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Jack’s Point Golf Course internationally recognised for sustainability

POSTED ON October 22, 2018 @ 9:55 am

Jack’s Point Golf Course located just outside of Queenstown, NZ, has been recognised for its preservation of the natural landscape at the 19th annual IAGTO Awards in Slovenia last week. The renowned course received the prestigious IAGTO Nature protection award, staged in association with the Golf Environment Organization (GEO). Jack’s...


Mount Maunganui Golf Club (NZ) to open on-site gym and yoga

POSTED ON October 7, 2018 @ 1:44 pm

Club members of the Mount Maunganui Golf Club are voting on plans for the facility to commence a gym and yoga operation, open to the public, on-site in their clubhouse. A decision on Studio 18, as the gym will be called, is expected next week. Health and fitness club owner...


Chirnside Park Country Club major redevelopment underway

POSTED ON October 7, 2018 @ 1:22 pm

The major refurbishment of the Country Club site at Kingswood Drive in the Yarra Valley is intended to be progressively rolled out over the next 3 years, with demos done last week. The multi-functional sporting hub has recently commenced its major revamp, which will bring to light a new food,...


Golf Month launches across Australia

POSTED ON October 3, 2018 @ 4:27 pm

Golf Month, Australia’s annual campaign encouraging Aussies to get involved in golf and golf-related activities during October officially tees off today. Throughout October, golf clubs and facilities around the country are opening their doors and playing host to hundreds of exciting and interactive activities, from ‘Bring a Friend’ and open...


SEEKING: Custom Club Technician – Callaway Golf South Pacific

POSTED ON September 26, 2018 @ 8:48 am

This position performs a variety of routine and repetitive assembly operations and procedures applicable to building Callaway Golf Clubs. The successful applicant will have talents that will enable them to quickly and easily fit into the team. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Efficiently and accurately prepare steel and graphite shafts for...


Karrie Webb elevated to Australia’s Second Highest Honour

POSTED ON September 23, 2018 @ 10:26 am

On Wednesday this week Hall of Famer Karrie Webb, 43, received the second highest honour that can be given to an Australian. Webb was honoured during a ceremony in Brisbane where she was elevated to an Officer of the Order of Australia after being named a Member of the Order...


Report suggest housing as potential land use on Auckland’s golf courses

POSTED ON September 13, 2018 @ 8:50 am

Wednesday morning (12 September) Auckland councillors were briefed on a comprehensive analysis by consultants MartinJenkins of 12 council-managed golf courses in the Auckland region, identifying housing as a potential land use on six of the region’s publicly-owned golf courses. The courses are Chamberlain Park, Clarks Beach, Remuera, Takapuna, Omaha and Waitematā....


Temuka Golf Club receives $5000 donation towards clubhouse makeover

POSTED ON September 4, 2018 @ 3:23 pm

New Zealand’s Temuka Golf Club has been given a generous donation of $5000 from the Community Trust of Mid and South Canterbury, which will enable the club to repaint the Clubhouse. The entire paint job is estimated to cost the club $20,000, and the donation is timely as the club...


Construction begins on Harrison renovation of Castle Hill in Sydney

POSTED ON August 26, 2018 @ 8:25 am

Construction work has started on the renovation of Castle Hill Country Club in Sydney, Australia, which is being overseen by golf course architect Bob Harrison. The primary driver for work at the club, which hosted the Australian PGA Championship in 1985 and 1986, was to review and reconstruct bunkers. “The...