• THE MURRAY RIVER FESTIVAL OF GOLF

  • THE MURRAY RIVER FESTIVAL OF GOLF

The Murray River Festival of Golf is a unique event comprising three individual events: the TPS Murray River PGA Tour of Australasia Event, the Oceania Mini Golf Open, and the Indoor Longest Drive Championship. These events encompass various aspects of golf and provide different avenues for participation.

The partnership between the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and WPGA Tour of Australasia aims to create opportunities for professional golfers in Australia. Their focus is on developing exceptional players who can represent the country internationally and attracting new participants to the sport.

The Webex Players Series is a tournament that promotes equality by offering equal playing opportunities for male and female professionals. Men and women compete together in the same field for the same prize purse, emphasizing true equality in golf. The R&A and Golf Australia support this inclusive approach, considering it a showcase for elite golf played with gender equality, alongside elite amateurs, juniors, and All Abilities golfers.

The 2023 Oceania Mini Golf Open was held at Sporties Mini Golf in Barooga, New South Wales. Josh Mars delivered an outstanding performance, equalling the course record in the final round to secure a one-stroke victory over Stephen Samuelson, with Allan Cox claiming the bronze medal. In the Oceania Match play event, Nathan Lamplough emerged as the dominant champion.

For golf enthusiasts seeking an immersive indoor experience, The Bunker at Sporties offers cutting-edge simulators that provide realistic and accurate gameplay. They host events such as the Australian Indoor Longest Drive Championship, where Jordan Bovalina and Amelia Grohn emerged as winners in their respective divisions.

These achievements demonstrate the dedication and skill of the golfers involved and contribute to the growth and recognition of golf in Australia.