Sport

New golf pro at Prossy Golf Club

PROSERPINE PRO: Kane Nusteling has left behind the freezing conditions of Scotland to become the Golf Pro at Proserpine Golf Course.
Photo Rohan O'Neil / Whitsunday Times
PROSERPINE PRO: Kane Nusteling has left behind the freezing conditions of Scotland to become the Golf Pro at Proserpine Golf Course. Photo Rohan O'Neil / Whitsunday Times

PROSERPINE GOLF

AFTER over 10 years without a golf professional, the Proserpine Golf Club is delighted to welcome industry veteran Kane Nusteling to the club.

Kane's tenure as Head Professional at the club officially began on March 19 but the Whitsunday wet season kept him off the course for the first few weeks.

His career in golf speaks for itself having spent four years as the Head Professional at the world renowned Anglesea Golf Club in regional Victoria and three years working at the spiritual home of golf, the prestigious St. Andrews Links course in Scotland.

It has been over a decade since the Proserpine Golf Club have had the luxury of a pro and Club President Alison Day was thrilled to welcome Kane to his new home in the Whitsundays.

"After many years without a pro the club felt that we were in a strong enough financial position to be able to employ someone to help our members improve their game. Kane increases the overall profile of the club and we are very happy to welcome him to the club," Alison said.

"We received over 16 applications for the position and are thrilled to have an experienced and well-qualified professional like Kane be a part of our golfing community."

Kane comes to the club after working as a professional at Pitlochry Golf Club in Scotland where he has been the past 12 months introducing his daughter Taylor to his wife's Scottish parents.

"I flew over from Scotland for the final interview and that was a big risk for me so I'm really happy that I ended up getting the position. There has been lots of work going on at the club and we can now proudly say that nine of our 18 holes will be open all year long regardless of what the weather throws at us," Kane said.

Kane has been hard at work meeting all the club's members and said he was looking forward to getting to know everyone and helping however he can.

Kane will also be running free junior clinics on Tuesday and Friday afternoons at the club that are completely free of charge. Anyone interested in participating should call the club on 4945 1337 or Alison Day on 4948 3393.


Join the Community.

Get your local news, your way.

Stay Connected

Update your news preferences and get the latest news delivered to your inbox.

Elderly woman hit by car in Airlie Beach

An 80 year old woman was hit by a car on Shute Harbour Road this afternoon. Photo Inge Hansen / Whitsunday Times.

Elderly woman hit by car on Shute Harbour Road.

Snake bite in Airlie

Ambulance with lights on Photo Tony Martin / Daily Mercury

Snake bite at Airlie Beach residence.

Information night for the potentially fatal Hendra virus

Tegan King, Jason Mansfield and Jodie Russell outside the Proserpine Vet Surgery holding information and products necessary for horse vaccinations. Photo Inge Hansen / Whitsunday Coast Guardian.

Deadly Hendra virus one of the scariest things for Proserpine vet

Latest deals and offers

Brahmans break Norths

RUGBY LEAGUE: The Whitsunday Brahmans hosted a much improved Norths Devils in Reserve and A Grade on Saturday.

Witnesses wanted to Airlie Beach assault

Generic polic sign Photo Contributed

Police are seeking information about an assault in Airlie Beach

Elderly woman hit by car in Airlie Beach

An 80 year old woman was hit by a car on Shute Harbour Road this afternoon. Photo Inge Hansen / Whitsunday Times.

Elderly woman hit by car on Shute Harbour Road.

Premier men yet to be defeated

FLEET FEET: Amy Scanlon leaves a Lions defender in her wake at the weekend.

Premier men yet to be defeated

Hometown boy hits Aussie side

PROSSIE TALENT: Harry Hocking in the Queensland Reds U20s v Brumbies Colts game at Suncrop Stadium before the Reds v Blues.

Hometown boy hits Aussie side

Snake bite in Airlie

Ambulance with lights on Photo Tony Martin / Daily Mercury

Snake bite at Airlie Beach residence.

City’s most eligible bachelors go up for auction

Australia's favourite redhead twins and celebrity bachelors Stevie and Andy Mac will perform and be auctioned off at the Pink Hope Charity Male Auction Gala.

All women need to do is bid for the man who catches their eye

IBAC Evidence Police Bashing 5

Officers drag the woman back to her cell

In this video the woman drinks water from the toilet.

IBAC Evidence Police Bashing 4

In this video the woman asks for water as the tap in the room is broken

IBAC Evidence Police Bashing 3

In this video police continue their search and male officers are present despite...

Sale nears on last large block of land in Coolum

The 43.37ha property on South Coolum Rd has sold.

South Coolum Rd property to be land banked

Caloundra’s former Centrepoint Buffet site up for sale

FOR SALE: The home of the old Centrepoint Buffet

Restaurant fined for unhygienic practices closed months ago