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  1. Mark1976

    Looking for a golf partner in Canberra

    Hi I have just moved to Canberra and am looking for a golf partner. If you are interested, or know anyone who is interested please drop me a line. Im 38 and come from UK. Thanks Mark
  2. Hi all, just a post out of interest really more than anything. My girlfriend and I are heading out to Australia in July 2015 for a 6 week break to do some city hopping and general travelling (not the backpacker type). We haven't got any rock solid plans of living and working in Australia but it is something we have spoken about and I guess we are using this trip to see if the way of life is different and we can acclimatise to it? I am 27 and a fully qualified British PGA Golf Professional, and have been for the last 4 years. I guess my first line of questioning would be; what is the current economic situation with golf in Australia? Would you say there is much scope for a British qualified professional? I am fully aware there is an Australian version of the qualification I have and I guess that most golf clubs are inclined to hire home based professionals as opposed to overseas applicants. Would I be best landing in Australia and doing some "recce" work with golf clubs in different states to put the feelers out? Or would it be wise to send a couple of emails closer to the time?:wideeyed: Any advice or help would be massively appreciated, thank you in advance Lee :smile:
  3. I play golf regularly (not very good) need to meet people that are up for a game now and again, getting a bit boring playing on my own. anyone out there? Danny
  4. The Pom Queen

    Golf Festival Long Island Club Frankston

    TheLong Island Country Club in Frankston will be running the Festival of Golf from November 11 to 13 with a Celebrity Pro-Am on the last day. The event is open to all members of the Victorian Golf Association or equivalent organisations interstate and overseas and is expected to bring hundreds of visitors to Frankston each day. Competitors will be battling it out in men’s, ladies’ and mixed Stableford, Open Stroke and Handicap events against some of the best club golfers from Victoria and beyond. Long Island Country Club was also awarded Best Victorian Pro Am Course for 2008 and 2009.
  5. Hi My partner and I have recently moved to Perth and are living in Duncraig we have only been here a couple of months. My partner is finding it harder to adjust to life here more than me I think its mainly partly due to the fact he his not happyin his work (plastering). Are there any guys out there that do golf on a regular basis or could anybody please suggest any golf clubs it may be worth him joining its just so he can start meeting people? Any ideas would be greatly appreciated. Many thanks Debbie :biggrin:
  6. Looking to join anyone already playing at any of the above. I played of 9 in the UK and looking to gain Aussie h/cap.
  7. tonyman

    Golf Lessons

    http://livingsocial.com/deals/77592-professional-golf-lessons-package?msdc_id=999&ref=Deal071411_999_6165email this is a chance not to be missed ....my wife probs take this one....but i love to listen to the Pro`s tips when the children go , as they talk good golf tips ....anyway my wife going , she a novice , anyone else interested ......
  8. Hi, I've been i'n Canberra for three weeks, we've just moved into a 6 month rental. We bought a tv yesterday and bought an internal aerial which picks up around 15 channels. Anyhow, I was trying to watch the Golf British Open last night and it wasn't on any of the channel I had. Do I need Foxtel for this? I would also like the ability to watch premiership football (uk), I suppose record and watch first thing in the morning. Also, with rugby union world cup coming up, I don't want to miss it! I imagine Foxtel would cost a fortune to be able to watch Uk sports? Thanks! Mike.
  9. Leaving in a few weeks, wanting to sell: 2004 VOLKSWAGEN GOLF $12000 47,500 kms, Rego to Sept. ‘11 Black 1 Owner from New 5 door 5 seat hatchback Safety Certificate Very good condition Kept in garage Engine 4 cylinder 2.0L Manual Air Con, Air bags, clean interior Full service history, last serviced January ‘11. Available to view from Tues 5 April Brisbane (Bayside) Please Dm if interested, can email pics! It will be on carsales.com.au this week. Check the price, this is a good deal, we want to sell. Prefer to have car until we leave, but flexible. Thanks for your interest!
  10. Right, I really haven't thought this through, but who's interested in a PIO Geelong (PIG's) golf day? Eddie and Pozz are interested so far..
  11. mr luvpants

    Golf courses on the Sunshine coast?

