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Iona Investigates: Golf’s health benefits in new video series

POSTED ON May 12, 2022 @ 6:34 pm

Golf’s widespread physical, mental and social health benefits have been brought to life in a new video series from The R&A in which broadcaster and presenter Iona Stephen uncovers how playing the sport can help you become fitter, healthier and happier. At a time when …

Husband/Wife Team Give Marsden Golf Driving Range A New Lease On Life

POSTED ON May 7, 2022 @ 1:46 pm

The Marsden Golf Driving Range, located in the centre of Logan (Qld) near the Berrinba Wetlands, has recently reopened after a number of years of sitting dormant. The new operators, PGA member Jon O’Sullivan and his wife Crystal, have refurbished the range which now includes …

2022 Men and Women’s Australian Open to be conjointly held

POSTED ON April 29, 2022 @ 9:09 am

In a world-first for golf, the Men’s Australian Open and the Women’s Australian Open are joining forces. The marquee events will be played at the same time and at the same venues, with the event to be held on the world-famous Melbourne Sandbelt from December …

Peninsula Kingswood First to Complete epar’s Climate Change Simulation

POSTED ON April 21, 2022 @ 10:48 am

Understanding climate science and climate change, its impacts, and adaptation and mitigation strategies can be daunting. But not for these climate champions from Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club who recently undertook epar’s climate workshop. Superintendent Glenn Stuart recognised the importance of education and training to address …

epar: Volunteer sues Club for $1M burn injury

POSTED ON April 2, 2022 @ 7:47 am

A club volunteer has sued his bowls club for negligence after hot fat poured over his hand whilst he was barbecuing. He successfully claimed the club was negligent and breached its duty of care to him. The volunteer alleged the club failed to provide him with safe barbeque …

Golf Business Australia: 5 Golf Podcasts You Must Listen To

POSTED ON March 19, 2022 @ 11:01 am

Are you wanting to consume more golf in your life but don’t have time to spend hours in front of the TV or reading blogs online? Are you an absolute golf fiend, just like us here at Golf Business Australia, and don’t want to miss …

epar: Company and Director fined $320,000 after unprotected fall

POSTED ON March 11, 2022 @ 3:12 pm

Worksafe today released the sentencing details following the convictions of a building company and a Director of the company after a renderer fell while working without fall protection. The company was found guilty of a single charge of, “failing to ensure, so far as was …

Caffeine kick: Coffee grounds for golf tees

POSTED ON February 21, 2022 @ 7:28 pm

Wood or plastic? It’s the choice golfers face as they decide their preferred way to tee up the ball. But watch big-hitting Dane Niklas Nørgaard Møller closely in action on the DP World Tour and you might be surprised to hear where his tees come …

New docuseries: Changing the Business of Golf

POSTED ON February 19, 2022 @ 10:40 am

Golf course owner Fame Tate faces tough decisions as she looks to build a bright future for Stanedge Golf Club in the final episode of Syngenta docuseries Changing the Business of Golf. The six-part watch is a unique, new docuseries telling the remarkable story of …