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Penultimate prizes awarded

Bell Boys
The 'Bell boys' sharpen up their skills around the green.

To celebrate Golf Month this October we’re giving away four ultimate golf bug adventures to Barnbougle and King Island thanks to Air Adventure Golf Tours.

There’s still one week left for you to tell us who you will share the golf bug with during Golf Month this October.

In the meantime, we’re excited to announce another four minor prize winners, each taking home a Titleist gift pack thanks to our friends at Drummond Golf.

And don’t forget, you can find heaps of fun Golf Month activities near you by entering your postcode here.

Check out our latest winners’ submissions:

Krishnan Anandeswaran, VIC

“I have organised for my entire team of 20 colleagues to go down to Albert Park Driving range next week. I have been sending them golf basics videos and plan on teaching them a thing or two while we are there… Hopefully some of them ‘get bitten!’”

Richard Bowen, NSW

“I will be sharing the golf bug with my beautiful 6-year-old daughter this October. She had so much fun at a local golf clinic during the school holidays and I am so thrilled to share the passion and enthusiasm with her. Pretty awesome feeling to be able to get outside and go for a hit with your little girl and I'm so pumped to pass on what I have learned over the years to her. To see her focus and love for the sport at such a young age is incredible and I love having something fun that connects us more. We definitely have another one in the family with the 'golf bug' just like her Dad.”

Tracey Stephens, QLD

“My friend Janine moved from London to Brisbane to be close to me but my weekends are full of golf so we don't catch up as much as we'd like. I'm introducing her to golf so we can spend more time together, and she won't leave to go live near a non-golfing friend!”

Candice Bell, NSW

“I'll be sharing the golf bug with my dad, my brother and my 10-year-old son! While my dad, brother and I get to play each week at our local club, we want my son to get more out of a golfing experience! With daylight savings upon us, our goal is to take him out in the afternoons after work to play a few holes and get the golf bug in his system! Best part of it all is golf is one of very few sports where 3 generations of family can actually compete with each other fairly (through handicap) and have an absolute ball at the same time! Here's to sharing the golf bug in October!”

Note: Weekly winners will still be eligible for the overall prize.


