On Sat 22/10/16 over 200 people gathered at the Adelaide Convention Centre to attend the 2016 SA Golf Industry Awards night. Representatives and members from GOLF SA, PGA Aust, Golf Management Aust (GMA) and the Golf Course Superintendents Assoc (SAGCSA)., were present along with various sponsors. The MC was Ben Hook and the award winners were interviewed by Wayne Phillips. 15 awards were presented during the evening.
The VHGC Course Superintendent (Michael BOHNSACK) was awarded the SAGCSA Distinguished Service Award. A strong contributor, delivering high standards with over 31 years of service. This is reflected in the presentation of the VHGC Course. The award was presented by Tim WARREN from the SAGCSA (who is also a Course Supt. at Links Lady Bay). Michael was then interviewed by Wayne PHILLIPS. Attached photos show Tim WARREN presenting the award to Michael (1), Michael being interviewed by Wayne PHILLLIPS (2) and Michael sharing the moment with his wife Donna at the event (4).
Other notable winners on the night was the South Lakes Golf Club who received the GMA(SA) Workplace, Health and Safety Award. Mark CROWE from the SLGC accepted the award and the SA PGA PRO-AM OF THE YEAR award went to the Murray Bridge Golf Club for their Classic event.