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Anniversary Celebrations at Hua Hin’s Banyan Golf Club

POSTED ON February 16, 2019 @ 1:23 pm

Award-winning Banyan Golf Club will celebrate its 10th anniversary in fitting style. To commemorate the occasion, the club is hosting a 10-Year Anniversary Invitational on Sunday (February 17), featuring members, invited guests and business partners that have contributed to the club’s ‘journey of development’. Under the astute stewardship of GLS...


‘Misogyny gone mad’: Women banned from Queenstown golf comp

POSTED ON February 16, 2019 @ 10:39 am

Arrowtown Golf Club is in the gun for banning women from a weekly competition – a problem New Zealand Golf is this week trying to resolve. For at least 20 years, women freely competed with men in Saturday club competitions. Last October, however, the men’s match committee announced women could...


Paradise Palms set to close to complete master plan

POSTED ON February 15, 2019 @ 9:07 pm

The sun will set on Paradise Palms golfing at the end of next month, so work can begin on a new master plan for the site. Tournaments during the final six weeks of play at the Kewarra Beach course will be held to raise funds for flood relief. The 133...


Early commitments to women in golf charter shows promise

POSTED ON February 14, 2019 @ 8:25 am

The R&A’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more opportunities for women to work within the sport has been reflected in early success for the new Women in Golf Charter. Launched last May in London, the Charter set out to inspire...


European Tour announces exclusive digital broadcast deal with China’s Sina Sports

POSTED ON February 14, 2019 @ 8:22 am

The European Tour has secured a long-term partnership with Sina Sports for the exclusive digital broadcast rights to all European Tour events. The agreement will see Sina Sports live-streaming all European Tour tournaments exclusively on all Sina Sports platforms effective immediately until the end of the 2021 season. The European Tour features two of the most exciting Chinese...


Who is liable for injury, the player or the facility?

POSTED ON February 13, 2019 @ 5:54 pm

At a glance, it may seem golf is a less dangerous sport than many others, say football or cricket. But lately, golfers and spectators alike have become increasingly aware of the risks they may face out and around the golf course. American magazine Golf Digest reported last year more than...


Yowani Country Club appoints Contour Golf Design

POSTED ON February 13, 2019 @ 5:36 pm

The Yowani Country Club has appointed Ben Davey, Director of Contour Golf Design Group, to prepare a Masterplan for the redevelopment of their golf course. Yowani, which is located in Canberra just 3 kilometres from the CBD, is undertaking a major redevelopment which includes the progressive sale of a large...


Qatar Airways becomes official partner of Golf Australia

POSTED ON February 12, 2019 @ 6:35 pm

Golf Australia today announced Qatar Airways as an official partner, signing a three-year agreement with the world-renowned airline. The multiple award-winning company is also the exclusive airline partner of the this week’s ISPS HANDA Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide, a fully sanctioned event on the global LPGA Tour. The national...


Queensland flood affected golf clubs get disaster recovery relief funding

POSTED ON February 12, 2019 @ 12:19 pm

Following the North and Far North Queensland Monsoon Trough, 25 January – 6 February, the Sport and Recreation Disaster Recovery Program (SRDRP) Level 1 has been opened. The funding provides up to $5000 to assist in immediate clean-up efforts. This may include: replacement of damaged equipment that directly relates to...


SEEK: General Manager – Shepparton GC (Victoria)

POSTED ON February 11, 2019 @ 4:19 pm

Do you aspire to a successful Club management career in the golf industry? Are you seeking to take the reins of a multi-faceted Club and utilise your skills to establish yourself or continue to develop as a Club Manager that delivers results? If so, the position of General Manager at...