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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 195
MUIRFIELD’S WOMEN BAN DRAWS R&A IRE SCOTLAND’S Muirfield, the home of The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers, and the oldest golf club in the world will not be considered for future Open Championships until it overturns its ban on admitting female members. A ballot of the club’s members to change the constitution to admit women fell 14 votes short of the 66 percent majority (397 votes to 219) required to bring about change. Golf’s governing body and organiser of the Open Championship, the R&A, immediately removed Muirfield from its Open rota. MORE> ______________________________________ TERRITORY JOINS TOUR THE Northern Territory will host a PGA Tour of Australasia event for the first time this August. The $150,000 Northern Territory PGA Championship will be played at Darwin’s Palmerston Golf Course from August 11 to 14 with the winner gaining full exemption onto the Australasian Tour until the end of the 2017 season. MORE> WHEN AGE MEANS NOTHING THE first time Noel Riley won a major championship at his beloved Cowra club he was 25-years-old and it was the 1955 B-Grade championship. At the weekend he lined up in the final of the club’s C-Grade matchplay championship against 15-year-old Matt Thompson. MORE> ______________________________________ DO THE WORLD CUP IN STYLE KINGSTON Heath will host some of the game’s best players in November when the 58th edition of The World Cup of Golf comes to town, with World No.1 Jason Day expected to defend his title. Tournament officials have launched corporate and private hospitality options for the event to be played between November 24 and 27. The World Cup of Golf will return to team play (two-man teams) from 28 different countries and will carry an US$8 million with the winning team splitting $2.56 million. And you could be there cheering home the Aussie pairing, believed to be Day and Adam Scott. MORE> TRAPS AROUND the DATE: 19TH JULY VENUE: RANDWICK RACECOURSE TICKET PRICE: $575 - EARLY BIRD (ENDS 20TH MAY) $649 - FULL PRICE SPONSORED& SUPPORTED BY: WWW.MSM2016.COM NIKE, BARCLAYS, SAMSUNG, OLYMPIC GAMES, RUGBY WORLD CUP and more.... Thought leaders representing the world’s biggest codes and brands will headline the Ministry of Sports Marketing conference. They will provide a global perspective on trends in sports marketing including how social and digital technologies are transforming the world of sports business for a new generation of sports lovers. Live sport remains the last bastion of guaranteed mass audiences. Nothing provides the same spectacle and therefore the same opportunity to engage people at their most passionate. Digital and social media has amplied that passion into a truly global phenomenon beyond the arena and even traditional broadcast platforms. TICKETS ARE LIMITED SO DON’T MISS THE EARLY BIRD SPECIAL Cash in on your fans like the greats MSM_golf 2016-04-06T16:50:02+10:00
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