    Hi all Can anyone advise me on Golf courses on the sunshine coast and how much they cost to play? The ones that I have I checked seem to be quite expensive and I am hoping that I am missing something? JOHN
  12. Hi, Just retired. I need a golf partner 2-4 times a week at Wembley, Perth WA for 9 holes. I am just getting back to golf and after a bit of practice will be able to play off 18-20. Cheers....Golfisgood
  13. I have just arrived in Adelaide ( on my own and I don't know a soul!! ) and am looking to get involved with some 5 a side football after work and some golf at weekends. I am based out of Mawson Lakes until 15th June and will then move over to the coast. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
  14. Guest

    Golf in West Melbourne

    I have just started playing golf and wondered if anyone else fancies a game in West Melbourne area on a regular-ish basis?.
  15. Hi everybody, We are due to break our lease on our property the end of June, for any OBSESSED golf fans this is the house for you, it is a 4 bedroom bungalow, backing right on to Lumeah Gof Club, its an absolutely lovely area, especially with being positioned right next to Mount Coolum, its also one 10 minutes walk to the beach, let me know if anybody is interested in the property. The lease is till November 2010. Rent is $430 per week PM if you require further info
  16. We are moving back to the UK in May and need to sell our car (quickly!!). It's listed on carsales.com.au - $16,000. It is silver, has full service history, 71,000kms, very economical (600kms per tank) with a comprehensive list of features including climate control, remote locking, abs, 16" allow wheels, cruise control and many more. We are based in Lovely Banks (Geelong). Let me know if you're interested and i can send pictures. Many thanks
  17. Anyone need a golf parter in WA perth (sor) if poss , about a 20 ish handicap , looking for serious /friendly golf relationship ......could lead to more !!!!! ie drinks ect .......just to get out now and again for a knock about would be good , if interested , let me know .regards nick
  18. Aldo towers is finally fit for habitation. Perfect for those returning from an ordeal (Australia:wink:) Special rates for PIO members. Aloha Golf Apartment Rentals - Home
  19. Guest

    Golf SOR/Nights Out??

    Hi I'm Lisa out here with other half Matt both 30. He is looking for golf days SOR as I have no intrest what so ever (only in joining in for a drink on the 19th!!) :laugh: any help would be appreciated, also any nights out meet ups SOR especially around Sucess The Gate etc, girly nights anything really. Been here 9 months and missing a good old night out!!
  20. If you play golf and have time during week please get in touch, I am in Ellenbrook and more a social than serious player, but still try anbd win!
  21. Guest

    Pro Golf jobs

    Hi, I've just stumbled across this forum and it looks like the best place to ask a few questions! I'm a qualified PGA professional golfer and I'm looking at moving to Australia in 2-3 years and would like to know if theres many jobs in the golf industry out there. If so, where is the golfing hotbed in Oz etc. Ideally I'll be looking for a job as a head professional but would consider an assistant pro job at a decent club with a good junior academy. Cheers.
  22. Hi folks My hubby is sure he read somewhere that you are not allowed to import used golf clubs into Oz. I think I may have read it somewhere or possibly told a fib which my hubby now believes - but I really can't remember ! A few years ago he was severely told off by customs at Sydney for taking his golf shoes into Oz and was told they'd have to be cleaned - they were whisked away and dumped in a bowl of disinfectant - think hubby was expecting a nice scrub and polish. Does anyone know ? BTW he's already been choosing his new clubs from Golf Box so I don't think he'd miss his current callaways. Thanks Lisa:wub:
  23. Guest

    Is there anyone play golf?

    Just wanna know is there anyone to play golf?what type are you playing now? just searched one type called Titleist Scotty Cameron Detour New Port 2 Putter on wowogolf.com found that the price is only 149.99 dollars very skeptical:chatterbox:
  24. Hi, Myself, wife and 3 children are contemplating a move to Oz but need to know if there are any opportunities for a qualified PGA Golf Professional. We are interested mainly in the Mornington Penisula or surrounding area's. Any help you can provide would be appreciated i.e rates of pay, salary scales etc.
  25. emmaj

    Golf In WA / Perth?

    Im trying to arrange a game of golf for Hubs, we are in Central Perth and have to rely on public transport so if anyone could recommend a good course that is open to the public and easy to get to it would be much appreciated. Thanks Emma x
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