His Excellency Major General Michael Jeffery AC CVO MC (Retd), Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, has graciously agreed to become Patron of Golf Australia. His Excellency was on hand at November&aposs Australian Open to present the Stonehaven Cup to winner John Senden and in his role as Patron, will support and encourage the game of golf throughout Australia. The Governor-General is a keen golfer and plays off a handicap of 14 at Royal Canberra Golf Club. His wife, Her Excellency Mrs Marlena Jeffery is also a keen golfer and plays whenever she has the opportunity. Golf Australia is honoured to have this association with His Excellency and looks forward to working with him in the coming years.