Marchesani captures Clearwater Bay Open

Marchesani captures Clearwater Bay Open

Australia’s James Marchesani sank a pressure-packed six-foot birdie putt on the final hole to win the first title of his pro career, at the PGA TOUR-China’s Clearwater Bay Open, in Hong Kong. Against a South China Sea backdrop, Marchesani, who started the day 4-under as one of three co-leaders, shot a 3-under-par 67 at Clearwater […]

Leishman Gold Coast-bound for Australian PGA Championship

Leishman Gold Coast-bound for Australian PGA Championship

Australia’s most in-form player, Marc Leishman has confirmed he will compete at the Australian PGA Championship from 30 November to 3 December. Currently a favourite for the Greg Norman Medal and World Number 13, Leishman has won twice on the PGA TOUR in 2017. His first victory came in March at the Arnold Palmer Invitational […]

Thomas, Schauffele finish FedEx season on top

Thomas, Schauffele finish FedEx season on top

A mere one stroke kept Justin Thomas from having a really good day. As it was, Thomas’ Sunday in Atlanta, Georgia, wasn’t too shabby. At the season-ending Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club, Thomas finished second to rising star Xander Schauffele, who won his second tournament of the season in what has turned into […]

Leishman on a hot streak

Leishman on a hot streak

Marc Leishman’s good year just got better, as he continued to creep toward 2016-17 greatness. Add in another week like he just experienced at the BMW Championship and the word spectacular will most certainly accompany any description of his PGA Tour season. When this season began, Leishman was a one-time PGA TOUR winner, and that […]

Hannah Green wins in USA, clinches LPGA spot

Hannah Green wins in USA, clinches LPGA spot

Two weeks ago, Perth’s Hannah Green wrote the letters “LPGA” with a smiley face on her golf glove as a constant reminder of the ultimate goal. It became a reality on Sunday at the Murphy USA El Dorado Shootout as she broke the Mystic Creek course record with a bogey-free 8-under, 64 to win at […]

Mini golf to open at The Vines, New Par-3 for Mornington GC

Mini golf to open at The Vines, New Par-3 for Mornington GC

WESTERN Australia’s The Vines Resort and Country Club has been enjoying a bit of online buzz lately, as locals have been eagerly following the club’s construction of a state-of-the-art mini golf course. Due for completion in the middle of this month, the $1million 18-hole Vines Mini Golf course was designed by Richard Chamberlain, and features […]

Japan Airlines championship takes off

Japan Airlines championship takes off

The doors opened and the brilliance of the Imperial Palace was illuminated by dozens of camera flashes. For eight PGA TOUR Champions players, the moment truly showed the significance of the inaugural JAPAN AIRLINES Championship—not just for a city or region but for the entire country. Shinzō Abe welcomed eight players to his office in […]

Presidents Cup qualifiers finalised

Presidents Cup qualifiers finalised

Captain Nick Price and the International team has assembled quite a group of players for The Presidents Cup. Now the big question is can the Internationals end the Americans’ dominance. The top-10 players for the International and U.S. team who will compete in the 2017 Presidents Cup were determined with the conclusion of the Dell […]

Presidents Cup teams taking shape

Presidents Cup teams taking shape

With less than a week remaining before the automatic berths for the Presidents Cup are finalized, the two top players in the points standings for the U.S. team—Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth—went head to head in a sudden-death playoff at The Northern Trust, with Johnson posting a birdie on the first playoff hole to win […]

Kruse new President of SAGCA

Kruse new President of SAGCA

Harley Kruse, founder of KruseGolf, was elected President of the SAGCA at its 27th Annual General Meeting held recently on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast.  Harley replaces the outgoing President, Ted Parslow, an original founding member of the SAGCA who served 3 years in the role. The election of Harley, along with Paul Mogford as Vice President […]

Millar claims victory at Natadola Bay

Millar claims victory at Natadola Bay

Matthew Millar has won the Qantas Golf Club Fiji Teams Challenge for the second time with rounds of 68, 68, 68 for a tournament total 12-under par 204. Millar has played consistent golf over the three rounds around the challenging Natadola Bay layout to claim victory by three shots over Queensland professional Brett Rankin. Millar […]

Club of the Month: Monash Country Club

Club of the Month: Monash Country Club

BEYOND the large gates on Powderworks Road, in the shadows of the famous Baha’i Temple at Ingleside on Sydney’s famous Northern Beaches, lies a ‘cathedral’ of a different kind. It’s one that golfers ‘worship’ as one of Sydney’s private Group One courses, sitting firmly in many golfers’ “must play” lists. It’s just part of the […]

