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Horsham Golf Club Success

Horsham Golf Club Success

Horsham Golf Club awarded two Government Grants

This morning the Horsham Golf Club announced they have been fortunate to have been awarded two Government grants.

Successful with a Victorian Government grant, the Vic Health Active Club Grant, to the value of $2,000 for the implementation of a school girl golf training/coaching program to be delivered over 18 months. "We are extremely appreciative to receive this grant that will help develop golf to young girls in the region" - Janene, Acting Manager.

The second grant application was a Federal Government Department of Health Grant, Driving Social Inclusion through Sport and Physical Activity, to the value of $179,000. This grant is for the delivery of a sporting program with targets identified community groups who will directly benefit from an increase in involvement in sporting and community-based activities. The implementation of this program will allow us to make improvements to the driving range, engage a Professional golfer to deliver lessons, continue with computer upgrades along with the purchase of incidental equipment required to ensure the successful implementation of the program.

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Horsham Golf Club members will see equipment and infrastructural improvements that will facilitate increased participation of community groups and an increase in community pride in the Horsham Golf Club. The connection through golf as a sporting activity allows all individuals regardless of gender, ability or disability or ethnicity to experience a welcoming community-based sporting club that offers an acceptance of diversity in an environment of inclusiveness. It will be great for all those involved.

- Janene, Acting Manager Horsham Golf Club

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