Peter Bell was special guest at putt4dough 2018.  He spoke of his Korean start in life, his adoption, and his dream always to be a professional footballer. His presentation was inspiring and entertaining, impeccably delivered with anecdotes and a good chunk of humour.  Read the Latest News for more details of this great event.

Come and be inspired and entertained by a legend of the AFL, radio, and television.  Former Fremantle skipper and premiership player with North Melbourne will tell his amazing story.

Back to Joondalup Resort in 2018 for the putt4dough IT Charity Golf Day. Mark your diary for 20th November 2018.

Brian Lee Ivan Albertini, Grant Hutchons, and Jason Pentony take out the 2017 putt4dough Golf Day with a net score of 63.649. Here is a couple of the winners late into the evening proudly showing off their trophy alongside the lovely Neryl Joyce our special guest for the evening.

During the "off season" the putt4dough organisers are involved in raising funds and supporting the Variety WA Bash.  putt4dough will donate a small sum to help this cause.  However it will remain focused on supporting Perth Childrens Hospital in 2017 by running the next IT Charity Golf Day on Tuesday 21st November 2017.  However to see what is happening with the Variety WA Bash, where we are part of the Mako 72 team, click on this link to see the Facebook page for more details - and if you want to help out with a small donation.


results 2019

With a net score of 58.3125, our 2019 champion golfers were Paul Robinson, Brad Elborough, John, and Rod, who combined to take out first prize in the record-breaking putt4dough 2019 IT Charity Golf Day.


Every dollar you donate goes towards a worthy fund to help Perth Children's Hospital buy much needed equipment to improve the health of Western Australian children.

Why Putt4Dough?

By sponsoring or playing at putt4dough, you are helping to ensure our children have access to up-to-date equipment and medical experts as well as moments of happiness and respite during what can be a frightening experience.


putt4dough 2020 by WAITTA

putt4dough in 2020 will be in the hands of WAITTA led by chair Simon Whitehead.  The event will be held on 24th November at Joondalup, same format, same fun, and same great cause.


19th November 2019 will be the 10th time that the IT industry gets together to raise funds for the Perth Children's Hospital. 

putt4dough 2018

Mark your diary - the 2018 putt4dough event has been booked for Tuesday 20th November at Joondalup Resort.  Registrations open soon.  Contact Chris Marshall for more details.

putt4dough 2017

The 2017 putt4dough event was held on Tuesday 21st November at Wembley Golf Course.  The IT industry raised $34,000.

putt4dough 2016

On Tuesday 21st November 2016 on a glorious sunny day out on the Golf course Bing Zuo, Paul Glass, Owen Kenny, and Josh Greer, outplayed the other 212 players to take out First Prize at putt4dough

putt4dough 2015

On Tuesday 24th November 2015 Lindsay Stephen, Jason Pentony, Paul Abbott and David Barraclough tore up the turf at Joondalup Resort to take out the 2015 putt4dough IT Charity Golf Day. 

With Special Thanks to Our Lovely Sponsors in 2019

$83,000 raised due to the great support from our sponsors. This brings the total raised to $439,000, which is truly remarkable.


Matthew Pavlich: AFL Legend, All-Australian, Fremantle Captain

Fremantle Docker’s most decorated player in its 25-year history, Matthew Pavlich is long admired as one of the AFL’s biggest stars. His combination of size, speed and skill saw him respected as one of the AFL’s best centre half forwards and all-round talents of the modern era.

latest news

22 Nov

putt4dough Breaks Records in 2019

In its 10th year putt4dough has raised a record amount for the Perth Children's Hospital Foundation.  Although announcing $75,000 on the night, the counting continued well into the following week and with a major donation from Matthew Pavlich, the total has been boosted to over $80,000 with further counting still happening!  What a wonderful result.  The IT industry must be proud of this achievement.

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21 Jul

Carus Thompson Live at the Beech Shack

Join us at the Beech Shack to listen to Carus Thompson Live - part proceeds to putt4dough. Carus has toured the world alongside The John Butler Trio, The Waifs, Xavier Rudd, Jack Johnson & Pete Murray, selling over 30,000 albums along the way. Australia’s answer to Bruce Springsteen and like the boss, live is where Carus does his thing the best. He loves a small intimate venue where he can get up close and build an energy with the crowd. There’s no better venue for that than the Beech Shack.

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22 Nov

putt4dough tops $350K mark

The 2018 return to Joondalup, brilliant weather, generous sponsors, enthusiastic golfers, tireless auctioneering, inspiring stories, altogether enabled the IT industry to raise another $49,000 for Perth Children's Hospital Foundation.  This makes the total raise since inception to $356,000 - an amazing achievement.

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21 Nov

Peter Bell @ putt4dough 2018

Peter Bell was special guest at putt4dough 2018.  He spoke of his Korean start in life, his adoption, and his dream always to be a professional footballer. His presentation was inspiring and entertaining, impeccably delivered with anecdotes and a good chunk of humour.  After his talk, Peter stayed on to meet the putt4dough winners, and help present the big cheque for the donation to Perth Children's Hospital Foundation.

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12 Sep

2018 Sponsors

Wow, only September and already we have 30 sponsors for this year's putt4dough.  Not long to go and back at Joondalup.  Not only can you play golf, network, and help raise money for the sick kids of WA, but you can also stay the night at Joondalup Resort and have a hearty breakfast the next day to get you off to a great start!