Norris prevails at Fiji International

Norris prevails at Fiji International

South Australian Jason Norris’ life changed with a drop of a putt as he won the Fiji International at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. Tri-sanctioned by the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia, European Tour and Asian Tour the 44-year-old journeyman now has the golfing world at his finger tips. It’s an incredible change […]

2017 FedEx Cup Playoffs preview

2017 FedEx Cup Playoffs preview

When Rory McIlroy won the 2016 FedExCup, he not only beat a great field. He overcame some big-time odds. A year ago, McIlroy began the playoffs in 36th place. When he won the TOUR Championship and snatched the FedExCup away from the favorites, he became only the second player in the event’s 10-year history to […]

Hendry holds high hopes for the Fiji International

Hendry holds high hopes for the Fiji International

New Zealand Open champion Michael Hendry is heading to the Fiji International looking to achieve some lofty career goals. The tournament, which is just a short plane trip from his New Zealand home, provides Hendry a family holiday away from the course where he is aiming to secure a European Tour card and advance his […]

Australian Paraplegic attempts to break his own World Record in the Paralong Drive Cup

Australian Paraplegic attempts to break his own World Record in the Paralong Drive Cup

Dave Sawtell, Spina Bifida sufferer and paraplegic, is striving to break his own world record for the longest seated golf drive in America next month.   Dave set the world record for the Paralong Drive Cup in 2014 and is heading back this year to better his record. Already highly regarded for his golfing achievements, Dave […]

Club of the Month: Nelson Bay surges back

Club of the Month: Nelson Bay surges back

LET’S be honest . . . 30 years is a long time between ‘hits’. Yet that’s how long it has been since Nelson Bay Golf Club hosted a pro-am, hosting some of the best professional golfers in the state. This will just be one of many major moments that will take place at Nelson Bay […]

Aussies at the WGC – Bridgestone Invitational

Aussies at the WGC – Bridgestone Invitational

When a tournament has only been held 18 times, and one guy has won seven titles, wins by anybody else can, perhaps, feel a bit hard to come by. Such was players’ prevailing attitude when Tiger Woods was winning World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitationals at what was a remarkable pace. Consider that Woods won the inaugural […]

Dates set for World Super 6 Perth

Dates set for World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth is set to continue its modernisation of golf in 2018 when it is played from 8-11 February at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Western Australia. With a mission to revolutionise world golf, the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth was a success in its inaugural staging with […]

Lonard rock-solid in Wales, earns US Champions Tour start

Lonard rock-solid in Wales, earns US Champions Tour start

Peter Lonard’s last PGA Tour start came in 2013, at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi. He tied for 17th, four years and a week ago. Since then, Lonard, winner of the PGA Tour’s MCI Heritage in 2005 and nine PGA Tour of Australasia titles, has mainly toiled on the Web.com Tour in the U.S., […]

Inside Golf to sponsor 2017 GMA Conference

Inside Golf to sponsor 2017 GMA Conference

Inside Golf has announced that the publication will be a sponsor of the 2017 GMA Conference. As a long-time supporter of GMA—providing content and coverage in our monthly print and online platforms for many years—Inside Golf is pleased to further that support during this monumental event in Australian golf. “We are incredibly proud to be a […]

Aussie first round tee times, stats at The Open 2017

Aussie first round tee times, stats at The Open 2017

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will be well represented at the 146th Open Championship with 11 Australians and two New Zealanders teeing it up. Among them is 2016 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit winner Matthew Griffin, current New Zealand Open champion Michael Hendry and our trio of qualifiers from the […]

Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Dual champion Jordan Spieth is coming back to defend his Emirates Australian Open title. American Spieth, the world No.3 fresh off his 10th career US PGA Tour victory, is the first big name to commit to what promises to be an impressive field for the national championship at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from […]

Kirk wins inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (Video)

Kirk wins inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (Video)

With a final-round 2-under-par 70, Australian Katherine Kirk put the finishing touches on her third LPGA Tour victory at the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Kirk, who went 152 LPGA Tour starts between her last victory at the 2010 Navistar LPGA Classic and this week, birdied the 72nd hole to finish at 22-under par, the […]

‘Next generation’ synthetic grasses proving popular

‘Next generation’ synthetic grasses proving popular

It’s every golfer’s ultimate dream: a backyard putting/chipping green to sharpen the short game in the comfort of your own home. Yet most golfers haven’t got the time for the required maintenance, mowing and upkeep of real grass/turf. So many budding golfers have turned to synthetic grass putting greens, which provide minimal maintenance and a […]

