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The Pathfinder of Australian Pro Golf

The honour of being the first of  The Nudgee Golf Club champions to be profiled in my Diary belongs to the champion of 1931, Norman Von Nida. After turning professional the “Von” was retained by Nudgee as its Club Pro for a time, until he followed his dream to become a full time tournament player. This […]

A Day To Remember

The thought of the “Von” returning to play at Nudgee made the prospect of attending the exhibition game even more special for Club Members and Associates. As a fifteen year old, I was also keen to see these great players for the first time. When Jack Downs asked me if I would like to caddy for the great Bobby Locke – I was beside myself.