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NZ’s first golf course retirement village under construction

POSTED ON January 17, 2020 @ 3:17 pm

Metlifecare has announced plans for New Zealand’s first retirement village to be developed on an existing golf course. Earthworks have begun for Fairway Gardens in east Auckland’s Botany Downs, a $180 million job on land the business bought from the Pakuranga Golf Club. “The resource consent covers all stages of...


Asian Summit Focus on Growing Golf Participation

POSTED ON January 10, 2020 @ 6:08 pm

Growing Golf Participation will be the theme of the Asian Golf Industry Federation’s (AGIF) first Club Management Mini Summit Series of 2020. To take place at Sentosa Golf Club on the opening day of the SMBC Singapore Open (January 16), the event is organised by the Asian Golf Industry Federation...


Millbrook on par to open new 9-holes

POSTED ON December 23, 2019 @ 5:17 pm

Work on shaping a spectacular $50 million, 67-hectare, rural-flavoured extension to Arrowtown’s prestigious Millbrook Resort is nearing an end. By the end of next month, all the grass for another nine golf holes will be sown, meaning they’ll be playable by spring 2021. And building platforms for 42 house lots...


The Links at Kennedy Bay new master planning underway

POSTED ON November 28, 2019 @ 11:03 am

A “once in a generation opportunity” for Port Kennedy is back on the drawing board with planning for a new residential, commercial and cultural development again underway. Adjacent to the southern end of the Warnbro Sound, updated plans for the new Kennedy Bay development include about 900 residential lots ranging...


New location for Federal Golf Club’s proposed retirement village

POSTED ON September 26, 2019 @ 7:33 am

Federal Golf Club’s long-running bid to redevelop part of its course with housing has been given a major boost, with a new masterplan for the Red Hill precinct earmarking land for the development. However, the chosen site isn’t where the golf club had originally intended to build its so-called Over-55s...


The Royal Sydney Golf Club to Implement New Championship Course Plan

POSTED ON September 18, 2019 @ 5:25 pm

The Royal Sydney Golf Club is pleased to announce that it will soon move to implement its Championship Course redevelopment plans, following an Extraordinary General Meeting of the Club last night at which members voted overwhelmingly in favour of the project. The next step in the process will be the...


Work on Kalgoorlie’s Hilton golf course resort site to begin this Friday

POSTED ON September 9, 2019 @ 4:59 pm

Site preparation for Kalgoorlie’s $25 million Hilton golf course resort is finally set to begin, two years after the major development was first mooted. The Kalgoorlie Miner can reveal the geotechnical investigation will start on Friday for the 120-bed, four-star Doubletree resort, to be built overlooking the 18th hole. Once...


Hoiana Shores GC to welcome first golfers starting 23 Sept.

POSTED ON September 4, 2019 @ 5:04 pm

Hoiana Shores Golf Club will welcome its first players starting on 23rd September 2019, to preview the completed, 18-hole design from architect Robert Trent Jones II. The golf course will be the first facility within the new Hoiana Integrated Resort to welcome the public. The 985-hectare, US$4 billion Hoiana complex...


Midlands Golf Club’s housing development given green light

POSTED ON September 2, 2019 @ 6:07 pm

Developers of the Midlands Golf Club’s ‘Drew’s Paddock’ project received the planning permit for the first 33 lots from City of Ballarat in August. Construction is expected to start at the end of September this year. The first stage of the development could be finished by February 2020. It is...


Visionary is moving forward with 18-hole Greg Norman Course

POSTED ON August 16, 2019 @ 6:28 pm

Visionary, the developer of Silkari Avondale, near Wollongong in Illawarra, confirms it is on track to deliver an 18-hole Greg Norman-designed championship golf course. The 18-hole golf course, part of a 562-hectare site, already has DA approval. Three holes are completed and two are currently under construction. A recent DA...