Fears falling membership Golden Goose Sneakers Sale to sink regional golf clubs

Golf SA says it expects a decline in memberships will force a number of the state's smaller, regional golf clubs to close.

It comes as the Karoonda Golf Club in the Murray Mallee goes into recess, as it struggles to pay the lease on its land.

The CEO of Golf SA, Chris Luz-Raymond, says it is becoming harder for Golden Goose Mens Sale regional clubs to find enough volunteers to remain operational.

He says the closure of any golf club is disappointing but is particularly noticeable in country towns.

"There are a number of those facilities ... the football and cricket oval, the bowls club Golden Goose Womens Sale and the golf club are all part and parcel of country regions and communities, so it's pretty important to keep them," he said.

"But unless there are the people to maintain those facilities, it's just not viable and practical."

He says golf clubs need to come up with new ways Golden Goose Sneakers to attract members.

"The thing we have to Golden Goose Sneakers Online do is to make golf as popular as any other sport and to make it accessible and I think some golf clubs have to look at other club membership categories," he said.


"Make it easier for people to come and join the golf club and golf itself has to look at what it's doing, so we need to look at nine-hole golf and a couple of other innovative ideas."