The Indented Heads nab 2023 William Buckley Classic

Indented Heads nab 2023 William Buckley Classic

 The 2023 William Buckley Classic featured a Battle Royale as golfers from across the country descended upon 13th Beach GC for the 18th running of this event.

Mother Nature proved to be the toughest opponent throughout the weekend, as she greeted our players with howling winds, rain, chilly temperatures and even an early morning earthquake to the Bellarine Peninsula.

But the magnitude 5.1 tremor wasn't the only earth-shattering event on the Sunday, as a pair of newcomers to SGA made the earth move under their feet as they stormed home to a one-point victory over the field.

Congratulations to The Indented Heads (Andrew Murray & Brett Murray), whose 2-day total of 86 Stableford points (rounds of 46 + 40), edged them one point ahead of a crowded leaderboard, which saw the top 6 teams separated by only 4 points. They pipped The Point Addis Bashers (Jarrad Young & Grant Nuttall), and The Barwon Heads Sir Robins (Chris Moody & Rusty Dent) on 85 points. Rounding out the top-6 were The Murrangurk Masters (Ian Steer & Cam Thompson) on 84, The Point Lonsdale Cavemen (John Brugman & Rob Lugton) on 84, and The Bream Creek Freaks (Matt Pitt & Mick David) on 82 points. The full leaderboard can be seen below (or click here for the interactive leaderboard on Golf Genius).

2023 WBC Leaderboard

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Thanks to all of our amazing players for joining us on an epic weekend. You were all top-notch! We couldn't have a great weekend like this without you!

Thanks also to the entire team at 13th Beach Golf Links for hosting us on your wonderful course. Thanks to our sponsors Srixon Australia & New Zealand, Heathcote Winery, Garmin Australia, Drummond Golf and TCN.

Overall, it was a remarkable weekend of fun and frivolity. We hope to see you all next year on The Mornington Peninsula!

About The William Buckley Classic

A long-cherished annual event in our popular Bushranger Golf series, The William Buckley Classic is always a HUGE amount of fun. Played on some spectacular Victorian golf courses, this two-person team event is played over 36 holes of Ambrose, and features our unique blend of fun, frivolity and excitement! Golfers enjoy a personally-hosted and professionally-managed competition, on-course accommodation for two nights, Plus, all the usual fun, frivolity and excitement of an amazing golf weekend!

To see upcoming (and past) William Buckley Classic events, click here

The Euroa Removalists capture 2023 Kelly Gang Shootout

Euroa Removalists capture the 2023 Kelly Gang Shootout

The 2023 Kelly Gang Shootout proved why it is among our most popular annual events, with a whopping 52 players making a gaolbreak for the 18th running of this event.

With sunny and pleasant conditions throughout the weekend at The Murray River, the quality of play on the magnificent Cobram Barooga Golf Courses was stellar.

Congratulations to The Euroa Removalists (Adrian Dallas + Ashley Davis + Brendan Davis + Nick Randone) who won in stellar fashion. With a two-day total of 197, they were 3 shots clear of The Avenel Gang (David Warwick, Fraser Gough, Matthew Pitt and Mick Van Raay) and The Mansfield Wombats (Aaron Henderson, Michael Xiberras, Shane Lawlor and Will Power) on 200 points. The Shoeshop Squirrel Grippers (Atholl Johnstone, Cameron Dunn, Richard Fellner and Rob Lugton) took 4th on 206.

Thanks to all of our amazing players for joining us on an epic weekend. You were all top-notch! We couldn't have a great weekend like this without you!

Thanks also to the entire team at Cobram Barooga Golf Club for hosting us on your wonderful course. Thanks to our sponsors Srixon Australia & New Zealand, Heathcote Winery, Garmin Australia, Drummond Golf and TCN.  Also, thanks to The Back Nine - Custom Golf Gear for donating the cool headcover prizes.

Overall, it was a remarkable weekend of fun and frivolity. We hope to see you all next year!

Below is the full rundown of the weekend's festivities.

