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Coronavirus: Golf courses bracing for four weeks without any upkeep

POSTED ON March 29, 2020 @ 7:30 am

Normally at the weekend, stadiums around New Zealand are full of kiwis watching rugby and cricket or for the thousands of weekend hackers, it’s time for a round of golf with their mates. But with the country in lockdown, those stadiums and golf courses aren’t just bare of people they’re...


Need virtual marketing assistance to take stress off of staff?

POSTED ON March 19, 2020 @ 10:55 am

Hire a virtual marketing assistant. Is your club needing marketing assistance but don’t have the budget for a full or even part-time position? Are you having trouble finding someone that has all the skills needed in the modern digital age to provide your marketing in-house? How do you do your...


The Outback Golf Insurance Initiative Launched

POSTED ON March 14, 2020 @ 10:00 am

Comprehensive Insurance for Australian Country Golf Clubs No industry is immune to the forces of external and social change, and the golf industry is no different. Approximately 73 per cent of all golf courses in Australia are located in regional areas. Many of these regional courses are renowned for their...


Coronavirus – 42 seconds that can change your health in the golf workplace

POSTED ON March 10, 2020 @ 9:24 am

International industry leader in EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) management epar, is now educating workplaces of hazards relating to poor hand hygiene in relation to recent global events. The now widespread outbreak of a novel family of viruses named COVID-19, or more commonly known as Coronavirus, is putting an onus on...


USPGA TOUR announces landmark domestic media rights portfolio

POSTED ON March 10, 2020 @ 9:06 am

Nine-year deals with ViacomCBS, Comcast/NBC Sports Group, The Walt Disney Company’s ESPN+ will allow TOUR to significantly expand its content offerings; LPGA to receive expanded exposure through first-ever joint negotiations PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA – Marking the culmination of a long-term strategic planning process designed to best serve fans through traditional...


NZ Super Fund buys Formosa Golf Course (NZ)

POSTED ON March 10, 2020 @ 9:02 am

The $45 billion NZ Super Fund and a big property group have bought the Formosa Golf Course in Beachlands, east Auckland. The Super Fund and investors associated with Russell Group have announced the purchase of 250 hectares of land on the coast, consisting of 170.5ha of the Formosa Golf Club...


Western Australian Golf Industry Awards finalists announced

POSTED ON March 7, 2020 @ 11:12 am

The Western Australian Golf Industry is pleased to announce the finalists for the upcoming Golf Industry Awards Night to be held at Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre on Friday 20th March 2020. Represented by the PGA of Australia, GolfWA, Golf Course Superintendents Association of WA and Golf Management Australia (WA),...