2019 Junior Presidents Cup Team Standings announced

2019 Junior Presidents Cup Team Standings announced

The PGA TOUR and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) have unveiled the official team standings for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup, which is set to take place December 8-9, 2019, at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Junior Presidents Cup will precede the 2019 Presidents Cup, which will be contested at […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 14

In Episode 14 of Backspin, Larry and Steve catch up with Aussie golfing great, Peter Senior. Is he really the King of Spain? Find out in Backspin. Richard Fellner gets his golfing swagger going, testing Under Armour’s new Spieth 2 Golf Shoes, and Larry’s tip is all about getting your footwork right for a great […]

Ogilvy to play Australian PGA Championship

Ogilvy to play Australian PGA Championship

Major champion Geoff Ogilvy is returning to Australia to tee it up in the Australian PGA Championship for the first time since 2012. Ogilvy is a welcome addition to the field which will compete at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from 29 November – 2 December. Ogilvy joins Marc Leishman, Andrew ‘Beef’ […]

Lahiri, Colsaerts commit to 2018 Emirates Australian Open

Lahiri, Colsaerts commit to 2018 Emirates Australian Open

Indian superstar and dual Presidents Cup player Anirban Lahiri will contest the 2018 Emirates Australian Open. He will be joined by former Ryder Cup star and popular Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney from 15-18 November. Their commitment adds another layer to the growing international field chasing the Stonehaven Cup, with […]

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of Oct 21, 2018

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of Oct 21, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our Australian Ladies Professional Golf member performances.   LPGA Buick LPGA Shanghai Prizemoney: US$2.1m   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Minjee Lee T9 US$30,642 2 Su Oh T9 US$30,642 43 Katherine Kirk 65 US$16,946 60 Sarah Jane Smith 4 US$6,009 67   Symetra Tour […]

PGA Tour – Aussie results around the world – October 16 2018

PGA Tour – Aussie results around the world – October 16 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s PGA Tour action, and the Australian golfers’ performances on the world golf stage PGA Tour CIMB Classic TPC Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $7,000,000 ($1,260,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Stuart Appleby DNP —     Aaron Baddeley DNP — Greg Chalmers […]

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of 14th October 2018

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of 14th October 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s Australian Ladies Professional Golf action and our ALPG member performances. LPGA Tour LPGA KEB HANA BANK CHAMPIONSHIP, Incheon, Korea Prizemoney: US$2m   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Minjee Lee T3 US$96,411 2 Su Oh T27 US$16,387 41 Katherine Kirk 65 US$4,608 60 Sarah Jane Smith 4 […]

Pike wins maiden title at Victorian PGA

Pike wins maiden title at Victorian PGA

Australian golf professional Aaron Pike has won his first professional tournament, taking out a thrilling edition of the Victorian PGA Championship at RACV Cape Schanck Resort. Pike, who began the final round two shots off the lead, shot 2-under 68 to finish at 10-under the card. He faced a nervous wait as New Zealander Ryan […]

Leishman wins 2018 CIMB Classic

Leishman wins 2018 CIMB Classic

Marc Leishman secured a stunning victory at the CIMB Classic to become the first Australian and non-American to win the US$7 million tournament. The 34-year-old Leishman posted a final round seven-under-par 65 to claim his fourth PGA TOUR title and broke the stranglehold of the Americans, who have triumphed in the last eight editions. With […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 13

The 2018 Ryder Cup was a great event, (particularly for the European Team), and Michael Mosher from Teed Up Golf Tours tells us what it was like to actually be there. We catch up with rising Aussie star, Danny Nisbet, a bloke who likes to put it in overdrive every time he hits the course. […]

NSW Government commits to NSW Senior Open

NSW Government commits to NSW Senior Open

The Lincoln Place NSW Senior Open has received a significant boost on the eve of the Championship with the NSW Minister for Sport, The Honourable Stuart Ayres MP, announcing The NSW government will support the tournament for the next two years. The Minister, flanked by the Member for Albury, Mr Greg Aplin, said the State […]

Callaway partners with GMA

Callaway partners with GMA

  Golf Management Australia (GMA)  has entered into a partnership with Callaway Golf to further support the GMA membership over the coming years. For GMA, which represents Golf Club Management in Australia and provides professional development and support for members, the partnership will provide support for the future conference and events. “GMA is delighted to […]

Norman to be inducted into Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame

Norman to be inducted into Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame

Australian golf icon Greg Norman will be granted the highest honour bestowed upon a golfer in the Asia Pacific Region during the staging of the 2018 Asian Golf Awards. Norman will be inducted into the 2018 Asia Pacific Golf Hall Of Fame on November 3 during the award presentation at the 2018 Asian Golf Awards. […]

