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GMA Benchmarking Report – Golf Operations

The Golf Operations department is the operating heart of most golf clubs. It is also the area of club operations where the most differences can be found in terms of structure, allocations and financial reporting. This report therefore focuses on the operational outcomes that emanate from this department, providing some headline measures for a number […]

Provisional Members Bursary – Fictitious (Mythical) Advertisement

FICTITIOUS ADVERTISEMENT  Note, this advert is not for a “real” club. It is an mythical advert for GMV Provisional members to use to apply for the conference bursary.             General Manager – Greater Melbourne Golf Club Established in 1912, and situated in the sandbelt region of Melbourne, Victoria the GM Golf Club has a rich […]

FORTHCOMING EVENTS – Professional Development

GMV will be hosting a Members professional development event at Box Hill GC on Friday 26 May. Anthony White, chairman of the GMV Education Committee stated, “this event is being developed with middle management in mind and is one that should be attended by not just GMV Provisional Members but also others in management positions […]

GMV Guest Day Results

Played in mild conditions at Ranfurlie on Friday 24 February GMV members and their guests enjoyed a perfect light lunch before being tested on the challenging course. Before play host GM Peter Butler, told the gathering how the club had sold off the Amstel course and as a consequence were now upgrading the driving range which […]

Clubhouse Burglaries

The number of clubhouses being burgled in recent weeks has reached disturbing levels with Ben Telley reporting that The Eastern clubhouse was accessed over the last week. CCTV has again captured footage of the thieves though as usual they were well disguised wearing “hoodies” and alike.  Some years ago when a similar situation was occurring […]

PGA appoints Gavin Kirkman to CEO role

Story courtesy of the PGA of Australia The PGA of Australia recently announced the appointment of Gavin Kirkman to the Chief Executive Officer role. Gavin has great knowledge of the game and the industry. He has worked in golf since 1985 across all areas with the past 20 years in senior management roles covering facility […]