Since 1999, Teed Up has taken thousands of golf lovers to the US Masters and over 40 other golf destinations. We offer the highest level of service and use our local knowledge to create the perfect golfing experience.
Teed Up will provide you with insider information that will make for a perfect holiday, such as the best viewing spots and where to buy superior merchandise. Their long term local suppliers in accommodation, ticketing and transport go the extra mile to create a smooth and successful event.
Meet the Teed Up Team
Director of golf
Mike has been a AAA rated golf professional for the last 15 years and is a multi-awarded PGA Golf Professional with extensive experience playing not only throughout Australasia but in Canada & Japan.
Mike had over twelve years’ experience managing golf clubs before joining Teed Up.
8 years were spent as Director of Golf (Golf Professional & GM ) at Mount Broughton Country Club, during this period he advised the club on course upgrades which saw the course ranking increase significantly. His staff provided service second to none and he was able to increase new Membership & Corporate play significantly.
During the period, he worked closely with the 5-Star Resort in developing one of Australia’s Top 100 golf courses.
Mike works closely with our Travel team to ensure we are playing the best golf courses on our tours and these are often hidden gems that he has discovered using his golf professional network. Mike is a very popular Tour Leader and always ensures every client has the best possible time when they tour with us.
Bede has spent the past fifteen years establishing and growing his own businesses in the Human Resources and the Travel and Tourism industry.
He is currently the owner and Manager Director of Teed Up Golf, a company that specializes in organizing corporate golf days and golf tours around Australia and overseas. Teed Up was established in 2003 and has quickly grown to become Australia’s largest outbound and inbound golf tour operator hosting over 3000 golfers every year to destinations around Australia and internationally including US Masters and US Open tournaments.
Prior to establishing Teed Up, Bede was a Director of Porterallen Hendren, one of Sydney’s largest privately owned recruitment companies. He established another recruitment company in 1996 that merged to form Porterallen Hendren. Prior to this Bede spent seven years with Westpac in Senior Human Resources positions. These included Executive Manager, HR for Retail and Business Banking in Australia, and Graduate Recruitment Manager for Westpac NZ. Bede holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Business Studies (majoring in Human Resources) from Massey University in NZ.
Bede is a member at Long Reef Golf Club and plays off a handicap of 14 on a good day!
Consultant & Tour Host
Sandy joined the Teed Up Team in 2014 and, having organised many golf trips away for her friends and family she knows exactly what our clients are looking for when it comes to golf touring. Sandy brings with her extensive travel and golf experience through her background at British Airways and The Buggy Man.
Sandy also works with many of our golf-pro clients who host trips away with their members and loves putting together the perfect itinerary for great golf, excellent restaurants and suggestions for activities for the Non-Golfers on tour.
As a member of Roseville Golf Club, Sandy has played in our Club Challenges in Port Stephens each year and Teed Up’s annual Ladies Golf Challenge in Noosa. She has also hosted a number of our events around Australia and New Zealand.
Tour Host & Ambassador
Chrissy Hordern works as a Tour Host & Ambassador for Teed Up Golf. Chrissy hosted a US Masters Tour for AMEX Platinum & Centurion Card members in 2012 and subsequent tours for couples and friends travelling together to the US Masters & Pebble Beach in 2013, 2015, 2016 and 2018.
Chrissy also heads our annual Ladies Challenge team event in Noosa.
Chrissy’s tour guests have included members from many prominent golf clubs across Australia and New Zealand. Chrissy, herself, is a member of both The Royal Sydney Gold Club and Noosa Springs Golf Club on the Sunshine Coast.
Whether it is a golf holiday or a corporate social event, our extensive range of luxury golf packages and elite custom-made golf holidays is guaranteed to suit any golfer’s wish list.
Our experienced tour guides and golfing professionals (who attend all major escorted golf tours) will provide you the local course knowledge and expert coaching advice necessary to make your time on the green a memorable one.
To read about what others thought of their time with Teed Up, check out some of our client testimonials.
Corporate Golf Days
Did you know that Golf is Australia’s most popular corporate sport?
A well organised golf day is the same as being at a sales call for up to 10 hours. Compare this to the average 20 minute appointment with a too-busy-to-pay-attention client and you will see that holding a Corporate Golf Day can do wonders for your client relationships. Few other sports can lure senior executives from their heavy workloads and other commitments.
Let Teed Up organise your next golf day!
golf club Management
Our management team has significant experience in the golf industry. The Teed Up organisation was established to develop niches in Golf Travel, Golf Retail and Golf Infrastructure and has been involved in Golf Club Management since 2003, when it was approached to take over the marketing and administration of Club 19.
Club 19 is a business networking golf club that in 2003 had declining membership and was losing money. In the seven years that we have been running the organisation we have delivered some astounding results, including implementing new marketing initiatives and doubling members in an 18 month period…