2023 KGS Leaderboard

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Interactive Leaderboard (Golf Genius)

ABOUT THE KELLY GANG SHOOTOUT

A long-cherished annual event in our popular Bushranger Golf series, The Kelly Gang Shootout is always a HUGE amount of fun. Played on some spectacular Murray River golf courses, this four-person team event is played over 36 holes of Ambrose, and features our unique blend of fun, frivolity and excitement! Golfers enjoy a personally-hosted and professionally-managed competition, on-course accommodation for two nights, Plus, all the usual fun, frivolity and excitement of an amazing golf weekend!

To see upcoming Kelly Gang Shootout events, click here

Team South surges to victory in 2023 TMMP

Team South Surges to Victory in 2023 Trans-Murray Matchplay

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It was a thrilling week of golf for the 2023 TMMP, February 1-3, 2023. 60 golfers from both sides of the Murray River returned to Canberra to represent their region, and battle for victory (and the all-important “bragging rights”). This was the 10th running of the annual Trans-Murray Matchplay event, and with Team North having largely dominated the event over the years, Team South was determined to nab a victory, and bring the "Murray" trophy home to Victoria.

There was some incredible competition, great sportsmanship, and some truly awesome camaraderie throughout the week.

Day 1

The First day's action (Pairs/Ambrose), was a split field, held at the at the lovely Gungahlin Lakes GC and Gold Creek Country Club. The day saw Team North take the early lead, capturing 9.5 points to Team South's 5.5. It was a wild day, as the lead changed hands multiple times.

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Day 2

Day 2 of the TMMP saw HEAPS of action, with Team South "Bringing all the smoke" to the competition. Royal Canberra Golf Club was an absolute treat, and the golfers were all smiles. In the Alternate-shot pairs format of the day, it was a wave of green early, with Team South dominating nearly all matches. But North fought hard (and fought the gusting winds) to claw back a few points. When the final putts dropped, Team South had won the day 9 to 6. Almost a mirror image of Day 1. This brought the event to 15.5 to 14.5, in favour of Team North. Only ONE match separating the sides.

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Day 3

There was excitement in the air for the all-important Singles matches on Day 3, at the picturesque Federal Golf Club. The scoring was tight, and both teams were feeling the pressure. In pleasant playing conditions, on a very playable course, players from both teams battled hard in their matches, as they knew that EVERY POINT MATTERED.

Following the round, the points were tallied as the players enjoyed drinks, food, laughter and stories of made (and missed) putts from the week. Team captains Stuart Read (North) and Gav Doran (South) gave a few speeches, thanking the players for their great spirit and camaraderie throughout the week.  Following up on a small promise/wager, Gav even had a drink from one of Stuart's massive size-18 shoes (hereafter referred to as Das Boot).

When the points were finalised, Team South had captured the 2023 TMMP BY A SINGLE POINT, 30pts-29pts, courtesy of a 15.5 to 13.5 point day.

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Congratulations to Team South!!

FUN FACT: Over the last five years of the event, four out of five results have been determined by one point.

Final points:

Team D1 D2 D3 Total Points
North 9.50 6.00 13.50 29.00
South 5.50 9.00 15.50 30.00

For day-by-day scores and matches, see the leaderboard on Golf Genius.

Special Thanks

We would like to thank all the competitors (and their spouses/partners/plus-ones) for an incredible week. The success of these events is mostly due to the quality of the participants, and we believe that our golfers are of the highest quality anywhere!

A very special thanks to our sponsors Srixon Australia & New Zealand, Garmin and our hotel partner, Mantra on Northbourne.

2023 SGA Queenstown Golf Week

The 2023 SGA Queenstown Golf Week

Queenstown, New Zealand - November 12-18, 2023

Queenstown Golf at its finest!

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Regarded as “The Adventure Capital of the World”, the beautiful Queenstown, New Zealand will play host to the 2023 Queenstown Golf Week, an exciting 72-hole, week-long golfing adventure, full of fun and excitement.

WORLD-CLASS COURSES

You’ll enjoy an amazing assortment of New Zealand’s best golf courses: Queenstown Golf Club – Ranked #39 in NZ, Jacks Point Golf Club – Ranked #2 in NZ, and both Millbrook Resort's Coronet and Remarkables Golf Courses – Ranked #7 and #10 in NZ. There is also a rest day with an optional round of golf available at the stunning The Hills – Ranked # 6 in NZ.

