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To celebrate and reward the terrific work being done across Australia to promote gender equality in golf, Golf Australia brings you Visionary of the Year.

Whether you are a golf club, individual or a group; if you are doing, or know of outstanding work being done around gender equality, nominate now and have the chance to be crowned Visionary of the Year!

Win

  • Up to $10,000 worth of products from the latest Callaway REVA product range which is designed specifically for women’s golf.

  • $500 Drummond Golf e-gift vouchers for monthly winners

  • Having your story captured through written and/or video content and promoted through Golf Australia.

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2022 winners

January Barwon Valley Golf Club for their holistic approach towards long-term systemic change. Read their story.

February Claremont Golf Club for their multifaceted approach towards gender equality. Read their story.

March Mount Macedon Golf Club for a whole club approach to get women into golf. Read their story.

April Riverside Golf Club for diversifying offerings to attract women to golf. Read their story.

May Woodlands Golf Club for demonstrating leadership through the club’s strategic plan. Read their story.

June PGA Professional Andrew Cartledge of Ballarat Junior Golf Academy in Victoria for his collaborative approach towards creating opportunities for girls. Read more.

July PGA Professional Garth Cusick, Founder and head coach of The International Golf Academy Australia in Melbourne for his multi-faceted approach to attracting and retaining Chinese-Australian women in golf. Read more.

Our inaugural Visionary of the Year for 2021 are Kim Morris and Lynley Eadie of Shepparton GC, VIC for developing an action plan and implementing it to create pathways to connect new women to the club. Watch here.

  • Watch the winner's announcement here.

Our 2021 finalists

  • Anna-Maria England and Mark Tibbles of the Vines Resort (WA) for showing us the power and potential of teaching professionals and community instructors collaborating. Watch here.

  • Neangar Park GC (VIC) for their holistic and innovative approach towards long term systemic change. Watch here.

  • Medway GC (VIC) for developing a participation pathway that now ensures a steady stream of new women signing up to the club every year. Watch here.

Visionary of the Year is proudly supported by Callaway and Drummond Golf

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Visionary of the Year is proudly supported by Callaway and Drummond Golf.

2025 Visionaries Launch

"2025 Visionaries" is a collection of stories celebrating the extraordinary work of 15 Australian golf clubs to promote gender equality through golf.

Case Studies 2019

Watch 2025 Visionaries

Read 2025 Visionaries Case Studies

Download 2025 Visionaries E-booklet

Key Focus Areas

Launch of the guidelines for the promotion of equal opportunity for women and girls in golf

As a part of the Vision 2025 Strategy, Golf Australia engaged the Australian Human Rights Commission to develop Guidelines for the Promotion of Equal Opportunity for Women and Girls in Golf (AHRC Guidelines). These have been endorsed by the R&A.

Download: "Guidelines for the promotion of equal opportunity for women and girls in golf"

Even Par

Even Par is a Golf Australia program aimed to support golf clubs to facilitate gender equality in golf and the broader community.

Even Par resources:

Download: Even Par checklist and case study tool

Download: Even Par planning template

Download: Even Par leadership statement

Tools to help you bring Vision 2025 to life.

Even Par

Even Par is a Golf Australia program aimed to support golf clubs in facilitating gender equality in golf and the broader community.

Download: Even Par checklist and case study tool

Download: Even Par planning template

Download: Even Par leadership statement

Webinar Series

Creating your own club podcast to cashflow survival strategies; Golf Australia has a series of free webinars to upskill the golf community.

Access free webinars here

Multiday club championship template

Offering the opportunity for men to compete in an Honour Board competition on a weekend but not women may expose a club to gender discrimination litigation.

Download: How you can implement a multiday club championship format at your club

Read: How Kew Golf Club implemented a multiday club championship case study

Read: Huntingdale Golf Club case study

Champions of Change

Champions of Change Sport is a major collaborative effort to advance the involvement of women in all aspects of sport.

Golf Australia is proudly involved in this program and through this is working collectively with a specific focus on the following priorities:

  • Advancing more women into leadership positions

  • Developing more inclusive sporting cultures

  • Pay equity for elite players

Find out more: Champions of Change

Read a landmark report released by the group in March 2020 on "The Pathway to Gender Equality, including Pay Equality in Sport". It includes a detailed assessment of progress Golf Australia has made on gender equality in our sport.

Useful Links

National Sport Australia https://www.sportaus.gov.au/

Victoria This Girl Can https://thisgirlcan.com.au/ VicHealth https://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/ Office for Women and Sport Recreation https://sport.vic.gov.au/our-work/participation/women-and-girls-sport/office-women-sport-and-recreation Change our Game http://changeourgame.vic.gov.au/ Sport and Recreation Victoria https://sport.vic.gov.au/

NSW Office for Sport NSW https://www.sport.nsw.gov.au/ Daughters and Dads https://www.daughtersanddads.com.au/

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