About GOLFSelect

Established in 1998, GOLFSelect has grown to become Australia's leading corporate golf and golf holiday organiser, offering unrivalled access to the world's best golf courses. In addition, Gary Lisbon is one of the world's leading golf course photographers.


GOLFSelect organises corporate golf events throughout Australia and New Zealand and count amongst our clients many of Australia's largest and most respected companies. We also specialise in organising charity golf events for major Australian charities.

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GOLFSelect is a golf holiday specialist. Our relationships with Australia's best golf courses, plus our extensive international network of golf travel partners, allows us to organise unique and never-to-be-forgotten golf holidays both within Australia and around the world.

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Gary Lisbon is one of the world's leading golf photographers. With his genuine love of golf Gary brings a golfer's perspective to his photography and this is reflected in the spectacular and enduring images from many of the world's famous golf courses.

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Meet Our Team

Gary Lisbon, Managing Director and Owner, GOLFSelect

Gary Lisbon

Managing Director and Owner

Gary is the owner of GOLFSelect, having started the business 18 years ago after a number of years as a chartered accountant working for a large city firm. A love of golf and strong contacts within the golf industry, combined with increasing requests from friends and clients saw Gary, and his wife Maureen, form GOLFSelect – a business designed to help golfers experience the best golf in the world, wherever that might be with custom, bespoke itineraries.

Gary is also a member of the illustrious US Golf Magazine World Top 100 ranking panel – charged with the responsibility of ranking the best golf courses on the planet and having visited and played over 300 golf courses in 15 countries around the world is well placed to advise the ideal golf itinerary.

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Maureen Lisbon, Financial Controller, GOLFSelect

Maureen Lisbon Financial Controller

Maureen is our Financial Controller and oversees all things financial. A chartered accountant with over 18 years of experience for a number of major financial and accounting institutions, Maureen brings a wealth of experience to this very important area within GOLFSelect.

Matthew Ridge, Golf Travel Manager, GOLFSelect

Matthew Ridge Golf Travel Manager

Matthew has been working with GOLFSelect since 2001 and in his role as Golf Holiday Manager oversees and manages golf holidays on behalf of our clients. Matthew's passion is arranging group itineraries to many world class golfing destinations and his exceptional customer service is something our clients keep telling us about! Matthew is your man if you want a memorable golf holiday where nothing is too much trouble.

Richard Morgan, Golf Travel Specialist, GOLFSelect

Richard Morgan Golf Travel Specialist

Richard works with Matthew in the GOLFSelect Holiday team and brings with him an unbridled enthusiasm to do what it takes to ensure a golf holiday of a lifetime for our clients. Richard has had a broad range of travel experience both in Australia and his native homeland of England. His support of Liverpool is accepted by most in the office and his refined English accent adds polish to the GOLFSelect team!

Janet Bowman, Corporate Golf, GOLFSelect

Janet Bowman Corporate Golf

Janet is an accomplished end to end Project Manager (qualified PRINCE 2) with experience in delivering to client expectations and budgets. After working for large companies delivering software products, she has combined her love of golf and organising - a natural progression into Event Management. Janet is focussing on servicing and growing our multi-national golf day clients as well as the large number of fundraising organisations who use GOLFSelect to help raise funds using golf as the vehicle. Janet is also passionate about our GolfDayPro Event Management software to help organisations manage their day more effectively.

Chloe Chapman, Corporate Golf Specialist

Chloe Chapman Corporate Golf Specialist

Chloe is the newest member to join the GOLFSelect team and brings with her a youthful enthusiasm and a desire to learn as much about golf events as possible. Hailing from Coffs Harbour (home of the famous Big Banana! – as well as the wonderful Bonville International Resort), Chloe has recently moved to Melbourne and is completing a diploma in Events and Tourism. The team is actively lobbying for her to follow their AFL team (Saints, Bombers, Magpies, Tigers) however we feel she will always remain an NRL girl (Roosters).

Tim O'Brien Online Strategy

Tim has worked with GOLFSelect for over 10 years, developing the backend systems that keep GOLFSelect functioning. Tim has been instrumental in the development of the highly popular GolfDayPro Event Management System, a Software as a Service system used by many companies around the world to administer their golf days.