The Golf Society of Australia was formed in 1982 to research and preserve the history of golf in Australia.
As part of this role, the Society acts as the Museum Committee of Golf Australia and oversees the Golf Australia Museum collection and Library.
Other activities include:
  • regular golf events
  • dinners with guest speakers
  • publication of a Newsletter - The Long Game
  • coordination of a Golf Club Historians networking group
  • oral history recording project
  • collection of data relating to Golf Club locations
  • researching the history of golf in Australia
The Society also has strong links with Golf Victoria and the Australian Golf Heritage Society
Find out more about us.
 Ready for play in the 2008 Hickory Day [Hickory Day 2008 - Cliff George and Paul Burgess ready for play]
 Part of the display at Women's Australian Open 2009 [Part of the display - Women's Australian Open 2009]

Latest Newsletter

The Long Game,
Latest Edition coming shortly

In this issue:


For The Diary

2017 Program

Tuesday 28th February
Historians Forum
Huntingdale GC

Monday March 6th
Commonwealth GC
Wednesday March 29th
GSA Hickory Day
Yarra Yarra GC
Wednesday April 27th
GSA Hickory Day
Kew GC
Monday May 8th
Kingston Heath GC
Tuesday May 23rd
Don Lawerence Trophy
Woodlands GC

Sunday May 28th
GSA Hickory Day
Kingston Heath GC
Monday June 19th
Historians Forum
Sorrento GC
Friday June 23rd
GSA Hickory Day
Heidelberg GC

August TBC
GSA Hickory Day

Metropolitan GC
Monday, August 7th
Presidents Trophy

Royal Melbourne Golf Club

Monday September 11th
Royal Melbourne GC
Monday September 25th
GSA Hickory Day

Royal Melbourne GC

Date and Venue to be advised
Al Howard Memorial Hickory Challenge v AGHS NSW

Monday, October 10th
Golf Club Historians Forum
Riversdale GC

Sunday 22nd October
Hickory Day
Frank Shepherd Trophy for Men
Burtta Cheney Trophy for Women
Kingston Heath GC

Monday, November 20th
Doug Bachli Trophy, AGM and Cocktail Party
Victoria Golf Club

November TBC
GSA Hickory Day

Commonwealth GC
Wednesday December 20th
GSA Hickory Day

Woodlands GC


Sec: Miss Kim Hastie
Ph: 0417 560 669
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