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According to a news release from Victorian Planning Minister Matthew Guy, the redevelopment of the Lonsdale Golf Club is set to proceed after approval was given to rezone the existing site. The club has pursued the redevelopment for more than 10 years, and has been working with Ogilvy Clayton Golf Design on extending the golf course, maintenance facility and water storage facility into an adjoining rural property. Permission to subdivide part of the existing golf course site to create a resident....

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As was announced back in July last year, a new golf development at Cape Wickham on King Island is underway and due for completion sometime in mid-2014. The golf course currently has 10 holes grassed, with another 4 rough shaped and ready for grassing in the next few weeks. The outstanding holes will be completed in May and June, once the nesting shearwater birds have left the site and migrated to the northern hemisphere. The course will be ready for play in 2015.

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Last month in Australian Golf Digest we recognised the greatness of Royal Melbourne West, by yet again declaring it Australia’s best golf course. This month the attention of the golfing world turns to another classic layout from the 1930s, Augusta National, as it prepares to host the 78th edition of its Masters Tournament.

Although two different courses in two different countries, Augusta National and Royal Melbourne share some obvious common links. Both regularly host championship events and sit atop national golf course ranking lists. Both were also designed, at least initially, by the great Dr. Alister MacKenzie. It begs the question; which one is better?

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