Sisters of Swing return to the Gold Coast

Sisters of Swing return to the Gold Coast

They’re back! The Sisters of Swing return to the Gold Coast in February with another star-studded lineup expected to arrive for the 2012 Gold Coast RACV Australian Ladies Masters. The 23rd staging of the tournament will once again be played at the RACV Royal Pines Resort from February 2-5 under co-sanctioning status with Australian Ladies […]

OneAsia graduates confirmed

Korean Kim Gi-whan won the Final Stage of the OneAsia Qualifying School today to book his place on the multi-million dollar circuit in 2012. Kim, who led by four at the start of the day, closed with a three-under-par 68 to win by five strokes. He finished with a four-round aggregate of 16-under-par 268 at […]

Australians book places in Open

Ashley Hall and Aaron Townsend have booked their tickets for the 2012 Open Championship. The Australian duo joined countryman Nick Cullen, who played a sprinkling of OneAsia events last season, in qualifying for the third Major of the year. Hall and Townsend finished 14th and 16th respectively on OneAsia last season and their exploits at […]

Breakthrough win for Arnold

Breakthrough win for Arnold

Rising star Scott Arnold upstaged OneAsia winners Kurt Barnes and Michael Hendry to lift the Victorian Open on the PGA Tour of Australasia. Australia’s Arnold, ranked the number one amateur in the world when he joined the pro ranks in 2009, closed with a 68 to win by a stroke from big-hitting countryman Barnes. It […]

Thomson Perrett a finalist for Olympic Golf Course in Rio

Thomson Perrett a finalist for Olympic Golf Course in Rio

Thomson Perrett Golf Course Architects has been selected as one of 8 short-listed architectural companies to design the golf course which will host the golf event in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games. The announcement follows a worldwide competition launched by the Rio 2016 Olympic Committee. The “Request For Proposal” sought the leading golf […]

Chris Anstey talks Golf with The Coach

Chris Anstey talks Golf with The Coach

A mid-week wander down to the driving range provided me with a glimpse of one of the most interesting swings I have seen in a long while. The guy swinging the club was tall, very tall and somewhat… “Praying Mantis”-like. A closer look revealed that it was my good buddy, Chris Anstey. So I took […]

Poulter claims JBWere Australian Masters gold jacket

Poulter claims JBWere Australian Masters gold jacket

Ian Poulter mastered a difficult Victoria Golf Course under windy conditions to win the 2011 JBWere Masters Championship. On a day where wind gusts caused havoc, Poulter dominated the leaderboard all day as those around him failed to make inroads. For the win, Poulter claimed the $180,000 winner’s cheque as well as the famed gold jacket, a […]

OneAsia consolidates offices, Sellinger departs

OneAsia consolidates offices, Sellinger departs

OneAsia has confirmed the consolidation of its two offices in Asia as component of a planned expansion which will see Hong Kong become the focal point of both administrative and operational affairs. The OneAsia Board of Directors met in Melbourne, following its enormously successful Emirates Australian Open which saw record television ratings in Australia, to […]

Chalmers makes it two in a row, captures Australian PGA Championship

Chalmers makes it two in a row, captures Australian PGA Championship

West Australian Greg Chalmers is the toast of the PGA Tour of Australasia after winning his second consecutive tournament, the Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola. Following a one hole playoff with Marcus Fraser and four time Champion Robert Allenby, Chalmers added the Joe Kirkwood Cup to his growing collection to take home his second […]

Conversations with The Coach: Andrew Gaze

Conversations with The Coach: Andrew Gaze

Every now and again I get to catch up with my old mate Andrew Gaze and talk, amongst other things, golf. The ex-NBL/NBA star, Olympian, basketball legend and all-round great bloke has plenty of stories up that very long sleeve. And the guy certainly loves his golf. Prior to a recent chat—when he thought nobody […]

Greg Chalmers claims second Stonehaven Cup

Greg Chalmers claims second Stonehaven Cup

Greg Chalmers has won the 2011 Emirates Australian Open following an intense final round at The Lakes Golf Club. Chalmers, the 1998 Australian Open Champion, claimed his second Stonehaven Cup holding off a world class leaderboard of challengers to take the title. “I’ve got my name twice on the Stonehaven Cup, that’s phenomenal,” said Chalmers. […]

Jordan out, Cook in for US Presidents Cup team

Jordan out, Cook in for US Presidents Cup team

United States Presidents Cup Captain Fred Couples announced today that 11-time PGA TOUR winner John Cook has been named Captain’s Assistant for the upcoming Presidents Cup matches. Michael Jordan, who was named along with Jay Haas as a Captain’s Assistant for The Presidents Cup 2011, will be unable to attend the matches due to pending […]

LPGA to return to Australia

LPGA to return to Australia

Golf Australia, in conjunction with the LPGA (Ladies Professional Golf Association) and the ALPG (Australian Ladies Professional Golf), has announced that the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open will be added to the LPGA Tour schedule beginning in 2012. The 2012 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open will take place the week of Feb. 6-12 at Royal […]

Wright breaks drought with WA win

Wright breaks drought with WA win

37 year old Queenslander Michael Wright has taken out the 2011 Brunel West Australian PGA Championship by one shot over Terry Pilkadaris in a dramatic finale at The Novotel Vines Resort and Country Club. Wright battled it out with Pilkadaris till the very last hole where he chipped out from a greenside bunker to putt […]

