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According to a news release from Victorian Planning Minister Matthew Guy, the redevelopment of the Lonsdale Golf Club is set to proceed after approval was given to rezone the existing site. The club has pursued the redevelopment for more than 10 years, and has been working with Ogilvy Clayton Golf Design on extending the golf course, maintenance facility and water storage facility into an adjoining rural property. Permission to subdivide part of the existing golf course site to create a resident....

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Later this year the Cape Wickham golf course will open on King Island in Tasmania, the culmination of several years toil for a small but dedicated group of passionate individuals. While there is still much work to do in preparation of the November opening, and grass left to mature, for those involved in the project the divots can’t come soon enough.

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The private golf club market in Australia is changing. For some time now second and third tier clubs in metropolitan areas have been struggling to attract new members, and with the corporate golf market appearing to have cooled as well, business has become increasingly difficult. Even the absolute elite private clubs are finding it harder to attract members, or to maintain the sort of long waiting lists for prospective members they once enjoyed. A number of clubs have, and are continuining to, look at relocations and mergers as a means of survival. We take a look at the design decisions made by such clubs, and why focusing on quality golf over quantity golf is a sensible approach for other clubs dealing with major trading stresses.

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