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Aussies converge at US Open

Aussies converge at US Open

The second Major of the year gets underway this week with the 114th staging of the U.S. Open Championship. Being played at Pinehurst No.2 Australia will be represented by 10 Professionals and one amateur. Aussies in the field include: Adam Scott (QLD) will play the U.S. Open for the 13th time. In his previous 12 […]

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Jones wins on PGA TOUR, books Augusta ticket

Jones wins on PGA TOUR, books Augusta ticket

Sydney’s Matt Jones has booked himself the final spot in the field at this week’s US Masters with a stunning come from behind victory at the Shell Houston Open. Chipping in for birdie on the first playoff hole, the Australian defeated overnight leader Matt Kuchar who had a six shot lead over Jones heading into […]

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Adam Scott Australian Masters

Scott tops at Australian Masters

Adam Scott has claimed the 2012 Talisker Masters title, overcoming defending champion Ian Poulter at Kingston Heath Golf Club in Melbourne to take his 19th international victory.

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PGA Australia News for: April 17, 2012

PGA Australia News for: April 17, 2012

Piranha Golf back on board Piranha Golf will continue their involvement with the development of Australian golf as the naming rights sponsor of the NSW/ACT Pro-Am Order of Merit. Scott still pick of the Aussies Englishman Luke Donald has surrendered the world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after struggling at the RBC Heritage on […]

April 17, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: April 3, 2012

PGA Australia News for: April 3, 2012

Behind the scenes: NZ PGA Have an inside look at the NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship thanks to the team at Michael Hill TV Olesen’s Sicilian dream Australian Richard Green finished strongly to tie for 11th at the Sicilian Open as Thorbjorn Olesen broke through for his first tournament victory on the European Tour. Mahan the […]

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PGA Australia News for: March 27, 2012

PGA Australia News for: March 27, 2012

Nick Cullen claims first professional title The PGA of Australia would like to congratulate South Australian Professional Nick Cullen on his maiden professional title at the Indonesia Open, co-sanctioned by OneAsia and the Japan Golf Tour. Lunn wins in Morocco Australian Karen Lunn claimed her 10th Ladies European Tour title after a tight final round […]

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PGA Australia News for: March 20, 2012

PGA Australia News for: March 20, 2012

Thorn pips the field at Ranfurlie Huntingdale Trainee has pipped the field to win by one at the Ranfurlie Trainee Pro-Am. Ex-champ Hendry seeks glory at Indonesia Open Former winner Michael Hendry of New Zealand begins his quest to establish himself in the world’s top-50 at this week’s Enjoy Jakarta Indonesia Open, the season-opener on […]

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PGA Australia News for: March 13, 2012

PGA Australia News for: March 13, 2012

New era of golf in Papua New Guinea Heath Reed will be looking to make it three from three at the 2012 Coca Cola Morobe Open at the Lae Golf Club. Rose holds on, Tiger injured Justin Rose won the WGC-Cadillac Championship by one shot from Bubba Watson on Sunday, as Tiger Woods withdrew injured. […]

March 13, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: March 6, 2012

PGA Australia News for: March 6, 2012

VIDEO: Jeep Australian 4 Ball Hole in 1 John Stewart, a 13 handicapper, holed out on the 142m par three 7th hole at RACV Royal Pines Resort during the Jeep Australian 4 Ball Pro Am Championship Percy falls short in Panama Australian Cameron Percy has fallen just short of a memorable victory at the Panama […]

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PGA Australia News for: February 28, 2012

PGA Australia News for: February 28, 2012

E-Z-GO backs PGA Legends The PGA of Australia today announced the continuation of E-Z-GO as the naming sponsor for the PGA Legends Tour, Australia’s tournament destination for senior professional golfers. Millar wins Lennock Motors Pro-Am ACT local Matthew Millar has won the Lennock Motors Murrumbidgee Country Club Pro-Am for the second consecutive year. Allenby falls […]

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PGA Australia News for: February 21, 2012

PGA Australia News for: February 21, 2012

Haas triumphs in playoff American Bill Haas rolled in a 45-foot putt for birdie on the second play-off hole to claim the Northern Trust Open. Cheadle puts star power behind NZ PGA Hollywood actor Don Cheadle has confirmed he will play in the NZ PGA Pro-Am Championship La’Cassie sixth in Colombia Australia’s Bronson La’Cassie has […]

February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: February 14, 2012

PGA Australia News for: February 14, 2012

Events underway at Creswick Pre-Q and a junior pro-am has kicked off the week long golf activties at the Forest Resort Creswick for the Adroit Insurance Group VIC PGA Oh so close (again) for Senior Peter Senior notched up his fifth second place finish in a US Champions Tour event, falling to Corey Pavin who […]

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PGA Australia News for: February 7, 2012

PGA Australia News for: February 7, 2012

Dive wins Piranha Order of Merit Martin Dive was announced as the Piranha Golf NSW/ACT Order of Merit winner and recipient of the $10,000 bonus.. Trainee Graduates and award winners honoured After three years of dedication and hard work, the newest Members of NSW/ACT Division of the PGA of Australia were officially recognised and inducted […]

