Subpar performance not all bad with return of stadium golf

Dominic Giannini 3 November 2020 13
Stadium golf

Stadium golf is back at GIO this December. Photos: Supplied.

It’s a weird day when a subpar performance is welcomed by Raiders’ fans but that’s the beauty of stadium golf.

Come December, Canberrans will be able to play 11 holes at GIO Stadium, going from putting in the Brumbies changeroom to trying for a birdie from the stands.

Changerooms, the player’s tunnel and field entrance will all be opened for the course so you can go for a hit and snap a pic for social media of your favourite player’s jersey.


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The holes vary from 77 metres to 110 metres and the tee elevations range from the forecourt level to level 5 of the stands.

Putting

There is more on offer for this year’s Stadium Golf.

Players get three shots from each teeing platform, greens are on the field and scoring is based on how close you get to the hole on your best shot.

Daily session prizes will be awarded to the best female and male golfers.


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Stadium golf will operate between 14 and 19 December. Tee times are at 8-minute intervals for groups of four people throughout the day. Daytime and evening tee-offs are available and each group is escorted through the 90-minute course by personal caddies.

Players will be able to tee off from the field’s entrance.

Tickets go on sale 16 November.

For more information, visit GIO Stadium Golf or call 6256 6700.


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13 Responses to Subpar performance not all bad with return of stadium golf
Andrew Dale Andrew Dale 9:12 am 05 Nov 20

What a seriously cool idea

Jason Rutten Jason Rutten 1:09 pm 04 Nov 20

Lachlan i will beat you again.

Talia Liolios Talia Liolios 8:34 am 04 Nov 20

Shlee Mihailakis Haz Kaka 11 holes.. perfect

Tara Ritchie Tara Ritchie 5:27 am 04 Nov 20

Jim your next non competitive game 😂

Eliza Bush Eliza Bush 11:20 pm 03 Nov 20

This looks fun Suzanne Bush

Jim Badlose Jim Badlose 10:22 pm 03 Nov 20

Ryan? Next session?

Danny Krajacic Danny Krajacic 9:55 pm 03 Nov 20

Drazen Krajacic we should try this

John Hamilton John Hamilton 9:50 pm 03 Nov 20

Chelsea maybe something a bit different?

    Chelsea Joyce Chelsea Joyce 10:39 pm 03 Nov 20

    John potentially. Will have to see if any of the dates work

Jimmy Mackenzie Jimmy Mackenzie 9:36 pm 03 Nov 20

Steph Boxall can we? Please?

Jennifer Lawrence Jennifer Lawrence 9:32 pm 03 Nov 20

Larry Daly one for you

Sue Sutton Sue Sutton 9:28 pm 03 Nov 20

Peta Alex might be able to use his new clubs here 😄

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