How more female leaders can make golf more profitable

More female club managers, course superintendents and golf course architects would drive greater profitability in the golf industry, according to a leading expert on diversity and inclusion in business. Liz Dimmock, founder and CEO of Women Ahead, an award-winning social impact organization committed to female development from schoolroom to boardroom, says there is now clear evidence […]

US celebrates National Golf Day

The American Golf Industry Coalition, which represents a partnership among golf’s leading organizations in the US, celebrates the 15th annual National Golf Day on May 9-10.  The event includes hundreds of representatives who gathered to reinforce golf’s economic, societal, environmental, and health contributions through more than 200 meetings with Members of Congress and their staffs.The […]

Commitment to Reduce Golf’s Use of Water

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is accelerating its work toward a more sustainable game with the deployment of a multi-year, multi-million-dollar investment toward reducing golf’s use of water. The organisation’s US$30 million commitment over the next 15 years will advance under-utilised strategies and technologies that golf courses can use to economically reduce their use […]

Topgolf to Become Global Medaled Event in Special Olympics

Topgolf is beyond excited to share that beginning in 2024, Topgolf will be an officially sanctioned event with Special Olympics, the first time a brand has become a medaled event. That means Special Olympics athletes will be able to compete in Topgolf as an individual or with a team through Special Olympics Unified Sports®, which […]

Study to deepen understanding of disability golf

A research study will track 200 disabled golfers over a year of competition, gathering insights and data to promote better understanding and make golf more accessible for those with chronic health conditions. EDGA, formerly known as the European Disabled Golf Association, has recruited a team of sports scientists, PGA coaches and medical experts to analyse […]

Golf celebrates a month dedicated to Women and Girls

Golf Australia, the PGA of Australia and the WPGA Tour of Australasia have officially kicked off the Women and Girls Month celebrations today with the first Women’s Golf Network event for 2023 alongside a morning of networking with media for competitors in The Athena. The momentum of Women and Girls Month continues into the weekend […]

Find your golfing perfect match with revamped Find a PGA Pro

The process of finding the golfing advice you need is easier than ever before, as the PGA of Australia updates its nation-wide Find a PGA Pro service. Now, whether they specialise in a certain service or are industry all-rounders, PGA Professionals can easily be identified in categories of coaching, retail, events and advice. General Manager […]

“Go Play, Get Hooked” targets new market for Australian golf

The PGA of Australia and Golf Australia are celebrating the launch of a promotional campaign unlike anything seen in the Australian golf industry before, leaning on the fun and addictive nature of the game. The “Go Play, Get Hooked” campaign is the first of many concerted efforts from the industry to target non-traditional audiences, aligning […]

International Day of People with a disability celebrated at ISPS HANDA Australian Open

Today marks International Day of People with a Disability (IDPwD) and in a fitting celebration coincides with day two of the Australian All Abilities Championship at the 2022 ISPS HANDA Australian Open. In a world-first, the world’s best all abilities athletes have been competing on course in the Australian All Abilities Championship (AAAC) alongside the […]

Australian Golf excited by golf’s inclusion in 2026 Commonwealth Games

  Australian Golf has welcomed the exciting news that golf will appear in a Commonwealth Games for the first time when the Games come to Victoria in 2026. The sport appeared on the new competition list released today along with two other new sports – BMX and coastal rowing. Golf made its reappearance at the […]