ABOUT US

ABOUT US

International Golf Concepts (IGC) is the brain child of three passionate golfers who are committed to ensuring the game of golf continues to grow and prosper by developing innovative solutions that create new traditions for players to enjoy.

Working closely with leading industry organisations, IGC is focussed on generating products and services that engage the golfer within and encourages you to become the best that you can be whether you are a beginner, a social player, a club member, an elite amateur, a professional or a tour player.

Learn . Practice. Play . Improve

OUR TEAM

Chris Rutherford

After completing his apprenticeship with the Australian PGA and joining its ranks as a Full Member in 1987, Chris then spent the next seven years as a full time Touring Pro, achieving success through developing and fine tuning a solid, all round game.
In 1994 he joined Charlie Earp as Assistant Professional at Royal Queensland Golf Club in Brisbane, Australia and as they say the rest is history.
Chris has spent the past 32 years, including the past 13 years as Head Professional of Royal Queensland Golf Club, drawing on his genuine passion for the game and has built an enviable reputation in the fields of instruction, club fitting and administrator of professional golf.
Over the years, Chris has been meticulous in developing a holistic approach to golf instruction which he is proud to pass on to not only his students but also his fellow instructors at IGC Academy.

Ian Perkins

B. Admin (Accounting)

Role at IGC: Director of Customer Experience

Ian is an absolute golf tragic having taking the game up some three decades ago and currently plays off a handicap of 5 at Royal Queensland Golf Club.

Ian is driven to combine his 30 years experience in retail and marketing with his passion for golf and provide wonderful game development experiences for golfers who are driven to be the best they can be.

John Cooper

Role at IGC: Director

John travels weekly in his role as a Senior Partner of a large International Law Firm, and is regularly featured in the Australian Financial Review as one of Australias Top Lawyers.

Like Ian, John is a golf nut who brings his immense business acumen to the table at IGC and ensures that concepts that are considered are developed with a commercial sense, for maximum chance of success.

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Private Lessons

Private Lessons

Private Lessons are designed for individuals who want to gain maximum improvement in the shortest period of time possible. Gaining the total focus of your coach for an allocated period of time ensures a personal approach to your game improvement. Under the IGC Academy Methodology your Coach will become an integral part of your future golfing endeavours and will initiate communication at regular intervals to ensure that your game is on track, and be there with you to tick off your goals as you achieve them.

Our menu of Private Lessons have been designed with all budgets in mind.

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Clinics

Clinics

IGC Academy Clinics have been designed to ensure that participants of equal skill level are grouped together to enjoy the innovative teaching IGC methodology, achieve meaningful results and satisfy every budget.

IGC Clinics are the perfect vehicle to develop all areas of your game in a determined period of time and utilise the wonderful facilities that Links Hope Island and the IGC Academy offer.

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Master classes

Master classes

Masterclasses are the ultimate IGC Academy experience. Overseen by Director of Methodology Chris Rutherford, participants games are assessed both on and off the course, across a wide range of disciplines, and programs are put into place to ensure that results are achieved long after the Masterclass has concluded.

Masterclasses are individually designed to ensure that participants desires and expectations are not only met, but exceeded.

Masterclasses can be organised for between one and three participants at a time, held for between 1-5 days. Accomodation, transfers and gourmet dining experiences can be organised as part of the IGC Academy Masterclass program upon request.

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The Power Hour Series

Power Hour Series

The Power Hour Series are an innovative IGC Academy coaching initiative that will be programmed throughout the year. Power Hours are a great way to learn a particular golfing discipline interactively with the IGC Coaching team in an instruction based manner. Power Hours are informative, educational and fun.

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The Seminar Series

Seminar Series

The Seminar Series has been designed by the team at IGC Academy to address areas of the game that the Professionals constantly do, yet the majority of amateur golfers do not.

All seminars will be held off-course, will be presented by our IGC Academy Coaching Team and industry professionals, who are recognised specialists within their fields of expertise.

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Personalised Programs

Personalised Programs

Personalised Programs are perfect for golfers who are committed to becoming the best they can be. Personalised programs can be created for a golfer no matter their age, gender, handicap or budget.

Personalised Programs will embrace the holistic methodology taught by the IGC Academy and will integrate outside services when required.

If you have the commitment, we can design a Personalised Program that will have you optimising your outcomes consistently.

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