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Queensland Floods: Water, water everywhere

Queensland Floods: Water, water everywhere

CENTRAL Queensland golf clubs spared by the devastating floods have rallied to support neighbouring clubs hardest hit by the crisis. And reports suggest some clubs have been hit hard. Yeppoon Golf Club, which survived the big wet, has offered transferable memberships to affiliated golf club members of the worst-affected courses. Members of some golf clubs […]

PGA announces new CEO, Brian Thorburn

PGA announces new CEO, Brian Thorburn

The Professional Golfers Association of Australia Limited (PGA) has announced the appointment of its new Chief Executive Officer, Brian Thorburn. Following an extensive search, Brian will take over the reins of the PGA from Max Garske who retires from the role in July 2011. “The Board is pleased to have been able to appoint Brian […]

Inside Golf voted ‘most read’ golf publication in Australia

There are heaps of great Australian golf publications out there. From subscription magazines to newsstand publications—and especially the free papers like Inside Golf — golfers in Australia are certainly spoiled for choice when it comes to a good golf read. But which Australian golf publication is the most popular? Golf Research Australia, the consumer-facing research […]

Master of the Amateurs scores again

Master of the Amateurs scores again

Australia’s highest-rated Amateur golf event, the Australian Master of the Amateurs, has scored another win with the recent announcement that former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett will be the honorary chairman for the event. Mr Kennett – an unabashed lover of golf – eagerly agreed to support the event after watching it grow over the years. […]

Norman: World Tour still a possibility

Norman: World Tour still a possibility

GREG Norman has no regrets about the turmoil his proposed World Tour caused in the mid-1990s and still believes his suggested model could work. At the time, Norman suggested an eight-tournament, $25m series to be played in the US, Canada, Scotland, Japan and Spain. The winner of each event would have received $600,000 while the […]

Blind golfers strutting the fairways

Blind golfers strutting the fairways

Our sense of sight is critical for everyday tasks, and it is often taken for granted. But for those who are blind, simple leisure sports like golf can be incredibly complex and challenging pursuits. In Australia there are upwards of 50 blind golfers eligible to play in sanctioned international events.  One of Australia’s leading blind golfers […]

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