60 years for Nelson Bay

60 years for Nelson Bay

PERHAPS the only thing missing from Nelson Bay Golf Club’s storied history is recognition outside of one of the most popular holiday spots in our country, Port Stephens. Just about everything else has been squeezed into its 60 years. There’s been fires, floods, name changes, birthdays, anniversaries…you name it, and it has probably happened in […]

Gathering the RIGHT data for your course or club

Gathering the RIGHT data for your course or club

CRUISING up the Pacific Highway in New South Wales on a Sunday afternoon recently only made me certain that On-Pin should almost be mandatory at some golf clubs in this country. With the sun shining and perfect spring weather forecast, you would think golf courses would be packed with youngsters, beginners, veterans – you name […]

Verifeye helping Manly crush slow play

Verifeye helping Manly crush slow play

WHAT’S the hottest topic on the balcony after your golf round? Don’t answer that question, because I think I already know the answer. Slow play continues to be the bane of all golf clubs these days…and it is costing golf clubs a percentage of its members. We’re all too time-poor these days, so to stand […]

Club of the Month: Pennant Hills

Club of the Month: Pennant Hills

It wouldn’t be fair to say it’s business as usual at Pennant Hills Golf Club these days. That’s because it’s a heck of a lot more than that, following major construction works to the tune of around $7.0m, giving the whole club a new, much-more-modern look. The old pro shop, down near Copeland Road, for […]

Mission Hills worth the trip

Mission Hills worth the trip

YOU’VE got a bucket list, right? Let’s face it, most of us do. Well, give some serious thought to adding to it. You just have to include a golf expedition to the famous Mission Hills in China somewhere on that list … and mark my words, you’re doing yourself, and your golf experiences, a dis-service […]