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

April 7, 2022 in Home News, News

Hickory Heroes at Barwon Heads GC

BARWON HEADS GOLF CLUB     Invites the Hickory Heroes to 18 holes of Antique Hickory Golf  on Friday 27 May 2022 Tee off from 9.30 AM https://golfsocietyaust.com/wp-content/uploads/Hickory-Heroes-at-Barwon-Heads-Golf-Club Hickory Heroes at…
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March 27, 2022 in Home News, Events

Don Lawrence Trophy at Yarra Yarra Golf Club

Don Lawrence Trophy Monday 30 May at Yarra Yarra Golf Club 4BBB Stableford Open to Men's ,Women's  Mixed pairs Cost $127 Golf & snacks   Members $27 Multi Tee start 12.30…
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March 1, 2022 in Home News

Handbook and Member Name Badges

                        The 2022 Member Handbook is out now. If you don’t wish to receive a Hardcopy, please advise 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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2022 Members Handbook

The Golf Society of Australia 2022 Members Handbook is now available. Click on the link below to read and/or download the handbook.

See Handbook