FedEx Extends Sponsorship of the FedExCup on the PGA TOUR

FedEx Extends Sponsorship of the FedExCup on the PGA TOUR

Having celebrated the first decade of the FedExCup last September with Rory McIlroy’s memorable charge to the championship, the PGA TOUR and FedEx Corp. have announced a long-term extension of the shipping giant’s sponsorship of the FedExCup season-long competition on the PGA TOUR. “The FedEx relationship has been invaluable to the PGA TOUR on multiple […]

Day primed to defend Players Championship

Day primed to defend Players Championship

For as much as Jason Day had been winning, capturing the 2016 Players Championship, Day’s seventh title in his last 17 tournaments, was no ordinary victory. Combined with his two Dell Match Play victories—both World Golf Championships titles—and his seminal win at the 2015 PGA Championship, giving him the major championship he had long desired, […]

Aussie history at The Players Championship

Aussie history at The Players Championship

By 1980, The Players Championship was no longer a newcomer to the golf scene. Started in 1974 by then PGA Tour Commissioner Deane Beman at Atlanta Country Club in Georgia, The Players Championship rotated to various courses throughout the U.S., before finally moving permanently to the enclave of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., in 1977, a […]

Twin Creeks to host 2017 NSW Open

Twin Creeks to host 2017 NSW Open

The NSW Open Golf Championship has found a new home and will once again be an integral part of the 2017 Australian summer of golf. The Graham Marsh designed Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club, situated in the Penrith City region of Greater Western Sydney, will host the NSW Open for the next three years. […]

Grady, Jones to tee off at Cairns Classic

Grady, Jones to tee off at Cairns Classic

Paradise Palms has announced as part of the Mercedes Benz Cairns Classic for 2017 that 1991 US PGA Champion Wayne Grady will take part in the two-day Legends Tour Section of the tournament. Paradise Palms General Manager, Declan McCollam has also confirmed the return of the inaugural Daikyo Cup winner and 25-time winner on the […]

Lee to inspire Australian MyGolfers

Lee to inspire Australian MyGolfers

Australia’s top-ranked female golfer, Minjee Lee, has joined Jason Day as a joint ambassador of MyGolf, the national junior participation program designed to boost the growth of junior golf around the nation. Lee, 20, herself a recent graduate of the Golf Australia high performance pathway, is thrilled to be involved with MyGolf. “It is a […]

New world handicapping system proposed

New world handicapping system proposed

  The R&A and the USGA are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game. More than 15 million golfers in over 80 countries presently have a handicap, a numerical index long used as a measure of a golfer’s potential skill level. Handicaps are currently delivered through six […]

Moonah Links Resort

Moonah Links Resort

One of the premier golf resorts in Victoria, Moonah Links Resort offers two world-class championship golf courses, each boasting superior course conditions which assure year-round playability. The Open Course is a true test of golf. Designed to host the Australian Open, the course is long, challenging and full of risk-reward situations. It is a visually […]

Johnson defeats Rahm in WGC – Dell Match Play final

Johnson defeats Rahm in WGC – Dell Match Play final

Dustin Johnson held off a brilliant fightback from Jon Rahm to claim a one up victory in the final of the WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play, making him the first player in history to have won all four World Golf Championships and just the second player win back-to-back WGC events. The World Number One […]

Australian Luck takes top amateur spot

Australian Luck takes top amateur spot

Perth’s Curtis Luck is the new No.1 amateur in the world.   When the R&A released its rankings overnight, the reigning US Amateur champ, the dominant amateur through 2016, had finally earned enough points to usurp American Maverick McNealy atop the rankings.   Practising for this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational on the US PGA Tour […]

Felton wins NZ PGA Championship

Felton wins NZ PGA Championship

Jarryd Felton won the Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship in a thrilling playoff against Victorian Josh Younger and New Zealand’s Ben Campbell. Felton, Campbell and Younger all finished 14-under 270 at the end of four rounds of stroke play to force a trip to the 18th tee for a playoff. The West Australian drove wide […]

Johnson confirms number one status with WGC win

Johnson confirms number one status with WGC win

World Number One Dustin Johnson denied Englishman Tommy Fleetwood his first World Golf Championship victory in Mexico as the American confirmed his status as the best player on the planet with a one-shot victory at Club de Golf Chapultepec. The reigning US Open champion recorded a closing 68 for a 14 under total, one better […]

Ha Na Jang roars home to win ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Ha Na Jang boldly predicted she’d finish at 10-under on Saturday evening; little did she realise it would be enough to lift the Patricia Bridges Bowl in the most dramatic circumstances. In a rollercoaster final round during which no fewer than five players held or shared the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open lead, Jang unleashed […]

