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Boulia to Welcome Busby Marou en Route to the $1M Hole-In-One!

Boulia to Welcome Busby Marou en Route to the $1M Hole-In-One!

The land of the Min Min lights on the edge of the Simpson Desert is set to come alive this month as the Outback Queensland Masters has just announced Queensland act, Busby Marou, to perform live in Boulia on the 22nd July, directly following the iconic Boulia Camel Races. “We are extremely excited to bring an Aria Chart topping act to Boulia as part of the tournament”, explained Luke Bates, Golf Operations and State Senior Manager – Queensland, Golf Australia. “The reception by local residents and visitors in the towns we’ve… View Full Post

OQM Visits Charleville

OQM Visits Charleville

Grub, glory and golf: The Outback Queensland Masters at Charleville didn’t disappoint. Crowds gathered at Charleville Golf Club over the weekend for the second event of the Outback Queensland Masters.  Robyne Clayton won the women’s division with a score of 43 points while Same Wade claimed the men’s division with a 40 points. In the teams’ division, Wade also celebrated success with his father Gary, maintaining their lead from day one with a combined score of 74 points. Junior golfers were treated to one-on-one training sessions with PGA Pro Darren… View Full Post

Roma launches OQM

Roma launches OQM

Above: Winners of the Roma event for Outback Queensland Masters Kathy Beck and Josh Lambert The Outback Queensland Masters treated participants to golf and entertainment in Roma. Roma came out in force to support the Outback Queensland Masters. Up-and-coming junior golfers officially launched celebrations on Monday at Roma Golf Club, with juniors hitting the opening tee shots which was followed by a free junior clinic conducted by PGA Members Darren Weatherall and Sam Eaves. Local Josh Lambert tasted success in the men’s 18 hole stableford division yesterday, finishing the event… View Full Post

Entertainment Line-up Announced for the Outback Queensland Masters

Entertainment Line-up Announced for the Outback Queensland Masters

The live entertainment line-up has just been released for the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters 2019, from bush comedians and storytellers to opera and Golden Guitar winners, tenors and an international didgeridoo master. Golf competitors, visitors and spectators alike are set to be entertained by some of Australia’s leading entertainment as they dine under the stars as part of the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters evening entertainment program. The 2019 Outback Queensland Masters entertainment line-up includes: ROMA Featured performances by award winning poet and storyteller Marco Gliori. This mischievous maverick will be joined by… View Full Post

Outback Junior Clinics Announced

Outback Junior Clinics Announced

The Outback Queensland Masters has just released the Junior Clinics schedule ahead of this year’s inaugural event commencing in Roma on the 17th June, culminating in Mount Isa at the end of July 2019. The Junior Clinics are aimed at providing young people who may be interested in trying their hand at golf for the first time, to those who have played before, with the opportunity to learn from a skilled PGA Professional. The Junior Clinics are FREE and aimed at local youth in the community where Outback Queensland Masters is touring…. View Full Post

You and a friend could be off for the chance of a lifetime to play in the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters for the Mount Isa Million Dollar Hole-In-One Challenge! 

You and a friend could be off for the chance of a lifetime to play in the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters for the Mount Isa Million Dollar Hole-In-One Challenge! 

The GOLDEN TICKET entitles you and a friend to:  Mount Isa Million Dollar Player Pass – entry to play the Mount Isa leg of the tour including the $1M HOLE-IN-ONE (26 – 28 July, 2019). Hole-in-one challenge is 28th July. Return airfares from Brisbane or Townsville to Mount Isa for two Sofa Suite in the Redearth Hotel, Mount Isa – 3 nights for two This is a money can’t buy experience!

Countdown to Tee-off for Australia’s Most Remote Golf Series With $1M Hole-In-One!

Countdown to Tee-off for Australia’s Most Remote Golf Series With $1M Hole-In-One!

In an Australian first, the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters tees off in just over three weeks in the countdown to an epic event being staged across six Outback Queensland locations from 17 June to 28 July 2019, culminating in Mount Isa with a life changing opportunity – the $1 million dollar hole-in-one! This is Australia’s most remote golf tournament spanning 1,400km (that’s the entire length of Great Britain!) including 6 locations – Roma, Charleville, Longreach, Winton, Boulia and onto Mount Isa. Whether you’re an amateur golfer, social player or a first-time swinger, grab your… View Full Post

Champion Sam says sand must stay

Champion Sam says sand must stay

Pic: Sam (right) is pictured with Charleville Golf Club vice-captain, Chris Pezet Charleville Golf Club champion Sam Wade hopes visitors to his club for the Queensland Outback Masters in June will play the authentic course, not one that has been ‘prettied up’ for the occasion. The par 72 course – 6049 metres – has nine sand greens and nine grass greens. And with nine holes only to be played on 22 June and nine holes only the following day, Sam wants the golf challenge to be a genuine one. “It… View Full Post

Recent rain breaks drought,  and fills ‘Wogga’s Pond’

Recent rain breaks drought, and fills ‘Wogga’s Pond’

Recent drought-breaking rain in Winton has been a boon for the town and district, and should have Winton Golf Club’s course looking a picture for the Outback Masters on 13-14 July. But the rain which fell in February and March and delivered the district more than its annual rainfall, has helped the course more than by giving it a ‘much greener tinge’. As a result, Wogga Thompson’s Pond – which sits between the tee and the green on the par-four fifth hole – is now full and could pose some… View Full Post

It’s not just golf in Charleville

It’s not just golf in Charleville

Although Charleville is anticipating a big turnout for the second leg of the Queensland Outback Masters on 22-23 June, local shire councillor Shaun Radnedge says those without a genuine sense of fun should probably stay away. “I like to tell visitors that if they come here and don’t have good time, it’s their fault,” says the local jack-of-all-trades and master of many. “This is a great town, with fantastic people. We might live a long way from the big smoke, but that doesn’t mean we don’t know how to have… View Full Post