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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...

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Emirates Australian Open to feature All Abilities Championship

POSTED ON June 10, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

A world-first championship for golfers with a disability will be contested during this year’s Emirates Australian Open in Sydney. On the same course, at the same time and under the same playing conditions, the world’s top golfers with a disability will share the fairways chasing the Australian All Abilities Championship...

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TopGolf soon to open its doors on the Gold Coast

POSTED ON April 9, 2018 @ 4:54 pm

  The much anticipated, first-ever, Australian Top Golf venue located at Movie World on the Gold Coast is nearing completion. Top Golf host custom designed entertainment venues around the world and serves more than 8 million annual visitors worldwide. Its latest indoor facility, situated right between Village Roadshow Studios and...

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Growing Golf in the UK report puts focus on women and juniors

POSTED ON October 16, 2017 @ 10:24 am

Golf at Goodwood has a long history. The first course on the Estate was laid down in 1892 by Lady Helen Taylor, and the strong connection between Women and the course continues till this day. The course’s attraction is based on an innovative Points Membership model, costing only £250 to...

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New Zealand Golf & UOA tee off innovative business program

POSTED ON September 27, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

By Mathilda Andersson New Zealand Golf joins forces with the University of Auckland in a unique business venture to increase awareness and change the perception of golf to help grow the game. In the wake of New Zealand Golf’s praised initiative ‘LOVE Golf’ launched in 2014, the national body is...

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Millennials breathing new life into the stodgy game of golf

POSTED ON August 14, 2017 @ 1:41 pm

This year’s report from the The National Golf Foundation’s (NGF) on golf participation in the United States has revealed that millennial golfers are breathing new life into the sport. The study found that 36 percent of the nearly 24 million golfers in the United States are young adults aged 18...

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Members’ Wellness Program Launched at Kooindah Waters

POSTED ON August 2, 2017 @ 5:12 pm

Kooindah Waters Golf Club has been touched by the effects of mental health in the past few years. With this in mind, the club would like to announce a new wellbeing program open to all Kooindah Waters Golf Club members. The wellbeing program has been introduced to make it as...

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Nationwide surge in competition rounds recorded

POSTED ON April 24, 2017 @ 12:44 pm

The Australian Golf Industry Council’s (AGIC) recent competition rounds report presents a substantial national increase in the number of single handicapped rounds registered by GolfLink in 2016. The report marks the fourth consecutive year of the council providing industry guidance on trends within competition rounds by analysing activity at approximately...

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