TOP-QUALITY ACCOMMODATION

Ramada Queenstown is perfectly located a short walk from the centre of Queenstown and some of the city’s most popular attractions. We have twin-share accommodation included in the package with the option to upgrade to a single room or Studio Apartment.

...or, read on for more information about this exciting event!

YOUR ITINERARY: 2023 SGA Queenstown Golf Week

With stunning landscapes, and a raw, natural beauty, New Zealand and its courses evoke awe and wonder by all who visit. And the city of Queenstown “cranks it up to 11” in this regard. Considered the “Adventure Capital of the world”, the city has no shortage of excitement and buzz. It is a city like no other on Earth!

For this year’s event, we have chosen an amazing assortment of the top Queenstown golf courses (among the best in New Zealand), and arranged accommodation at the centrally located Ramada Queenstown. In addition, we have partnered with an on-ground supplier to assist with golf and transfers.

In essence, we've done the hard yards for you. All you need to do is have fun!

(Speaking of fun, click here to see some photos of the 2022 Event!)

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DAY 1 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2023

ARRIVAL IN QUEENSTOWN

Depart your Capital City

Arrive Queenstown. Transfer to Ramada Queenstown. Optional extra nights are available for those who would like to arrive earlier.

Commercial flights from around Australia fly in to Queenstown and taxis are available for transfer to Ramada Queenstown from the airport.

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DAY 1 - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2023

Welcome Dinner

That night, enjoy a sumptuous buffet dining experience at Skyline’s Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar at the top of the Gondola in Queenstown. Meet your fellow travellers (and their non-golfing partners) as you take in the panoramic views of Queenstown, Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains.

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DAY 2. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2023

Millbrook Resort (Coronet Course) – Ranked #7 in NZ

Set in a natural, alpine amphitheatre, the Millbrook Resort course (Home of the New Zealand Open) is one of the most impressive international golf arenas in the world. Featuring impeccably groomed fairways and greens, demanding hazards and meandering water courses, surrounded by the alpine backdrop of the Remarkables Mountain Range, golf at Millbrook Resort is an exhilarating experience. The 18-hole, par 72 championship course was designed by renowned professional and master golfer, Sir Bob Charles, and features four different tee positions for complete enjoyment at all levels of playing expertise.

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DAY 3. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2023

Millbrook Resort (Remarkables Course) – Ranked #10 in NZ

Meandering between tarn-like ponds with spectacular 360-degree vistas of Millbrook, the Remarkables and Arrow nines have combined to form Remarkables 18, providing a truly memorable golfing challenge. Fast and true greens, fine turf quality and a stunning alpine setting combine to provide the golfing experience for which Millbrook is renowned. With the Crown Range and Arrow river valley providing mesmerising backdrops, focusing on the golf can be quite the test.

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DAY 4. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2023

REST DAY - OPTIONAL GOLF - The Hills – Ranked # 6 in NZ

The Hills, opened in 2007, is set over 250 acres of former deer farm on the outskirts of Arrowtown in Central Otago. Sir Michael Hill’s Private Course, it is regarded as New Zealand’s most exclusive golf club. Laid out on 250 acres on the outskirts of Arrowtown, The Hills has hosted several NZ PGA and Open tournaments since opening in 2007. Its stunning surroundings and condition of the course make it ideal to host major tournaments.

(Note: this optional round is strictly limited to the first 8 players who reserve and pay their deposit)

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DAY 5 - THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2023

Jacks Point Golf Club – Ranked # 2 in NZ

Set within a 3,000 acre nature preserve on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, Jack's Point is an 18-hole par-72 golf course bounded by the Remarkables Mountain Range and Lake Wakatipu. It traverses through wetland to the Lake edge encountering steep bluffs, indigenous vegetation and wildlife. It is designed to work with nature, not against it. Fairways are designed with minimal excavation and careful plantings to complement the natural environment, but also to give the golfer a fighting chance.

