Committees

Management Committee

The Management Committee has primary responsibility for ensuring that the Club operates within the poweres invested by the Constitution and that the governance of the Club’s affairs are conducted ethically and in the best interests of the members.

It overseas the overall management of the Club and the operation of the various subcommittees which report to it.

The Management Committee is also responsible for the communications to members through the Club website and by regular newsletters. Members are also kept informed of matters of interest to them when they meet after monthly competition rounds.

Match Committee

The Match Committee is a key committee without which the Club could not function. It is made up of the Captain, Vice-Captain and Handicapper and is responsible for the organization and conduct of Club competitions and major annual events.

Duties include:

  1. Booking matches with various golf clubs
  2. Accepting member bookings
  3. Adjudicating on rules and infringements
  4. Checking score cards
  5. Notification of results to AGU for handicapping
  6. Presentation of prizes
  7. Liaising with interstate associations with respect to annual tournaments
  8. Liaising with other social golf associations with respect to challenge matches

Sponsor & PR Committee

The Public Relations and Sponsorship Sub-Committee should be made up of between 3 and 5 members and should ideally include a member of the Management Committee. Its members should have an express interest, experience and contact with businesses which may become sponsors of the Club, and should be interested in the communication process with outside agencies. The majority of the ongoing administrative work will genarally be carried out by 1 or 2 of the members of the sub-committee, with the remainder assisting by supplying of information, innovative ideas and carrying out selected tasks as and when requested.

The purpose of creating this sub-committee is to ensure the following:

  1. That all of the work of the Club is not necessarily carried out by a small number of officials.
  2. To involve as many members as is possible to encourage a feeling of “ownership” and belonging.
  3. To ensure that we tap into as broad a base of talent as is possible from our membership.

The aims of this sub-committee include:

  1. To ensure that the Club becomes well known and respected in all outside circles including golf clubs, golfing organisations, such as A.G.U., other ethnic clubs and all external media. (External communications)
  2. To seek and secure business sponsorships for our various golf game and tournaments and various other activities, thus ensuring an ongoing high standard of prizes for our members and their guests. (Sponsorships)

The various duties include the following:

  1. Encourage and obtain sponsorships.
  2. Seek and maintain relationships with potential and existing sponsors.
  3. Organise and maintain solid relationships with golf clubs and associations.
  4. Organise and maintain exposure through various media.
  5. Propose innovative ideas on sponsorship and communications with outside agencies and media.
  6. Ensure that all ideas and suggestions are properly followed up and considered by the Clubs Management Committee.
  7. Recruit additional members to the sub-committee as required.