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Paradise Palms (FNQ) to close in June 2019

POSTED ON January 23, 2019 @ 11:06 am

A NEW school, retirement village and tourist park for Cairns’ northern beaches are all being considered as part of a multimillion-dollar redevelopment plan for oParadise Palms in FNQ. Golf will no longer be available at Paradise Palms from mid-June as resort managing director Darren Halpin prepares to lodge a development...


Golfplan unveils Thai resort 18 in shadow of Buddha Mountain

POSTED ON January 9, 2019 @ 6:21 pm

With a December christening here at Chee Chan Golf Resort, the course architects at Golfplan ( have again showcased their skill at integrating world-class golf holes with signature elements in the local landscape and culture. Here by the Gulf of Siam, the dominant element is the Chee Chan Buddha, whose...


Player Design selected to redesign Delhi Golf Club in India

POSTED ON January 3, 2019 @ 11:18 am

Gary Player Design has been selected to redesign the historic Delhi Golf Club in India. The prominent global golf course design firm is no stranger to creating breathtaking golf in a country relatively new to the game. DLF Golf and Country Club was Gary Player Design’s first course in India,...


$6.4 million upgrades aimed at transforming Rich River Golf Club

POSTED ON December 31, 2018 @ 12:51 pm

GAME-CHANGING $6.4 million upgrades aimed at transforming Rich River Golf Club into the number one stay and play golfing destination on the Murray have just been unveiled. The master plan includes a mini golf course, a golf simulator, two new greens, updated bunkering, new holes, enhanced water hazards and a...


Golfplan’s Dale Delivers ‘Dream Golf Destination’

POSTED ON December 28, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

The latest Golfplan golf course design has been officially unveiled. Laid out on 550 rai of land in a stunning location next to the famed Chee Chan Buddha Mountain, Chee Chan Golf Resort is being touted as ‘a dream golf destination’. The facility offers five-star international standard services amid picturesque...


Get a sneak peek of Nudgee GC’s new course following completion

POSTED ON December 17, 2018 @ 3:24 pm

James Wilcher and the team at Golf by Design have produced a clip to show how some of the golf holes will look following completion of the club’s new master plan. The club, located north of Brisbane, lodged the application to redesign the golf course in October last year after...


Yangtze Dunes re-opens after renovation by Aussie firm OCCM

POSTED ON November 27, 2018 @ 1:34 pm

Yangtze Dunes, the newly renovated 18 here at 36-hole Lanhai International Country Club, celebrated its grand re-opening in late October with lavish, weeklong ceremonies that drew a throng of local dignitaries and an international assembly of media, course raters and tour players. The Yangtze Dunes course reopened to member play...


Troon adds Cape Wickham Golf Links to its portfolio

POSTED ON November 20, 2018 @ 1:30 pm

Troon has announced today its latest collaboration with Cape Wickham Golf Links, Australia’s premier golfing destination on King Island off the north-west coast of Tasmania. The upscale golf course management, development and marketing company continues to grow its presence in Australia, with a portfolio now reaching eight properties around the...


Shortland Waters GG sold to retirement village developer for $1.25m

POSTED ON November 13, 2018 @ 12:40 pm

Shortland Waters Golf Club members say they feel “dudded” after retirement village developer Aveo bought the 50-hectare course for just $1.25 million. Club president Ron Freeman said Shortland Waters had no option but to sell to Aveo after going into voluntary administration this year. The club has been suffering a cash-flow...


Longyard golf course development plans blocked by council

POSTED ON November 1, 2018 @ 10:02 am

TAMWORTH Regional Council has stopped a $6.25 million over-50s village from being built around the Longyard golf course. Councillors voted unanimously to block the divisive development which had garnered a great deal of interest from golfers, nearby residents, real estate agents and former civic leaders alike. The overarching concern among...