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ASIA: Laguna Golf Lang Co Retains EarthCheck “Gold” Status

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 6:58 pm

Laguna Golf Lang Co has restated its credentials as one of Vietnam’s greenest clubs by retaining its EarthCheck “Gold Certification” for 2021. With initiatives including a moratorium on single-use plastics and its “edible golf course” planted with rice fields and tended by water buffalos, the …

epar earthquake follow-up: identify damage to hazardous materials

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 6:17 pm

With this morning’s Melbourne earthquake being close to, if not 6, on the Richter magnitude scale, it is likely that fuel, chemical, and hazardous materials storage areas sustained damage. A study of 52 earthquakes, the strongest one was 5.8 and the average was 5.4, showed …

Finalist announced for QLD Golf Industry Awards – Full list

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 5:56 pm

The Queensland Golf Industry is pleased to announce the finalists for their upcoming Awards Night to be held at The Star – Gold Coast on Thursday 28th October, 2021. Represented by the PGA of Australia, Golf Australia, Golf Course Superintendents Association of QLD and Golf …

JOB: General Manager – Half Moon Bay Golf Club (QLD)

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 2:50 pm

The Club Half Moon Bay Golf Club (HMBGC) is situated in the picturesque seaside suburb of Yorkeys Knob, just north of the Cairns CBD. The 18-hole course is a par 70, and a relatively short and tight course. The community-run club prides itself on its …

Club membership across New South Wales is record surge

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 2:49 pm

With the pandemic’s impact now approaching 20 months and most, if not all, organised community sport derailed because of COVID, golf has rapidly become the go-to form of essential exercise many people crave. With demand increasing and players out in record numbers, it is no …

TROON Agronomy: Offering More, For Less

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 10:00 am

  Interview with David Lunardelli Director of Agronomy & Operations Troon Golf Australia, Asia & Pacific. About Troon Troon started as one facility in 1990 and has since grown to become the world’s largest professional club management company. We provide services to 585+ locations and …

MINI GOLF : Does it actually change your facility?

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 6:09 am

These words are always in there. FAMILY FRIENDLY, YOUNGER MEMBERS, WELCOMING aspirational words for facilities to become and to uphold within their next strategic plan, their vision, their mission and key messages within their recruitment processes for the top jobs. BUT actually doing it, is …

New driving range a hit for Charlestown Golf Club

POSTED ON September 16, 2021 @ 7:22 pm

Ten years after the idea was first putt around the grounds, Charlestown Golf Course is nearing tee-off at its new driving range. While a date is yet to be finalised on the $1.7 million addition, general manager Joanna Mantle is hoping it will be an …

Australian Golf Foundation launches junior girls scholarships

POSTED ON September 15, 2021 @ 6:45 pm

The Australian Golf Foundation, in association with Golf Australia, is delighted to present the Australian Golf Foundation (AGF) Junior Girls Scholarship program for a second year. Following outstanding success in the program’s inaugural year, the program is being expanded to involve more facilities and more …

JOB: Golf Operations Assistant – Mercure Sanctuary Golf Resort (WA)

POSTED ON September 15, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

Golf Pro shop assistant required for the Sanctuary Golf Resort Bunbury. The position includes assisting the Golf Manager with the operations of the Golf Shop and Services with the day to day operational duties. Including opening/closing, phone services, golf bookings/reservations, equipment hire, repair services, membership …