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Avana Leisure

Avana Leisure trading as Beresfield Golf has been granted the opportunity to manage the Beresfield Golf Course over a 5 year term, commencing 1 April 2015. We are honoured to be granted the lease and have many plans that are slowly taking shape around the place.

Avana Leisure has been in operation since 2003 when it secured the contract to manage the Nowra Golf Club Pro Shop. It then purchased the golf range in Nowra and has been operating Golf facilities for the community to include golf practise facilities, mini golf or putt putt, and providing a range of golf coaching opportunities to groups including schools, corporate groups and sport clubs.

Greg Snelling and Tracey Wong are the directors of Avana Leisure and are proud promoters of providing comprehensive golf facilities to the community.

Managing the Beresfield Golf Course on behalf of Newcastle City Council

Greg Snelling

Greg is our Head Golf Professional of Avana Leisure. He has been a golf pro since 1997 and has been a AAA Coach since 2005. His coaching is based on sound technical knowledge and he is also in touch with the latest fads, to ensure he is on top of his game as well. Dedicated to the promotion of golf, Greg is committed to giving people the right advice about their golf and their equipment. With a great eye for detail and a technical background, he will give you incredible quality in golf equipment repairs as well.

He is highly motivated to make changes at Beresfield Golf course that will make the course appealing, challenging and inviting.

If you want to find out more about how Greg can help your golf, you will find him in the Pro Shop most days. Pop in and say ‘hello’, or you can call him at the Pro Shop on 02 4966 4665, or email him at the address below.

Tracey Wong

Tracey is the Customer and Services Manager of Avana Leisure. She has been in the Leisure industry for 30 years as a Fitness Instructor, Lifestyle consultant and Leisure Facilities Manager.

Tracey’s goal is to improve peoples quality of life by encouraging participation in recreation activities both indoor and outdoor. Keen to engage with the community. Tracey is driven to make a difference at Beresfield by encouraging people to give golf a go and enjoy the benefits of this fun course. She is working hard to provide a great customer experience and looks forward to seeing lots of new golfers.

If you want to find Tracey, you will find her in the Pro Shop most weekdays. Pop in and say ‘hello’, or you can call her at the Pro Shop on 02 4966 4665, or email her at the address below.

Mick Straker

Michael is the Assistant Shop Manager at the Beresfield Golf course. Being a playing member at Beresfield since 2007, he will be a familiar face to regular players.

Michael has been in the customer service industry for the past 25 years, including running his own business for the last 2 years. His role at Beresfield Golf is to support our members and groups and encourage social players to become a part of the golf community. Focusing on customer service and facilitating tournaments in golf, mini golf and footgolf will be Micks’ main goals going forward at Beresfield Golf.

If you want to discuss new ideas for tournaments or any shop related items, then Mick would love you to pop in and say ‘hello’, or you can call him in the shop on 02 4966 4665.