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Victorian Golf Industry Awards night

Huntingdale Golf Club

The golf industry is a place that feels like home to many, thanks to the on-going efforts of volunteers, employees, organisations and players.

On Friday 18 August, Huntingdale Golf Club played host to the 2017 Victorian Golf Industry Awards night - an annual celebration of those who have made significant achievements and contributions to the sport throughout the year.

We wish to congratulate the nominees and winners of the 2017 awards and celebrate the eight Hall of Fame members inducted on the evening.

 

Award winners:

  • 2017 Victorian Regional Volunteer of the Year 
  • Dorothy Mortlock – President Golf Peninsula Vic
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  • 2017 Golf Club of the Year 
  • Bairnsdale Golf Club
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  • 2016 Amateur Players of the Year 
  • Female – Alizza Hetherington
  • Male – Brett Coletta
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  • 2017 Club Employee Award 
  • Clayton Howell – The Eastern Golf Club
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  • 2017 GMV Excellence in Management 
  • Barbara Kelly – Chirnside Park Country Club
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  • 2017 Apprentice of the Year 
  • Joel Manson - Anglesea Golf Club
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  • 2017 Superintendent Recognition Award 
  • Michael Freeman – Huntingdale Golf Club
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  • 2016 Victorian PGA Legends Pro Am of the Year Winner 
  • Shepparton BMW Victorian Senior Open played at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort and the Black Bull Golf Club
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  • 2016 Victorian Metropolitan Pro-Am of the Year 
  • Eynesbury Masters
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  • 2016 Victorian Regional Pro-Am of the Year 
  • Barwon Cleaning Supplies Portarlington Pro Am
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  • 2016/17 Bruce Green – Victorian PGA Club Professional of the Year 
  • Travis Harrison – Brighton Public Golf Course
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  • 2016/17 Victorian PGA Teaching Professional of the Year 
  • Christian Hamilton – Golf Australia National Inclusion Manager
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  • 2016/17 Victorian PGA Coach of the Year 
  • Denis McDade – Bann Lynch McDade Golf, Yarra Bend Golf Complex
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  • 2016/17 Victorian PGA Manager of the Year 
  • Jeff Graham – Goonawarra Golf Club
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  • 2016 Victorian Pro-Am Order of Merit Winner 
  • Andrew Martin

 

Hall of Fame inductees:

  • Sam Berriman - Eminent golf course architect
  • Harold Knights - Decorated golf coach and long-time PGA Member
  • David Inglis - Founder of the Australian Masters and The National Golf Club 
  • Jack Dillon - Long serving golf journalist
  • Bill Richardson - Renowned golf administrator
  • Rosemary Wakeham - Golf administrator and advocate for women and girls golf
  • Vi Teesedale - Golf administrator much loved personality
  • Claude Crockford - Illustrious golf course architect

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