Inside Golf : Inside Golf January 2015
driving range of the month www.insidegolf.com.au | January 2015 59 FACT FILE Golf Central BNE is centrally positioned within the Skygate precinct of Brisbane Airport, easily located next to the Novotel Brisbane Airport and DFO Shopping Complex’s. The Centre’s ample space and atmosphere overlooking the Brisbane Airport and CBD skylines provide the perfect location to host functions, parties and celebrations. HOURS: Mon-Thurs: 7am-10pm Fri/Sat/Sun: 7am-11pm PRICING: Large Bucket (100 balls): $16.50 Medium Bucket (60 balls): $10.00 Small Bucket (40 balls): $7.00 RANGE PASSES: A Golf Central range pass is the perfect way to save when practicing and is a great gift. 5 Buckets (500 balls): $65.00 10 Buckets (1,000 balls): $120.00 20 Buckets (2,000 balls): $200.00 50 Buckets (5,000 balls): $450.00 RENTAL CLUBS: A range of golf clubs are available for rent and include men’s, ladies and juniors in both right and left handed. Driver: $5.00 per club Iron: $2.00 per club Kids Club: $2.00 per club LOCATION: 40 The Circuit, Skygate. Brisbane Airport QLD 4008 t: + 61 (7) 3087 7800 f: + 61 (7) 3009 9903 e: email@example.com www.golfcentralbne.com.au TaylorMade Performance Lab at Golf Central Only the second of its kind in the Southern Hemisphere, the state of the art TaylorMade Performance Lab at Golf Central provides access to a fitting system that until now has been reserved for only the best Tour players in the World. Utilising motion capture technology, the same technology used to make today’s video games and movies, reflective markers are placed on strategic points of the golfer’s body as well as the shaft and head of the fitting club to capture a number of swings with the driver, iron wedge and putter. Six specially-designed high-speed cameras detect the reflectors and display a 3D computer animated image of the golfer viewable from every angle, allowing the certified TaylorMade club fitting professional to make accurate club and ball recommendations. Two hour customised club fittings at the TaylorMade Performance Lab cost $150. Bookings can be made online by visiting www.taylormadeperformancelab.com.au Following the swing analysis and club recommendations made in the TaylorMade Performance Lab, your new TaylorMade clubs can be ordered at the Golf Central Golf Shop, or via your referring Club Professional. the Mini Golf Course with their friends and family. During a recent visit, a young boy, Michael from Clayfield, was having the time of his life with his friends as they celebrated his ninth birthday, complete with hot dogs, chocolate crackles and a green birthday cake. Linda Parish, Golf Central’s hospitality manager said that the facility has hosted over 500 birthday parties since it opened and was a very popular venue for Christmas celebrations during December. “ We have even hosted a wedding, hens parties and a christening,” Parish says. The early success of Golf Central is unsurprising, as Cooper is no stranger to turning a vision into reality. His impressive CV includes Hyatt Coolum in its heyday, as well as the opening and operation of a number of championship golf courses such as Moonah Links and The Dunes while he was with IMG. In 2004, Cooper founded Avid Sports and in addition to Golf Central he been instrumental in developing, opening and operating Natadola Bay in Fiji, the home of the Fiji International, as well as the Thomson Perrett-designed Mandalay Golf Course in Melbourne’s North. Most recently, Cooper has been working hand-in-hand with Qantas and Golf Australia to develop and launch the Qantas Golf Club. It is fair to say that the second-generation PGA Professional is passionate about golf and strongly driven to offer different forms of the game he loves while creating successful businesses. Golf Central and the Qantas Golf Club are perfect examples of his innovative approach to getting more people playing golf. Golf Central is certainly the perfect place to practice, to play and to relax. Next time you are in the neighbourhood, be sure to stop in and have a hit. GOLF DRIVING RANGE • MINI GOLF • CLUB FITTING • COACHING • BAR & CAFE • PARTIES & GROUPS • CORPORATE EVENTS PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT... ...and we have the perfect place to practice! Practice every shot imaginable at Golf Central’s world class golf facilities. • 29 undercover bays • Chipping and putting greens • 20 grass tees for Players Club Members • PGA Professionals available daily 40 The Circuit, Skygate Brisbane Airport QLD 4008 T (+61 7) 3087 7800 E firstname.lastname@example.org W golfcentralbne.com.au OPEN Mon-Thurs: 7am-10pm Fri/Sat/Sun: 7am-11pm GC1064 • Scoring Centre now open: F Champions putting green F Chipping green with bunker F 100 metre pitching centre SPECIAL RANGE PASS OFFER – PRESENT YOUR CURRENT GOLF CLUB MEMBERSHIP CARD AND RECEIVE A 10% DISCOUNT* . *Valid to 28/2/15.
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