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Tender for Operation and Management of Avalon Golf Course

Tender for Operation and Management of Avalon Golf Course
September 22, 2020

Request of Tender (RFT) 2020/167 for Operation and Management of Avalon Golf Course, NSW

Northern Beaches Council is seeking innovative proposals from reliable, professional and suitably qualified organisations or individuals to operate and manage Avalon Golf Course on Sydney’s beautiful Northern Beaches.

Avalon Golf Course is a 9-hole course on 13 ha. located at 32 Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon. The course is close to Avalon Town Centre and Avalon Beach and has a par rating of 32 with approximately 11,000 rounds recorded in the 2019/20 financial year.

The site includes a carpark with 49 spaces as well as a two-storey clubhouse building, comprising of a café, a pro-shop, large function room and kitchen. Buildings onsite include a greenkeeper’s cottage, a workshop building, and a heritage cottage named Avalon Hilton which is currently used as storage.

The scope of the tender includes the operation and functioning of the ground floor of the clubhouse that comprises a function room, commercial kitchen, café and pro shop, as well as the heritage building Avalon Hilton at a minimum from sunrise to sunset, seven days per week.

Please note the Tender does not include management of the grounds, the lower ground level of the clubhouse, greenkeeper’s cottage, workshop building and the car park.

In accordance with the Management Agreement, Council pays management fees, staff wages and general repairs and maintenance. Council retains all income generated at the golf course, such as green fees, food and beverage sales, pro shop sales and function hire fees.

Council sets the green fees (in consultation with the Manager) which is subject to an annual review.

All applicants should submit Tender responses that comply with the requirements of the Plan of Management for Avalon Golf Course.

The Management Agreement is anticipate to begin in early February 2021, subject to Council approval.

Tenders close 20th October 2020 at 2pm. Register here to view this tender document.

Site Briefing: Tuesday 6th October 2020 at 4pm.

Contact: Council’s Senior Property Officer on 1300 434 434.

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