2009 Senior amateur golf calender

Denis DaleELITE Australian senior amateur golf gets underway for the year this month with a number of national and state events scheduled.

Over at AUSOOM, Denis Dale (pictured) has produced a very helpful online calender that sets out the major events of the year.

His articles also help to explain the new Australian Senior Amateur Ranking system.

Events coming up include:

Australian Senior Ranking Events
Feb 20-21 Tasmanian Senior Open – Launceston Golf Club
Feb 25-27 Tasmanian Senior Amateur – Mowbray Golf Club
NSW Senior Order of Merit Events
Feb 9  Wollongong Seniors -Wollongong Golf Club
Feb 16 NSW GC Seniors – NSW Golf Club (new event at the venue
of the 2009 Australian Open)
Victorian Senior Order of Merit Events
Feb 5-6 Lonsdale Seniors – Lonsdale Golf Club
Other Events
Feb 28 – Mar 1 New Zealand Senior Amateur – Wanaka Golf Club

2009 Senior Amateur Golf Calender



Senior Match Play Championship Moves to Thirteenth Beach

In other senior amateur news Golf Australia has announced the venue for the 2009 Australian Senior Match Play Championship will be the  Thirteenth Beach Golf Links course, which neighbours the previous venue, Barwon Heads Golf Club.
Thirteenth Beach is listed in the top 25 golf courses in Australia by Golf Australia magazine and the links style course that will be a great venue for the Match Play championship.
For the first time the 2009 Match Play Championship is included in events that award points for the Australian Senior Ranking competition. The defending champion is Denis Dale (NSW) who defeated Rick Oliver (NSW) in the
2008 final at Barwon Heads.

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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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