Saltbush Downs Open Golf Classic

Dates & times

The Shed at Redwing:

Star Theatre One at Star Theatres:

HAT's Courthouse Cultural Centre Auburn:

3 Venues

The Shed at Redwing

226 Pipeline Road, Weetulta, SA, 5573

Star Theatre One at Star Theatres

145 Sir Donald Bradman Dr, Hilton, SA, 5033

Free on-street parking for patrons. Small staff car park at rear of the theatre.

HAT's Courthouse Cultural Centre Auburn

4 St Vincent St, Auburn, SA, 5451

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Coarse Language:

Occasional, Mild

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About this event

A rollicking cabaret comedy musical set in deepest darkest Outback Australia. For a moment in time Saltbush Downs Golf Club becomes the Home of World Golf and stages it's Open Classic Tournament. A farcical celebration of the glorious game of golf and a satirical look at politics in Australia. Come out bush for a round of golf you may never leave !

Deep in the sun-blasted desert of Outback South Australia lies Saltbush Downs Golf & Country Club. Dedicated to the Royal and Ancient game, it is an oasis of sporting civilization with a championship golf course and majestic corrugated iron clubhouse. How did it come to be?

This rollicking rock music-comedy farce follows the almost unbelievable story of country golf in the saltbush sun.

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This has been a project a long time in the making. Keith Preston has been active for the last 30 years as a musician, puppeteer, arts coordinator, festival director, songwriter and world music developer. Prior to this period however he was an actor/writer/director of theatre which included indi-music theatre, mainly youth and community theatre and rock& roll political satire. He had eight scripts produced in the 1980’s. He also worked as a junior golf professional, U/21 State golfer/ Simpson Cup and pennant player. Thanks to Covid isolation finally the script he has been planning for years has been completed and drafted for a brand new musical comedy-satire using the theme of golf in The Outback. It is the story of the Saltbush Downs Open Golf Classic

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