Hickory Players

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.

Latest News and Coming Events

July 19, 2021 in 2021

Historians Forum at Metropolitan Golf Club

Monday 16 August 11.30 AM start "An insight into club and course activities in recent years" Event details to follow.
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July 19, 2021 in 2021, Presidents Trophy

Richard Fellner wins the 2021 Presidents Trophy

On a fine day at Royal Melbourne, our popular Presidents Trophy returned to its regular venue with players enjoying the course in great winter dormant conditions. Secretary Kim Hastie welcomed…
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June 7, 2021 in 2021, Events

Dinner at Kingston Heath Golf Club – Dinner postponed a rescheduled date to be advised

Dinner at Kingston Heath Golf Club Kingston Road, Cheltenham Dinner postponed a rescheduled date to be advised The Committee takes pleasure in inviting you to our second dinner for the…
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Melbourne Pennant Golf Database, MatchTracker, Available

The Golf Society of Australia is extremely pleased to announce the availability of MatchTracker, a comprehensive database of VGA/WGV/GV/GA (Victoria) past and current pennant results. Note that it now includes Women’s Sunday Pennant results from the commencement of Sunday pennant in 2010.

To access the database, use the MATCHTRACKER menu item above or the MatchTracker link at the bottom of this page.

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2021 Members Handbook

The Golf Society of Australia 2021 Members Handbook is now available. Click on the link below to read and/or download the handbook.

See Handbook