Dates:
Feb 14, 2013 to Feb 17, 2013
Venue:
City Golf Club, Toowoomba
Contact:
Brad Newcombe
Tournament Administrator
(03) 8320 1996
Event Type:
PGA Tour
Defending Champion:
Andrew Tschudin
Prize Money:
$115,000

Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship

2013 Coca Cola QLD PGA Championship

Welcome to the 2013 QLD PGA Championship to be played at the magnificent City Golf Club in Toowoomba.

After previously staging the QLD PGA Championship in 1988 (won by Terry Price) and on the back of Andrew Tschudin's come from behind victory in 2011, the 2013 QLD PGA Championship is once again ready to embrace the 'Garden City' as the home of this prestigous tournament.

Located within 5 minutes from the city centre and within walking distance from many of the great sites that Toowoomba has to offer, the City Golf Club boasts an impressive 18 hole golf course and magnificent club house facilities. With one of the largest and most innovative clubhouses in Australia, the City Golf Club has also recently opened it's 4.5 Star City Golf Club Motel helping the City Golf Club to offer the most complete golfing and lifestyle packages the region has to offer.

City Golf Club


At the 2010 Clubs Queensland awards for excellence The City Golf Club won "Best Golf Club, Venue and Facilities and Environmental Best Practice Award" offering recognition for it's achievements.



Pre Qualifying
Pre Qualifying for the QLD PGA Championship will be staged at Toowoomba Golf Course - Middle Ridge - on Monday 11th February 2013. There will be a minimum of 10 positions available in the 2013 QLD PGA Championship from Pre Qualifying, with tee times ranging from 6:30am-8:30am. A pre-qualifying draw will be made available on Friday 8th February.

Toowoomba Regional Council


Toowoomba Community Engagement Program
During the 2013 Coca ColaQLD PGA Championship, there will be a distinct focus on engaging the community in activities surrounding the tournament. Given this focus and vision to ensure all of the Toowoomba community have an opportunity to be involved with the QLD PGA Championship, below are a number of events and promotions that will be staged during the week of the tournament:

Monday 11th February

Geiger Civil and Electrical

An exclusive opportunity will be extended for up and coming juniors from the City Golf Club and surrounding areas to participate in the Geiger Civil & Electrical Junior Pro Am, playing 9 holes with some of their heroes. For information on the Geiger Junior Pro Am, please contact the City Golf Club on (07) 4636 9000.

Practice rounds will be available to competitors all day on the back nine, and until 3pm on the front nine(must be off the front nine at 3pm)

Tuesday 12th February
Corporate Pro Am to be staged on Tuesday afternoon providing corporate supporters of the event with an opportunity to play with a number of the profile PGA professionals who will be competing in the QLD PGA Championship.

Hutchison Builders


A range of promotional activities will take place surrounding inner city Toowoomba between 11:30am – 2pm. In addiiton to city streets, areas such as the ‘River Walk’ and The Empire Theatre will play host to professionals showing off their skills for the Darling Downs Community.

Tuesday afternoon will see juniors encouraged to 'Come and Try' activities located in Queens Park from 4pm-6pm. PGA professionals will be on site with free coaching and giveaways all part of this new initative for 2013

Practice rounds available to competitors until 12:30pm (must be off the course at 12:30pm)

Wednesday 13th February
Championship Pro Am to be staged on Wednesday afternoon providing corporate supporters of the event with an opportunity to play with a number of the profile PGA professionals who will be competing in the QLD PGA Championship.

Following on from the Championship Pro Am, the professionals will take part in a $1000 shootout located from 100m out on the 18th green. spectators are welcome with this unique and exciting spectacle.

The City Golf Club will be staging a Fashion Show between 10:30-11:30am with PGA professionals and local models walking the cat walk showing off designer clothes.

Practice rounds available to competitors until 12:30pm (must be off the course at 12:30pm)

Thursday 14th February
Round 1 of the QLD PGA Championship

Local Schools will be provided a behind the scenes look at the QLD PGA Championship for more advanced students who currently play golf as well as a shot making clinic by a PGA professional during their visit.


Professionals at Toowoomba Hospital

PGA Professionals will make a special visit to the children and infants ward at Toowoomba Hospital providing gifts and autograph opportunities for many of the children currently ill or injured.

PGA Professionals will be providing free tips and gifts at local shopping centres for Thursday night shopping and giving the community an opportunity to meet and greet the professionals away from the golf course.

Friday 15th February
Round 2 of the QLD PGA Championship

Local Schools in Toowoomba will again be provided a behind the scenes look at the QLD PGA Championship for more advanced students who currently play golf as well as a shot making clinic by a PGA professional during their visit.

PGA Professionals will be conducting a number of sponsors store visits providing customers of companies supporting the tournament with an opportunity to meet and greet PGA professionals playing in the QLD PGA Championship.

Saturday 16th February
Round 3 of the QLD PGA Championship

Bronson Lacassie Interview

A live broadcast from radio station 4GR will take place throughout the morning, providing listeners with exclusive interviews with leading players and tournament officials, as well as giveaways throughout the broadcast.

Sunday 17th February
Round 4 of the QLD PGA Championship with the 2013 Coca Cola QLD PGA Champion being crowned at approx 3:30pm



A Final Player List is now available under Related Documents. If your name does not appear on the list please contact bnewcombe@pga.org.au






Past Winners

Year Winner
2012 Andrew Tschudin
2011 Gareth Paddison
2010 Peter Senior (played in conjunction with Australian PGA Championship)
2009 Steven Bowditch
2008 Darren Beck (played in conjunction with Hi-Lite Pro-Am)
2007 Andrew Bonhomme
2006 Cameron Percy
2005 Scott Gardiner *
2004 Kurt Barnes
2003 David Diaz
2002 Andre Stolz
2001 Anthony Painter
2000 Nathan Green
1999 Jonathan Riley
1998 Lucas Parsons
1997 Lucas Parsons
1996 David Ecob
1995 Todd Power
1994 Rob Stephens
1993 Chris Taylor
1992 Ossie Moore
1991 Wayne Case
1990 Terry Price
1989 Zorin Zorkic
1988 Terry Price
1987 G Senior
1986 Ossie Moore
1985 Peter Fowler
1984 Ian Baker-Finch
1983 Peter McWhinney
1982 Paul Foley
1981 Michael Ferguson
1980 John Victorsen
1979 Greg Norman
1978 A Cooper
1977 B Smith
1976 Randall Vines
1975 Errol Hartvigsen
1974 John Klatt
1973 Randall Vines
1972 P Barry
1971 Errol Hartvigsen
1970 John Klatt
1969 R Gibson
1968 Ted Ball
1967 David Graham
1966 L Wilson
1965 R Gibson
1964 J Collins
1963 J Brown
1962 Reginald Harry Want
1961 Len Thomas
1960 Darrell Welch
1959 Darrell Welch
1958 Darrell Welch
1957 J Collins
1956 Darrell Welch
1955 Doug Katterns
1954 Reginald Harry Want
1953 J Brown
1952 Reginald Harry Want
1951 Reginald Harry Want
1950 Jim Mclnnes
1949 Reginald Harry Want
1948 Reginald Harry Want
1947 Reginald Harry Want
1946 Reginald Harry Want
1940-1945 World War II
1939 Ossie Walker
1938 E Anderson
1937 E Anderson
1936 Ossie Walker
1935 A Gazzard
1934 Ossie Walker
1933 A Gazzard
1932 Charlie Brown
1931 Charlie Brown
1930 Charlie Brown
1929 Charlie Brown
1928 Not known
1927 D Carr
1926 Arthur Spence
* Denotes won in play-off