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ASC community sport infrastructure grant opportunity

Through the 2018/19 Australian Federal budget, the Australian Sports Commission has been allocated $29.7 million for a grants program to improve local community sport infrastructure. The ASC will announce this… Read More

19th July 2018

New structure approved – Public Golf Facilities Australia

A special general meeting was held on 12 June 218 to change the structure of PGFA in order to make it less burdened by requirements to operate as a Company… Read More

13th July 2018

Women in Golf Charter Launched

The R&A has unveiled its “Women in Golf Charter” as part of the organisation’s drive to increase the number of women and girls participating in golf and to encourage more… Read More

31st May 2018

Golf Business Forum – Set to go!

The blockbuster 2018 Golf Business Forum program has been set. With only two months to go, an impressive line-up of Australian and international speakers has been locked in and will… Read More

31st May 2018

PGFA Annual General Meeting & Special General Meeting

PGFA Members are invited to the 2018 AGM/SGM on Tuesday 12 June at 2pm AEST. The meeting will be held at the office of Golf Australia 2/111 Coventry Street, Sth… Read More

22nd May 2018

Golf Course Operator’s Bill of Rights

It’s amazing to me that 227 years after the final ratification of the American Bill of Rights, we still wholly rely upon them as we navigate the trials and tribulations… Read More

3rd April 2018

Regarding the Golf Course Operator’s Bill of Rights…

I read NGCOA CEO Jay Karen’s article about the Golf Course Operator’s Bill of Rights with interest. But I came away from it wondering what Jay and members of his… Read More

3rd April 2018

First PGFA AGM with tour of Toro Australia headquarters

Public Golf Facilities Australia held its first AGM on 10 October 2017. Members were gathered in Adelaide for the GMA National Conference. Prior to the AGM, a fascinating tour of… Read More

25th October 2017

Planning for Golf in Victoria – Discussion Paper Response

Readers may have heard of the recent study that is being conducted by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) in Victoria about Golf Course land use. There… Read More

4th September 2017