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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...


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...


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...


Minjee Lee takes top honour at WA Golf Industry Gala Dinner

POSTED ON March 17, 2019 @ 3:08 pm

Minjee Lee’s successful 2018 season was recognised on Friday night when she won the Outstanding Golf Achievement Award, sponsored by Nexus Risk Services and NGI, at the Western Australian Golf Industry Gala Dinner, held at Perth Exhibition and Convention Centre. The highlight of Minjee’s season came when she won the...


Australian competition golf rounds continue with positive trend

POSTED ON March 13, 2019 @ 4:55 pm

The National Competition Rounds Report for 2018 has been released by the Australian Golf Industry Council. Over 10.43 million rounds were recorded in 2018 by GolfLink, an increase of 182,388 rounds or 1.8% over 2017. Rounds increased at similar rates in regional and metropolitan areas amongst males and females. Chairman...


Incredible membership growth at Ranfurlie

POSTED ON March 12, 2019 @ 4:25 pm

Now in the midst of Membership Subscriptions for 2019/2020, Ranfurlie has gained more than 160 Members and counting since the inception of the Range, just 12 months ago. There’s little doubt that the Ranfurlie Golf Club has gone through a number of phases in its evolution, yet none have been...


ALPG and PGA break new ground with collaboration agreement

POSTED ON March 8, 2019 @ 11:30 am

On International Women’s Day, the ALPG and PGA of Australia are excited to announce they have entered into a cooperation agreement that proposes to analyse the two governing body’s operations, assets and services. As the bodies responsible for the administration and governance of professional golf in Australia mutual respect has...


SEEK: Inventory / Demand Planner – Acushnet Australia – Scopic Group

POSTED ON March 6, 2019 @ 5:34 pm

Recognised Leader in the Golf Industry South East Suburbs Melbourne Great working environment   Acushnet Australia is a recognised leader in the golf industry and is the home of Titleist and FootJoy. They are committed to providing both avid and aspirational golfers alike with products and services of superior performance...


Australia’s largest ever Golf Business and Sports Turf Management conference announced in Melbourne

POSTED ON March 5, 2019 @ 11:33 am

The Australian Golf Course Superintendents’ Association and Golf Business Forum join forces to create Australia’s largest golf industry event The Australian Golf Course Superintendents’ Association (AGCSA) and Golf Business Forum are delighted to announce a new partnership that will deliver Australia’s largest ever Golf Business and Sports Turf Management conference...