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    Celebrating 100 years of public golf at Moore Park

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Last week Moore Park Golf took a step back in time – 100 years to be exact! The occasion was a Hickory Golf event to celebrate a great milestone for Centennial Parklands – a century of public golf in Moore Park.

Australian Golf Heritage Society hosted the event, which saw golfers dressed in plaid, argyle knits, and Plus-fours using 80 year old wooden golf clubs took on the golf course.

After lunch with the Minister for Sport and Recreation, the Honourable Graham Annesley MP, the 50 passionate golf enthusiasts headed out to play a nine-hole, two-ball medley Ambrose tournament and reminisce about the countless games they have played as they have watched the Moore Park Golf transform into one of the best public golf courses in Australia.

Read more about the fascinating history of golf at Moore Park and then check out some great photos from the day!

 

Kim Ellis (Centennial Parklands CEO) and the Hon Graeme Annesley MP (Minister for Sport and Recreation) at the Hickory Event

Kim Ellis (Centennial Parklands CEO) and the Hon Graeme Annesley MP (Minister for Sport and Recreation) at the Hickory Event

 

Period dress was certainly part of the occasion

Period dress was certainly part of the occasion

 

Think you're a good golfer? Well, try clubs like this to really test your skill!

Think you’re a good golfer? Well, try clubs like this to really test your skill!

 

You drive for show, but putt for dough. Well, you deserve the "dough" if you can master these old clubs!

You drive for show, but putt for dough. Well, you deserve the “dough” if you can master these old clubs!

 

So tell us...was it better in the old days?

So tell us…was it better in the old days?

 

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Did you know!

Moore Park Golf is:

  • one of the most popularly played public courses in Australia;
  • the closest public golf course to the Sydney CBD; and
  • 1 million balls are hit off the Moore Park Golf driving range every month!

Moore Park Golf features an 18 hole Championship golf course (book a round online), a three-tier 60 bay driving range (open late!), a fully-stocked golf shop, on-site patron parking and some of the most delicious meals and snacks around from Etiquette Catering!

Moore Park Golf is also proud to be the home of the Sydney Golf Academy.

If you haven’t played Moore Park Golf, you haven’t played golf in Sydney.

www.mooreparkgolf.com.au

 

Moore Park Golf today

Moore Park Golf today

 

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