Jason Akermanis hits back after golf club ban

News Corp sites have reported that 2001 Brownlow Medalist Jason Akermanis has been banned for a month from his local golf club after accusations of cheating.

According to news.com.au, Akermanis was banned from the Thurgoona Golf Club near Albury after being accused of hitting a golf ball from out-of-bounds and marking down a four on one hole when he supposedly had six shots.

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Dates confirmed for 2019 Australian PGA, Australian Open and Presidents Cup

A change of dates for the Australian PGA Championship will see it finish a big three weeks of golf in Australia this December.

The final dates have been finalized for the three big professional golf tournaments to be held in Australia in December.

The Australian PGA Championship was originally slated to be played in early December but it will now be played at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from 19 – 22 December completing a big three weeks of professional golf in Australia.

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Golf course closures: Does golf have an image problem?

Another thoughtful, must-read piece from Rod Morri in this month’s Golf Australia Magazine suggesting recent golf course closures may be due to golf’s image problem.

Morri explores the recent closure of yet another Australian public golf course, Sydney’s Hudson Park golf course this time, and wonders if golf needs a lobby group to make a case for keeping public golf courses in a way that provides for the wider community at the same time.

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