Posted by Brad Hurley at
30/10/2017 01:39 PM
I have just organised a 4 person ambrose summer comp in which each team must introduce a new golfer to the sport. So far the first 10 teams nominated have 29 brand new golfers who will playing at least 7 games between now and Christmas, Even 1 permanent golfer out of that lot will be satisfying.
Posted by Michael at
29/10/2017 10:59 PM
I’d take my mate dan I met him through Work and introduced him to golf to and now he has the bug is taiecthe boss too so he can approve the tother he off !! He has the golf big too !
Posted by Golf Australia at
27/10/2017 03:19 PM
Check out the win page of the Golf Month website to enter everyone - comments on the article won't be considered competition entries!
Posted by Luke Rich at
27/10/2017 10:51 AM
I’d share it with my best mate Dylan, as juniors we spent just about every day at the golf course from practicing to playing, to looking for golf balls... which I’m sure we would do plenty of if we got the chance to play any of these 2 beautiful courses. We battled against each other for junior club championships and events to now both fighting it out for the A Grade club championship and that number 1 spot on the pennant team. It’s been a tough year for both of us with Dylan’s father suffering a severe head Injury and myself saying goodbye to both of my grandad’s and this would be a much needed break for us both.
Posted by Heather Rich at
26/10/2017 11:51 PM
Hi .. I would love to share this with my Husband he only gets to play down at the local public golf course .. so this would be his dream to play golf at Barnbougle!! It would be incredible!!
Posted by Angela naylor at
26/10/2017 06:27 PM
I would take my husband as we both have the golf bug. Barnboogle looks a great course. Iknew it when it was a farm so would be great to experience it from a golfers perspective
Posted by alan green at
26/10/2017 05:43 PM
I would take my partner of 25years who I introduced to golf unfortunately .She looks forward to golf every week and when ever she can play plus she gets to drive me home after I have had a couple .So Ireally think she deserves some reward .
Posted by Angela naylor at
26/10/2017 02:15 PM
I would take my husband as we both have the golf bug. Barnboogle looks a great course. Iknew it when it was a farm so would be great to experience it from a golfers perspective
Posted by Michelle Hood at
26/10/2017 01:55 PM
I would love to share this prize with my sister Sue who lives in Tasmania. I only see her a couple of times a year and it would be a perfect girls getaway combing golf, good food and maybe a wine.
Posted by David Wilkins at
26/10/2017 01:21 AM
I'd be golf bugging with Garry white play together once a week... And I know I'd win lol awesome
Posted by Debra Cairns at
25/10/2017 05:14 PM
Ever since I started golf 10 yrs ago it has been my dream to play at Barnbougle. I would take my single handicapper husband and my now golf mad sister and partner.
Posted by Gregory mcgrath at
25/10/2017 05:03 PM
I will share the bug with my mate who i get to play golf with once a year at our open whem he comes home for the weekend
Posted by Mark Crocker at
25/10/2017 02:25 PM
I would love to share my golf bug with my youngest daughter who is 16. She has no sporting interest, loves stirring me every word I say and does not believe I have any talent, so a captive golf tour where she can see I do and maybe join me would be excellent, in possibility anyway.
Posted by David Higham at
25/10/2017 01:41 PM
We left it late to learn golf, but we have just bought our 5 year old Grandaughter a learner club and are introducing her to a game which hopefully she will enjoy her entire life!
Posted by Ian Lowe at
25/10/2017 01:40 PM
I would like to share the golf bug with my 32-year-old stepson. He is a very keen golfer on 11, but I would love to show him that a 75-year-old can still give him a great game on these wonderful world-class courses.
Posted by Lorraine Scorer at
25/10/2017 12:23 PM
How exciting would it be if we could suprise my husband and two grown sons with this adventure to be able to share their obsession with golf and enjoy one anothers company , I can hear the laughter already as they sledge one anothers shots . Great mates having a good time.
Posted by M Wagner at
25/10/2017 07:37 AM
I will share the golf bug with my sons to try to entice them to play again as life's not the same without golf!
Posted by Jason Oberle at
24/10/2017 10:52 PM
I would love to share the Golf Bug with my golfing fanatic child Chase. He is 9 and watches the Golf Show every week with me. We play golf together most weekends, coordinate matching golf outfits and love finding new courses to add to the list! Barnbougle and King Island would be a dream come true. Please help us cross these courses off the list and make my little golf champ's dream come true.
Posted by Coleen Taggart at
24/10/2017 08:31 PM
Few years ago lady I worked for gave me a trip to Tassie to go to Barnbougle to play golf , even though my voucher was for golf and travel I really couldn't afford the extra days to make it worthwhile , I know regret it and would love to go and take my husband .
Posted by Brian Bell at
24/10/2017 08:37 AM
I will be sharing the golf bug with my son and my grandson. This year we created a first in our Clubs 60 year history to be the first 3 generations of members to at the club at the same time. Also our handicaps range from 10 to 15.
Posted by Lynda Ritchie at
24/10/2017 08:32 AM
Golf has made so many great friends I'm eternally grateful. Would love to share with 3 of my friends who are available one of them definitely Marlene Hayward. Golf is such a fantastic sport for both young and old. The opportunity to play these places would be excellent.
Posted by Ian Robinson at
24/10/2017 07:15 AM
No such thing as a golf bug, providing I am playing at least 3 times a week I can control my anxiety. My partner and I are one of 5 couples who plan holidays together to play golf including Bali, Fiji, Port Lincoln, Swan Hill, Waikerie etc etc. I would love to take them to Barnbougle
Posted by Darren Browning at
23/10/2017 10:04 PM
I'd take Billy, he's the homeless range rate who lives to play golf. He would love it more than anyone I know.
Posted by Isaac Riches at
23/10/2017 07:24 PM
Isaac shared the golf bug with his best mate Xavier from preschool and his dad...Xavier struggled a bit at the start with but with Isaac's help, encouragement and support he was hitting every shot. At the end Xavier and his dad were asking about mygolf and membership at our local course.
Posted by Tony Chadwick at
23/10/2017 06:10 PM
I will be sharing my golf bug with my son and my 7 year old grandson Ryder Chadwick) who lives on the Gold Coast. As a proud member of the fabulous Paradise Palms Golf Course - Cairns both really loved coming out with me when they visited back in June. Even brought some cut down clubs for Ryder and he just loved hitting some balls and sharing his joy with both his dad and his Pa. It was such a special time for us together.
Posted by Paul Brown at
23/10/2017 05:57 PM
I'd like to take Cheree Brown, Jon Howard and Kelvin O Connell to these magnificent courses and kick their you kbow what. We've been talking about doing this trip for 18 months we've just got to do it, we've seen it on The Golf Show (how good is Golf) It's amazing I want it. I WANT IT BAD. Thank you

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