Entries by Mathilda

PGA Women in Golf Scholarship fund kicks off

Applications are now open for the PGA Women in Golf Scholarship Fund (WiGSF), launched in 2021 with the goal of increasing the number of Vocational female Professionals.  Whilst primarily established to provide scholarships to women undertaking the PGA Membership Pathway Program (previously known as the Trainee Program), the scope of the fund has been expanded […]

The R&A Appoints Diversity Ambassador

The R&A has appointed Zane Scotland as a diversity ambassador to support the development of initiatives that encourage more people from ethnically diverse communities into golf. As part of the new partnership, Scotland is assisting with the interpretation of research to understand the challenges that exist for ethnically diverse communities and identify actions that can be taken […]

Caffeine kick: Coffee grounds for golf tees

Wood or plastic? It’s the choice golfers face as they decide their preferred way to tee up the ball. But watch big-hitting Dane Niklas Nørgaard Møller closely in action on the DP World Tour and you might be surprised to hear where his tees come from. Coffee grounds. Wood and plastic cause all sorts of […]

Golf Australia announce record growth golf participation

Golf Australia today announced record growth in club participation and total participation, with a 6.4 percent increase in club members and a 21 percent (210,000) year-on-year rise in round players, according to AusPlay data.  The 2020-21 Golf Club Participation Report, which was prepared by Golf Business Advisory Services, showcases a combination of Golf Australia’s club member participation […]

Empower Golf affiliates with Special Olympics Australia to change peoples lives through golf

Empower Golf has become affiliated with Special Olympics Australia with the objective of providing more opportunities for a section of the golfers that they serve. Special Olympics provides year-round sports training and competition for people with an intellectual disability and autism in a variety of sports including golf. Competition events are held at local club,state, […]

Australian Golf Foundation launches junior girls scholarships

The Australian Golf Foundation, in association with Golf Australia, is delighted to present the Australian Golf Foundation (AGF) Junior Girls Scholarship program for a second year. Following outstanding success in the program’s inaugural year, the program is being expanded to involve more facilities and more girls. “We have been delighted with the feedback from both […]