Who exactly was Ernest Banks? What was his background prior to being chosen by Sir Robert Lucas-Tooth to build his Kameruka Golf Course in Australia? Steve Smith takes the time to unearth just who Ernest Banks was and his background in golf. In doing so, Steve takes you on a worldly adventure in the earlyContinue reading “Steve Smith dives deep on The Golfing Greenkeeper Podcast into the story of Ernest Banks”
Step back in time and explore even more of the historic Kameruka Golf course through these recently uncovered photos including the Honor Roll, monuments and advertising from over the years.
We’re proud to say we were recently contacted by The Australian Golf Heritage Society (AGHS) to have The Society of Kameruka Golfers listed on the AGHS’s website as a Heritage Golf Society. Many thanks also to Steve Doorey from the AGHS who provided us with a wealth of information on Ernest Banks which we hopeContinue reading “The Australian Golf Heritage Society Recognises Kameruka”
Many thanks to Steve Smith “The Golfing Greenkeeper” who recently had Harley Kruse on his podcast to talk about golf course architecture and some of Harley’s recent work including a lengthy segment on the project to restore the course at Kameruka. The Golfing Greenkeeper podcast is a great way to keep up with news onContinue reading “Harley Kruse talks about Kameruka on The Golfing Greenkeeper Podcast”
We were thrilled recently when the Aussie Golfer website (aussiegolfer.com.au) posted an article bringing attention to the Kameruka story. There is something sad, a little eerie but incredibly exciting about stepping foot on an abandoned golf course. Imagining the shots played, making out the course routing – it is a surreal experience. Often the storyContinue reading “Aussie Golfer Shares the Kameruka Story”
Adrian Logue’s Golf Australia Magazine article about Kameruka is now available to read for free online. Read Adrian Logue’s story of “Finding Kameruka”…
Kameruka Golf was the topic of a recent episode of the Good-Good Golf Podcast. Golf journalist Rod Morri spoke to Adrian Logue and Harley Kruse about rediscovering Kameruka, the history of the course and the plans for its restoration. Listen here or subscribe to The Good-Good Golf Podcast in your favourite podcast player:
Grab a copy of the March 2021 issue of Golf Australia Magazine which includes an 8 page feature story by Adrian Logue on the rediscovery of the lost links at Kameruka. On sale 19 Feb, 2021.