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2024 Women’s District Veterans Championship

 The Dorothy Smith Veteran & Senior Veterans Event for 2024, was held again at Lara, in magnificient Autumn weather, the sun was shining & ...

2024 Junior Girls Camp Tocumwal

Open to girls between the age of 10-16 with or without a handicap, the camp aims to build friendships, support and develop all aspects of their gol...

Australian Junior Amateur Championships

The Australian Junior Amateur Championships is being held at the Gosnells Golf Club in Perth from the 9 April – 12 April in the upcoming school hol...

The Betty Kernot Knock Out Final

The Betty Kernot Knock Out Final was held on 18/3/24 at the special golfing destination on Swan Island. The Queenscliff Golf Club in sunny & br...

Otway Shield

The Otway Shield event, which was originally established in 1978, was an after Otway Pennant event. It’s now in its 3rd year running as a separate...

Irish Day at the Sands

On a typical Victorian, summer day, 116 South Western women braved the rain, wind, sun as well as bunkers on the beautiful, but challenging Torquay...

SWGA win the Victorian Junior Country Regions 2023.

The Victorian Junior Country Regions was played around Bendigo at the Heathcote Golf Club and Belvoir Park Golf Club over the weekend of 16-17 of D...

Women getting Out and About

This week I received two great emails from Bellarine Lakes and Colac golf clubs who held their annual Bowl and Plate days respectively.  2022 saw b...

Junior Short Course Championships

72 kids from the SWGA district competed throughout the day. A fantastic result and day for the district. Thanks to 13th Beach especially Sam Brégue...

2023 Country Week Round Up

MENS REPORT From Greg Bishop – Team Manager The country week squad of David Foster, Jake Longhurst, Ed Sargeant, Cam Bowers, Wayde Howard, TJ Lei...

SWGA Women’s Foursomes Championship Wrap

A good quality field of 36 pairs teed off to contest the SWGA Women’s Foursomes Championship & the Mandy Buckley Salver on a calm & sunny S...

SWGA Junior Forum

Where: Barwon Valley Golf Club When: Monday 2nd October 2023 Time: 7PM If you have an interest in junior golf, would like to learn more about your...

2023 SWGA Men's Foursome Championship

(This event is run in conjunction with Lonsdale Links Foursomes Championship) Perfect weather, perfect conditions and a very well-prepared Lonsdal...

Geelong Community Foundation

After a very successful Presidents Cup run last month at Portarlington Golf Club the money from entry, raffles, the great auction along with the ra...

Dave Foster Clinches SWGA Championship

Dave Foster from the Barwon Valley Golf Club, showcased his immense talent in a gripping final round of the SWGA Championship. Despite challenging ...

2023 Presidents Cup - Portarlington Golf Club

Gloomy skies and misty rain did not deter the enthusiasm of 108 players contesting for the 2023 Presidents Cup played at Portarlington Golf Club . ...

Men's Pennant Finals

Mens Division 1 Pennant Final On a cold and blustery day at Barwon Heads Golf Club, 13th Beach and East Geelong contested the Div 1 Mens Final. Bo...

2023 Women's Pennant Finals

Sunday morning in May, a well presented, prestigious golf course in overcast, very squally conditions was set to test the best from the South West....

Middle of May brings another Season of Pennant to an end!

The build- up which includes meetings, practice, uniforms, team yah- yah, strategies, game post mortems, celebrations & not to mention the stre...

SWGA Women’s Weekend Pennant 2023

Barwon Valley Takes the Sunday Honours The final round of the season was held at the picturesque Queens Park GC (not yet KC3 park) in changeable we...

US College Golf Tour

Hello Golfers and Parents, There is an exciting opportunity available to our district junior golfers taking place the first week of April, 2023! Fo...

2023 Betty Kernot Knockout Foursomes

A great tussle to the end…… On a cool and windy day Lonsdale Links ran out winners in this years Betty Kernot Knockout over a competitive Barwon ...

Vale Reg Pearce

Life Member South Western Golf Association Served on the Executive of the Geelong and District Golf Association for many years including president...

SWGA Irish 4 Ball Portarlington Golf Club

Kicking off the 2023 SWGA golf calendar this year was the always popular, Irish day .  It was held at Portarlington Monday 6th with a Shot Gun sta...

R&A Women in Golf Charter

The R&A Women in Golf Charter aims to provide more opportunities for women and girls in golf through participation and leadership by  building ...

2022 SWGA Women's Championship

2022 SWGA Women's Championship Leading up to the main event of the season district players braced themselves for predicted unpleasant (awful) weat...

2022 SWGA Junior District Championships

2022 SWGA Junior District Championships The SWGA Junior District Championships were held at Queenscliff Golf Club on Sunday 27th Nov. The course wa...

2022 SWGA AGM

2022 SWGA AGM Change of Location “Due to ongoing flooding at Barwon Valley the SWGA AGM will be held by zoom tonight Tuesday 22nd  at 7.00pm Plea...

SWGA Junior Pennant Final

2022 Junior Pennant Final The final of the 2022 SWGA junior pennant season was played at Curlewis on Sunday with Curlewis and Portarlington compet...

2022 SWGA Womens C Grade - Cancelled

Due to the very low number of entries received for the 2022 SWGA Women’s C Grade Championships the SWGA Ops team have decided to cancel this e...

Beeac Golf Club Celebrates

Beeac Golf Club Celebrates “Beeac Golf Club have recently celebrated their 110th year with an afternoon tea for all members present and past inclu...

