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PGA of Australia launches First Tee of Australia ahead of the Presidents Cup

POSTED ON December 11, 2019 @ 7:38 am

MELBOURNE, Australia (10 December 2019) – Former PGA TOUR Commissioner and the Vice-Chairman of First Tee Tim Finchem and CEO of PGA of Australia Gavin Kirkman announced today the launch of the First Tee of Australia. Presidents Cup and its Global Partner, Citi, helped launch the efforts through the Citi 44 Million Yard...


NBC Sports and Rory McIlroy Launch GOLFPASS in Australia

POSTED ON October 15, 2019 @ 8:55 am

A Digital Golf Membership Tailored to Golf-Loving Australians Delivers Comprehensive Perks and Benefits, including Tee Times, Instructional Tools, Free Golf Balls, Enhanced Shopping and Travel Experiences, and Access to World-Class Content, Featuring David Feherty, GOLF Films, GOLFPASS Originals, and McIlroy GOLFPASS+ Option Includes an Official Golf Australia Handicap ORLANDO, Fla.,...


Clubs band together to launch new Scenic Rim Golf initiatives

POSTED ON August 1, 2019 @ 9:50 am

The Scenic Rim Regional Council and five local golf clubs have banded together to promote the Queensland region’s diverse golfing destinations. The focus lies on the local drive market, targeting Brisbane, NSW and Gold Coast golfers, but with all visitors welcomed. Not many locals, let alone visitors, would realise that...


Empowering Women In Golf Through Equality

POSTED ON March 8, 2019 @ 3:42 pm

By Role models, race, and gender. Felicity Shiba takes golfscape through her journey in golf On the 8th of March, every year, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. A day to highlight the social, economic, political, and cultural achievements of women. We couldn’t think of a better way to...


Golfing equality set in stone for Australian Golf Clubs

POSTED ON March 5, 2019 @ 12:23 pm

New guidelines have been released today to ensure Australian golf clubs provide equal opportunities for both genders. The Australian Human Rights Commission, in conjunction with Golf Australia, launched today a publication titled ‘Guidelines for the promotion of equal opportunity for women and girls in golf’. The launch was held at Mt...


R&A Says Golf Continuing to Expand Internationally

POSTED ON February 22, 2019 @ 12:17 pm

A new report exploring golf’s global reach through course supply has revealed the continued expansion of the sport. The third version of Golf Around the World 2019, commissioned by The R&A, provides an extensive overview of golf courses, both existing and under development. Building on previous editions in 2015 and...


Parkwood displays diversity for Golf Month launch in Queensland

POSTED ON December 14, 2018 @ 10:00 am

On October 5, Club Parkwood on the Gold Coast teed off a fun-filled day of golf activities in conjunction with this years’ launch of the annual event of Golf Month. Golf Month is a nation wide initiative supported by Golf Australia which encourages Aussies to get involved in golf and...


Will Topgolf actually help the golf industry grow player numbers?

POSTED ON July 10, 2018 @ 8:00 am

By Mathilda Andersson Not many would contest the view that golf has been fighting a losing battle over the past few years, with flattish-to-down participation numbers indicating a sport too stuck in tradition to gain and retain a new generation of players. But a new era has arrived which might...


Emirates Australian Open to feature All Abilities Championship

POSTED ON June 10, 2018 @ 3:22 pm

A world-first championship for golfers with a disability will be contested during this year’s Emirates Australian Open in Sydney. On the same course, at the same time and under the same playing conditions, the world’s top golfers with a disability will share the fairways chasing the Australian All Abilities Championship...