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22 Nov

Records Tumble at putt4dough 2016

34 sponsors, 218 players, and 250 diners.  The most ever raised at the auction, thanks to Karl Langdon.  And the most raised in one year - a massive $60,000.  This adds to the $213,000 raised over the previous 6 years and reflects the generosity and good spirit of the people in the IT industry.  It was good to see the new CEO Denys Pearce attend the event, although we missed Ian De Nazareth.  And our new Community Fundraising Manager, Jessica Bezerra, also a first timer at putt4dough, joined in to help raise the funds this year. 

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13 Oct


Registrations for 2016 are now closed.

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03 May

2016 Registrations Open

Registrations are now open for the 2016 putt4dough event to be held at Joondalup Resort on Tuesday 22nd November. Please join in and support the kids of Western Australia.  

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02 Feb

putt4dough on video 2015

The Beacham Group have kindly organised a short video showing some clips from the 2015 event at Joondalup.  The video is on Youtube so when you click here to watch it you will be governed by the rules of the Youtube website and application. Enjoy.

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06 Jan

Another Donation Record

Thanks to the record number of sponsors, golfers, volunteers, dinner participants, and Joondalup staff, the 2015 putt4dough IT Charity Golf Day again delivered a record breaking $57,000 donation to Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.  This brings the total raised since the inaugural event to $213,000.  This is a tremendous reflection of the spirit of our sponsors and the people of Western Australia.  On behalf of the PMH Foundation, Ian De Nazareth, the Head of Fundraising, said they would hold the funds and use them in the new Perth Childrens Hospital, which is due to open in 2016.

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09 Jul

Mike Hussey - Guest Speaker for 2015 Event

Yes, Mr Cricket, the former Australian International Cricketer will be joining us at putt4dough on 24th November. As one of Australia’s most valuable and popular players, Mike Hussey created many memorable moments for his legions of fans.

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01 Dec

Record Funds Raised

The 2014 putt4dough IT Charity Golf Day raised a record $48,000 for the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation.  This brings the total raised since inception of putt4dough to $156,000. 

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18 Oct

Woosha @ putt4dough

John Worsfold will be our guest speaker for the 2014 IT Charity Golf Day.

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25 May

John Worsfold @ putt4dough

It will soon be confirmed that John Worsfold will be our guest speaker for the 2014 IT Charity Golf Day. Once confirmed the news will be announced to sponsors and more information provided on the home page.

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08 Dec

$30,000 Raised and Merv Was a Hit

Thanks to the IT Industry, putt4dough raised $30,000 this year taking the total raised since inception to $108,000. Congratulations to Marty, Mark, Rocco, and Dave for their big win. And yes big Merv Hughes was a hit with the crowd. He played 18 holes, gave a fantastic and funny talk, and then mingled with the guests until the late hours of the evening. He carried his team of Justin Scanlan, Glenn Beauchamp, Tony Harris, into 5th place after showing that he can hit a Golf ball further than a cricket a long way!

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11 Jul

Merv Hughes at putt4dough

You got it right. Merv Hughes the legendary Australian Test Bowler will be here. The man who exercised the crowds while taking 212 test wickets will join us to help raise funds for PMH. If you would like him to play in your team then you will need to put your hands in your pocket. We need three players. The highest bidder gets to sit in the cart with Merv, while the other two will join in to make the Ambrose team of four.

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07 Jun

PMH Crisis

Article on front page of The West Australia, Wednesday 5th June 2013, claiming that the lack of resources at PMH mean children face the equivalent of Third World conditions. Click here for story. And the Opposition are weighing in as well.

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24 Apr

New Children's Hospital

History of PMH and a little bit about the new hospital The history of WA's children's hospital dates back to 1897, when a young girl gave threepence to a Perth businessman and said she would like to donate it to the children's hospital. In 1909 his fundraising and lobbying efforts made the girl's wish come true when Perth's Children's Hospital opened to the public, later to be named Princess Margaret Hospital for Children (PMH). 

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13 Aug

Funds Go To Great Cause

Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation have used the funds raised by putt4dough towards the construction of a play structure as part of the refurb of the PMH Psychological Medicine Patient Waiting Area and the purchase of Panvisus Compact Rondo refraction units.

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30 Apr

Bear Facts Autumn 2012

You can find a bunch of stories about the great fund raising efforts for PMH; read the Autumn 2012 newsletter to see the acknowledgment for putt4dough (

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18 Oct

PMH Experiences by Greg Davidson

As experienced by Greg Davidson – CEO of TSA Corporation Pty Ltd one of the sponsor of this event.

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09 Sep

Sense-IT Donate 5% of New Business

Sense-IT RECRUITMENT will donate 5% of all new business generated in the month of October to the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation via putt4dough. Please mention the putt4dough website when you call Sense-IT to help find your next IT resource.  Contact the Sense-IT team on (08) 9481 Thanks to the Directors and Staff at Sense-IT for giving so generously.

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01 Jun

PMH Foundation

The putt4dough organisers have pleasure in raising funds for the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. We would like to thank the Foundation for allowing us to run this event to support the kids of Western Australia.

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