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Matty learns to golf
Matty learns to golf
Riverside Oaks


Saturday, July 24, 2004
This week Matty is out to learn the skill golf as he takes in a few lessons and tee’s off at one our most exclusive golf clubs.

Sydney Olympic Park Golf Centre

Golf statistics: Golf participation with males in Australia (1999/2002) was top of the ladder with participation of 1,323,800 as apposed to the females coming in 5th favourite at 265,600 (swimming top). Annual cost for golf is cheap, 955, compared to motor sports (1,787) and horse riding (1,405).

  • 60 undercover hitting bays
  • Practice putting green and bunker practice
  • Golf lessons available with video analysis of golf swing
  • Golf clinics for all levels
  • Practice area for chipping, putting, pitching and bunker shots
  • Automated golf ball dispensing system
  • Tournament quality golf balls and hitting stations
  • Special Weekend Breakfast Offer: Spend $10 or more on breakfast at our Café & receive a small bucket of balls for FREE

    18 hole Mini Golf:
  • Fun for the whole family
  • Keep the kids entertained whilst you practice your swing
  • Ideal for birthday parties and celebrations. Package includes pies, sausage rolls, wedges, lolly bag, fairy bread & cordial $18/person
  • Landscaped “walk-in-the-park” theme
  • Special packages available for groups

    Functions rooms x 3:
  • Great venue for any function including conferences, product launches, seminars, workshops, weddings, cocktail & Christmas parties
  • Small room: 10-30 people, Large room: 30-150 people

    Big John’s Discount Golf:
  • Huge selection of clubs and balls
  • Putting green inside to practice with the clubs before purchasing
  • Golf shoes
  • Men and women’s wet whether golfing gear

    Riverside Oaks

    Riverside Oaks is set in 587 acres of unspoilt natural bushland bordered by the Hawkesbury River and wildlife reserve.

    It is a championship golf course which is renowned for its high quality reputation both nationally and internationally.

    It has an 18-hole par 72 course is 6,311 metres long and is rated amongst the top courses in Australia. This public golf course welcomes all levels, course offers a challenging and rewarding game.

    Riverside Oaks has hosted tournaments including The Australian TPC and for three successive years, the Australian PGA Championship. Club and shoe hire is also available.

    Riverside Oaks has been the winner of the Australian Annual Bridal Industry Award for Best Reception Centre 'Club' for three years running; 2000, 2001 & 2002.

    Riverside Development is in progress. There are 9 in total, 3 and 4 bedroom homes. Stage 1 is due to be completed September 2004. Price will be around $550,000 and all will be golf course frontage.

    For permanent residence or investment purposes, not retirement. There is basic lodge style accommodation available. Twin share, common living area for $100 per room per night.

    Dress Regulations - collared shirts, tailored shorts or trousers, long or short socks, golf shoes with soft spikes only or running shoes are required. T-shirts, jeans and tracksuits are not permitted.

    Food & Beverages - Riverside Oaks Brassiere is open 7 days a week for lunch offering an A La Carte menu. The perfect setting for a hearty meal or quite coffee, or ideal for groups of 1-15. Larger groups have the option of a chef prepared BBQ in our Brassiere or private dining in any of our function rooms. All rooms offer panoramic views of the course. (Panorama, Riverview and Oaks).

  • Cost

    Sydney Olympic Park Golf Centre
    Small bucket (60 balls) $8
    Large bucket (110 balls) $13.50
    Mini Golf $6 per person
    Club Hire $2 per person

    Riverside Oaks Australia
    18 holes on weekend $89
    18 holes mid week $78, prices include motorised golf cart
    Please note prices are valid at time of filming.

    More information

    Sydney Olympic Park Golf Centre
    Olympic Boulevard (opposite Sports Centre)
    Phone: 9764 6300
    Fax: 9764 6262

    Big John’s Discount Golf
    Olympic Boulevard (opposite Sports Centre)
    Phone: 9764 6044
    Fax: 9764 6177

    Riverside Oaks Australia
    74 O'Briens Rd, Cattai, NSW, 2756
    Phone: 4560 3200
    Fax: 4560 3255

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