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PGA Australia News for: January 31, 2012

PGA Australia News for: January 31, 2012

Top 100 driving Barnes for QLD PGA As the highest ranked player in the upcoming Queensland PGA Championship field, former Champion Kurt Barnes says 2012 is his year. Snedeker wins in playoff American Brandt Snedeker won the Farmers Insurance Open on Sunday after a dramatic playoff in California. Ray Wilson awarded OAM PGA Professional Ray […]

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PGA Australia News for: January 24, 2012

PGA Australia News for: January 24, 2012

Wilson wins Humana title Mark Wilson’s three-under-par 69 was enough to hold off Johnson Wagner and win the Humana Challenge by two shots in La Quinta. Meriton Sydney Invitational Entries are open for amateurs and professionals for the upcoming Meriton Sydney Invitational. Harwood dominates Oatlands NSW Legends Michael Harwood has continued his outstanding form on […]

January 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: January 17, 2012

PGA Australia News for: January 17, 2012

Wagner triumphs in Hawaii Johnson Wagner won the third PGA Tour event of his career with a two-shot victory at the Sony Open in Hawaii, while John Senden was the leading Australian. Amazing Grace breaks through Branden Grace has clinched a maiden European Tour victory with a one-shot win at the Joburg Open on Sunday […]

January 17, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: January 10, 2012

PGA Australia News for: January 10, 2012

Aussies set to take on OneAsia OneAsia Final Stage Q-School gets underway today in Malaysia with 19 Australians set to compete Aussie hopefuls to tee up in IFQ The PGA Tour of Australasia this week plays host to the R&A as the International Final Qualifying (IFQ) comes to Kingston Heath Golf Club. Stricker set for […]

January 10, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: January 3, 2012

PGA Australia News for: January 3, 2012

Vale Ramsay McMaster We are saddened to learn of the sudden passing of Ramsay McMaster on the evening of Thursday 29th December in Melbourne. Our deepest sympathies go to the McMaster family. Ramsay’s work as a golf fitness expert shaped and influenced so many people’s lives. A true pioneer and friend of golf, Ramsay will […]

January 3, 2012 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: December 27, 2011

PGA Australia News for: December 27, 2011

Popovic top of the class at Q-School After three solid rounds of golf Daniel Popovic has won the Final Stage of Qualifying School for the PGA Tour of Australasia New look GOLF Link Mates Website The new GOLF Link Mates website includes loads of great new features. Join now or sign up for a 14 […]

December 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: December 20, 2011

PGA Australia News for: December 20, 2011

Donald will be back There was no fairytale finish to 2011 for Luke Donald, but the World No.1 will leave Australia with fond memories from the JBWere Masters at Victoria Golf Club. Ogilvy lets it slip Victorian Geoff Ogilvy was making no excuses for his final round meltdown at the JBWere Australian Masters at Victoria […]

December 20, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: December 13, 2011

PGA Australia News for: December 13, 2011

McKenzie looking good for Euro card Australian David McKenzie remains on track to secure his European Tour card at the midway point of the final qualifying event at the PGA Catalunya Resort. Ogilvy: No contact with Allenby Geoff Ogilvy says he has not spoken to Presidents Cup team-mate Robert Allenby since the pair almost came […]

December 13, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: December 6, 2011

PGA Australia News for: December 6, 2011

Ormsby through to final stage Australian Wade Ormsby was one of 81 golfers to successfully qualify for the final stage of the European Tour’s Q-School after the four second stage tournaments concluded in Spain on Monday. Aussies on track at Q-School Australians Jarrod Lyle and Matt Jones are both closing in on securing their PGA […]

December 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: November 29, 2011

PGA Australia News for: November 29, 2011

A slice of history at Wynnum Michael Ferguson, Adam Crawford and Edward Stedman have settled for a share of the spoils at the 2011 Bartons/BMD Pro Am held at the Wynnum Golf Club. Scott rues poor start Pre-tournament favourite Adam Scott was left to lament his disastrous start on day one after finishing two shots […]

November 29, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: November 22, 2011

PGA Australia News for: November 22, 2011

New look GOLF Link Mates Website The new GOLF Link Mates website includes loads of great new features. Join now or sign up for a 14 day FREE trial! Home delight for Mulroy A strong finish from South African Garth Mulroy sealed his first European Tour title with victory at the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Crawford […]

November 22, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: November 15, 2011

PGA Australia News for: November 15, 2011

The latest World Rankings See how the Aussies are travelling on the world stage Wilson wins inaugural MGI The inaugural Betstar Melbourne Golf Invitational was won by Victorian Peter Wilson Norman: Woods v Williams likely Negatively influenced by outside forces in previous Presidents Cup tournaments, Internationals captain Greg Norman says he won’t premeditate match-ups and […]

November 15, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: November 8, 2011

PGA Australia News for: November 8, 2011

Tiger row upsets Norman Former world No.1 Greg Norman has labelled the bitter spat between Tiger Woods and his former caddie Steve Williams as ‘sad for golf’, calling on the warring parties to declare a truce before it further damages the game. Kaymer’s big day Germany’s Martin Kaymer hit seven birdies on the back nine […]

