2019 AVGU Championships

From $495 pp

10 - 15 November 2019

4 golf rounds

Launceston - Tasmania

54 Hole Stroke & Stableford Championship For A Graders & 54 Hole Stableford for B & C Graders

Open to all men & ladies AVGU Members

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Early Bird Offer

Due to the generosity of our sponsors, we have been able to extend our Early Bird Deal. Book by 30th April 2019 to secure your $50 off the golfer package – just $495 per person!

Launceston in the North of the State is the second oldest City in Tasmania and gateway to the picturesque Tamar Valley, boasting natural attractions and elegant colonial and Victorian architecture and century-old parks.

Its vibrant food and coffee culture thrives with fabulous cafes, bars and restaurants.  Art and design take a front row seat in this charismatic city as does the beauty of the stunning Cataract Gorge – a natural oasis in the middle of the City.

You Play, We Do The Rest

Special Spirit of Tasmania fares available – Spirit of Tasmania is proud to promote travel to this event and is offering participants the best available passenger fares. Travel with Spirit of Tasmania and you can take your car with you from $99* extra each way. For the best available passenger fares, you must book via the following link.

Book Spirit Of Tasmania

Virgin Australia - free upgrade from 23kg to 32kg of checked luggage. Step 1 - book your Virgin Australia flights (online or via travel agent) Step 2 - email a copy of your Virgin Australia eticket to golf@gogolfing.net.au Step 3 - Go Golfing will email back your eticket which will show 32kg of checked luggage. Note: you can check in up to 2 bags - total weight 32kg (max)

Transport Options - Includes round trip to golf & functions , from Country Club Tasmania `{`$60 per person`}` or from designated Launceston City pick up `{`$90 per person`}`. Book on entry form. Golf Club Valet Service – Complimentary daily club transfer from course to course.

What you get

For The Golfer

  • Mens – National championship rounds at Country Club Tasmania, Launceston and Riverside
  • Ladies – National championship rounds at Country Club Tasmania, Launceston and Riverside
  • Medley 4BBB stableford at Country Club Tasmania, Launceston, Mowbray and Riverside
  • Great championship and lucky draw prizes
  • Stylish tournament polo shirt and welcome pack
  • Golf club valet service (your clubs transported from course to course)
  • Welcome reception at Country Club Tasmania, including finger food, drinks and entertainment
  • Entry to 19th Hole function at Country Club Tasmania on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
  • Entry into lucky envelope draws conducted throughout the week
  • Gala Presentation Dinner at Albert Hall, Launceston City featuring a 3 course dinner, drinks and entertainment

For The Non Golfer

  • Welcome reception at Country Club Tasmania, including finger food, drinks and entertainment
  • Entry to 19th Hole function at Country Club Tasmania on Tuesday and Thursday evenings
  • Entry into lucky envelope draws conducted throughout the week
  • Gala Presentation Dinner at Tailrace Centre, Riverside featuring a 3 course dinner, drinks and entertainment
  • Free transport to social functions
  • Free activities Monday & Tuesday including transport

The Host Courses

  • Country Club Tasmania – Designed by Mike Wolveridge and British Open champion Peter Thompson.
  • Launceston Golf Club – The oldest 18 hole golf course in Tasmania dating back to 1899 is located at Kings Meadows. Carved out of natural bushland with manicured greens, tree lined fairways and a well drained, gently undulating layout
  • Riverside Golf Club – Situated on the banks of the Tamar River in Riverside, the course has majestic views of the mountains and valley. Tight tree-lined fairways and four water hazards provide a picturesque yet demanding layout
  • Mowbray Golf Club – Located on the Eastern side of the Tamar River, the course is well treed, and undulating with four lakes and water in play on half the holes. The first nine is flatter with the second nine climbing to a plateau.

Early Birds Get An Event Better Deal

  • Receive $50 off the golfer package
  • Chance to win your entry for free
  • 2 bonus entries in prize draws – top prize $5,000 golf trip to Thailand
  • Best rooms and pricing at your preferred accommodation
  • VIP seating at Presentation Dinner.