American Funeral Home opens Golf Hole Memorial

American Funeral Home opens Golf Hole Memorial

Golfers understand the simple joys that accompany a day on the course: the smell of a freshly cut green, the sound of a well-hit drive and the satisfaction of watching a long putt fall into the hole. It is with these joys in mind that Sunset Hills Memorial Park and Funeral Home in Bellevue, Washington, […]

Australia wins Four Nations Cup

Australia has won the inaugural Four Nations Cup by 11 shots in fine and warm conditions at The Hills Golf Club near Arrowtown on New Zealand’s south island. The Australians held a 14 shot lead heading into the final round courtesy of superb third rounds from Brett Drewitt (65) and Todd Sinnott (66). At one […]

Massive field to contest Australian Open

Massive field to contest Australian Open

More of the world’s top 20 players are set for Sydney with World Number 9 Matt Kuchar, World Number 11 Nick Watney, former champions Robert Allenby and John Senden, and American Hunter Mahan all confirming they will be part of the action at the Emirates Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club from 10-13 November.

Y.E. Yang joins Coolum lineup

Y.E. Yang joins Coolum lineup

In yet another coup for the Australian summer of golf, Asia’s first Major winner Y E Yang is a confirmed starter in the 2011 Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola. Yang, a two-time OneAsia winner, has confirmed he will ‘turn up the heat’ at the spectacular Hyatt Regency Coolum on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast from 24-27 […]

Haas, Woods, Allenby and Baddeley named for Presidents Cup

Haas, Woods, Allenby and Baddeley named for Presidents Cup

Less than seven weeks from the start of competition at The Presidents Cup 2011, the final four players for the event were determined today as U.S. Team Captain Fred Couples and International Team Captain Greg Norman each announced their captain’s picks via teleconference.  Couples selected Bill Haas and Tiger Woods, and Norman chose Australians Robert […]

Titleist Introduces Next Generation AP1 And AP2 Irons

Titleist Introduces Next Generation AP1 And AP2 Irons

Dedicated to providing serious golfers with the highest performing equipment in golf, Titleist introduces the next generation of its groundbreaking Advanced Performance irons. The new Titleist AP1 and AP2 irons (712 Series) stay true to the design mission of “Advanced Performance with Feel.” Both models are multi-material, dual cavity irons that provide modern ball flight […]

Webb Simpson captures Deutsche Bank Championship

Webb Simpson captures Deutsche Bank Championship

Young Webb Simpson closed with three consecutive birdies to capture the Deutsche Bank Championship on the second hole of a sudden death playoff with Chez Reavie. Simpson and Reavie each fired four consecutive rounds in the 60’s to finish regulation at 15-under 269. Reavie appeared to have the title firmly in his grasp as he strolled […]

TaylorMade Ghost Spider

TaylorMade Ghost Spider

When Jason Day started putting with the new TaylorMade Ghost Spider – and climbing up the leaderboard – we were eager to put this new putter to the test. While it looks like something out of Star Trek, we found the putter to be beautifully balanced, and, surprisingly, not at all distracting at address.  Its […]

TaylorMade R11 Irons

TaylorMade R11 Irons

TaylorMade’s new R11 irons are engineered for the player who appreciates the shape and refinement of a tour-grade iron but needs the help of advanced technology to launch the ball high, straight and long with less effort, regardless of handicap. The precision-weighting port provides optimal consistency in feel and performance from one club to the […]

Tseng, Webb to compete at Handa Women’s Australian Open

Tseng, Webb to compete at Handa Women’s Australian Open

Rolex World Number 1 golfer Yani Tseng will take on Royal Melbourne Golf Club in the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open from 9-12 February 2012 The composite course will be hosting its first major female professional event. Tseng, who won the Wegmans LPGA Championship and RICOH Women’s British Open earlier this year, became the youngest […]

Matteo Manassero to join Donald, Poulter and Appleby at JBWere Masters

Matteo Manassero to join Donald, Poulter and Appleby at JBWere Masters

IMG has announced that Italian teenage sensation Matteo Manassero would make his first appearance in Australia to join World # 1 Luke Donald, World #17 Ian Poulter and defending Champion Stuart Appleby. Manassero is currently ranked #30 in the World and has already established himself as an international star, breaking records at every turn. He […]

Scott, Day top Presidents Cup standings

Scott, Day top Presidents Cup standings

On the strength of a final-round 65 at Firestone Country Club, Australian Adam Scott captured his first victory of the season and first World Golf Championships title at the Bridgestone Invitational, moving to No. 2 in the International Team standings for The Presidents Cup 2011. Scott trails fellow Australian Jason Day, who finished T4 at […]

Heritage Golf & Country Club sale finalised

Heritage Golf & Country Club sale finalised

A Melbourne businessman and property developer has bought the Heritage Golf and Country Club Golf Course outside Melbourne for an undisclosed sum. Mr Sunny Sun, through his company Golden Heritage Golf Pty Ltd, will take over the 175.95 hectare  Heritage Estate following settlement this afternoon. Mr Sun is the managing director of Australian Chinese News, […]

Bolle and Bushnell expand Au/NZ operations

Bollé Australia have announced the appointment of Champion Sports to run the distribution of Bushnell’s world renowned golf-specific laser and GPS rangefinder product, utilizing their Australia and New Zealand-wide representative network to provide sales and technical service. In addition, Champion Sports will also assist in the distribution of the exciting new range of Bollé golf specific eyewear. Bollé Australia […]