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Always played in December – the timing is right for the event’s format – emphasis being placed on enjoyment and meeting lots of interesting people from all walks of life. Businessmen, celebrities and professionals alike are ready to wind down after the year that has preceded and there is usually plenty of banter and discussion.

What better place to wind down than at the beautiful Cypress Lakes. The relaxed atmosphere entices even the odd sceptic to participate in the fun, with some not too serious golf thrown in.

Proceeds donated to Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG) are used for the development of junior golf. With sponsorship by JNJG all States benefit through the Srixon International Junior Classic at Cessnock. JNJG has Charitable Fundraising Authority Number 11986. A donation is also made to Diabetes. The Celebrity Classic & Corporate Cup have raised over $6.3 million since 1986 making it one of the largest contributors to junior golf in Australia.

Teams of up to 54 of Professionals (men and women), Celebrities, Amateurs and Sponsor’s Representatives.

  • Individual Pro Purse (men and women)
  • Teams Best Ball Par Event
  • Singles Par Event

1 hour television documentary on free to air television and up to 3 showings on Fox Sports, radio coverage, significant newspaper coverage, news highlights, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, glossy magazine editorial and photographs.

Socially the event is an enormous success as it is the only time during the year that such a wide variety of talent and business acumen merge for three or four days in one place to enjoy the golf and entertainment.

Huge. The JNCC is the most high profile golf event of its kind in Australia. The guest list seems to get bigger and better each year, as our guests – sponsors, celebrities, amateurs and professionals – are shown a great time. Word has spread throughout Australia about the event and invitations are much sought after.

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Bob Hawke
Ian Botham
Brian Lara
Jeff Dujon
Allan Border
Geoff Lawson
Greg Chapell
Pat Rafter
John Newcombe
Hugh Bowman
Susie O’Neill
Kieren Perkins
Leigh Matthews
Michael Voss Dermott Brereton
Robert Dipierdomenico
Wally Lewis
Andrew Johns
Darren Lockyer
Michael O’Connor
John Eales
Layne Beachley
Nikki Hudson
Kristy Hinze
David Reyne
Ray Martin
Kerri-Anne Kennerley
Dawn Fraser Kirk Pengilly
James Reyne
Glenn Shorrock
Shannon Noll
Jimeoin
Paul Martell
Matthew Le Nevez
Gyton Grantley
Gary Sweet
Peter Phelps
Glenn Robbins
Stephen Curry
Bernard Curry
Lincoln Lewis

1979 Chris Witcher
1980 Jack Newton/R. Lee
1981 Tim Bell
1982 Rob McNaughton
1983 Peter Senior
1984 Peter Senior
1985 Rodger Davis
1986 Peter Senior
1987 Ian Baker-Finch
1988 Rob Stephens
1989 M. Colandro/J. Woodland
1990 Peter Lonard
1991 Stephen Bennett
1992 Darren Barnes 1993 Anthony Gilligan
1994 Rob Whitlcok
1995 Anthony Gilligan
1996 Peter Senior/D. Diaz
1997 Ken Druce
1998 John Senden
1999 Nigel Lane/A. Edwards
2000 David Podlich
2001 Peter Senior
2002 Peter Lonard
2003 Nadina Taylor
2004 Lorraine Lambert
2005 Rod Pampling
2006 Aaron Byrnes 2007 Peter Fowler
2008 Simon Furneaux
2009 Ewan Porter
2010 Leigh McKechnie
2011 Brad Fasher
2012 Brendan Smith
2013 Aron Price
2014 Polly Goldman
2015 Rebecca Artis
2016 Matthew Stieger

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Are you interested in playing golf either seriously or not so seriously?  In a beautiful location surrounded by amazing people, enjoying lots of laughs and making friends that will last a lifetime? If so, register below to play in our very own Jack Newton Celebrity Classic golf day.