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DAY 6 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2023

Queenstown Golf Club – NZ's Most Scenic Course

Queenstown Golf Club at Kelvin Heights was recently voted New Zealand’s most scenic golf course and is internationally regarded as one of the World’s most picturesque. It is set in the amphitheatre of the famous Remarkable Mountain Range and surrounded by the pristine waters of Lake Wakatipu. The Course is ‘truly awesome’, offering not only a course that will test your skill but provides a golfing experience you will never forget. Queenstown Golf Club provides a unique challenge with undulating fairways framed by well-established Pine trees. The signature 5th hole playing across the Lake is one of New Zealand’s finest and most photographed.

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DAY 6 - FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2023

Presentation and Farewell Dinner

Later that evening, enjoy a presentation ceremony and farewell dinner (location TBC), where you will share laughs, stories of the week and a few beverages with your new golfing friends.

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DAY 7 - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2023

TRAVEL DAY

Transfer to airport for flight home.

Accommodation

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Ramada Queenstown Central

Ramada Queenstown Central hotel is perfectly positioned in the heart of Queenstown, with spectacular views that include Lake Wakatipu, The Remarkables Mountain Range, the Queenstown Golf Course, Walter Peak and many other parts of the iconic Central Otago landscape Queenstown is famous for. The property is just 15 minutes’ drive from Queenstown Airport, and within easy walking distance of Queenstown’s central shopping, entertainment and restaurant precinct.  Ramada offers a combination of Hotel rooms and well-appointed Apartment style rooms which feature air-conditioning, the latter having in-room kitchenettes with stovetop, microwave, refrigerator/freezer as well as in-room laundry facilities. All guests have free unlimited Wi-Fi, as well as access to a 24-hour Gym and on-site paid valet parking is available. 

Your Queenstown Golf Courses + Accommodation

The 2023 SGA Queenstown Golf Week Package

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Your Queenstown Golf Tournament Package Includes:

  • 6 night's accommodation (twin-share or a single) at The Ramada Queenstown
  • 4 tournament rounds of golf (72 holes) at 4 different golf courses with cart at each golf course
  • All private transfers from hotel to golf courses
  • Welcome dinner at Stratosfare Restaurant & Bar (including Gondola)
  • Event Apparel
  • Tournament scoring and daily leaderboards
  • Event trophies and prizes
  • Farewell dinner
  • Fully-digital Tournament Program
  • Event personally hosted and professionally managed by SGA staff

Package pricing

(All prices in Australian dollars and are per person, unless noted)

Hotel Rooms

Standard Twin Share Hotel Room (per person)
$2699

6 nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

Extra Nights: $120 per person per night

$2699
Standard Single Room (per person)
$3299

6 nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

Extra Nights: $240 per night

$3299
Standard Hotel Room - Golfer & Non-Golfing Partner
$3699

6 nights accommodation, plus golf, carts and transfers to golf (Price is for entire registration)

Extra Nights: $240 Per Room per night

$3699

Upgrade to Studio Apartment

Studio Apartment - Twin Share (per person)
$2999

6 Nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

Extra nights: $145pp/pn

$2999
Studio Apartment - Single (per person)
$3599

6 Nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf 

Extra Nights: $290 per night

$3599
Studio Apartment - Golfer & Non-Golfing Partner
$3999

6 Nights plus golf, carts and transfers to golf.  (Price is for entire registration)

Extra Nights: $290 per room/night

$3999

Optional Extras

OPTIONAL GOLF - THE HILLS
$699

Wednesday Rest Day, Golf at The Hills including carts

$699
Extra Nights
From $120pp/pn

Some people may choose to arrive earlier or depart later and we can arrange extra nights accommodation and additional rounds of golf as required. If you wish to extend your stay and fit in another game, just let us know when you book and we can make arrangements for you.

Additional golf options re on application. To discuss tailoring the package to suit your needs, contact Dean Miller or Mick David from SGA. Contact details are listed below. All prices in Australian dollars.

From $120pp/pn

This spectacular trip is strictly limited to the first 40 golfers to book-in. Reserve your spot today to lock-in your place.

Online Bookings, Prices & Payments

Entry in the event is subject to accepting the SGA Terms & Conditions of entry. Bookings and payments are made directly to SGA.  Once you have completed the online booking, we will contact you with booking confirmation and payment information. Payment can be made by direct deposit or by credit card over the phone. Note that payments for the land package are made to Social Golf Australia and payments for airfares are made privately.

