Inside Golf : Inside Golf February 2015
industry news www.insidegolf.com.au | February 2015 17 Queensland clubs set to Get Going in 2015 Over $91,400 will be heading to clubs across the state of Queensland following successful round 3 applications under the ‘Get Going’ component of Get in the Game. Get Going supports local sport and recreation organisations with funding of up to $10,000 for projects that create opportunities for more Queenslanders to become members. The successful clubs and districts include: Mt Warren Park Golf Club - $8,910 to conduct club committee training to support golf at Mount Warren Park; Canungra Golf Club - $3,100 to provide volunteer training and purchase equipment to support golf at Canungra; Cooroy Golf Club - $9,500 to deliver a 15 week golf program for people with a disability at Cooroy; Dalby Golf Club - $9,091 to purchase electronic card scoring and handicapping system and member management system to support golf at Dalby; Headland Golf Club - $8,591 to conduct the delivery and promotion of a women’s specific golf program and purchase equipment to encourage new female participation to support golf at Buderim; Kingaroy Golf Club - $4,854 to conduct a series of come and try days, deliver a promotional strategy and purchase equipment for a women and girls initiative to support golf at Kingaroy; Millmerran Golf Club - $6,010 to conduct coaching clinics to support golf at Millmerran; and Ravenshoe Millstream - $9,235 to conduct a series of participation programs and purchase equipment to support golf at ravenshoe. In addition, Sunshine Coast South program and purchase equipment to support golf at Wynnum Get Going is one of three funding programs that comprise the Queensland Government’s Get in the Game initiative to support sport and recreation at the grassroots level. Get Going provides funding to support not-for-profit local sport and recreation organisations for projects that create opportunities for more Queenslanders to become members. Golf Queensland supports golf clubs and districts in applying for grants. To find out more, go to: www.golfqueensland.org.au • Managers kick up their heels AFTer a long and sometimes stressful 2014, a group of Queensland golf club managers took time out of their busy schedules to let their hair down and watch a little golf on the final day of the Australian PGA Championship at rACv royal Pines resort. Inside Golf caught up the Golf Management Australia (Queensland Division) members at their Christmas break-up party. They were having a jolly time as guests of Micropower and Amadio Wines in the Champions Club marquee located beside the 10th hole. One of the highlights of the get- together was the naming of the Inside Golf Bursary, which went to Headland Golf Club general manager Ben Dobson. PARTY TIME: Queensland general managers (left to right): Ben Dobson (Headland GC), Cameron Harvey (Pacific GC), Jason Looker (Caloundra GC), Louise Sugars (Wynnum GC), Aaron Muirhead (Nudgee GC), Sharon Purnell (Mt Coolum GC), Mark Whiting (Ballina GC), Brett Holland (Coolangatta-Tweed GC) and Steve Owen (Toowoomba GC). Burnett District Golf Association will get $9,000 to conduct promotion of clubs, come and try events and new competitions to support golf across the Sunshine Coast and South Burnett regions; South East Queensland District Golf Association - $9,300 to conduct coach courses, junior clinics, camp fees and purchase of equipment to support golf at Jimboomba, Winton Golf Club - $4,552 to conduct come and try days and purchase equipment to support golf at Winton and Wynnum Golf Club - $9,350 to conduct introductory clinics for women with a six week follow up Headland Golf Club is one of many clubs across Queensland to be awarded funding via the Get in the Game initiative Ben will get to spend three days at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne where he will shadow general manager Gregg Chapple. On the Monday following the championship, the GMs had a productive meeting and a game of golf at emerald Lakes Golf Club.
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