#AusPGA Championship to cap off Aussie summer – Australian PGA Championship 2017

#AusPGA Championship to cap off Aussie summer

#AusPGA Championship to cap off Aussie summer

The Australian PGA Championship will retain its traditional end of season place on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia schedule when it tees off from 30 November to 3 December.
Being played at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast the Australian PGA Championship will cap off an incredible year of golf in Australasia whilst also be one of the first tournaments on 2018 European Tour schedule with the tournament again co-sanctioned.
With a festival of golf atmosphere the Australian PGA Championship is sure to produce another exciting tournament in 2017.
“The Australian PGA Championship has always been a favourite amongst the Australian playerss. It is a chance for our leading players to come home and celebrate the end of the season,” said Gavin Kirkman, CEO of the PGA of Australia.
“Since moving to the Gold Coast this festival atmosphere has been enhanced by a number of initiatives across the week including Orange Crush Kids Day, Greg Norman Medal, the SONIQ Million Dollar Hole and live music.”
“This festival of golf has been well received by our players and the European players as well as sponsors and most importantly the fans.”
As the final event on the 2017 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia schedule the Order of Merit champion will also be decided. In recognition of their success in the 2017 the Order of Merit winner will be rewarded with starts in international tournaments in 2018 as well as the Von Nida Medal.
The Australian PGA Championship is proudly supported by the Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland’s It’s Live! in Queensland major events calendar.
Corporate hospitality packages are now available please contact Patrick Woods for more details on pwoods@pga.org.au or 07 5657 6107.
For more information about the Australian PGA Championship please contact Olivia McMillan, Media and Communications Manager, PGA of Australia on 0425 702 153 or omcmillan@pga.org.au.
About the Australian PGA Championship:
Australia’s most energetic golf tournament, the Australian PGA Championship is back at RACV Royal Pines Resort from 30 November – 3 December.
A stellar list of Australian and international players from all over the globe are expected to compete for the Joe Kirkwood Cup.
The 2017 tournament will feature an array of entertainment on and off the course, but it’s the Soniq Million Dollar Hole where the tournament really comes alive. While players aim to ace their way to a big pay day, fans will be celebrating in the sun with great food, music and entertainment.
A festival of golf the Australian PGA Championship week also includes the Cobra Puma Orange Crush Kids Day, Greg Norman Medal; the Aussie PGA is where everyone plays!
The Australian PGA Championship is the PGA of Australia’s flagship event; co-sanctioned by the European Tour and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia. The tournament honour roll features an incredible list of past champions including Adam Scott (2013) Greg Chalmers (2014 & 2011), Peter Senior (2010) and Geoff Ogilvy (2008).
The Queensland Government through Tourism and Events Queensland as well as the City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Tourism proudly supports the Australian PGA Championship.