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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: Head Greenkeeper – Golf Central BNE

POSTED ON September 14, 2021 @ 8:45 pm

About Golf Central 17ha golf entertainment facility located at the entry to Brisbane Airport. A key attribute of Golf Central is the championship standard playing surfaces and the resort style manicure lawns and gardens, and we are seeking a Head Greenkeeper to professionally manage the …

Cemetery for Wallacia Golf Course gets green light

POSTED ON September 14, 2021 @ 8:17 pm

An independent planning panel has followed in the footsteps of the Land & Environment Court (Court), approving a contentious cemetery for Wallacia Golf Course. Late last month, the Sydney Western City Planning Panel (Panel) unanimously approved DA19/0875, which proposed changing the use of part of …

Royal Wellington win Environmental Club of the Year

POSTED ON September 8, 2021 @ 7:04 pm

Royal Wellington doesn’t consider themselves just a golf course, but a wildlife sanctuary too. Their course has become eco-friendly through years of hard work and now plays home to native birdlife, clean waterways, trees, and fauna. Their work earned them the Environmental Club of the …

Construction to begin on Toowoomba retirement village including golf course

POSTED ON September 7, 2021 @ 8:48 pm

Work on Country Club Living’s $100 million, 183-dwelling retirement village with a private nine-hole golf course in Toowoomba on Queensland’s Darling Downs will start within months. Building retirement facilities on golf courses, or on golf course vacant land, is becoming almost commonplace but the Ballarat, …

Royal Auckland and Grange Golf Club stops development plans for housing

POSTED ON August 30, 2021 @ 9:35 am

A private plan change to rezone the 80ha Papatoetoe course from housing to open space for sport and recreation has been approved by independent planning commissioners. Auckland Council zoned the golf course for housing and apartments under the Unitary Plan and dug in its heels …

Disappointment as Hobart’s Rosny Golf Course remains closed

POSTED ON August 27, 2021 @ 8:04 am

Golf Australia is disappointed with the outcome of the Clarence City Council’s expression of interest (EOI) and tender process to continue the operation of the Rosny Golf Course. The council has determined there were no complying tenders for the future management of the course. Disappointment …

Hobart’s Rosny Golf Course given a possible lifeline

POSTED ON August 11, 2021 @ 6:48 pm

A DRIVING range, mini golf course and a bar, cafe and function space would be built on the site of the Rosny golf course under a proposed permanent vision for the council-owned land. It is separate to a council tender process underway to find an …