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Mike Orloff to speak at India Golf & Turf Expo 2019

POSTED ON March 19, 2019 @ 9:20 am

Organized by the Golf Industry Association (GIA), India Golf Expo brings together India’s golfing fraternity of India and experts from around the world with the intent to share knowledge, experiences and chart the course for the future of golf in the country. IGE 2019 will see around 50 domestic and...

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Whittlesea councillors lose bid to sell Growling Frog Golf Course

POSTED ON March 18, 2019 @ 5:26 pm

Whittlesea council has voted against selling the Growling Frog Golf Course, despite revelations the course is losing the council about $800,000 a year. Cr Caz Monteleone proposed that the council sell the Yan Yean course at last week’s council meeting, saying the course was “bleeding us dry”. The council’s director...

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Two new golf courses in $50m+ New Zealand expansion adjacent to Tara Iti

POSTED ON March 18, 2019 @ 11:00 am

He’s already spent an estimated $100 million creating one of the world’s best golf courses in New Zealand. Now American billionaire Ric Kayne plans to spend a further $50m-plus developing two new beachfront links-style courses on land adjacent to and south of Tara Iti, on part of a 764ha block...

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SEEK: Senior Turf Tradesperson/Foreman – Rosebud Country Club (RCC)

POSTED ON March 18, 2019 @ 9:35 am

Rosebud Country Club (RCC) is offering an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified person to join the existing maintenance team. Comprising two challenging golf courses and three bowling greens, RCC offers a wonderful and picturesque work environment. It has a vibrant and friendly membership and is located in the heart...

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Points and Prizes on Offer to Delegates at Pattaya Conference

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Multiple benefits will be on offer to attendees at next week’s conference on Sustainable Turfgrass Management in Asia. Held under the auspices of the Thai Golf Course Superintendents’ Association (TGCSA), the conference is part of a three-day gathering that also includes an Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) Turfgrass Management Exposition....

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Asian Golf Industry Federation Confirms Schedule of Events

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 5:28 pm

The Asian Golf Industry Federation (AGIF) will stage educational events in six countries across the region between now and the end of the year. Speaking at this week’s Turfgrass Management Seminar and Exposition in Pattaya, Eric Lynge, the AGIF’s Chief Executive Officer, confirmed further gatherings targeted at course superintendents and...

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Live Streaming of USGA Golf Innovation Symposium

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 3:28 pm

The United States Golf Association (USGA), in partnership with its official technology partner, Cisco, will give everyone in the golf industry a front-row seat to its fifth Golf Innovation Symposium. Taking place in Tokyo on March 12-13, the symposium will be broadcast via exclusive live streams, delivered in both English...

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Brisbane GC leading the way to gender equality

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 3:16 pm

The Brisbane Golf Club has become one of the first golf clubs in Queensland to completely remove playing restrictions based on gender, allowing all Members to play golf at any time of the week. In May 2018, the Club introduced ‘gender neutral time sheets’ on Saturdays and from April 2019...

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