Golf Month launches across Australia

Golf Month, Australia’s annual campaign encouraging Aussies to get involved in golf and golf-related activities during October officially tees off today.

Press release via Australian Golf Media

Throughout October, golf clubs and facilities around the country are opening their doors and playing host to hundreds of exciting and interactive activities, from ‘Bring a Friend’ and open days to ‘Glow in the Dark’ and ‘Twilight’ golf, there is something to get everyone swinging.

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Golf tipping website launched for PGA Tour season

Teepster is a new, free golf tipping website where you can compete against your friends on the PGA Tour.

This is a shameless plug. It’s something I’ve been working on for a long time but something I’m very excited to finally share.

After a number of years of frustration at developers (with one leaving and very little to show for it) I’ve finally created Teepster.

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Golf club delivery service takes hassle (and fees) out of golf travel

Flying with golf clubs has probably never been more annoying.

Most Australian airlines are now not only charging fees for extra baggage including golf clubs, but adding an extra oversize baggage fee on top of it.

Depending on who you travel with, flying on Australian domestic airlines with golf clubs can easily set you back $70-$80 on top of the regular fare; not to mention the potential for damaged or lost clubs, and the hassle of lugging your clubs to-and-from the airport.

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Adelaide Oval set to transform into a 9-hole golf course

The iconic Adelaide Oval will play host to a sport of a different kind in late October as it transforms into a 9-hole golf course.

Now here is something we weren’t expecting. Golf is coming to Adelaide Oval.

From Monday, 29 October – Sunday, 4 November, the stadium will be transformed into a golfer’s paradise featuring a non-hole stadium golf course, a nine-hole putting course, a Clubhouse putting hole and a longest drive simulator.

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English amateur golfer cards three holes-in-one during 36-hole club champs

The BBC have reported the story of 51-year-old amateur golfer Ali Gibb carded a remarkable three aces in a day while competing, and eventually defending her club championship title.

Gibb made a hole-in-one at the fifth hole of her morning round at Croham Hurst Golf Club in Surrey, England before nailing two more in the afternoon, once again at the 5th hole and also at the 12th.

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