Noosa Springs will play a key role in an exciting new 72 hole single stableford competition that is expected to highlight the Sunshine Coast region.
Club golfers from all over Australia and New Zealand will be targeted to play in the event, which will be played on four of the region’s finest courses.
The Sunshine Coast Winter Classic, an event for all players with a Golf Australia handicap, will be hosted by Noosa Springs, Pelican Waters, Peregian and Twin Waters.
It is an individual stableford competition, with daily prizes for men and women in A and B grades, four approach prizes each day, as well as prizes for the 72-hole event.
The event kicks off on Sunday, June 7 with practice rounds, a welcome function and registration at Peregian.
The tournament begins the following day with an 11am shotgun start at Pelican Waters, followed by rounds at Noosa Springs on Tuesday, June 9, Peregian on Wednesday June 10, and at Twin Waters on Thursday, June 11.
The executive general manager of Noosa Springs, Mark Brady, said the event was the brainchild of the four clubs, all of which wanted to help promote the Sunshine Coast as a golfing destination.
“When interstate or overseas golfers think of a golfing holiday, they don’t always think of our region,” Mr Brady said.
“That’s a pity.
We have outstanding golf courses – some of the best in Australia – and in the middle of June there’s no better place in the country to play golf than on the Sunshine Coast.”
The entry fee, which includes five days of golf with carts, daily snack pack lunches, welcome and presentation functions and a gift package, is $595 if it’s paid before March 15, and $695 if it’s paid after that date.
The package includes four days of golf, carts at all four courses, four daily snack pack lunches, registration and entertainment a free practise round at Peregian, tee gifts, daily prizes and overall prizes awarded at the final round.
All bookings for the tournament must be made online at www.golfsunshinecoast.com.au.
Organisers, confident of the event being a sell-out, advise golfers to register early to secure their place in the field.