Saturday, August 15, 2009
Set course for Caloundra
Set course for Caloundra to experience a unique amateur golf championship that offers players, partners and families the perfect short break to wind down and explore the best of Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
The 2009 Queensland Mid Amateur Golf Championship from 13-15 September at Caloundra attracts the best amateur players to play in a serious competition that also has a strong social element. The spectacular 'links' style Greg Norman designed Club Pelican is hosting the 54-hole championships that is open to male golfers aged between 30 to 54 with a maximum handicap of 15.4. The 2009 event will also see the event open for the first time to female mid-amateur golfers.
The Mid Amateur Championship is growing in popularity each year with great feedback from past participants about their experience. This event not only offers golfers a serious test of their swing but also the opportunity to enjoy time away from the course with their families and friends. There's lots within your reach including spectacular beaches and attractions such as Australia Zoo, Aussie World, UnderWater World and activities like the Big Kart Track and the Sunshine Coast Turf Club. For great deals on where to stay and what to see and do visit www.caloundratourism.com.au or phone 1800 700 899 to speak to a friendly local.
Championship entry forms and further information is available from the Queensland Golf (07) 3252 8155 or visit: www.QueenslandGolf.org.au
Nestled adjacent to the 4.5 star Crowne Plaza Pelican Waters Golf Resort & Spa the 6359 metre Club Pelican championship course blends into the natural landscape and boasts one of the finest clubhouses and practice facilities in Australia. There is plenty of other accommodation options close by and walking distance to the gorgeous beaches of Caloundra. Rydges Oasis Resort just a five minute drive away from the course and just metres from Golden Beach.
The championships also include the Titleist Interstate Teams Event for two person teams playing over 54 holes. The Footjoy Club Teams Event consists of three players from the same golf club and can be male or female of any combination.
The Caloundra Tourism Upper Mid-Amateur Division is open to men and women players aged 44 – 54 years as at the 13 September 2009.