November 8, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: November 1, 2011

PGA Australia News for: November 1, 2011

Heartbreak for Nitties Australian James Nitties heartbreakingly missed out on his PGA Tour card for next year after failing to fire at the Nationwide Tour Championships over the weekend. Holding Cort at Futures Reigning British PGA Trainee champion, Matthew Cort secured a two shot victory at the 2011 PGA National Futures Championship Garcia goes back-to-back […]

November 1, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: October 25, 2011

PGA Australia News for: October 25, 2011

Coles heading back to US Tour with N’wide win Bathurst professional Gavin Coles has secured his return to the US PGA TOUR next year with a win in the Winn-Dixie Jacksonville Open Presented by Planters this morning Australian time. The GOLF Link Race Series is back The Race Series is back with some exciting new […]

October 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: October 18, 2011

PGA Australia News for: October 18, 2011

Crane picks up win Ben Crane produced a stellar final round before winning a play-off against Webb Simpson to take out the McGladrey Classic as Australian Nick O’Hern found himself just five strokes off the pace. The Vines set for WA PGA showdown The Vines will this week play host to the Brunel Western Australian […]

October 18, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: October 11, 2011

PGA Australia News for: October 11, 2011

Marathon starts at Pampling Plate Hervey Bay PGA Trainee Professional Renton Ritchie has taken pole position for what will be a marathon four days of competition at Nudgee Golf Club. Short vs long; which is more important PGA Pro Charles Kares compares the short games versus the long game to help you decide which is […]

October 11, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: October 4, 2011

PGA Australia News for: October 4, 2011

Hard earned win for Lee Former PGA Tour of Australasia winner, Danny Lee has secured his first win on the Nationwide Tour at the WNB Golf Classic. Rule the Course: from the wrong place Inspired by John Daly’s antics at the Austrian Open, Rules Official Scotty this week explains what to when playing from the […]

October 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: September 27, 2011

PGA Australia News for: September 27, 2011

Potter Jr wins Tour card Ted Potter Jr has claimed his second victory on the Nationwide Tour, taking out the Soboba Golf Classic in a playoff on Sunday to assure himself a position on the PGA Tour next year. Junior edition: Stamina PGA Pro Daniel Blackwell give his tips on stamina to help juniors enjoy […]

September 27, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: September 20, 2011

PGA Australia News for: September 20, 2011

Norman banking on Aussies Internationals captain Greg Norman said he was excited with the Australian contingent for November’s Presidents Cup. Hahn tees up golf partnership Hahn has signed on to be part of the biggest ever season of Australian golf, the PGA of Australia announced today. Birthday wishes for the PGA Ricky Ponting, Kerri-Anne, Andy […]

September 20, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: September 13, 2011

PGA Australia News for: September 13, 2011

WA PGA to tee off at The Vines West Australian golf fans will get the chance to be part of the biggest ever season of Australian golf. Dutch delight for Dyson Englishman Simon Dyson scored a hat-trick of wins at the KLM Open, clinching his third title in six years on Sunday. Kingston, Orr grab […]

September 13, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: September 6, 2011

PGA Australia News for: September 6, 2011

Aussies in the hunt Australian duo Adam Scott and Jason Day are just one stroke off the lead heading into the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship. Bjorn storms to Masters win Thomas Bjorn of Denmark shot a nine-under-par final round of 62 to win the European Masters by four strokes on Sunday. Morofuji […]

September 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 30, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 30, 2011

August a winner for Aussies August has been a successful month for the Aussies overseas. Triplett clinches News Sentinel Open American Kirk Triplett has turned back the clock with a vintage performance to take out the Nationwide Tour’s News Sentinel Open. Drills to aviod the reverse pivot If you suffer from the dreaded reverse pivot, […]

August 30, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 23, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 23, 2011

Gillespie wins Tusker Vanuatu Open. Not even a 7.1 magnitude earthquake prior to the round could unsettle the dominant performance of Kiwi Nick Gillespie as he cruised to an 8 shot win in the 2011 Tusker Vanuatu Golf Open. Jung leads the pack at Hawks Nest Axel Jung has opened with a round of 69 […]

August 23, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 16, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 16, 2011

Bradley holds his nerve PGA Championship winner Keegan Bradley described his maiden major victory in Georgia on Sunday as a ‘dream’. JBWere Masters tickets on sale Golf fans will soon be able to secure a prime position for the JBWere Masters. Friesen keeps his cool American Steve Friesen has cruised to a five-shot win at […]

August 16, 2011 | 0 Comments More
PGA Australia News for: August 9, 2011

PGA Australia News for: August 9, 2011

Killeen claims Cox Classic JJ Killeen has won his second title in a row on the Nationwide tour in the Cox Classic. Caddy praises Scott win Patience helped Adam Scott claim the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, while caddy Steve Williams called it the best win he had contributed to. Win for great Scott Adam Scott has taken […]

August 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Adam Scott wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Adam Scott wins WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Australian Adam Scott has won the World Golf Championship–Bridgestone Invitational in a sensational display of golf that held off challenges from many of the up-and-coming young guns of the game.

August 8, 2011 | 2 Comments More
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