Golf Cruises: The Great Golf Links of Britain Cruise with Robert Stock 2018

Golf Cruises: The Great Golf Links of Britain Cruise with Robert Stock 2018

  There are about 150 golf links in the world and Great Britain has the best of them, with the most exciting dunes and exhilarating golf designs matured through the years. A links is the oldest style of golf course, first developed in Scotland. The word “links” comes via the Scots language from the Old […]

Aussies to battle at new Web.com Tournament

Aussies to battle at new Web.com Tournament

In the history of the Web.com Tour, 29 Australians have won 53 events since the inception of the Tour in 1990. Beginning in 2018, the Aussies on Tour—and there are 21 this year—will have a new tournament to play as they try to add to that list. The Web.com Tour announced a new tournament, the […]

OneGolf builds momentum

OneGolf builds momentum

Momentum is building around OneGolf as the administration of golf in Australia moves towards a more streamlined, cost-effective model. Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt confirmed that five of seven states (including the NT) had now made in-principle commitments to a model that stands to benefit Australian golf by in excess of $3million annually. OneGolf […]

Future is bright for Jamie Arnold

Future is bright for Jamie Arnold

This week, Sydney’s Jamie Arnold will tee it up in the Web.com Tour’s Air Capital Classic. He will not be thinking about the U.S. Open, being held simultaneously approximately 1,235 kilometers away. Jamie Arnold is a proud Web.com Tour member, and after everything he’s dealt with over the last three years, he’s not about to […]

Go Golfing partnership with Callaway Golf

Go Golfing partnership with Callaway Golf

Go Golfing, Australia’s biggest organiser of tournaments and hosted golf tours and holidays for golfers has inked a two-year deal with Callaway Golf that is sure to please club golfers. Go Golfing hosts 7 major tournaments each year for club golfers and the Callaway deal will see $200,000 worth of Callaway drivers, wedges, putters, golf […]

Greg Norman honoured at The Memorial

Greg Norman honoured at The Memorial

In 1990 and 1995, Greg Norman won the Memorial Tournament. Twenty-two years since his last victory, the Memorial Tournament spotlight was back on Norman once again. Jack Nicklaus honored his friend this week, a day before the Memorial Tournament begins. Nicklaus, who built Muirfield Village Golf Club and created the Memorial Tournament, has  honored contributors […]

The house (and tournament) that Jack built

The house (and tournament) that Jack built

There are a lot of reasons the Memorial Tournament is such a significant event on the PGA TOUR calendar. Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, is the only course that has hosted The Presidents Cup (2013), the Ryder Cup (1987) and the LPGA’s Solheim Cup (1998). It’s also been the home of the Memorial […]

Hendry, Bland qualify for The Open

Hendry, Bland qualify for The Open

  Chan Kim of the United States, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan. Chan Kim led the way to Royal Birkdale after capturing a five-shot victory at JFE Setonakai Golf Club […]

Langer makes Senior Major Championship history

Langer makes Senior Major Championship history

Bernhard Langer made history at the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship as he became the first golfer to win all five Senior Major Championships in their career. The two-time Masters Tournament champion went toe-to-toe with fellow Green Jacket winner Vijay Singh in the final round at Trump National Golf Club, and a crucial birdie on the […]

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 […]

Denmark pips Australia for inaugural GolfSixes event

Denmark pips Australia for inaugural GolfSixes event

  Denmark are the first ever GolfSixes champions after a 3-1 victory over Australia in the final at the Centurion Club. The European Tour was breaking new ground in St Albans with 16 teams of two starting the weekend and battling it out first in a group stage and then a knockout over six holes […]

Presidents Cup returns to Royal Melbourne Golf Club in 2019

Presidents Cup returns to Royal Melbourne Golf Club in 2019

PGA Tour tournament officials announced that the Presidents Cup will once again return to the prestigious Royal Melbourne Golf Club when the event takes center stage in 2019. The return to the State of Victoria, Australia, will mark the third time in the biennial event’s 25-year history. The Presidents Cup was previously held in Melbourne […]

Green Claims First Career Win at Sara Bay Classic

Green Claims First Career Win at Sara Bay Classic

Perth’s Hannah Green finished at 2-under par, 214 after a final round 1-over 73 to earn her first career Symetra Tour victory at the Sara Bay Classic. Green, 20, was the only player to finish under par for the tournament on the Donald Ross design at Sara Bay Country Club. The 2017 Symetra Tour rookie […]

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