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Kick-start 2022 with 15% off GBA’s exclusive Pro Shop Insurance Package

POSTED ON January 4, 2022 @ 12:01 pm

A new year brings new year resolutions… If the year 2020-21 has taught us anything it’s to be prepared for the unexpected. This also pertains to Pro Shop Owners and Operators in the golf industry. Holding a relevant policy of insurance usually means the difference …

Everything you need to know about Golf Club & Pro Shop Insurance

POSTED ON December 7, 2021 @ 11:51 am

Q&A with Daniel Bateup, Director of Golf Business Australia   The insurance market has been under considerable stress in recent times as a range of both local and global events have conspired to create extremely adverse conditions for insurers, as well as for those seeking …

Understanding Club Culture: Zapped – By Gregg Patterson

POSTED ON November 15, 2021 @ 2:04 pm

The President speaks.  “We’re going in a different direction——–and it’s time for a change.” And with that the manager is ZAPPED, given their walking papers, paid off and pushed out. The Fall.  Brutal.  Wrenching.  Painful.  Ego-destroying.  The Big Ugh.  And the G.M. is left asking—WHY …

EOI: Golf Course Management/ Maintenance operators- (Western Australia)

POSTED ON November 10, 2021 @ 7:30 am

EXPRESSION OF INTEREST (EOI) 21229 GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT AND/OR MAINTENANCE OPPORTUNITY The City of Wanneroo (City) seeks Expressions of Interest (EOI) from capable and experienced golf course operators for the management and/or maintenance of the City’s two public golf courses, Carramar Golf Course and Marangaroo …

JOB: Royal Adelaide Golf Club – General Manager (SA)

POSTED ON November 3, 2021 @ 2:05 pm

Apply your inspiring leadership, strategic approach, impressive record in club management, and interest in golf, to lead one of Australia’s pre-eminent golf clubs. Established in 1892, Royal Adelaide is one of Australia’s most prestigious golf clubs, located in Australia’s most liveable city. Royal Adelaide provides …

JOB: The National – Chief Executive Officer (Victoria)

POSTED ON October 20, 2021 @ 12:33 pm

Apply your dynamic leadership, strategic focus, and commercial success, together with your interest in golf, to lead one of the world’s great golf clubs. The National is a private members club that offers a golfing experience unlike any other. Located on two exceptional sites on …

Nine million reasons why golf is booming down under

POSTED ON October 12, 2021 @ 6:00 am

Ground-breaking research marks Australian golf’s new direction as it sets its sights on a solid path for post-pandemic growth.   Officially launched today by the Australian Golf Industry Council – a collaboration of golf’s main industry bodies – the findings of the Nature Report are the most comprehensive on golf to date. National Strategy AGIC Chair and PGA …

MINI GOLF : Does it actually change your facility?

POSTED ON September 22, 2021 @ 6:09 am

These words are always in there. FAMILY FRIENDLY, YOUNGER MEMBERS, WELCOMING aspirational words for facilities to become and to uphold within their next strategic plan, their vision, their mission and key messages within their recruitment processes for the top jobs. BUT actually doing it, is …

Paradise Palms Golf Club’s fate has been sealed

POSTED ON September 1, 2021 @ 7:50 am

Paradise Palms boss Darren Halpin has now revealed his next step to finally push the $300m Paradise Palms redevelopment through to bricks and mortar stage. The biggest battle has now been fought and won but plenty more approvals are still needed before the project reaches …