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The world’s best tee up at McLeod Country Golf Club, Mt Ommaney, Brisbane.
McLeod Country Golf Club, at Mt Ommaney in Brisbane’s west, will play host to 55 of the world’s and Australia’s up and coming women pro golfers at the Brisbane Invitational on 21st and 22nd February 2017. Players from countries including the USA, Norway, Canada, France and Germany have accepted the challenge to try and break the course record set by Stacey Keating at last year’s event.
“Attracting quality players from around the world to our shores gives the Brisbane public a great opportunity to witness the talent of our Australian women players and overseas visitors and McLeod is delighted to once again be hosting the only Ladies’ Pro Am in Brisbane,” said Carolyn Mcilvenny, the Club President.
Mrs Mcilvenny added that being the third year McLeod has hosted the Ladies ProAm is undoubtedly placing Brisbane on the map both nationally and internationally as a venue for our up and coming women golfers.
“We are hoping that many golfers from around South East Queensland will take the opportunity to participate in the event and join in the excitement of seeing these magnificent players in action. Thanks to the McLeod staff and member volunteers, the course is looking magnificent and will provide an interesting challenge to our guests”, said Mrs McIlvenny.
Many golfers are not aware that the golf course at McLeod is 5347 metres length is the only course in the world designed as a championship women’s course with no two holes playing the same. Every hole offers a different challenge and the course uses the whole bag of clubs.
While McLeod Country Golf Club is unique, having been founded by women some 48 years ago, it has grown and prospered through inclusion of all levels of membership, female, male and juniors.
The 2017 ALPG Tour officially started off on 17th January in Sydney and is played across nine venues with a total prize money of $1.9 million.