Date: August 03, 2018
Author: PGA of Australia

Victorian golf’s night of nights

The 2018 Victorian Golf Industry Awards Dinner is shaping up to be a great celebration of Victorian golf over the past 12-months.

The dinner will be staged at an iconic venue, The Arts Centre Melbourne, on Friday August 10.

A joint initiative between the PGA, Golf Victoria, the Victorian Golf Course Superintendents Association and Golf Management Victoria, the evening is a celebration of the people and organisations that have made significant achievements and contributions to the sport in 2017-18, as well as being a general celebration of Victorian golf.

An expected attendance of over 250 people will include industry notables:

  • •  Gavin Kirkman – CEO of the PGA of Australia
  • •  Simon Brookhouse – CEO of Golf Victoria
  • •  John Mann – Secretary of VGCSA
  • •  Peter Busch – President of Golf Management Victoria
  • •  as well as Hall of Fame Members, Club Managers, Board Members, PGA Professionals and industry representatives.

The industry will induct five new members into the esteemed Victorian Golf Hall of Fame which recognises their significant achievements and lifelong contribution to the game. They will join the likes of Ivo Whitton, Peter Thomson AO CBE, Alex Russell & Claude Crockford.  

A total of 15 Awards will be presented on the night including the new Inclusion Initiative Award from Golf Victoria, Apprentice of the Year from the VGCSA, Excellence in Management from the GMV and the Victorian Club Professional of the Year from the PGA.

Tickets to this gala evening are available via this link.