Golf Club’s Oreti Sands course looks set to go ahead, unless an 11th-hour investor can be found. Southland president Michael Horn said a proposal to close the club and amalgamate its membership with nearby Invercargill Golf Club would be put before members in the next two...


Battlelines drawn over Fitzroy Golf Club (NZ) carve up

POSTED ON January 29, 2018 @ 6:03 pm

About 200 people – close to the entire membership of the Fitzroy Golf Club – turned up to a public meeting at the club house last night to vent their frustration at the plan to carve up of the public golf course in New Plymouth. Mayor Neil Holdom says selling...


Paradise Palms is up on the market

POSTED ON January 24, 2018 @ 12:04 pm

Details of an international marketing campaign for Paradise Palms are expected to be announced with global specialists CBRE handling the sale involving their Cairns office headed by Danny Betros as well as their Brisbane-based hotel specialist division. Owner Darren Halpin confirmed an announcement would be made today but did not...


Bayview Golf Club contests retirement village naysayers

POSTED ON January 23, 2018 @ 11:53 am

(Neighbours aspect) By Mathilda Andersson THE proposed $84 million housing development for Bayview Golf Club has caused bad blood between the club and a group of neighboring residents with opposing views on the projects’ long-term effects on the community. The controversies around the planned dwelling project on Sydney’s northern beaches...


Retirement village for Bayview GC receives pushback

POSTED ON January 17, 2018 @ 5:35 pm

A proposal to convert 2Ha of land at Sydney’s Bayview Golf Club into a three and four-storey retirement complex has angered locals and led to calls for intervention from NSW State Ministers. The golf club’s partner in the $84 million redevelopment project, Waterbrook, released plans in 2016 showing 95 self-care...


Cowra Golf Club to benefit from $200,000 grant

POSTED ON January 11, 2018 @ 9:13 pm

Minister for Racing, The Hon. Paul Toole and Member for Cootamundra Steph Cooke MP, today announced a $203,700 grant for a major upgrade to Cowra Golf Club’s clubhouse. Minister Toole said the project is one of 26 successful projects across NSW funded under the latest round of the ClubGRANTS category...