Griffin tops in New Zealand

Griffin tops in New Zealand

Australian Matthew Griffin claimed the BMW ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open with a clutch birdie on the final hole of the tournament. Starting the day two shots behind Japan’s Hideto Tanihara, Griffin opened his final round by eagling the first. With his nerves settled, Griffin went head-to-head with Tanihara all day but found himself one […]

Magic eighth for Hend in Thailand 

Magic eighth for Hend in Thailand 

Australian Scott Hend held off a fast-finishing Piya Swangarunporn of Thailand to win the True Thailand Classic by one shot at Black Mountain Golf Club last month. The 42-year-old Hend birdied the 14th and 17th holes for a closing four-under-par 68 and an 18-under-par 270, enough for a narrow victory over Piya who’d earlier fired […]

Oosthuizen captures Perth International

Oosthuizen captures Perth International

South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen proved unstoppable when he closed with a final round one-under-par 71 to clinch the ISPS Handa Perth International. Despite the spirited challenges from France’s Alexander Levy and Australia’s Jason Scrivener, Oosthuizen kept his composure to win the A$1.75 million event by one shot at the Lake Karrinyup Country Club. Levy signed […]

Fraser on top in Malaysia

Fraser on top in Malaysia

Australian Marcus Fraser curled home a clutch 18-foot par putt on the last green to lift the inaugural US$3 million Maybank Championship Malaysia by two shots on Sunday at the expense of a heartbroken Soomin Lee of Korea. Fraser trailed overnight leader Lee throughout the final round at the Royal Selangor Golf Club before taking full […]

Oates Vic Open tees off

Oates Vic Open tees off

The Oates Vic Open tees off today, and the biggest challenge for fans will be knowing where to look.    So many great names jump off the round one draw sheet that fans attending Thirteenth Beach Golf Links will need to plan their path among two great fields – men’s and women’s in alternating groups […]

Ko, Webb, Lee commit to Women’s Australian Open

Ko, Webb, Lee commit to Women’s Australian Open

World No.1 Lydia Ko will defend her ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open championship in Adelaide. The New Zealander, still just 18, became the youngest winner in the tournament’s storied history when she saluted at Royal Melbourne in February. She will be joined on The Grange Golf Club’s West Course by Australia’s top-ranked players, LPGA Tour […]

Macpherson wins PGA TOUR China Series Order of Merit; earns return to 2016 Web.com Tour

Macpherson wins PGA TOUR China Series Order of Merit; earns return to 2016 Web.com Tour

A year after finishing eighth on the Ping An Bank China Tour ‐ PGA TOUR China Series’ Order of Merit, Melbourne’s Bryden Macpherson played dominant golf in the eight tournaments he entered, and his two wins and four other top-fives earned him the top spot in money earnings, with ¥769,960. Macpherson, who played on the […]

Organic golf course for sale

Organic golf course for sale

AUSTRALIA’S only organic golf course is up for sale. Originally created to provide a place for recreation while preserving the environment, Kabi Organic Golf Club (KOGC) at Boreen Point in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, has matured into a challenging and picturesque golf course. Designed by renowned golf course architect Graham Papworth, the golf course is […]

A new era for Bay Views golf course, Rosebud

A new era for Bay Views golf course, Rosebud

One of Australia’s most scenic courses has undergone a significant facelift and is being launched with a new identity to reflect the change in management and significant improvements to course presentation. Bay Views Golf Course (formerly known as Rosebud Public or Carrington Park) located in Rosebud on the Mornington Peninsula is a public access course […]

GSM secures management at Kingston Links Golf Course

GSM secures management at Kingston Links Golf Course

Golf Services Management has been appointed to provide facility and golf operational services at Melbourne’s popular Kingston Links Golf Course. Located just off Wellington Rd in the leafy suburb of Rowville in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, Kingston Links is a fully public access facility boasting a number of spectacular water hazards, Santa Ana couch fairways, undulating […]

Eagle Ridge Golf Course sold

Eagle Ridge Golf Course sold

Eagle Ridge, a Mornington Peninsula 18-hole golf course and wedding venue, has been sold for an undisclosed sum to a Melbourne-based family. The Russo family, who have owned Eagle Ridge since 1995, began a public sale campaign several years ago. Fielding interest locally and from abroad, the Russos were looking for the right purchaser to take the reins […]

Eccles wins NSW Open

Eccles wins NSW Open

Victorian amateur Ben Eccles claimed the 2015 NSW Open Championship yesterday, securing the title after a week that delivered challenging weather conditions at Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club. Eccles started the final round with a four-shot lead ahead of New South Welshmen, Peter Lonard and Clayton Bridges. Eccles, who hit the ball solid all week, fired […]

Colsaerts, Lawrie bound for Australian Open

Colsaerts, Lawrie bound for Australian Open

Ryder Cup heroes Nicolas Colsaerts and Paul Lawrie are the latest big names to commit to the Emirates Australian Open. The pair joins an expanding European contingent striving for the Stonehaven Cup at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from November 26-29. Colsaerts, revered as one of the game’s most powerful ball-strikers, will join former […]

