The Kooralbyn International School’s principal Mr. Geoff Mills recently announced a new annual tournament for Golf Schools is to be played at the Kooralbyn Resort Golf Course on August 21 and 22, 2008. The event organized by TKIS and sponsored by golf equipment manufacturing company Perfectstroke is open to mixed teams of eight players representing a school or district association. The competition will be a nett event with a requirement that at least two of the eight member team have handicaps of at least 12. Six scores are to count each day and the event is to be played over 36 holes.
“We are delighted to be hosting and organizing this event for the first time and are sure that it will become an important fixture on the golfing calendar for our local Australian schools and in the future for international teams.” Mr. Mills stated. “We have had early interest from some New Zealand and Korean schools to play in the event and are hopeful that there will be at least 10 teams from Queensland entering the event. The Kooralbyn International School has produced many outstanding golfing talents over the years including World Number 4 Adam Scott, Steven Bowditch and Jason Day who are all currently playing the US Tour. There are also a number of other Kooralbyn graduates who play on the Asian Tour and US LPGA Tour.
The naming rights sponsor of the event is Perfectstroke who are an Australian based golf training aids manufacturer and distributor. Perfectstroke products are used by top playing and teaching professionals worldwide and include the Perfectstroke Putting Aid, the Clubface Assistant and Heavyiron. “As a company we are very happy to be associated with this event which will help to introduce our products to developing players. The participants in this competition will all get a chance to have a look at our training and teaching aids and understand the benefits of using them to improve and give feedback about their swings and game.” Managing Director of Perfectstroke Mark Officer stated.
The Kooralbyn Country Club was one of the first resort courses to be built in Australia and has previously hosted Australian PGA Tour events and at one stage had Greg Norman as it playing ambassador. The Kooralbyn International School is a private educational facility established in the mid 1990’s and is situated about one hour from Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
For more information on the TKIS Perfectstroke Teams Event you can contact the office of the school on 61 7 5544 5500 during office hours or email firstname.lastname@example.org to be sent an entry form.