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38 Day Ultimate Outback Road Trip

38 DAYS 18 JUNE – 26 JULY 2021 3,148 TOTAL KILOMETRES  Make your way to Biloela IMAGE: OQM FLAG Make your way to the friendly town of Biloela, the heart of the Sandstone Wonders Region for the first leg of the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters, teeing off on June 19. If you’re arriving early to Biloela, make the most of your time by exploring the Queensland Heritage Park, Lake Callide and the town’s surrounding natural wonders including Isla Gorge, Kroombit Tops National Park and Expedition National Park. Stay 3 nights… View Full Post

Outback Road Trip | Blackall – Hughenden – Longreach

18 DAYS 9 – 26 JULY 2021 2,790 TOTAL KILOMETRES  TOWNSVILLE TO EMERALD – 613 km IMAGE: CHARTERS TOWERS It’s time to begin your Outback Queensland Masters road trip. Leave the beaches behind and start your adventure by heading west from Townsville to the historic gold mining town of Charters Towers. Grab a coffee and bite to eat before winding down your windows and inhaling the scent of the country as you make your way along the Gregory Highway to Emerald. Arriving in the Central Highlands hub of Emerald, it… View Full Post

Outback Road Trip | Charleville – Quilpie – Blackall

Outback Road Trip | Charleville – Quilpie – Blackall

19 DAYS 24 JUNE – 13 JULY 2021 3,145 TOTAL KILOMETRES   BRISBANE TO ROMA – 483 km Point the car west for Outback Queensland and travel along the Warrego Highway to Queensland’s Garden City, Toowoomba. Stop for morning tea at Picnic Point, best known for its expansive views across the Great Dividing Range. If time permits today, call into the Cobb & Co Museum, before following the tracks of these original people movers to Chinchilla. Love watermelons? Keep any eye out for Chinchilla’s big watermelon, the town recognised as ‘Australia’s Watermelon… View Full Post

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