To register and make payment Click the link above or EFT (with YOUR name in the payment reference) to:

Social Golf Australia
Bendigo Bank
BSB: 633000
Account Number: 130203821

For credit card payments (add 2%), call Mick David on 0402 488 253

SGA Queenstown Golf Week Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Heathcote Winery logo
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The Card Network Logo
Pub and Bar card

Contact us about the 2023 SGA Queenstown Golf Week

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

Michael David

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au

2023 William Buckley Classic

The 2023 William Buckley Classic

13th Beach Golf Links

October 20-22, 2023

William Buckley Classic

Battle for Bushranger Glory in the 18th Annual William Buckley Classic!

Tee it up for 36 holes of two-person Ambrose golf at the spectacular 13th Beach Golf Links (the home of the Vic Open) on the Bellarine Peninsula.

Play 18 holes (in carts) on both the Beach and Creek courses as you battle for trophies, prizes, and the all-important bragging rights. You'll also enjoy two nights of high-quality on-course accommodation at the well-appointed 13th Beach Golf Lodges.

Most importantly...you'll have heaps of fun!

ALL GOLFERS WELCOME!

2023 William Buckley Classic - Event Info

2023 is the 18th running of the William Buckley Classic, with the event returning to the magnificent Bellarine Peninsula.

Golfers will play on both the Beach and Creek courses, and stay on course at the 13th Beach Golf Lodges. The format for the weekend is an exciting 2-ball Ambrose for stableford points.

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13th Beach Golf Links

Set on the stunning Bellarine Peninsula, 13th Beach Golf Links is the home of the Vic Open, and famously known for its two award-winning courses. With a modern Clubhouse and great facilities, 13th beach is a must-play for golfers of all skill levels.

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13th Beach Golf Lodges

Located on course, just a 2-minute stroll to the Clubhouse, these lodges feature luxurious and spacious Studio Rooms (with private patio area overlooking the stunning Beach Golf Course and Lake Murtnaghurt) as well as stunning 2 Bedroom Suites featuring 2 bathrooms, lounge/dining area, kitchenette and large outdoor patio area.

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William Buckley Classic Event format

Day 1 (The Advance)

Optional Warm-up

Get your weekend started early, (and scout the upcoming field of battle) with an optional warm-up round.

Day 2 (The Ambush)

Ambrose Stableford (Pairs)

The two-person teams play Two-Ball Ambrose Stableford. A rodeo rule is applied (minimum number of drives).  The day's stableford score is recorded as Round 1.

Day 3 (The Assault)

Ambrose Stableford (Pairs)

Team members battle together (side-by-side!) in an all-out assault, playing two-person team Ambrose Stableford, with a Rodeo rule applied. The day's score is added to Saturday's team score to create a two-round total.

2023 William Buckley Classic Itinerary

Friday October 20 From 1pm Casual (Optional Warm-up Game) 13th Beach short course Fun and casual. NTPs on all 9 holes.
Saturday October 21 8:48 - 10:09 One-tee 1-tee Round 1 13th Beach (Beach Course) 2-Person Ambrose
Sunday October 22 8:48 - 10:09 One-tee 1-tee Round 2 13th Beach (Creek Course) 2-Person Ambrose

The 2023 William Buckley Classic Package

Quad Share, 2-Bedroom Suite

$695 per person

  • 36 holes of golf, in carts, on Saturday & Sunday
  • Two nights' accommodation at 13th Beach Golf Lodge
  • Tournament entry fees, trophies and prizes
  • Complimentary Bushranger Accessories
  • Full event management, online portal and leaderboard

Twin Share
Deluxe Studio

$675 per person

  • 36 holes of golf, in carts, on Saturday & Sunday
  • Two nights' accommodation at 13th Beach Golf Lodge
  • Tournament entry fees, trophies and prizes
  • Complimentary Bushranger Accessories
  • Full event management, online portal and leaderboard

Single
Deluxe Studio

$975 per person

  • 36 holes of golf, in carts, on Saturday & Sunday
  • Two nights' accommodation at 13th Beach Golf Lodge
  • Tournament entry fees, trophies and prizes
  • Complimentary Bushranger Accessories
  • Full event management, online portal and leaderboard

OPTIONAL EXTRAS (Friday Golf)

$40 per person

  • Warm-up Round of golf on Friday
  • 9+ holes of golf on the 9-hole short course at 13th beach (option to play more)
  • NTPs on all holes, with a fun and relaxed atmosphere

A $250 deposit secures your place in this exclusive field.