European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia announce Strategic Alliance

European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia announce Strategic Alliance

The relationship between the European Tour and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia has been officially ratified through a Strategic Alliance, which was announced at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. The Strategic Alliance formalises a partnership which will continue to create new opportunities in the Australasia region, for the membership of both […]

GolfSixes concept unveiled by the European Tour

GolfSixes concept unveiled by the European Tour

The European Tour is today delighted to unveil GolfSixes, a revolutionary and novel short form of the game which further illustrates the Tour’s desire to embrace innovation and originality in professional golf. The inaugural GolfSixes event – featuring a prize fund of €1 million – will make its debut on the European Tour schedule at […]

Cobra Puma Golf, Coca-Cola and Yenda support ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Cobra Puma Golf, Coca-Cola and Yenda support ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth has been boosted with the announcement of three more sponsors ahead of the 16-19 February tournament at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. Joining a plethora of well renowned corporate partners for the inaugural tournament will be strong supporters of Australian Golf and the PGA of Australia Cobra Puma Golf, Coca-Cola and Yenda Beer. Cobra […]

Fraser to tee off season at Vic PGA

Fraser to tee off season at Vic PGA

Marcus Fraser will tee it up in the Victorian PGA Championship at Huntingdale Golf Course this week, his first time competing in the tournament for more than 13 years. With a European Tour schedule that keeps him far from home early in the year, Fraser has elected to miss the Desert swing with his daughter […]

Wie on her way to Adelaide

Wie on her way to Adelaide

Crowd favourite Michelle Wie is coming to Adelaide. The 27-year-old American will tee it up in the  ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, 16-19 February, marking her first visit to play the event since 2013 at Royal Canberra. After an injury-plagued 2016 season, Wie is excited that Royal Adelaide will be a key stepping stone back […]

Sinnott shakes off seven water balls to secure rookie win in Myanmar

Sinnott shakes off seven water balls to secure rookie win in Myanmar

Asian Tour rookie Todd Sinnott of Australia secured a convincing three-shot victory at the Leopalace21 Myanmar Open on Sunday in only his second tournament in Asia. The 25-year-old Sinnott fired a flawless six-under-par 65 for a winning total of 14-under-par 270 to defeat Carlos Pigem of Spain, who closed with a 68 at the US$750,000 […]

Odyssey Golf introduces O-Works Putter line

Odyssey Golf introduces O-Works Putter line

Odyssey Golf has set the standard for industry-leading innovations for more than 20 years. The latest is Micro-hinge technology, announced today and featured in the new O-Works putter line. Micro-hinge technology consists of two pieces: a 304 stainless steel Hinge Plate backed by a soft thermoplastic elastomer inner layer. The Hinge Plate is populated with […]

Callaway acquires bag/apparel manufacturer OGIO for $75.5 million

Callaway acquires bag/apparel manufacturer OGIO for $75.5 million

Callaway Golf Company has announced that it has acquired OGIO International, Inc. for $75.5 million in an all-cash transaction, subject to a working capital adjustment. The acquisition enhances Callaway’s presence in golf while also providing a platform for future growth in the lifestyle category. Excluding non-recurring transaction and transition expenses, Callaway’s management expects the acquisition […]

World No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn locks in Royal Adelaide

World No.2 Ariya Jutanugarn locks in Royal Adelaide

The hottest player in world golf has signed to play the 2017 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open. Thai superstar Ariya Jutanugarn soared all the way to No.2 in the Rolex Rankings last year on the back of a proflic and record-setting 2016 season. And she’ll now pick up the race for the world No.1 tag […]

17 year-old Celina Yuan secures playing rights for Ladies European Tour

17 year-old Celina Yuan secures playing rights for Ladies European Tour

17-year-old NSW amateur golfer Celina Yuan from Chipping Norton in South-West Sydney has secured playing rights on the Ladies European Tour (LET) for 2017. The 2016 Queensland Women’s Amateur Champion and the 2014 Australian Girl’s Amateur Champion, carded a one-under par 71 in the fifth and final round, finishing in a tie for third place […]

Golf Business Forum to return in 2018

Golf Business Forum to return in 2018

Over 200 golf industry leaders gathered in Melbourne in late July 2016 for the inaugural Golf Business Forum, in what became Australia’s largest ever event for golf industry leaders, facility owners and operators, and their business partners. With international and local speakers bringing new perspectives to golf business, attendees were educated and challenged to think […]

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