Hend cruises to three-shot win at Venetian Macao Open

Hend cruises to three-shot win at Venetian Macao Open

Scott Hend claimed a second Venetian Macao Open victory in three years after holding off title holder Anirban Lahiri and Chiragh Kumar of India with an impressive final round of five-under-par 66. Big-hitting Hend cruised to a three-stroke triumph at the Macau Golf and Country Club to become only the second player after China’s Zhang […]

USA wins Presidents Cup by one point

USA wins Presidents Cup by one point

The United States won a thrilling Presidents Cup contest by a single point against the International Team on Sunday, with Bill Haas securing the winning point against hometown hero Sangmoon Bae in the final singles match on the 18th green. The 11th staging of the biennial team match play contest, held in Asia for the […]

Macpherson wins again, takes Lushan Open title

Macpherson wins again, takes Lushan Open title

Even though he’s only been back on the Ping An Bank China Tour – PGA TOUR China Series for a month, The Year of Bryden Macpherson continues. The Australian won the Lushan Open on Sunday at Lushan International Golf Club, picking up his second Series title in four weeks and moving to No. 2 on […]

Golf MONTH tees off!

Golf MONTH tees off!

Golf facilities across Australia have thrown open their doors for GOLF MONTH, starting today. More than 200 facilities throughout the nation have committed to stage a variety of activities to encourage those who have never hit a ball, those who haven’t done so for ages, or those who are on the course every week – […]

Macpherson wins Cadillac Championship

Macpherson wins Cadillac Championship

Australian Bryden Macpherson came close to winning the Cadillac Championship in 2014, but it didn’t happen. He wouldn’t be disappointed again. Macpherson, who began the final round trailing by two shots, broke free from a crowded leaderboard midway through his back nine and coasted to a three-shot win over South Korea’s Byungmin Cho on a beautiful […]

USA storms from behind to nab Solheim Cup

USA storms from behind to nab Solheim Cup

America has produced a storming finish to beat Europe and record their first Solheim Cup victory since 2009. Juli Inkster’s battling team started the last afternoon at St Leon-Rot four points adrift of the Europeans but in the end they rose to the occasion by securing 8 ½ points out of 12 in the singles […]

A Day of achievements: Jason on top of the world; nominated for The Don

A Day of achievements: Jason on top of the world; nominated for The Don

JASON Day has fulfilled a lifelong dream, taking his place atop the World Golf Rankings courtesy of a comprehensive wire-to-wire 6-shot victory at the BMW Championship. The win marks Day’s seventh career PGA Tour win, including five events this season. Day has amassed four wins from his last six starts, including a major championship (USPGA) […]

Top Aussies confirmed for Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Top Aussies confirmed for Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Six of Australia’s best amateur golfers, including defending champion Antonio Murdaca, have confirmed their commitment to participate at the 2015 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship. Taking place in Hong Kong for the very first time, the picturesque Clearwater Bay Golf & Country Club will play host to Asia’s premier amateur golf event from 1 to 4 October. […]

Ko makes history with Evian victory

Ko makes history with Evian victory

Lydia Ko has won the 2015 Evian Championship at Evian Resort Golf Club, becoming the youngest major winner in the history of women’s golf at 18 years, 4 months and 20 days old. Ko, who began the final round two strokes off the lead, birdied three of the last four holes to shoot a flawless […]

Els to play Australian Masters

Els to play Australian Masters

IMG, owner and promoter of the Australian Masters, today announced that four-time Major Champion Ernie Els will return to Melbourne to play in the 2015 Australian Masters at Huntingdale Golf Club from 19-22 November. Els has a great affinity for the Melbourne sandbelt, having won three consecutive Heineken Classics (2002-2004) at Royal Melbourne, where he […]

Groundhog Day: Jason wins The Barclays

Groundhog Day: Jason wins The Barclays

  Jason Day’s magnificent winning streak has continued, with the Aussie favourite winning The Barclays at Plainfield Country Club this morning and his fourth win on the PGA TOUR this season. Day fired a bogey free final round of 8-under 62 to take out the first of the four FedEx Cup playoff events by six […]

A Major Day: Jason wins USPGA

A Major Day: Jason wins USPGA

Jason Day has finally added a long awaited Major title to his name, securing the PGA Championship this morning at Whistling Straits. Firing a history-making score of 20-under 268, Day has also set a new record for the lowest to par score to win a Major Championship. This was previously set at 19-under the card […]

Australian golf participation on the rise

Australian golf participation on the rise

Golf participation is on the rise across Australia with golf club members playing an increased number of competition rounds in the last financial year. The latest national competition rounds report released by the Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) produced some positive information for those in the golf industry.Across Australia approximately 14.4 million rounds of golf […]

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