Griffith golf congress tees off with dinner

Toby Cooper, Sport Management Student, Adam Scott Foundation Scholarship recipient 2013

Calling all golf aficionados! You are invited to an evening of dinner, drinks, and and talk about all things golf at the 2014 World Scientific Congress of Golf Dinner.

Hosted by Griffith University, the dinner is just one of the highlights of the threeday World Scientific Congress of Golf event taking place on the Gold Coast.

Leading Australian golf journalist Bruce Young will be the MC for the evening dinner event which is being held at the QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise. Mr Young will be conducting a QandA ‘On the Couch’ with Canadian PGA Coach Henry Brunton, author of High Performance Golf and US Golf magazine Top 100 Teacher.

“The dinner is going to be a fantastic event. For the first time ever in the history of the conference, the dinner will be open not only to delegates, but to members of the public,” says Congress Convenor Dr Kerrie Evans from the Griffith Health Institute.

“We are really excited about the quality of the keynote presenters we have been able to attract to the beautiful Gold Coast for the conference and are sure that many people will welcome the opportunity to network amongst such a great line-up.”

There will also be a chance for guests to speak with keynote presenters from the conference including David Darbyshire, Adam Scott’s strength and conditioning coach; Mario Lafortune, head of Innovation at Nike Golf; and Professor Phillip Di Bella from Di Bella Coffee.

Golfing personalities such as Anthony Summers, tour player and winner of this year’s Queensland PGA Championship, CEO of ALPG and former British Open
Winner, Karen Lunn will also be sharing their experiences at this exciting event.

Meanwhile during the dinner, guests will have the opportunity to compete for ‘Nearest the Pin’ prizes at the St. Andrews Old course on the amazing Golfzon golf simulator (



WHEN: Saturday 6 September, 7.30pm – 10.30pm
WHERE: QT Hotel, 7 Staghorn Ave, Surfers Paradise.
TICKETS: Tickets are $130 for dinner. This comprises a two hour Chef’s Selection and a
one hour premium beverage package. Visit World Scientific Congress of Golf Dinner