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Golf Business Australia – helping businesses succeed the fair-way

POSTED ON April 12, 2018 @ 12:05 pm

      He fell into the insurance business by chance but into the golf industry by passion. Daniel Bateup, Founder and Managing Director of Golf Business Australia (GBA) seems to have found the successful recipe of combining business with pleasure while insuring the industry he loves. A country kid turned successful...


Golf Industry Central Wins QLD Golf Supplier of The Year Award

POSTED ON March 22, 2018 @ 12:19 pm

The annual QLD Golf Industry Awards night was held on Tuesday, 20 March at the Star Casino on the Gold Coast, with a record of 460 guests in attendance. The gala night, which surpassed last year’s record of 453 attendees, was held in order to recognise the outstanding achievements of...


Golf – A multi-million dollar economic driver across NSW & ACT

POSTED ON March 16, 2018 @ 11:38 am

Golf is an economic driver delivering around $1.2 billion in social, health and charitable benefits across New South Wales and the ACT annually according to a report into the sport’s impact in the community. The report, commissioned by Golf NSW, looks at the influence the sport has in metropolitan and regional communities,...


Golf Business Forum Hits Its Stride

POSTED ON March 7, 2018 @ 11:54 am

With delegate tickets now available for purchase and the full gamut of speakers in place, the 2018 Golf Business Forum is firing on all cylinders. “The process of engaging our speakers has been really interesting,” enthused Forum Director Andrew Davies. “We’ve been talking to some amazing people – all of...


Golf’s new world handicap system designed to welcome more golfers

POSTED ON February 21, 2018 @ 6:49 am

The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by The R&A and the USGA, with key features designed to provide all golfers with a consistent measure of playing ability. The new World Handicap System, to be implemented in...


The brand new Ranfurlie Range opens its doors

POSTED ON February 19, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

The Ranfurlie Golf Club has opened its brand new, state of the art Driving Range which sits alongside and operates in conjunction with the highly ranked Ranfurlie Golf Course located in Cranbourne, Victoria. The Range’s Opening took place last week to much fanfare including a live Broadcast by SEN Radio...


Northern Beaches golfer drives sun protection message

POSTED ON January 22, 2018 @ 10:39 am

Northern Beaches local, Noel Carroll, is leading by example by protecting himself from the sun as Manly Golf Club takes part in Cancer Council NSW’s Improve your long game Program. The Program, aimed at men aged 40 years and over, encourages good sun protection by offering free sunscreen at the...


PGA TOUR announces ‘January for Jarrod’ Month to support Jarrod Lyle

POSTED ON January 4, 2018 @ 9:23 am

The PGA TOUR today launched a fundraising effort, ‘January for Jarrod’ to help Jarrod Lyle and his family meet the significant costs he now faces after undergoing his third bone marrow transplant for acute myeloid leukemia on December 6. Lyle, 36, and currently a member of the Tour who...