By Jim Tucker
Members at Nudgee Golf Club need only know the difference between a black duck and a silver turtle to embrace the move to skill-based tees. Or are we playing off the green kite or orange egret tees today?
It’s best you get your head around the distinctive local fauna because you won’t find a traditional red, blue or white tee marker anywhere on the Brisbane course by late June-July.
The full-time leap to do away with gender-based tee boxes is a natural step, according to Nudgee Golf Club General Manager Darren Richards.
The progressive club has already had an acclaimed 36-hole makeover with The Kurrai and The Bulka courses in full swing and stepping into the tournament spotlight as host of the Queensland PGA in 2021 and 2022.
“The momentum for the change really came out of a meeting with the venue development people at Golf Australia and the wish to get more women…