Membership of the Australian Golf Industry Council
Directors of the AGIC are:
PGA of Australia - Brian Thorburn, CEO - AGIC CHAIR
Golf Australia - Stephen Pitt, CEO
Australian Ladies Professional Golf - Karen Lunn, Executive Director
Australian Sporting Goods Association - Shannon Walker, Executive Director
Australian Golf Course Superintendents Association - Peter Frewin, General Manager
Golf Management Australia - David Allen, Executive Director
Society of Australian Golf Course Architects - Paul Mogford
Non Directors of the AGIC are:
Golf Australia - Cameron Wade, Golf Development Director
PGA of Australia - Gavin Kirkman, Chief Membership Officer
Public Course representative - Anthony Lawrence, Clublinks CEO
Jennifer Cromarty, tandemVox Pty Ltd
Various “industry experts” in areas such as golf equipment, research, women’s golf and the media also attend meetings and are involved on AGIC working groups.
Organisations represented on the AGIC
Golf Australia www.golf.org.au - the Federal Government recognised national sporting organisation for golf, representing 1530 clubs, 410,000 club golfers and all State and Territory amateur golf associations. Responsible for a range of national golf development programs, administering the Rules of Golf and the Rules of Amateur Status in Australia.
Australian Golf Course Superintendents Association (AGCSA) www.agcsa.com.au - membership organisation representing over 1000 members working in the golf/turf industry. Committed to the ongoing professional development and support of all those involved in the golf course maintenance industry.
Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) www.alpg.com.au - the governing body for women’s professional golf in Australia with a membership incorporating Australian and New Zealand resident professionals. The sanctioning body for women’s professional golf in Australia and a member of the International Federation of PGA Tours.
Australian Sporting Goods Association www.asga.com.au - the peak body representing a broad spectrum of sporting goods and active lifestyle industry participants ranging from manufacturers, importers and wholesalers through to retailers. All major golf companies are members.
Golf Management Australia www.gma.org.au - The GMA represents golf club management in Australia and, through state associations, provides professional development and support for members.
Professional Golfers Association of Australia www.pga.org.au - national sporting association for professional golf representing over 2,500 tournament, club and, teaching professionals who showcase the sport and service the golfers who play the game. The official sanctioning body for men's PGA Tour events in Australia and New Zealand and the regional body represented on the International Federation of PGA Tours
Society of Australian Golf Course Architects (SAGCA) www.sagca.org.au - representing members involved in all aspects of golf course design work on new and existing golf course in Australia and Internationally