The unmoderated newsgroup aus.sport.golf is for the discussion of golf and golf related topics specifically relevant to Australia. Topics of discussion actively encouraged includes - * Professional Golf Current, present or up-coming professional golf tournaments in which there is an Australian or general interest. Discussions about players, prize money, results, TV coverage, courses etc. Specific discussions may relate to Australasian based professional tournaments and issues relating to the Australasian men's and women's professional golf tours. General interest discussions on professional golf tours outside Australia in which there is an Australian interest will also be encouraged. * Amateur Golf Australian based amateur golf coverage via results, courses, news and views shall be encouraged. Along with discussions about Australian amateur players participating in overseas amateur tournaments or in the US NCAA college system. * Junior Golf Specific topics relating to junior golf development. Promotions and results of junior tournaments, coaching and tips in general. * Social Golf Local club and social results, boasting about great scores and holes-in-one! * Handicapping Discussions about the golf handicapping system and whether it is fair or not, improvements to the system etc. * Courses Australia has over 1500 golf courses. Discussion is encouraged on the best courses, the worst courses, what is cheap to play, what is not cheap to play. Clubhouse facilities, pro-shop facilities, course layouts and conditions. * Equipment The latest golf clubs, balls, bags, shoes or whatever golf related piece of equipment. What is definitely NOT acceptable - * Advertisements for commercial and non-commercial unrelated businesses or activities are prohibited * Advertisements for commercial golf related businesses or activities are prohibited * Advertisements for the sale, trade or auction of golf related equipment are prohibited * Flaming and attacks on other posters * Binary or HTML postings * Cross-posting to more than two other newsgroups. Cross-posting should be avoided unless the article is clearly appropriate for all included newsgroups.
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