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events 58 August 2014 | www.insidegolf.com.au Hart tops Queensland Rookie of the Year Primary schools event in full swing Calderwood Valley Golf Course 532 Calderwood Rd, Albion Park 2527 Pro Shop: (02) 4256 3055 www.calderwoodgolf.com.au *Bookings required, conditions apply. • All groups of 12 or more players receive an 18 hole gift voucher • Packages available for groups of 50 or more Social groups and players are welcome every day of the week • Play free golf on your Birthday • TERRIFIC TUESDAYS - ONLY $15 • New fleet of 20 carts - bookings recommended • $28 for 18 holes with a cart (pp) from Monday to Friday (12pm to 2pm) • Seniors, uni and TAFE discount rates available on weekdays Friendliest Course on the Coast Visit our new website for more information and special offers The2014 Robbie Bennetts enterprises Rookie of the Year is heating up with reining National Futures Champion Tim hart taking a commanding lead. After the Glenden Pro Am the leaderboard looks like this: Pos Professional State Prize Money 1st Tim hart QLD $19,769.53 2nd Peter Lee NSW $8,279.24 3rd Blake McGror y QLD $6,119.86 4th David Abbott NSW $2,740.86 5th Tim Carss QLD $2,319.48 The Rookie of the Year Award is presented to the professional who in their first year as a PGA Professional and playing the QLD Sunshine Tour has produced outstanding performances and thus have resulted in winning in more prizemoney than any other rookie, with the winner receiving an all expenses paid trip to Australasian Tour School. For more information, visit the PGA website at: www.pga.org.au Tim Hart FoR thousands of young Victorians, this year’s Primary Schools Golf event is the highlight of their calendar. The event is structured like a mini- tournament. Par 3s are 100 metres long, while par 4 and par 5 holes measure 200 and 300 metres respectively. With the partnership between Golf Victoria, School Sport Victoria and the PGA of Australia, the organisations are working together to grow the unique event to ensure that the first golfing experience for all players is a memorable one. Last year, 2,700 students participated in the event across the state at 60 different golf courses. The target for this year’s Primary Schools event is to attract 4,000 students. Students from grades three to six from around Victoria have already been battling it out in the Regional Qualifiers in an effort to book a place in the State Final to be held at Kooringal Golf Club on 1 December. With more than 30 qualifying events still scheduled in 2014, it’s not too late to enter. - east Geelong GC (Monday 4 August) - Woodlands Golf Club (Friday 8 August) - Mildura GC (Thursday 14 August) - Long Island CC (Monday 25 August) - Bendigo Golf Club (Monday 25 August) - Box hill GC (Monday 8 September) - Shepparton GC (Monday 8 Sept) - Bacchus Marsh GC (Tuesday 16 Sept) More: juniors.golfvic.org.au Toowoomba BMW Middle Ridge Pro-Am Classic The Middle Ridge Golf Club is proudly staging their annual Middle Ridge Pro- Am on Friday 5 September 2014. For over 20 years the Club has staged this proud event and in 2012 all the hard work paid off, with event voted by the touring professionals as the “PGA Tournament of the Year”. It is now recognised as one of Queensland’s most prestigious PGA tournaments. This year the event will carry a prize pool of over $30,000 and will attract the highest quality PGA Professional players competing on the Queensland Sunshine Tour. Sponsorship packages are available. For more information, ring (07) 4635 1219 Share your event! DoeS your club or charity have an upcoming golf event that you’d like to promote? or maybe you’d like to share the results of a recent tournament you’ve run? If so, then tell us all about it. Simply email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the dates, times, location and any other relevant details, and we will share it with the readers of Inside Golf!
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