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Australia’s leading golf course construction & maintenance specialists

For 20 years, Programmed Turnpoint has helped bring world-class golf courses to life. From planning to play-off, we have the knowledge, resources and drive needed to deliver unforgettable experiences.

First class courses

Our results speak for themselves. Through our commitment to playability and presentation –  by bringing out the best of the natural landscape – our team have been behind some of the country’s leading golf courses.


Your vision, to a tee

Creating exceptional courses calls for a custom approach. From architecture, design, construction, re-modelling, earthworks, shaping, maintenance and much more, we work with you to meet your every expectation.















Cape Wickham, Tasmania, Australia















St. Andrews Beach, Victoria, Australia















Growling Frog, Victoria, Australia















Mollymook, New South Wales, Australia















Sandhurst North Course, Victoria, Australia















Sandhurst Champions Course, Victoria, Australia















Magento Shores, New South Wales, Australia















Natadola Bay, Fiji















Denarau, Fiji

Our story


Turnpoint was founded in 2002 and quickly established itself as a leader in golf course construction and maintenance. In 2012, Programmed acquired Turnpoint, giving it significantly augmented capability and capacity.

As part of this 60 plus year-old company with a $3.0B per annum turnover, Programmed Turnpoint can assure customers of long-term continuity, stability and partnership.

Industry Expertise

Turnpoint has maintained and grown‐in over 40 courses around Australia, many of which have been on long term contracts that have extended well beyond 10 years. We have worked with renowned golf course designers, clubs and developers to deliver world class golf facilities in Australia and overseas.

Services offered


We know the undertaking and investment involved with building a new golf course is immense. With industry-leading expertise and equipment, our specialist services ensure we deliver to the highest possible standard.

  • Golf course construction and re-construction
  • Earthworks, shaping and feature construction
  • Irrigation
  • Grow-in
  • Design implementation
  • Re-modelling and renovation of existing golf courses


Golf courses are constantly changing. By partnering with us, you can ensure your course is in exceptional condition year-round with a highly tailored maintenance plan.

  • Golf course maintenance
  • Earthworks, irrigation and drainage
  • Pre-event turf grow in
  • Cart path upgrades
  • Remodelling and renovating

Master planning

Looking to the future is critical for long-term success. Ask how our team takes the stress out of this with a dedicated master plan that keeps the big picture within sight.

  • Essential upgrades to infrastructure (cart paths, irrigation systems, landscape replenishment and management, etc.)
  • Construction and maintenance strategy
  • Project cost benefit analysis

Course upgrades

It’s crucial to consider what upgrades your course needs now and in the future. Focusing on long-term, sustainable solutions, we analyse how to take your course to the next level and create the best golfing experiences possible.

  • Reshaping of holes
  • Redevelopment of clubhouse or practice facilities
  • Maintenance of cart paths
  • Irrigation projects

Insight and experience

Committed to quality

Our development and construction team has the experience and insight to deliver exceptional results as well as the drive and passion to keep them looking good.

From suburban golf courses to those in remote and challenging locations both in Australia and beyond, our team have been hand-picked for their skills and unrivalled commitment to customer focus and quality. The results speak for themselves: our track record for delivering industry-leading golf courses on time and on budget, and maintaining them to world class standards too.

Industry expertise

Our team

Responsible for some of Australia’s leading golf courses, find out more about our team of highly skilled industry experts. 

Justin Trott

General Manager – Programmed Turnpoint

Justin has an architecture and landscape architecture background, with more than 25 years’ involvement in golf course and landscape design and construction industry.

From the Shortland Waters Golf Course, the Hamilton Island Golf Club, the Champions Course and many more, Justin’s been responsible for delivering some of Programmed Turnpoint’s most acclaimed projects to date.

Under your watchful eye, the Sandhurst North Course and Champions Course continue to improve in leaps and bounds. This is reflected in the feedback we receive from players competing in Qualifying School.”

Graeme Scott, Tournament Operations Manager

PGA National Office, Australia

Always on par

Elevate your course to the world stage

Take the challenge out of management and ensure your golf course is always maintained to the highest standard with Programmed Turnpoint.


  • Full inventory of well-maintained equipment
  • Fixed price maintenance that eases, rather than impacts, cash flow
  • Relief from staffing overheads, HSE and equipment costs
  • Regular communication and reporting on maintenance initiatives and frequencies, along with full visibility of maintenance planning and scheduling

The Club has significantly freed up resources. Designated funds were reallocated to projects able to yield greater benefits like increased play and lowered maintenance costs.

Proven success

Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2021

The ratings speak for themselves. With six courses in Australia’s Top 100, we’re here to make some of the country’s best courses even better.

St. Andrews Beach
Up 2 spots to no. 4

Blackbull (Silverwoods in Yarrawonga)
Up 2 spots to no. 53

Up 4 spots to no. 68 

Sandhurst (Champs Course)
Holding its place at no. 76

Growling Frog
Up 17 spots to no. 78

Sandhurst (North Course)
Up 8 spots to no. 85


Blackbull (Silverwoods in Yarrawonga)
Legends Pro-Am Tournament of the year for 2017

Q-School qualifying tournament venue for aspiring PGA tour players for the past 8 years

Legends Tournament of the year for 2016

Cape Wickham
Debut at no. 24 in the world

Environment and sustainability

Shortland Waters

We engaged Programmed Turnpoint because they’re specialists in their area. They’ve worked through every stage with us, from design to construction to deliver a really good product for us. I would really recommend Programmed. They’ve been great to deal with.

Kegan Lacy, Development Manager

AVEO (Shortland Waters Golf Course)

Get in touch

No matter what your project is, we are always up for new challenges. Get in contact to discuss how we can help you today.

9 & 10, 1283 Point Nepean Rd, Rosebud VIC 3939

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