The Outback Golf Masters will be back in 2022 in six locations including Mount Isa with the million-dollar hole-in-one in Birdsville, in Queensland's newest golf course on the edge of the Simpson Desert.
The 2022 event begins Roma on June 18 followed by Tambo, Barcaldine, Winton, Mount Isa and culminating to the million-dollar hole-in-one in Birdsville on the weekend of July 22-24.
The Mount Isa event will be July 16-17.
The 2021 Outback Queensland completed its 1900km journey across Outback Queensland with amateur golfers, from happy hackers to a hole-in-one master travelling across six locations from Biloela to Charleville, Quilpie, Blackall and Hughenden, culminating in Longreach.
The Outback Queensland Masters winners and recipients of the coveted orange jackets were Laurie Binstead with 117 points from Hervey Bay Golf Club in Queensland and Ann Backhouse, from the ACT, with 119 points of the Murrumbidgee Golf Club.
The men's winner of the Longreach event was Greg Wooler of the Sandy Gallop Golf Club in Ipswich.
"I've played all six events in this year's series, travelling the distance with friends. This win in Longreach has really capped off an amazing journey," Wooler said.
"I'll wear the orange jacket with pride".
Barbara Slater of the Roma Golf Club was the women's winner. Barbara played in the inaugural Outback Queensland Masters in 2019, and returned this year, missing out on winning the event in Charleville by just one shot.
"The Outback Queensland Masters is a real highlight of my golfing career," Slater said.
Luke Bates, Queensland Manager, Golf Australia, said the 2021 Outback Queensland Masters was an amazing experience for the visitors, the clubs, and the juniors.
"I can honestly say we have been overwhelmed by the outstanding support of the local communities," Mr Bates said.
"It's the hospitality and genuine characters of Outback Queensland that makes the players really enjoy the challenge and mateship of this tournament.''
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