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Golf Course Solutions: Is Golf Course Staff Shortages Causing You Grief?

POSTED ON January 19, 2022 @ 3:39 pm

  Many businesses have been hit hard by the pandemic; golf courses included. Perpetual lockdowns, border restrictions and vaccination mandates have now left many clubs and facilities understaffed, with course quality and playing conditions sometimes well below par. While employment issues are rife around the …

Kick-start 2022 with 15% off GBA’s exclusive Pro Shop Insurance Package

POSTED ON January 4, 2022 @ 12:01 pm

A new year brings new year resolutions… If the year 2020-21 has taught us anything it’s to be prepared for the unexpected. This also pertains to Pro Shop Owners and Operators in the golf industry. Holding a relevant policy of insurance usually means the difference …

JOB: Golf Operations/Retail team members – Brisbane

POSTED ON December 17, 2021 @ 7:40 am

Indooroopilly Golf Club (IGC)  is embarking on an exciting phase in our history with planned construction on the course and clubhouse to elevate our offering to members. We are seeking applications for full-time, permanent part-time and casual roles in our expanding Golf Operations/Retail team. The successful applicants …

Pelligra tees up $50m for Kangaroo Island including championship course

POSTED ON December 8, 2021 @ 6:22 pm

Melbourne-based developer Pelligra Group has become the key backer of a championship golf course project aimed at luring tourists back to South Australia’s Kangaroo Island after it was ravaged by devastating bushfires in January 2020. The family-run company, headed by Ross Pelligra, has committed $50 …

The Brisbane Golf Club appoints David Mason as Course Superintendent

POSTED ON November 26, 2021 @ 8:15 pm

The Brisbane Golf Club is excited to announce the appointment of David Mason as Course Superintendent. David, who will start in his new role on March 1 next year, has had more than 27 years’ experience in the golf course maintenance industry, including 17 years …

Dates Set for CMAA World Conference and Club Business Expo

POSTED ON November 3, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

The Club Management Association of America’s (CMAA) World Conference and Club Business Expo will return to its in-person format in 2022. The CMAA said the objectives of the five-day gathering (February 19-23) ‘are to maximise networking, present stellar business and industry experts, foster interactive forums …

The Queensland golf industry the big winner at awards night

POSTED ON October 30, 2021 @ 2:34 pm

The Queensland Golf Industry Awards night was the big winner, held on the Gold Coast on Thursday, 26 October. Last held live in March 2019, then virtually last year due to covid restrictions. Its been a challenging year for the entire industry as we all …

Greg Norman named CEO of LIV Golf Investments

POSTED ON October 30, 2021 @ 11:59 am

Former world #1 and World Golf Hall of Fame member, Greg Norman, has today been announced as CEO of a newly formed company, LIV Golf Investments, a move which will set in motion a number of momentous developments for professional golf worldwide. The Asia Tour …

Nudgee Golf Club is Queensland PGA’s new home

POSTED ON October 1, 2021 @ 1:37 pm

The recently re-designed Nudgee Golf Club will appear on the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia schedule for the first time in the club’s history as the new home of the Queensland PGA Championship. The 2021 Queensland PGA Championship will be played at Nudgee Golf …