Date: August 13, 2015
Author: Golf Australia

GOLF MONTH sweeps the country

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Interest in GOLF MONTH is surging with more than 140 facilities across Australia already preparing for the October campaign.

GOLF MONTH will stage a variety of activities to encourage new, returning and existing players to get into golf around Australia.

But it’s not just traditional golf courses getting involved – there’s a whole range of alternatives for those with a taste for something a little different.

Speed golf, urban golf, foot golf, big-hole golf and Empower Golf are all throwing in their variations on the traditional game to ensure the gospel is spread as far and as wide as possible.

Each of those organisations will hold special events to encourage people of all ages, abilities and experience to try something new.

Golf Australia game development director Cameron Wade said GOLF MONTH’s inclusive nature was a boon for the entire industry that has thrown its weight behind the initiative.

“It’s just a great chance to try something you’ve never tried before,” Wade said.

“Whether it’s at a traditional course or driving range, maybe at a simulator, or at those associations that offer their own variations on the game, it’s just a chance for everyone to get involved.

“We know, through research, that there have been barriers preventing some people acting on their interest to take up golf.

“But in GOLF MONTH, we’ve actively tried to remove those hurdles to make it as simple as possible to get started.

“And I can assure everyone that there’s pretty much a variation that will suit everyone’s interests these days.

“GOLF MONTH is your chance to twist it to suit yourself even a little bit further.”

GOLF MONTH is open to everyone: those who have never hit a ball right through to those who are on the course every week.

And for club members who introduce a new member, there is the chance to go in the draw to win a Money-Can’t-Buy 2015 Emirates Australian Open experience.

There are more than 20 ways you can experience GOLF MONTH.

Aside from having a casual hit, you can sample golf at Come & Try clinics, Ladies Sip and

Swing events, open and/or family days, MyGolf junior programs and member guest days, just to name a few.

And if you’re ready to dive right in, or just want to enhance your existing skills, try a lesson or coaching with a PGA Professional who can help with golfers of all skill levels.

Whether you are a keen golfer or a novice just wanting to see what all the fuss is about, find out what’s happening in your area for GOLF MONTH and visit or call (03) 9626 5050.