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The Villa private golf course to be demolished for new development

POSTED ON April 7, 2021 @ 7:37 pm

THE first lots of land in the $108m masterplanned Riverina Gold Coast Estate go on sale next week, with civil construction on Stage One also set to start this month. Hushed deal The development is the work of Brisbane-based Pointcorp who purchased the land, formerly …

Australian Golf Media Celebrate Milestone for Golf Industry Podcast

POSTED ON March 27, 2021 @ 9:34 am

Australian Golf Media – representing the shared media interests of the PGA of Australia, the WPGA Tour and Golf Australia – this week celebrates a milestone edition of Inside The Ropes. Inside the ropes The podcast, regularly co-hosted by Andy Maher, Mark Hayes, Alison Whitaker …

Plans revealed for $425 million Kennedy Bay coastal development

POSTED ON March 15, 2021 @ 9:30 pm

As the new Kennedy Bay golf clubhouse continues to take shape, plans for the multi-million transformation of Links Kennedy Bay were revealed last month. Alongside the new golf clubhouse, the reinstatement of an improved links course will act as an entry statement to the Kennedy …

Sneak peak: New Minnippi Golf Course being constructed in Brisbane

POSTED ON March 11, 2021 @ 8:31 pm

The first fairways, tees and greens at Brisbane’s first new public golf course in 70 years have taken shape in the city’s east, with work under way on the $25 million, 18-hole course. King of the Tingalpa tribe The first fairways, tees and greens at …

Canterbury’s Terrace Downs resort reopens as part of Kiwi-owned hotel group

POSTED ON March 10, 2021 @ 6:42 pm

The new owners of Terrace Downs have reopened the luxury golf and accommodation resort at Windwhistle in Mid-Canterbury. New Zealand-owned hotel group CPG Hotels bought the resort for $6.6 million late last year after its previous owner, Japanese investor Hiroshi Hasegawa, died in Japan from …

Torquay golf resort acquired for only $12.8 million

POSTED ON March 7, 2021 @ 9:06 am

Former Morgan Stanley investment banker Jack Dahan has acquired the Sands golf resort in Torquay on Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula for $12.8 million, paying just over half what it changed hands for four years ago. Half price The 76-hectare resort, originally developed by Rupert Murdoch’s nephew, …

Yachting legend Sir Russell Coutts to expand private golf course

POSTED ON March 4, 2021 @ 8:17 pm

Sir Russell Coutts once told Mountain Scene his golf game’s ”crap”, but that isn’t stopping the yachting legend from hoping to extend his field of dreams on the Crown Terrace. He’s applied to Queenstown’s council for resource consent to add another three holes to the …