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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...

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Revenue Growth: The surprizing book of green fees

POSTED ON March 2, 2019 @ 9:51 am

  Chapter One – The Club Director Every club director requires their club to be profitable.  Every club director should also hold the view that their club provides something other clubs don’t provide, which is a unique course or clubhouse or both. That’s what members and public are supposed to...

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Support our devastated North Queensland Golf Clubs

POSTED ON February 19, 2019 @ 8:27 pm

Golf Australia will spearhead a fundraising campaign for golf clubs devastated by record-breaking north Queensland floods with the backing of legendary Karrie Webb. Chief executive Stephen Pitt announced during the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open in Adelaide that an online donation campaign would be led by Golf Australia. He said...

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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...

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Ross Perrett/ Karrie Webb named as new architects for Indooroopilly GC

POSTED ON January 31, 2019 @ 4:44 pm

Indooroopilly Golf Club (QLD) is delighted to announce the appointment of Perrett Webb Pty Ltd as our new course architects. Indooroopilly Golf Club aspires to be a world class facility and feels that the Perrett Webb team have the necessary skills, experience and credentials to be key participants in that...

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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...

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How to communicate change to the “unchangeables” by Gregg Patterson

POSTED ON January 11, 2019 @ 3:24 pm

Gregg Patterson, Founder and President of “Tribal Magic!!!”, has written an article on Change Communication, which is accompanied by a series of workshops on “The Change Adventure”. The topic is of importance for all managers as they are often expected to bring change to the company, and to do it right...

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Innovation in focus at NZ Golf Managers Conference

POSTED ON December 5, 2018 @ 8:00 am

Last month Golf Managers New Zealand (GMANZ) 8th Biennial Conference took place in the world’s adventure capital Queenstown, NZ, and gathered golf club managers, officers and professionals from all over New Zealand, Australia and some 50 plus club managers from the USA, Canada and Europe. The three-day-long event between October...

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