Recalling history as Wollongong Golf Club celebrates 120 years as one of the oldest links courses in the world

Greg Ellis
Updated November 12 2017 - 7:21pm, first published 7:07pm
Wollongong Golf Club still swinging strong after 120 years
Wollongong Golf Club still swinging strong after 120 years

On Friday December 17, 1897 when Sydney Golf Club members Leonard Dobbin, E.D. Hoben and Irving Kent cycled to Wollongong with the materials required to construct holes, flags and teeing grounds next to a beach, they would have been blown away by the scenic beauty of the seaside location.

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Greg Ellis

Greg Ellis

Business Editor

Almost four decades in electronic, print and digital media. A writer, presenter, emcee, photographer and videographer with degrees in business management, marketing and human resources and tertiary qualifications in photography.

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