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Book now for the 2022 Outback Qld Masters

Book now for the 2022 Outback Qld Masters

THE Outback Queensland Masters is Australia’s most remote golf series, spanning over 2,000 kilometres across Queensland’s Outback. It’s Australia’s richest amateur golfing event with amateur and first-time golfers getting to have a ‘pro-type’ experience competing for $10,000 hole-in-one opportunities in the first five locations and culminating to the million-dollar hole-in-one challenge in Birdsville. The Outback Queensland Masters (OQM) attracts first-time, social, and amateur golfers where they meet and play with locals and in the evenings dine under the stars of the Milky Way with live Australian music and entertainers. During… View Full Post

Happy Hackers and Hole-in-one Masters  Ready to Tee Off for 2022

Happy Hackers and Hole-in-one Masters Ready to Tee Off for 2022

The 2021 Outback Queensland has just completed its 1,900 km journey across Outback Queensland, with players already planning for the 2022 tee-off, with the announcement of next year’s locations including the 2022 million-dollar hole-in-one in Birdsville, in what will be Queensland’s newest golf course on the edge of the Simpson Desert. They call it a golfing tournament of a different kind, with amateur golfers, from happy hackers to a hole-in-one master, the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters travelled across six locations from Biloela to Charleville, Quilpie, Blackall and Hughenden, culminating in… View Full Post

Hitting It High in Hughenden

Hitting It High in Hughenden

They call it a golfing tournament of a different kind with the fifth leg of the 2021 Outback Qld Masters being staged at the Hughenden Golf Club in northwest Queensland over the weekend. Winner of the men’s tournament, Lynn McWilliam, of Kiama Golf Club was ecstatic to win in Hughenden, receiving the coveted orange jacket.  Relatively new to golf, Lynn played without a handicap in the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters in 2019 and has returned with his sights now on the million-dollar hole-in-one next weekend in Longreach. Tanya Beck of… View Full Post

Sell Out Event Proves It’s Better in Blackall

Sell Out Event Proves It’s Better in Blackall

A record number of amateur golfers descended on the outback town of Blackall under perfect conditions of big blue skies and warm winter days, with winners from Hervey Bay and Canberra for the fourth leg of the Outback Queensland Masters. Members of the Hervey Bay Golf Club cheered on men’s winner, Laurie Binstead with 46 points and hailing from the Murrumbidgee Country Club in Canberra, women’s winner with 41 points, Ann Backhouse were awarded the coveted orange jackets at the awards ceremony at the Blackall Golf Club. Over 200 golfers… View Full Post

Outback Boomtime: Amateur Golfer Strikes It Rich with a $10,000 Hole-in-one in Quilpie

Outback Boomtime: Amateur Golfer Strikes It Rich with a $10,000 Hole-in-one in Quilpie

It’s outback boomtime in Quilpie today as amateur golfer from the ACT, David Pennell strikes it rich with a $10,000 hole-in-one on the remote sand greens of the Quilpie Golf Club in southwestern Queensland. “After fifty-one years of playing golf, I finally hit a hole-in-one. I just hit a sweet five iron and into the hole she went. I can’t believe it!” exclaimed David Pennell, amateur golfer from the ACT. “This is by far the most challenging par-3 I’ve ever played, and on one of the most challenging golf courses… View Full Post

This Is Golfing Outback Style From Greens to Sand Greens

This Is Golfing Outback Style From Greens to Sand Greens

They say golf in the outback is a little different.  A swag of golfers proved this right over the weekend teeing off from greens to sand greens at the Charleville Golf Club as leg two of the 2021Outback Queensland Masters. In a rare and unusual sight, the Charleville golf course includes both the traditional greens of the golf most of us know, while also having the traditional outback “sand greens”. “A special congratulations to Leonie Pratt of Bribie Island with 36 points and Ben Castles of Charleville, also with 36… View Full Post

Tee Off in Biloela for the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters Attracts Visitors of All Ages from 14 to 84!

Tee Off in Biloela for the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters Attracts Visitors of All Ages from 14 to 84!

The official tee off of the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters took place over the weekend from the Biloela Golf Club for a chance to win a $10,000 hole-in-one as part of this 1,900km golfing odyssey which culminates with a million-dollar hole-in-one opportunity in July. “Competitors from every corner of Queensland, from the Tropical North to Coolangatta have travelled to Biloela, and from all over Australia, including New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania,” said Luke Bates, Queensland Manager, Golf Australia.  “This year’s event has also attracted… View Full Post

Hole-in-one Hopefuls Tee Off This Week for the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters

Hole-in-one Hopefuls Tee Off This Week for the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters

Australia’s largest amateur golfing prize pool commences this week over 140 hopefuls descending on Biloela in a chance for a $10,000 hole-in-one, with many vying for the million-dollar hole-in-one challenge at the end of this six-location golfing odyssey through Outback Queensland during June and July 2021. As the small town of Biloela in central Queensland braces itself for tee off, visitors from all over Australia are enroute to Biloela for the event, some travelling from as far as Adelaide and Tasmania. This is Australia’s most remote golf tournament spanning 1,900km… View Full Post

Sold out ahead of 2021 tee-off!

Sold out ahead of 2021 tee-off!

The richest and most remote amateur golf tournament globally, the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters has sold out ahead of tee-off in just its second year. And hot off the digital press is the announcement of entertainment, including Busby Marou, Casey Donovan and Casey Barnes with more to come. Innovative, ground-breaking, inclusive, fun, and creative is how the event was described by 2020 Australian Event Awards judges where it won the Best New Event category. Running over six weekends from June 19 to July 25, the 2021 Masters spans an epic… View Full Post

Longreach Top 4

Longreach Top 4

Longreach is the Million Dollar Hole-In-One destination, and last stop on the 2021 Outback Queensland Master journey. If you are serious about discovering our town, then one night is quite simply not enough. We’ve plenty of reasons to linger longer in Longreach; Aussie heritage, adventure, authentic outback shows, live entertainment, river cruises and great dining.  Let’s see if we can tempt you with a few ideas……   1. Feel the pride of Australia As you roll into Longreach in the heart of Outback Queensland, don’t be surprised if you feel… View Full Post