The Bartons/BMD Pro-Am & the Paul King Memorial Legends Pro-Am
Wynnum Golf Club is home to Australia’s richest one day Pro-Am on the PGA Pro-Am National Series, the Bartons/BMD Pro-Am, held at WGC since the event’s inception in 1979.
The Bartons/BMD Pro-Am is held in November immediately following the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Queensland Golf Club.
As part of Bartons/BMD Pro-Am series a Seniors Pro-Am, a Legends event is held in the leadup months, and from 2023 is known as the Paul King Memorial Legends Pro-Am, named after the late Paul King PGA, the Club Professional at WGC of more than 40 years, and for which event Bartons and BMD continue as the major sponsors.
In 2022, the Centenary of Wynnum Golf Club, the Bartons/BMD Pro-Am provided a $100 000 prize purse which was jointly won by James Macklin and Daniel Gale.
In 2023, the inaugural Paul King Memorial Legends Pro-Am was won by Tim Elliot (WA) and in the Centenary year prior, by Andre Stolz.
High profile golfers and legends such as Peter Senior, Peter McWhinney, Anthony Bonhomme, Andre Stoltz, Terry Price, Randall Vines and John Senden regularly return to play one or both Pro-Am events, alongside friends and fellow great players including and from 2023, Peter Lonard, Paul Gow and many more.