Australians Marsh, Stephenson and Ferrier among 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame finalists

Australians Marsh, Stephenson and Ferrier among 2019 World Golf Hall of Fame finalists

The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum has released the names of 15 finalists who will be considered for class enshrinement in 2019. The list of finalists includes men and women representing four different countries, and consists of candidates from the following four categories: Male Competitor, Female Competitor, Lifetime Achievement and Veterans. Below is […]

2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic confirmed

2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic confirmed

The Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) Association, in partnership with title sponsor ActewAGL and Royal Canberra Golf Club have announced that the ActewAGL Canberra Classic will be once again returning to The Royal Canberra Golf Club from the 1st – 3rd March 2019. The tournament will be an official event on the ALPG Tour schedule […]

The golfing delights of Danang, Vietnam

The golfing delights of Danang, Vietnam

I recently had the opportunity to spend a week in Danang, Vietnam with a group of friends. We stayed at Hoi An and on the last day I was sitting on the beach and this lady came up to me with a form, asking a few questions about our time in Danang. As I was […]

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship to reach 160 countries

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship to reach 160 countries

The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), one of the world’s leading amateur golf events, will be televised across 160 countries and reach millions of homes around the world. The Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), the Masters Tournament and The R&A – the event’s Founding Partners – have announced that there will be three hours of live […]

ALPG – Player results, Week of 23rd September 2018

ALPG – Player results, Week of 23rd September 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances. Symetra Tour GUARDIAN CHAMPIONSHIP PRATTVILLE, ALABAMA, SEP 21st-23rd Purse: $150,000 Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Stephanie Na MC 64 Liv Cheng MC   77 Celina Yuan MC 136   Ladies European Tour  Estrella Damm Mediterranean Ladies Open, Club de […]

Teams finalised for ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf

Teams finalised for ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf

Australian duo Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will face a field that includes the defending champions, major championship winners and leading players from previous Presidents and Ryder Cups at the 2018 ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf, with each country’s leading player having selected his partner for the unique team format. England’s Ian Poulter […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 12

In this episode of Backspin, the boys are getting pretty excited about the upcoming ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf. They were so impressed with the event’s Executive Director, Robyn Cooper, last time she was on the show, they invited her back to talk about the quality of the field, (and she’s just as […]

Members take a hit in Keysborough GC fire

Members take a hit in Keysborough GC fire

THE clubhouse at Keysborough Golf Club in Melbourne was virtually untouched following a ferocious fire that destroyed the buggy storage area and damaged a section of the pro shop recently. Keysborough Golf Club director of golf Darren Eckhardt told Inside Golf the blaze was so intense the buggy storage area had to be bulldozed. “I […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 11

It’s a hell of a jump from the battlefields of Iraq to the fairways and greens of the Australasian Tour, but Damien Jordan is one bloke who has made that leap, and his story is in this episode of Backspin. Mark Hayes from Golf Australia talks about the incredible outpouring of emotion and support since […]

Top golfers to gather for 10th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Top golfers to gather for 10th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship will celebrate its 10th anniversary in style next month when a field featuring the top men’s amateur golf talent throughout Asia and Australasia will gather in Singapore The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, created by the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), the Masters Tournament and The R&A, will be played at the New […]

Kuchar commits to Emirates Australian Open

Kuchar commits to Emirates Australian Open

Matt Kuchar will contest the 2018 Emirates Australian Open. The popular American, seven times a winner on the US PGA Tour and Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup stalwart, this week confirmed he would play at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney from 15-18 November. “I’m really looking forward to being a part of the championship […]

Fowler flies to Willow Senior Golf Classic success

Fowler flies to Willow Senior Golf Classic success

Peter Fowler won his first Staysure Tour title in three years as he emerged victorious at the Willow Senior Golf Classic at Hanbury Manor Marriott Hotel & Country Club. The Australian, now a six-time winner on the European over-50s circuit, started the day in a four-way share of the lead on nine under par and […]

ALPG – Aussie results on Tour for August 21 2018

ALPG – Aussie results on Tour for August 21 2018

Here are the results for our Australian women for the week ending August 20 LPGA Indy Women in Tech Championship Driven by Group 1001 Indianapolis, INDIANA Purse: US $2,000,000 ($300k to winner)   Next Tournament: August 23-26 CP Women’s Open, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Purse: US $2,250,000   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes […]

Volkswagen partners PGA of Australia for Volkswagen Scramble, Australian PGA Championships