Your Veteran Golf Deal

Pricing

 

Golfer Package:  $545 pp 

Non-golfer Package: $245pp

Deposits and final payments

Initial deposit of AUD 100 per person must accompany booking. Final payment due and payable on or before 30 June 2019. View terms and conditions on the booking form.

SUNDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2019       

12noon – 5.00pm: Tournament registration at Tonic Bar, Country Club Tasmania, Prospect Vale
1.00pm – 3.00pm: Taste of Tassie Promotion – Sample outstanding Tasmanian wines and produce

 

MONDAY 11 NOVEMBER 2019
MEDLEY 4BBB STABLEFORD

7.15am / 12.30pm Shotgun starts at Country Club Tasmania Launceston and Riverside

Time TBA – Non Player Activity: Meet ‘n greet other non players for morning tea and City Sights Tour (no charge) or

10.00am – 2.00pm Optional Non-Player Activity: Tamar River Cruises Batman Bridge Launceston Cruise **

6.00pm-8.00pm: Welcome function, finger food, drinks and entertainment at Country Club Tasmania

 

TUESDAY 12 NOVEMBER 2019

Round 1 – AVGU National Championships (Mens and Ladies)

7.15am and 12.30pm. A Grade at Riverside, B Grade at Launceston, C Grade at Country Club Tasmania. Ladies competition at each course.

Time TBA – Non Player Activity: Transport provided to visit the magnificent Cataract Gorge (no charge) or

2.00pm – 4.00pm Optional Non-Player Activity: Tamar Valley Attractions Tour (Prestige Leisure Tours) **

6.00pm-7.30pm 19th hole at Country Club Tasmania (Tamar Valley Wine Tasting)

 

WEDNESDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2019 (Rest day)

Special personalised tours arranged as listed in the “MORE TO DO” section of the website.

7.30am–5.30 pm: Cradle Mt Wilderness Experience – National Park Tour*

8.00am–5.30 pm: Explore the North East Winery Coach Tour with Lunch at Lost Farm Links Golf Course (optional – book on registration form)

8.00am: Leave Launceston to play the famous Barnbougle Dunes/Lost Farm Golf Courses at Bridport. Tee times reserved from 10.00 am (optional – book on registration form)

 

THURSDAY 14 NOVEMBER 2019

Round 2 – AVGU National Championships (Mens and Ladies)

7.15am and 12.30pm. A Grade at Launceston, B Grade at Country Club Tasmania, C Grade at Riverside. Ladies competition at each course.

8.45am-6.00pm: Optional Non-Player Activity: Food and Wine Day Tour (Coach Tours Tasmania) **

Time TBA: Optional Non-Player Activity:West Tamar Tour (no charge – refreshments own cost)

 

FRIDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2019

Round 3 – AVGU National Championships (Mens and Ladies)

7.15am and 12.30pm. A Grade at Country Club Tasmania, B Grade at Riverside, C Grade at Launceston. Ladies competition at each course.

10.00am-12.30pm: Optional Non-Player Activity: Tamar River Cruises Morning Discovery Cruise **
Time TBA: Optional Non-Player Activity: Explore Launceston City (no charge – refreshments own cost)

7.30pm-10.30pm: Gala Presentation Dinner at Tailrace Centre, Riverside

 

** For tours marked ** contact City of Launceston Visitor Information Centre P 1800 651 827

travelcentre@launceston.tas.gov.au

www.destinationlaunceston.com.au

Accommodation Options

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Country Club Tasmania
Prices Per Night Per Apartment 10-16 November

  • Deluxe Room – $187 (1 King Bed / 1 King Bed + 1 Single Bed)
  • Courtyard Executive – $205 (1 King Bed / 2 Single Beds)
  • Golf Executive – $205 (1 King Bed)
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Country Club Villas `{`SOLD OUT`}`