2022 SWGA AGM

2022 SWGA AGM SOUTH WESTERN GOLF ASSOCIATION INC. ABN:   47 571 829 094 14/11/2022 TO ALL AFFILIATED MEMBERS The Annual General Meeting of the...

2022-23 Merit Award

2022-23 Merit Award Captains and committee’s get on board the Merit Award Program to promote your events and support others in the district. Intr...

Recent Floods

Recent Floods Hello to you all, Following the devastating floods in our region which has had a huge impact on Barwon Valley GC and Queens Park th...

Barwon Sports Academy Information Session

Barwon Sports Academy Information Session BSA provides great opportunities for all junior golfers in our district. Each BSA partner Golf Victoria ...

2022 Jack Donaldson Trophy

2022 Jack Donaldson Trophy Last Sunday we had the running of the 40th Jack Donaldson Trophy played at the beautiful Queenscliff Golf Course. The w...

Country Teams Week Wrap

Country Teams Week Wrap With great enthusiasm and a keenness to bring home a trophy 12 men and 17 women from our district headed on Sunday to Shep...

2022 Men’s & Women’s Country Week Teams

2022 Men’s & Women’s Country Week Teams Two teams will represent our district on Monday 26th-28th in the Country Teams Weeks to be held at She...

R & A’s Women in Golf Charter Signatory

R & A’s Women in Golf Charter Signatory This enables more women and girls to maximize their potential at all levels of the sport. Congratulat...

She‘s Back!

She's Back After a 2 year absence from the SWGA Womens schedule the Mandy Buckley District Foursomes Championship was held on Monday 19thSept at t...

Colin Campbell Cup Cancelled

Colin Campbell Cup Cancelled Unfortunately, the Colin Campbell Cup at Clifton Springs on September 25th has been cancelled due to lack of entries ...

Pulse Radio 94.7 sponsorship with SWGA /GA

Pulse Radio 94.7 sponsorship with SWGA /GA Pulse Radio 94.7 sponsorship with SWGA /GA gives an insight into what is going on in our District. Loc...

State Championship win to Barwon Valley player

State Championship win to Barwon Valley player. Ann Lynch was one of a group of Barwon Valley members who regularly compete in the Victorian Sand ...

2022 SWGA Presidents Cup

2022 Presidents Cup Perfect conditions greeted 96 players from 16 SWGA clubs at Curlewis Golf Club to play for the 2nd Presidents Cup. Challenges ...

2022 South Western District Men's Championships

2022 South Western District Men's Championships Held over two rounds at The Sands Torquay and Torquay RACV respectively on 7th and 14th August. T...

Victorian Junior Country Regionals

Victorian  Junior Country Regionals The Victorian Junior Country Regions was play in Bendigo at the Bendigo Golf Club and Neangar Park Golf Club o...

2022 Men's Foursomes

2022 Men's Foursomes Championship Perfect weather, perfect conditions and a very well-prepared Lonsdale Links greeted 31 pairs contesting the 2022...

Men's District Championships

ATTENTION ALL DISTRICT MEN GOLFERS SWGA want you to consider entering the District Championships to be held over two weeks 7th&14th August. Yo...

Alec Calvert Junior Tournament

Alec Calvert Junior Tournament On the first weekend of the school holidays (Sunday 26th June – Tuesday 28th June), a large contingent of our junio...

SWGA District Womens Clinic - Barwon Heads Golf Club

SWGA District Womens Clinic - Barwon Heads Golf Club The Annual SWGA District Clinic was held on Friday July 1 on a cold but otherwise lovely wint...

Pulse Radio SWGA/ GA Sponsorship

Pulse Radio SWGA/ GA Sponsorship SWGA & Golf Australia are jointly sponsoring a weekly 10 minute segment on local community radio Pulse 94.7 f...

Barwon Valley GC - New Driving Range

Barwon Valley GC - New Driving Range Barwon Valley Golf Club have just received a grant from the Victorian Government’s Golf Infrastructure Fund f...

2022 Mens Pennant Wrap Up

2022 Men's Pennant Wrap Up Division 1 Players were presented with a cold and foggy morning to play this Final and following a short delay play ...

2022 Womens Pennant Wrap Up

2022 Women's Pennant Wrap Up Division 1 The final day of Division1 SWGA Womens Pennant 2022 was played at Torquay Golf Club. Torquay were hosti...

Golfers Go Pink And Play4BCNA At 13th Beach

Golfers Go Pink and Play4BCNA 13th Beach turned on its best on Monday 6th December when more than 350 golfers turned out in pink to play for Breas...

Barwon Heads District Bowl – Women’s Team Event

THE BARWON HEADS GOLF CLUB DISTRICT BOWL To be held on Monday 21st February, 2022 Three woman teams event – aggregate Stableford Plus individual...

Vic Open – Looking For Volunteers

The Vic Open is looking for more volunteers to assist at 13th Beach Golf Links from 7-13 February. With the recent addition of walking scorer role...

Happy New Year From Your President Georgie

From the President Happy New Year to you all. Let us all hope 2022 brings some normality into our lives. As I write this I fear we will be facing...

Vale Bill Cunningham

Vale Bill Cunningham, SWGA Life Member passed away 13th December at 94 years. Past president of Curlewis Golf Club who went onto to serve on the ...

President Georgie Sanders – 2021 Annual Report

On behalf of the board of South West Golf Association Inc. I present the 2021 presidents report for your review and consideration. COVID -19 has g...