Volkswagen partners PGA of Australia for Volkswagen Scramble, Australian PGA Championships

Volkswagen has joined Australia’s largest and most successful pro-amateur team’s event which will now be known as the Volkswagen Scramble. As well as securing naming rights of the iconic Australian golf event, Volkswagen becomes Official Car Partner of the Australian PGA Championship and Official Car Partner of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. Volkswagen […]

Aussie players on Tour: PGA Tour results; August 13, 2018

Aussie players on Tour: PGA Tour results; August 13, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour PGA Championship Bellerive CC, St. Louis, Missouri Purse: $10,500,000 ($1,980,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Jason Day T19 (-7) $113,125 6 The 2015 PGA Championship winner recorded his seventh top-25 finish in his ninth overall start at […]

Vale Jarrod Lyle

Vale Jarrod Lyle

With an extremely heavy heart, Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia formally advise of the passing of Jarrod Lyle, aged 36. He is survived by his wife Briony, and daughters Lusi, 6, and Jemma, 2. The following is a statement from Briony Lyle, who asks that the family’s privacy remains respected at this most […]

Australian Players on PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, August 6 2018

Australian Players on PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, August 6 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA TOUR   WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Firestone CC (South), Akron, Ohio Purse: $10,000,000 ($1,7000,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: PGA Championship (St. Louis, Missouri, August 9-12)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Jason Day T10 (-7) $160,875 5 Earned his fifth top-10 finish […]

Bhullar wins 2018 Fiji International

Bhullar wins 2018 Fiji International

The final round of the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways was a show worthy of the stage, India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar edging out a white-hot Anthony Quayle to win at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. His 14-under total proved to be one shot too many for Queenslander Quayle, the 23-year-old’s astonishing 9-under 63 enough […]

Date set for 2019 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Date set for 2019 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth is set for its third staging in 2019 when it is played from 14-17 February at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Western Australia. In the inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, local hero Brett Rumford dominated in front of his home crowd while Thai superstar Kiradech […]

The latest news from GMA

The latest news from GMA

Here is a recap of the latest news from Golf Management Australia ‘One GMA’ progress Over the past 12 months, GMA has undertaken a project to develop a more ‘unified’ approach to GMA-related activities across the country,with the project progressing well to date. The project has involved consultation with each state executive over the past […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 10

After successfully picking Francesco Molinari to win the British Open, a certain co-host is cock-a-hoop and pretty sure he’s on the money for the US PGA. Find out who he’s tipping in this episode of Backspin. We catch up with one of the golf world’s most respected coaches, Gary Barter, and Inside Golf editor, Richard […]

Sully snatches super award

Sully snatches super award

ANYONE who hasn’t played at Roseville Golf Club in Sydney’s north doesn’t know what they’re missing. And long-serving course superintendent Mark O’Sullivan has been flat out keeping this private course to the standard that keeps members raving about it. Actually not flat – but flat on his back. O’Sullivan couldn’t attend an awards ceremony in […]

R&A, USGA set to limit use of green reading materials

R&A, USGA set to limit use of green reading materials

The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability. Following a six-week period of feedback and consultation with interested parties that begins today, the regulations will be finalised in a published “interpretation” of […]

Eight Aussies set to battle at 147th Open Championship

Eight Aussies set to battle at 147th Open Championship

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will be well represented at the 147th Open Championship with eight Australians and two New Zealanders teeing it up. Among them is 2017 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit winner Brett Rumford, current Australian Open champion Cameron Davis who makes his Major debut and Matt Jones who […]

Golf club participation report for 2017 released

Golf club participation report for 2017 released

Golf Australia has released the 2017 National Golf Club Participation Report, which provides annual figures and trends on membership, competition rounds, general participation and specific program participation. The report breaks data into states/territories, districts, gender and age. The 2017 report also includes participation data recorded from AusPlay and comparison trends with other sports. The 2017 report […]

Canberra’s Thorp wins World Junior Championship

Canberra’s Thorp wins World Junior Championship

Canberra 17-year-old Adam Thorp has pulled off a remarkable victory in the IMG Junior World Championships at the Torrey Pines Golf Resort near San Diego, California. Thorp, who will turn 18 on July 22nd, has finished with a final round 73 for a four-round total of four under par 284 to win the coveted prize […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 9

With the British Open coming up at Carnoustie, we revisit the 1999 Open at the same venue, when it famously fell apart for tournament leader Jean Van Der Velde on the 72nd hole. His playing partner that day was Craig Parry, who talks us through what happened on that incredible final hole. Larry’s love affair […]

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