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NOT surprisingly the very popular annual Over Eighty Australian Golf Championships for Men and Women was another covid casualty in 2020 but organisers are excited to announce the Harrington Waters Golf Club event is back on the menu this year. What will be the 5th running of this unique tournament is scheduled for the stunning Mid-North Coast of New South Wales golf course from 27th to 29th April 2021.
The Western Sydney Region Veteran Golfers Association held its first Inter-Club event for 2021 recently at Wallacia Country Club and after a 15 month covid-related layoff even drenching rain couldn’t dim the spirits of participants.
AUSTRALIA’S golfers are blessed that the vast majority of the country’s 1,500-plus golf courses welcome non-member visitors. Golf Australia magazine recently announced its biennial ranking of the best of the best Public Access Courses.

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