Armidale Golf Club Membership

 

Membership Categories

for 2014 / 2015 Financial Year

New Category

Limited Player Membership: For New Members only – Special Member Category

A new category for players with limited time for golf but still keen to play when possible, especially the opportunity to play competition golf. The annual membership fee is to be set at $300 incl. GST. which would include social golf at member rates and the option to play in 10 competition rounds per year, excluding Special Days (e.g. Championships, Jug, Open, Seasonal 4BBB etc.). Normal member’s competition fees would apply. On payment of a fee of $30 per round they would be eligible to play an additional competition rounds.

  • A Special Member is entitled to vote at the election of the Board only

  • Handicap maintained

  • Valid for two years from date taken up 

    This new category is seen as a vital first step in attracting active but time poor people that are interested in playing golf yet as they cannot commit on a regular basis are looking for an opportunity to still play the game but at an affordable rate. This membership fee is expected to attract players that will take part in AGC life and encourage a lifestyle after two years that will allow golf to be played as a full golfing member.

The Existing Categories   

Golfing Membership - $530 incl. GST

This class of member will receive full playing rights and access to an official GolfLink handicap as well as unlimited social play at the current rate of $10.00 per day. This class of member is entitled to vote on all matters at General Meetings and to vote at the election of the Board.

Intermediate 18 to 24 Years - $235 incl. GST

Young adults aged 18 to 24 years of age as at 1 July.This class of member is entitled to vote on all matters at General Meetings and to vote at the election of the Board.

Intermediate 25 to 28 Years - $350 incl. GST

Young adults aged 25 to 28 years of age as at 1 July.This class of member is entitled to vote on all matters at General Meetings and to vote at the election of the Board.

Corporate Membership - $2,400 incl. GST

Those businesses that take up this form of membership will be able to have two individuals at any one time taking full advantage of the facilities the course and club has to offer. Additional memberships of course are available at $530.00 each. Each business will be able to take up the naming rights of a Thursday golf competition, currently the second largest competition each week, with acknowledgement on the big screen on the day of the event.  The business will also be acknowledged on our website as being a valued supporter of the Club. A separate and detailed proposal is available for this class of membership.

New and Returning Members – $530.00 incl. GST including 10 free social rounds

New and Returning Member’s will now pay the same rate as a Golfing member but will be provided with 10 social rounds (value $300). To qualify for this category the member will need to be a new player who has never held a handicap, or a returning member with a lapsed handicap of more than five years. This class of member is entitled to vote on all matters at General Meetings and to vote at the election of the Board.

Country Membership - $430 incl. GST

A person who has attained the age of 18 years and whose usual place of residence is beyond a radius of 50km from the Armidale Post Office. This class of member is entitled to vote on all matters at General Meetings and to vote at the election of the Board.

Clergy Membership – $430 incl. GST

Open to all Clergymen. This class of member is entitled to vote on all matters at General Meetings and to vote at the election of the Board.

Junior Membership - $55.00

12 years of Age at 1 July, progresses to Intermediate 18 – 24 if 18 at 1 July. This class of Member is not entitled to vote at any General Meeting or to vote at the election of the Board.       

Cadet Membership - $5.50

Up to 12 years of Age at 1 July, progresses to Junior Age 12 at 1 July. This class of Member is not entitled to vote at any General Meeting or to vote at the election of the Board.

Social Membership - $11.00

A person who has attained the age of 18 years. A Social Member will be entitled to the facilities of the clubhouse only and does not have any voting rights.

Payment Options: (Pro-rata available for New Members if joining during the year)

  • Annually

  • Half Yearly

  • Monthly (through direct debit)

There is an additional charge of 5% on top of the published subscriptions to cover additional administrative costs associated with these options.

Membership Benefits

  • Play golf on a prestigious regional golf course rich in history located in the centre of the New England

  • Join competitive and/or social golf competitions including Veterans events

  • Enjoy the clubhouse bar and catering facilities

  • Invite guests for golf, lunch or drinks

  • Have access to an excellent Club Professional for all golfing equipment and lessons

  • Wine and dine at the various member functions throughout the year

  • Receive regular newsletters giving up to date information on the club

  • Play golf at reciprocal clubs in a range of locations

Tim Allerton

General Manager

23rd July 2014