The Golf NSW Club Support Service was launched in July 2014 to advise affiliated golf clubs needing expert assistance in key areas of their business operations.
“It is our goal to provide more benefits to our members and to grow the game for all. However, some clubs face real and immediate challenges. This service will help Clubs optimise their day-to-day operations, which will ultimately result in more people playing more golf,” Stuart Fraser, CEO of Golf NSW said.
Golf NSW offers expert assistance and solutions packages in several key areas to affiliated clubs across the State: (click on the title below to go to the section)
At the request of a member Club, Golf NSW will provide these complementary services as an affiliation benefit.
Golf NSW has retained the services of a number of industry experts who are equipped to assist clubs in most areas of Golf Club operations.
Analysis by the members of our CLub Support Service Team will in most cases include an onsite visit and consultation, with an operational review/assessment provided to the Club for consideration.
All requests for the Club Support Service should be in writing, outline the reason for the request, and be addressed to Golf NSW CEO, Stuart Fraser at [email protected]
Every not-for-profit organisation needs to have a constitution – a document that contains the rules of the organisation, describes its basic structures and processes and usually specifies:
An organisation’s constitution should be reviewed at least once every 3 years. To assist Clubs, Golf NSW has created a constitution template, which is gender neutral and can be used as a foundation for your Club’s constitution.
To obtain a copy of the template, contact Piret Gardiner via e-mail at [email protected] org.au.
Golf NSW, through the Club Support Service is here to assist affiliated clubs who are considering going through an amalgamation.
Amalgamations are becoming common within sports sector as clubs face the pressures of remaining sustainable.
Properly conducted, an amalgamation can ensure a club not only survives, but flourishes.
For a successful amalgamation to take place, plenty of planning and preparation is necessary – the process is key. As such, it is advisable to seek legal advice from an independent body, to support and guide your club through the process.
Thomson Geer Law is one of the 10 largest law firms in Australia and the Official Legal Partner of Golf NSW.
Brett Boon, a Partner a Thomson Geer, has over 25 years experience in dealing with registered clubs, and is a specialist in the area of amalgamations and commercial arrangements.
If your Club is considering an amalgamation or requires general legal advice on Club or golf matters, contact Chief Executive Office, Stuart Fraser at e-mail: [email protected] for assistance.
Having the right team in place at your Club is critical to the Club’s short and long term success.
To attract the right people to your team, Clubs should follow a number of critical steps in the recruitment process:
Golf NSW can assist clubs with staff recruitment through the position advertisement process, shortlisting, and candidate interviews.
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Golf NSW has developed several business partnerships within the sport to assist affiliated clubs in key areas of their business operations.
Lincoln Place is a specialist investor, developer and manager of active Senior’s living communities. Lincoln Place is able to assist Clubs in determining the optimal use for surplus land. Clubs interested in seeking additional information should contact Golf NSW.
Worrells is a specialist accountancy firm dealing primarily in insolvency. Golf NSW has partnered with Worrells to enable Clubs to obtain best practice advice with the objective of ensuring the ongoing viability of the business. Clubs in need of professional assistance should contact Golf NSW.
Golf Business Australia are golf industry insurance and finance specialists.
Every golf business has a unique risk profile that requires a customised approach. Golf Business Australia will:
Clubs seeking assistance should contact Daniel Bateup on Ph: 1800 853 025, or via the contact form at the website below:
For more information, all correspondence should be addressed to:
Mr Stuart Fraser
CEO Golf NSW
PO Box 555
Brighton Le Sands, NSW 2216
E-mails can be directed to [email protected]
To talk to us, please call (02) 9505 9105 during business hours.