Date: November 21, 2011

Golf Australia announces new Directors

Following today s Annual General Meeting, Golf Australia is pleased to announce the election of two new directors to the Board of Golf Australia. The new directors are Stuart Cox and Carmel Smith. Stuart is the Managing Director of Alldis & Cox Estate Agents. He is a former president of the New South Wales Golf Association and a former board member of the Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation. Stuart has captained Australian Eisenhower Cup teams on two occasions. Carmel worked in the Queensland education system as a school principal and has been involved in golf for more than 40 years. She has worked across a range of areas in Australian golf including amalgamations, state championships, handicapping and corporate governance. Golf Australia Chairman John Hopkins said he was pleased to welcome the new directors. We are delighted to be able to welcome Stuart and Carmel to the Board, Hopkins said. Stuart and Carmel have a wealth of experience in Australian golf and will be integral in our work at this important stage for the sport. Golf Australia would like to thank outgoing board members David Cherry and Alison Holden for their dedication and enthusiasm in their roles over several years. The new Board positions take effect immediately. Golf Australia Board John Hopkins (Chairman) Stuart Cox Bruce Langford- Jones Anne Lenagan Michael Sammells Carmel Smith