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Small community club doing big things on the Clarence River

POSTED ON September 11, 2018 @ 12:32 pm

By Mathilda Andersson Entirely constructed and managed by volunteers, the Lawrence Golf & Sports Club Inc. (LGSC) located on the Clarence River in northern NSW is attesting the importance of community engagement in running a vibrant, small regional golf club. Originally the first race track in the Clarence Valley, the...


Play nine-hole golf at the Adelaide Oval

POSTED ON September 4, 2018 @ 4:20 pm

In an Australian first, the Adelaide Oval will be transformed into a nine-hole golf course a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole and a longest drive simulator competition, in partnership with Australian Golf Digest. Players will be teeing off from unique locations around the stadium, including level 5 of the...


Manor Park and Royal Wellington mull over potential merger option

POSTED ON August 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

    Wellington ratepayers could be forking out for a golf course as the regional council looks at a multi-million-dollar bailout of a Hutt Valley club. Manor Park Golf Club, which has produced prestigious players and hosted national and provincial golfing events has fallen on tough times. This prompted a financial...


SAVE THE DATE: Whole of Golf Conference 2019

POSTED ON August 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am

The New Zealand Golf Industry Council (NZGIC) Whole of Golf Conference is being held on 13-15 October 2019, at Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre in Auckland. See program for the conference days below. Sunday 13 October: NZ Golf Foundation Charity Golf Day Monday 14 October: Management focused plenary sessions &...


Locals to have their say on Belair Golf Course future

POSTED ON August 18, 2018 @ 3:25 pm

Thousands of people have had their say on the future of the old Belair Golf Course and Country Club, with suggestions ranging from accommodation to a permanent outdoor cinema. More than 2200 people responded to the State Government’s community consultation on the site, which has sat vacant since January. But...


Cromer Golf Club Members Donate $38,392 to Local Charities

POSTED ON August 10, 2018 @ 5:07 pm

Two northern beaches local charities have shared $38,392 donated by Cromer Golf Club following their annual Charity Golf event. Stewart House and The Burdekin Association were nominated by Cromer Golf Club as the beneficiaries of the Charity Golf Day, both of whom offer support programs for young people impacted by...


Auckland golf’s future jeopardised after council threatens with land sale

POSTED ON August 4, 2018 @ 12:20 pm

New Zealand Golf has expressed concern over the perceived poor use of council managed green space occupied by golf facilities within Auckland and North Harbour, and has prepared a discussion document based around the Golf Sector Plan for Auckland in response and to advocate for golf’s future in the region....


Robert Trent Jones II lights up Hoi An

POSTED ON July 29, 2018 @ 12:09 am

Hoiana Shores Golf Club unveiled just south of UNESCO World Heritage Site in the heart of Vietnam The coastline project of Hoiana will be home to Robert Trent Jones II Golf Course Architects’ (RTJ II) first Vietnamese championship golf course design: Hoiana Shores Golf Club. Located on the shores of...