NOW the required funding has been secured for the new Leeton golf clubhouse comes the "fun" part.
Funding from the new clubhouse has come from a variety of areas to help get the project over the line, including from the state government, the Celi family, Leeton Shire Council and the Leeton Golf Benevolent Fund.
The fund will be covering costs that arise outside of money already secured.
Final floor plans and designs are now being worked on, with golf club member and Leeton Golf Benevolent Fund co-founder Tim Commins hopeful all going well the clubhouse will be finished by Christmas next year.
Before then, there is plenty of work to be done. Final approval will be needed from council before quotes and tenders for the work can be sought.
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Where possible, the club will be using local contractors and companies to complete the clubhouse.
Mr Commins said the important factor to note was the building would be for the whole community.
"It will be set up for small functions and events, it's not just for golfers," he said.
"Ideally, we would like to see everything completed by Christmas next year, so around 18 months time.
"That will depend on certain factors, but it's certainly something I'm hoping for."
Golf club volunteers will also assist with the project build, volunteering their time and labour where possible.
The plans for the clubhouse include scenic views of the course, a modern kitchen area, an outdoor covered barbecue area and much more.
Many golfers and community members have all played a hand in allowing the project to progress to where it is now at.
Whether it be through donations, the writing of grant applications, ideas for the design or more - all help has been appreciated and hasn't gone unnoticed, according to club president John Martin.
Both Mr Martin and Mr Commins said the reaction from the community to the new clubhouse had been "overwhelmingly positive".
"Golfers have missed having our space and this will now be a brand new building for the community to also use," Mr Martin said.
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