Prices Per Night Per Apartment 10-16 November

  • 1-bedroom villa – $159 (1 Queen & 1 Double)
  • 2-bedroom villa – $205 (1 King & 1 Double / 1 Queen & 2 Singles)
  • 3-bedroom villa – $231 (1 Queen & 4 Singles / 2 Queen & 2 Singles)
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The Sebel Launceston
Prices Per Night Per Apartment 10-16 November
  • One Bedroom Superior Suites $220 room only (king or 2x single bed)
  • One Bedroom Deluxe Suites $240 room only (king bed)
  • One Bedroom Spa Suites $265 room only (king bed)
  • Two Bedroom Superior Suites $405 room only (king + 2x single or 4x single beds )
  • Two Bedroom Deluxe Suites $430 room only (2x king or king + 2x single beds)

Optional Extras

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Event Transport

Add the Transport Package to your booking to be picked up from a nearby designated Launceston City Pick Up Point.

Country Club Casino Pick Up: $60 Per Person, Includes :- Round Trip to golf and functions.
Launceston City Pick Up: $90 Per Person, Includes :- Round trip to golf and functions.

PLAY BARNBOUGLE DUNES / LOST FARM LINKS

  • Wednesday 13 Nov
  • 8.00 am – 5.30 pm (tee times reserved from 10.00 am)
  • Barnbougle and Lost Farm are ranked in the top 40 courses world-wide
  • Includes: Return coach transport from Country Club Tasmania or Launceston City Pick Up Point
  • 18 hole green fees for Barnbougle or Lost Farm
  • Pull carts own cost
  • Lunch available at own cost
$140 per person

Barnbougle Pre Tour

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What's Included

The Package:

  • 2 nights accommodation at Barnbougle Lost Farm
  • 1 round at Barnbougle Dunes
  • 1 round at Barnbougle Lost Farm
  • Welcome dinner at Lost Farm Restaurant
  • Great daily prizes and lucky draws
  • Group Transfer Launceston (Airport) to Barnbougle
  • Group Transfer Barnbougle to Launceston (City)
  • Return Daily Golf Transfers
  • Fully escorted

$649 per person, twin share
$799 per person, single occupancy

The Schedule

Friday 8th November 2019 (Arrival & Registration)
3pm: Transfer from Launceston Airport To Barnbougle
 We recommend participants fly via Melbourne on flight VA 1368, estimated arrival 2:15pm into Launceston.
6pm – 8 pm: Welcome Dinner at The Lost Farm Restaurant, Barnbougle

Saturday 9th November 2019 (Round 1)
9.00 am – 10.30am: Round 1 – Barnbougle Dunes
6 pm: 19th Hole – Lost Farm Sports Bar, Barnbougle

Sunday 10th November 2019 (Round 1)
7.00 am – 8.30am: Round 2 – Barnbougle Lost Farm
2 pm: Transfer to Launceston (City) – Start Of 2019 AVGU National Championships

Hobart Post Tour

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What's Included

The Package:

  • 4 nights accommodation at the iconic Wrest Point Hotel
  • 1 round at Royal Hobart
  • 1 round at Tasmania Golf Club
  • Welcome dinner
  • Presentation dinner
  • Richmond Food & Winery Day Tour
  • Great daily prizes and lucky draws
  • Group Transfer Hobart to Launceston (City)
  • Return Daily Golf Transfers
  • Fully escorted

$699 per person, twin share
$999 per person, single occupancy

The Schedule

Saturday 16th November 2019 (Arrival)
12noon:
Group Transfer from Launceston City to Hobart
6pm – 8 pm: Welcome Dinner – Salamanca

Sunday 17th November 2019 (Round 1)
9.00 am – 10.30am: Round 1 – Royal Hobart Golf Club
6 pm: 19th Hole

Monday 18th November 2019 (Day Tour)
9.00 am – 4.00pm: Richmond Winery & Food Day Tour

Tuesday 19th November 2019 (Round 2)
9.00 am – 10.30am: Round 2 – Tasmania Golf Club
7 pm: Presentation Dinner

Wednesday 20th November 2019 (Departure)
Depart (airport transfers available with Hobart Airporter)

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