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The million dollar hole-in-one brings light in 2021

The million dollar hole-in-one brings light in 2021

Travel restrictions and health fears because of COVID-19 has meant the Outback Queensland Masters has been rescheduled to 2021, bringing hope for the future prosperity of Outback communities. “It has been a decision we delayed as we investigated opportunities to stage the event,” said Luke Bates, Queensland State Senior Manager, Golf Australia. “Events like the Outback Queensland Masters are a lifeblood for many Outback Queensland communities as they create an important economic boost for local businesses and services. “But there is a silver lining, and we are pleased to announce… View Full Post

3 Reasons to celebrate with the one you love

3 Reasons to celebrate with the one you love

The Outback Queensland Masters is the perfect way to experience the best of Queensland’s Outback with a golf club in hand and your special someone in the other. Played on six different courses over six weekends in June and July, this golf tournament is like nothing you have played before. Whilst its about the golf, it’s also about the outback towns, the road trip and the memories you make along the way. So pack the clubs but don’t forget your partner…we see good times on the horizon. Here’s 3 reasons to… View Full Post

The Ultimate Outback QLD Golfing Road-trip

The Ultimate Outback QLD Golfing Road-trip

If you like the freedom of the open road, driving through stunning landscapes and staring at oh-so-starry night skies. Then it’s time to for a road trip. And what’s better than a road trip? A road trip with a few rounds of golf and a shot at a Million Dollar hole-in-one Challenge…Introducing the 2020 Outback Queensland Masters – a one-of-a-kind golf tournament that’s the perfect way to experience the best of Queensland’s Outback with a golf club in hand. Get the pocket guide The 6-part golf series is played across… View Full Post

World’s Largest Amateur Prize Pool

World’s Largest Amateur Prize Pool

Calling all golfers – from first timers to amateurs, this is your chance at the World’s largest amateur golfing prize pool at the 2020 Outback Queensland Masters.   The 6-part golf series across remote locations in Outback Queensland will have a $10,000 hole-in-one challenge at each of the first 5 courses before the big Million Dollar hole-in-one challenge at the final course.   The $10,000 hole-in-one challenges will be held at: Biloela, 20-21 June Charleville, 27-28 June Quilpie, 4-5 July Blackall, 11-12 July Hughenden, 18-19 July Culminating in Longreach for the Million… View Full Post

$1m Hole-in-One Remains Up For Grabs In 2020

$1m Hole-in-One Remains Up For Grabs In 2020

The hotly contested $1 million hole-in-one is still up for grabs in 2020 following the last leg of the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters staged in Mount Isa over the weekend.  Attracting over eight hundred competitors and social players from all over Australia, the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters generated thousands of additional room nights and is poised to expand into new outback locations for 2020. Tourism Industry Development Minister Kate Jones said the tournament would reach new heights in 2020. This year we welcomed the first-ever Outback Queensland Masters, an innovative new… View Full Post

OQM Finale in Mount Isa

OQM Finale in Mount Isa

The final two jackets of the 2019 Outback Queensland Masters series were handed out today at Mount Isa Golf Club. Kerrie Rule and Conrad McElligott were the lucky duo snapping up the last of the orange blazers after posting an impressive 45 stableford points to take out their respective sections.  After narrowly missing out on a count-back in Winton, Rule now has matching jackets with her husband Robert who picked up his garment earlier this week at Boulia.  “Thank you very much. I’m almost a little bit speechless, almost. It’s… View Full Post

Sold Out OQM Event – Boulia

Sold Out OQM Event – Boulia

Outback Queensland Masters’ fifth event at Boulia gave players and spectators sell out acts and great golf. Queenslanders Robert Rule and Pat Thomas joined the signature orange jacket club today at Boulia Golf Club.  Both players marked their fourth event of the Outback Queensland Masters series with success by a shot on the Boulia scrapes.  Thomas made the journey inland to Charleville from the coastal club of Sandgate in north Brisbane and has enjoyed events at Longreach and Winton on her way to Boulia.  She was highly complementary of the… View Full Post

Here Comes Busby Marou and the Iconic Boulia Camel Races

Here Comes Busby Marou and the Iconic Boulia Camel Races

The land of the Min Min light comes alive this weekend and next with Busby Marou performing live in Boulia on the 22nd July, directly following the iconic Boulia Camel Races. Joining Busby Marou will be loveable larrikin and Australia Bush Poet, Ray Essery who will perform live for Dinner under the Stars as part of the Outback QLD Masters teeing off in Boulia on Monday 22 July and Tuesday 23 July directly following the Boulia Camel Races. “We are extremely excited to bring an Aria Chart topping act to Boulia… View Full Post

OQM drives to Winton

OQM drives to Winton

The golfing world came to Winton at the weekend and the locals defended with distinction. Hometown hero Robert Ellis turned in a spectacular second-day performance to win the Winton leg of the Outback Queensland Masters at the weekend. And in doing so, he topped an all-Winton podium in the fourth leg of the event that is combining world-class entertainment and experiences with golf across the state’s famous western towns. Ellis, who plays off a handicap of seven, remarkably carded 26 stableford points across the nine holes of the second of… View Full Post

7 Reasons to Head to Winton This Weekend

7 Reasons to Head to Winton This Weekend

Australia’s most beautiful voices, The 7 Sopranos with 3 times national bush poet champion, Gregory North are performing at Dinner under the Stars in Winton as part of the Outback Queensland Masters this Saturday 13th July, 2019. A high impact classical spectacle combining entertainment, glamour and vocal power, The 7 Sopranos are a unique fusion of contemporary and classical style. Impressive and world class: performers their debut album, released by ABC Music, debuted at No. 2 on the ARIA charts. Most impressively they do not need to rely on microphones… View Full Post