Cardinia Beaconhills introduces FootGolf to Victoria

First played in The Netherlands in 2009, Footgolf is a combination of soccer and golf and Cardinia Beaconhills Golf Links is pioneering the sport in Victoria, planning to introduce it as a regular weekly fixture in late October. Club Manager Fiza Errington explains “Footgolf is very popular in Europe and is played with a soccer […]

MP Greg Aplin announces junior golf grant for Howlong

Member for Albury, Greg Aplin today announced over $87,000 had been awarded under the 2014 Sport and Recreation Participation and Facility Program to assist and upgrade sporting facilities and participation in sport across the electorate. “Grants have been awarded to not-for-profit sports clubs and local Councils across the State” Mr Aplin said. Howlong Country Golf Club is […]

World Series of Golf – Turbo Tournaments launched

What is a “World Series of Golf – Turbo Tournament”? Well, it is not Golf as you know it! For Example; Like  ‘Texas Hold ’Em’ Tournaments did for Poker, so will the ‘World Series of Golf Turbo-Tournaments’ do for Golf! You only have to beat your group (of 5 players) to advance to the next […]

World Urban Golf Day hits Australian shores

About halfway through September in a city called Portland Oregon a festival kicks off that serves to promote and celebrate the sport of golf. However this is not golf as you know or have seen it before. This festival is for a special brand of golf known as Urban Golf. Players have swapped greens and […]

Playgolf WEEK stacking up to be biggest week of golf activities

Nearly 300 golf facilities across Australia will host the inaugural Playgolf WEEK campaign from 17-23 November. Held nationally for the first time and presented by Drummond Golf, Playgolf WEEK will be Australia’s biggest week of golf events, aiming to increase participation and engagement with the sport. The participating facilities will be opening their doors to […]

NZ Golf launches LOVE Golf Campaign

It began with the now world-famous #KogoesPro video with Lydia Ko and All Black Israel Dagg and now New Zealand Golf launches the LOVE Golf campaign. It is the first time that New Zealand Golf has undertaken a nationwide promotion of golf with the aim of the campaign to drive people towards golf club membership […]

Urban Golf Australia announces Newcastle Urban Golf League

You may already be aware of a golfing subculture that is currently growing around the world known as Urban Golf. Urban Golfers have rejected the strict rules and dress codes that on course golf offers and prefer to play everywhere. The only equipment required to play Urban Golf is a single club and a pocketful […]