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Andrew Newbold is the new chairman of Golf Australia

POSTED ON August 19, 2019 @ 3:03 pm

Mr Newbold has taken the reins from the highly regarded John Hopkins who has stepped down from the role having held the position for more than eight years as part of more than 30 years involvement with golf administration at club, state, national and international levels. “John has been exemplary...


What is your legacy going to be at the club?

POSTED ON August 19, 2019 @ 9:54 am

Are you’re a board member of an Aussie golf club? Congratulations on the appointment and excuse me for asking but why did you agree to be on the board? We both know you’re charged with the responsibility to act in the best interests of the members and the club as...


The New Pro-Shop Solution App launches to assist green grass retailers

POSTED ON August 18, 2019 @ 6:59 pm

Manage your Pro Shop like a Pro: ProShop Solutions is Australia’s leading industry platform for golf professionals, making buying, telling and selling in a digital world pain free and effortless. Now with the new Golf Hub App making it easier then ever. The modern golf club shop, much like the golf business...


Australian 2018 National Golf Club Participation Report released

POSTED ON August 18, 2019 @ 6:37 pm

People are playing more golf, but there are not as many club members in Australia. The 2018 national golf club participation report, released last week, has revealed a continuation of the trend of players not formally joining clubs to play their golf. It also revealed that only Western Australia (+1.7%)...


Asia Golf Tourism Convention Returns to Malaysia

POSTED ON August 17, 2019 @ 6:41 pm

  The International Association of Golf Tour Operators (IAGTO) will stage its ninth annual Asia Golf Tourism Convention (AGTC) in Malaysia next year. It will be the first time the event has been held in Malaysia since the inaugural AGTC in 2012. To take place from March 30-April 2, the...


Sign Up for Indonesia Club Management Mini Summit

POSTED ON August 16, 2019 @ 6:41 pm

Dr Larry Ross and Steven Thielke will share their vast experience at this month’s Indonesia Club Management Mini Summit. Jointly organised and presented by the Golf Course Management Association of Indonesia (GCMAI) and the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF), the August 27 gathering will be held at Gading Raya Golf....


2019 Victorian Golf Industry Awards

POSTED ON August 16, 2019 @ 6:32 pm

The Arts Centre Melbourne hosted 295 people from t”he Victorian Golf Industry on Friday August 9th where Golf Australia – Victoria, Golf Management Victoria and the PGA of Australia came together to celebrate the achievements of the people and clubs within the Victorian Golf Industry. Amongst the attendees were Therese...


Visionary is moving forward with 18-hole Greg Norman Course

POSTED ON August 16, 2019 @ 6:28 pm

Visionary, the developer of Silkari Avondale, near Wollongong in Illawarra, confirms it is on track to deliver an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed championship golf course. The 18-hole golf course, part of a 562-hectare site, already has DA approval. Three holes are completed and two are currently under construction. A recent DA...


SEEK: Operations Manager – Royal Hobart GC

POSTED ON August 16, 2019 @ 12:06 pm

The prestigious Royal Hobart Golf Club was founded in 1916 and is located just 20 minutes from the Hobart CBD at beautiful Seven Mile Beach. In addition to the championship standard golf course and practice facilities, the recently renovated clubhouse features a bar and restaurant, conference, wedding and event facilities....