Entries due NOW.

The William Buckley Classic Format

  • The William Buckley Classic is a 36-hole siege for teams of two playing two-ball ambrose.
  • Each team will be assigned a handicap by the organisers on the basis of official Australian handicaps and information supplied by the Bushrangers. The handicapper will be governed by a commitment to rewarding good play according to a player’s ability.

Rules:

  • Each member hits their shot, then chooses the best of the two, and continues play from there. Teams play their chosen best ball on each shot and may place their ball half a club length (about 50cms) from where the chosen ball lay, no nearer the hole. Balls must be placed in the same cut as the chosen ball. In the interests of fast play from tee to green, teams are NOT required to mark with a tee and precisely measure from the chosen ball as they play each shot. Once on the green, Bushrangers should mark near the chosen best ball so both team members play from near enough to the exact same position.
  • The event features a Rodeo Rule, which requires a minimum number of drives for each team member. Each team’s rodeo requirements will appear on their scorecard.
  • Nearest-the-Pin & Longest Drive: will be held as some usual tasty ‘side action’ between teams.

Playoffs:

  • In the event of a tie, a sudden-death playoff will be conducted. Teams play together as a twosome (taking alternate strokes playing one ball). Teams can determine the order as each member takes their first shot. This order is then continuous and carries over from one hole to the next until the playoff is decided.

The 2023 William Buckley Classic Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Heathcote Winery logo
The Card Network Logo
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Contact us about the William Buckley Classic

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

2022 Trans-Murray Matchplay

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au

2023 Trans-Murray Match Play, Canberra, ACT

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The 2023 Trans-Murray Match Play

Canberra - Feb 1-3, 2023

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A major annual highlight on the calendar for many of our golfers, the SGA 2023 Trans-Murray Match Play event is open for bookings!

SGA golfers will return to Canberra for our annual Ryder Cup-style tournament between teams of SGA  golfers representing regions North & South of the Murray River.

Just a short three-hour drive from Sydney, and six hours from Melbourne, Canberra has everything our golfers love in an event location: World-class golf courses, high-quality accommodation, and an abundance of after-golf activities and festivities!

PLUS: This year features a new schedule AND course on the TMMP Roster.

The 2023 Trans-Murray Match Play Tees off in:

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The Courses

Royal Canberra

Royal Canberra

Gary Player called it "The Most Beautiful Course in Australia". And his point is hard to argue. A picturesque setting, with some truly world-class golf awaits all who are lucky enough to tread the fairways of Royal Canberra. Set amidst the magnificent Westbourne Woods arboretum, Royal Canberra offers world class facilities and a 27 hole Championship course.

Federal GC

Federal GC

The 18 hole championship course features pristine Santa Ana couch fairways and quality bent grass greens which are protected by well-placed bunkers. The bushland setting features grand views of the Brindabella Ranges, contributing to the special place that is Federal Golf Course. The course has featured in the Golf Digest Top 100 Australian Courses, with a current ranking of 48 in Golf Australia’s best public access courses.

Gold Creek

Gold Creek Country Club

A true 18-hole championship layout, Gold Creek CC was designed by well-known and internationally-acclaimed Australian golfer and course architect, Bruce Devlin.  Opened in 1996, the course offers a great test for golfers of all abilities and strategy is key to play well here.

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Gungahlin Lakes

Gungahlin Lakes Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course characterised by its lakes, creeks and water carries. Whether it be the water, dogleg fairways or bunkers, each hole has its own unique challenge in getting to the large bent grass greens. The course layout provides an enjoyable yet testing round for all players, rewarding those that approach it strategically. And it provides a fitting challenge for the final round of our event!

