“The course is looking fabulous,” said club
manager Mike Leontjew. “The staff and
volunteers have put a lot of work into the
course, but there still a little bit of work to
The club’s clean-up bill exceeded
“Fortunately, we got a couple of grants to
help us recover,” Leontjew said.
“The clubhouse had to be repainted. We
managed to get poker machines out, but
it took six weeks to get them back and the
kitchen took until the end of April (close
to four months) to re-open.
It has been business as usual at McLeod
Country Golf Club in Brisbane, but it did
take 10 months for the club to re-open
the flood-damaged bunker on the second
A GUR sign was in place until the
Brisbane City Council came to the rescue
with a much-needed grant last November.
Club president Di Paez said the reopening of the bunker was another step
forward in the club’s flood-recovery
“History will show how the 2011 flood
decimated the course, but it will also
show the commitment demonstrated by
the McLeod golfing community to get the
course back into tip top shape,” she said.