Queensland Golf Forum - “Know your business”
Former touring professional golfer and junior
golf advocate Jack Newton will headline the
upcoming Queensland Golf Forum to be
held on March 13 at the Victoria Park Golf
items with each speaker providing some
relevant “ideas” to take back to your
Newton is passionate about the development
of the game and has played a prominent
role in promoting junior golf. During the
recuperation from his accident in 1983, he set
up the Jack Newton Junior Golf Foundation
in 1986. Since then, and under his constant
direction, the foundation has cultivated golf
at schoolboy/girl level and membership now
exceeds 4,000 – with a further 20,000 kids
annually reached by its program.
Industrial Relations: Current issues in
The Forum is expected to attract a variety
of participants from golf club executives,
captains and PGA professionals as well as
up-and-coming industry professionals from
the PGA IGI.
Media commentator and golfing enthusiast
Bruce Young will be Master of Ceremonies
ensuring each participant gets the most out
of the day from the presenters line up.
The forum agenda will cover several topical
the club industry and how a club can get
assistance. Presented by Eric Porter from
Volunteer Management: Including
recruitment, retention plus partnering
with schools, councils and local businesses
presented by Volunteering Qld.
Risk Management: Including examples of
risks and mitigations presented by Brian
Kunde from Club Insurance Queensland.
Club Scorecard: Monitoring your golf club’s
progress annually. Click here to view the Club
Marketing Member Loyalty: Connecting with
your members so they stay longer. Presented
by golf operations and marketing specialist
Mike Orloff, Golf Industry Central.
Growing the Game - Gaining relevance in a
modern world. Presented by PGA of America
member and growing the game specialist
Cost: $69 per person or two for $99 (one
payment, same organisation).
Check out the event section at www.
golfqueensland.org.au for further information
or phone (07) 3252 8155.
*Beat the traffic and come have a chat with
your peers as the day will start off with a
special Early Bird networking opportunity
Double Up with the Golf Industry
The 2011 Golf Industry Awards Night will
follow the Forum with many participants
expected to attend both events. The Awards
will be held at The Sebel and Citigate King
George Square from 6.30pm.
Read more www.pga.org.au/eventdisplay/9471
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