2023 TMMP Accommodation

Trans-Murray Matchplay

The Hotel - Mantra on Northbourne

Mantra on Northbourne is perfectly located a short walk from the CBD and famous attractions such as Parliament House, the War Memorial and the National Gallery, and only a few metres from the city's thriving shopping precinct, hip bars and cool cafes.  We have Quad-Share accommodation in Two-Bedroom Apartments included in the package with the option to upgrade to a One-Bedroom Apartment (Single or Twin-Share) or a Single Hotel Room.

2023 TMMP Itinerary

New schedule: Our 54-hole event will be contested Wednesday-Friday, giving golfers the opportunity to either return home for the weekend, OR to stay over in the ACT for an extended break.

On the Wednesday, golfers will play either Gungahlin Lakes OR a new course on the Rota: Gold Creek Country Club.  Day 2 will see you playing the magnificent  Royal Canberra, with Federal GC hosting the final round on the Friday as well as the presentation dinner immediately after play.

Wednesday 1st Feb 1:00 1-Tee Start Round 1 Gungahlin Lakes OR Gold Creek 2-Ball Ambrose Match Play
Thursday 2nd Feb 1:00 Shotgun Round 2 Royal Canberra GC 2-Ball Pinehurst (Modified Alternate Shot) Match Play
Friday 3rd Feb 11:56 2-Tee Start Round 3 Federal GC TMMP Singles (Post-Golf BBQ/Presentation)
Saturday 4th Feb Depart Check-out

The 2023 Trans-Murray Match Play Package

Standard Package

Wednesday golf at Gungahlin Lakes OR Gold Creek

Thursday golf at Royal Canberra Golf Club

Friday golf at The Federal Golf Club

Official TMMP shirt and cap (Team North & Team South)

3 nights stay Wed - Fri at Mantra on Northbourne

Post-Golf Presentation Dinner at Federal

Fully-hosted 54-hole event, with Medals for each player on the winning team.

Optional Extras

Golf Course Transfers for 3 days: $110

Shared Cart for golf on Thurs, Fri or Sat ($25pp/day)

Extra Night Accommodation ($110-$219)

Important Notes regarding Golf Carts:

  • Each course has a limited number of golf carts available. These will be allocated on a first-in-best-dressed basis, with consideration given first to those with a medical certificate, etc.
  • In the event of extreme weather (i.e. a string of days over 35 degrees), Royal Canberra may ban all carts (to protect the fairways). Players will be notified in advance. 

Quad-Share
2BR Apartment

$795 per person

  • Includes all golf and events listed above.
  • Extra nights available from $90 per person per night

Twin-Share
1BR Apartment

$855 per person

  • Includes all golf and events listed above.
  • Extra nights available from $110 per person per night

Hotel Room
(Single)

$1063 per person

  • Includes all golf and events listed above.
  • Extra nights available from $180 per person per night

1BR Apartment
(Single)

$1182 per person

  • Includes all golf and events listed above.
  • Extra nights available from $219 per person per night

A $200 deposit secures your place in this exclusive field.

Full payment due 1st December 2022.

2023 TMMP Sponsors

Srixon Cleveland Golf
Cleveland Golf
Garmin Australia
Heathcote Winery logo
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The Card Network Logo
Pub and Bar card
The Card Network

Book with Confidence

FLEXIBLE REFUNDS AVAILABLE IN CASE OF COVID-19 TRAVEL CANCELLATION

While there is still uncertainty in the market, especially regarding the potential re-opening of borders and travel, etc, we would like to re-assure all of our golfers that we have coordinated with our event partners to arrange flexible refund policies. Thus, you can enter with confidence, knowing you can access FULL REFUNDS if required in the case of outside agencies forcing a cancellation or postponement.

Contact us about the 2023 Trans-Murray Match Play

Call or e-mail one of our team members or fill out the form below.

Michael David

Mick David

General Manager
0402 488 253
mick@sgatour.com.au
Dean Miller

Dean Miller

Major Events
0416 208 281
dean@sgatour.com.au
Matthew Pitt

Matthew Pitt

SGA Founder
0425 742 501
matt@sgatour.com.au