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Tiger Woods receives Presidential Medal of Freedom from Donald Trump

POSTED ON May 8, 2019 @ 7:15 pm

At times choked up by the magnitude of the White House proceedings as President Trump listed many of the milestones of his career, Tiger Woods received the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday in a ceremony at the Rose Garden. On a beautiful sunny spring evening, an emotional Woods reached...


Wairakei Golf’s greens intentionally damaged (NZ)

POSTED ON May 8, 2019 @ 3:17 pm

Wairakei Golf + Sanctuary have had a sudden decline of the putting surfaces at Wairakei, with signs of a problem with the greens becoming apparent during Easter weekend. Extensive soil and foliar tests conducted by the NZ Turf Institute have returned clear results. The club is awaiting further turf analysis...


Ausplay releases state of golf participation and engagement report

POSTED ON May 8, 2019 @ 3:03 pm

Earlier this week a golf focused report on driving participation and engagement was released. The AusPlay Survey (AusPlay) is a large scale national population tracking survey funded and led by Sport Australia. The State of Play Report has been designed to deliver a single sport snapshot, to help identify trends...


New Robe Golf Course open

POSTED ON May 7, 2019 @ 6:26 pm

Robe Golf Course has been officially opened as an 18 hole course, following the redevelopment of the course from 12 holes. Member for Barker Tony Pasin teed off the first ball on the newly completed course on Friday in front of a crowd of Robe Golf Club members and invited...


SEEK: Operations Manager – Growling Frog

POSTED ON May 7, 2019 @ 12:21 pm

The Company: Operating since 1989, Golf Services Management is a well established golf management company currently managing venues throughout Victoria and Queensland. Our venues provide quality experiences and a high level of customer service in both golf and hospitality experiences. The appointment of Golf Services Management, by the City of...


Industry Leaders Bringing Story of Golf’s Impact to Congressional Members

POSTED ON May 5, 2019 @ 9:16 am

WE ARE GOLF – a coalition of the game’s leading associations and industry partners – will join forces next Wednesday to host the 12th annual National Golf Day on Capitol Hill. More than 300 industry leaders will meet with Congressional members to discuss golf’s economic, charitable, environmental, fitness and societal benefits....


Malaysia’s Finest Feted in People’s Choice Awards

POSTED ON May 4, 2019 @ 3:14 pm

Asian Golf Industry Federation Golf Course Facility Members TPC Kuala Lumpur, Kota Permai Golf & Country Club and The Els Club Malaysia were among the big winners in the fourth edition of the ParGolf People’s Choice Awards. The awards are based on golfers’ selections via an online poll which ran...


Singapore’s First ‘Two-in-One’ Course Unveiled

POSTED ON May 3, 2019 @ 5:13 pm

Marina Bay Golf Course (pictured right) is adding a new spin to the game by offering two configurations within one golf course. Its current configuration will be known as ‘Course A’ while the new configuration, ‘Course B’, will be officially launched to the public on May 3. Following the introduction...


Asian Golf Industry Federation Appoints Membership and Event Manager

POSTED ON May 3, 2019 @ 3:13 pm

Experienced events professional Gwen Ng has joined the Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) team. In the course of more than two decades in the events industry, Singaporean Ng has worked in a variety of roles, incorporating sales and sponsorship, budgeting, project management and execution of marketing and operational aspects of...