Walkinshaw Sports announces acquisition of CGS

Walkinshaw Sports announces acquisition of CGS

Walkinshaw Sports Pty Ltd last month announced the acquisition of wholesale golf business Cooperative Golf Services (CGS). This will see all existing international distribution agreements held by Cooperative Golf Services for this region now fall under the Walkinshaw Sports banner. Walkinshaw Sports have taken this strategic move at a testing time in the golf industry, […]

Australian PGA Championship gets European Tour co-sanctioning

Australian PGA Championship gets European Tour co-sanctioning

The Australian PGA Championship will reach more than 500 million viewers globally and be the richest tournament in Australia in 2015 thanks to a new co-sanctioning agreement announced today with the European Tour. The Championship, the oldest and most prestigious professional tournament on the PGA Tour of Australasia, will be played at the RACV Royal […]

Jason Day battles vertigo, leads US Open

Jason Day battles vertigo, leads US Open

“They’re going to make a movie about that round.” That was caddie, coach and mentor Col Swatton’s take on Jason Day’s almost unbelievable achievement today as he defied all the odds to take a share of the US Open lead a day after collapsing midway through his second round. After intense treatment and diagnosis with […]

R&A announces new broadcast partners from 2017

R&A announces new broadcast partners from 2017

The R&A, golf’s governing body and organiser of The Open Championship, has announced a number of broadcast partner agreements in recent months, effectively changing the landscape of watching golf’s oldest championship on television across the globe. This week, the R&A announced NBC Sports Group will become its media partner in the United States for a twelve […]

Peter Fowler wins Acorn Jersey Open

Peter Fowler wins Acorn Jersey Open

Peter Fowler sealed a sentimental return to the course where six years ago he feared for his golfing future, clinching a hard-fought one stroke victory in the Acorn Jersey Open at La Moye Golf Club. The Australian, who celebrates his 56th birthday on Tuesday, injured his back on the eve of his European Senior Tour […]

Bowditch dominates on PGA TOUR with wire-to-wire win

Bowditch dominates on PGA TOUR with wire-to-wire win

Aussie Steven Bowditch captured his second PGA Tour victory in convincing style at the AT&T Byron Nelson this week. Playing at the TPC Four Season Resort in Texas, Bowditch  won by four shots with a tournament total of 18-under 259. A trio of Americans, Charley Hoffman, Jimmy Walker and Scott Pinckney tried to chase down […]

Scott, Williams reunite for remaining Majors, WGC

Scott, Williams reunite for remaining Majors, WGC

Adam Scott and Steve Williams have agreed to rekindle their working relationship for the next four events on Scott’s golfing schedule, entailing the US Open (June 18-21), The Open Championship (July 16-19), WGC Bridgestone Invitational (August 6-9) and US PGA Championships (August 13-16). Scott and caddie Mike Kerr ended their time together last week, leaving Scott without an […]

WIN! Puma Golf Winter Outfit

WIN! Puma Golf Winter Outfit

This competition is closed. The winner is: Peter Harris Tear up the course in your Puma Golf Apparel, grounded in performance but with plenty of understated style. Inside Golf and Cobra Puma are giving away a great prize pack to one lucky reader: The prize pack includes: Adjustable Cap, 100% Cotton Crew Neck Sweater, Tech […]

McIlroy wins WGC Matchplay

McIlroy wins WGC Matchplay

World Number One Rory McIlroy has cemented his top position in the golfing world, outlasting the world’s best players to take victory in the WGC – Cadillac Match Play in San Francisco. McIlroy defeated Gary Woodland 4 & 2 in the final at TPC Harding Park, his third win of the day after completing victory over Paul […]

2015 Holden Scramble set to tee off

2015 Holden Scramble set to tee off

The 2015 Holden Scramble season is set for another jam-packed scheduled of events right across the country. Entering its 24th year, the Holden Scramble continues to cement itself as Australia’s largest and most successful pro-amateur team’s event; making it one of the most recognised brands in Australian sport and Holden’s longest-running sponsorship outside of motorsport. […]

Golf Queensland announces teams for Junior Interstate Series

Golf Queensland announces teams for Junior Interstate Series

Golf Queensland has announced the 2015 Queensland Junior Interstate Boys’ and Girls’ Teams to compete in South Australia in April. Queensland Head Coach, Tony Meyer said the selected players have displayed solid form over the past year and thoroughly deserve their places on the teams. “Being selected in the Queensland teams is recognition for their […]

Klatten ‘can’t wait’ to defend NSW Open

Klatten ‘can’t wait’ to defend NSW Open

The effervescent Joanna Klatten has confirmed she will be back to defend her title at the 2015 Bing Lee Fujitsu General Women’s NSW Open, March 6-8 at the “home” of the NSW Open, Oatlands Golf Club in Sydney. In 2014 the Frenchwoman fired a dazzling course record nine-under-par 63 closing round to win the NSW […]

Fox snatches victory at Queensland PGA

Fox snatches victory at Queensland PGA

New Zealander Ryan Fox has won the Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship at the City Golf Club in Toowoomba. With a tournament total of 17-under 263, Fox triumphed in dramatic circumstances by one shot from Matthew Millar (ACT) and Cameron Smith (QLD). “I am pretty ecstatic right now to be honest,” said Fox. “I was around […]

Dodt delivers in Thailand

Dodt delivers in Thailand

Australia’s Andrew Dodt staged a dramatic fight back with a closing five-under-par 67 to capture the inaugural True Thailand Classic presented by Black Mountain. Dodt’s winning total of 16-under-par 272 at the Black Mountain Golf Club left him speechless as his second victory on the region’s premier Tour finally ended a five-year title drought. Thailand’s […]

R&A announces honorary female members

R&A announces honorary female members

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal, Dame Laura Davies, Renée Powell, Belle Robertson MBE, Lally Segard, Annika Sorenstam and Louise Suggs have accepted invitations to become honorary members of the Club. George Macgregor OBE, Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of […]

Four aces in a single day!

Four aces in a single day!

Four Cromer Golf Club members have proven that four aces indeed beats a full house (of golfers). On Wednesday 4th February 2015, the quartet were lucky enough to all have holes-in-one in the same competition, all on separate Par-3’s. Cromer Member Jack Ireland holed out on the 155m uphill 2nd, Russell Lumb equalled the feat […]

Mathew Goggin wins Panama Claro Championship

Mathew Goggin wins Panama Claro Championship

Australian Professional, Mathew Goggin, has won the Panama Claro Championship in Panama City and the first event on the 2015 Web.com Tour schedule. This is Goggin’s first victory since 2011. Born in Hobart Tasmania the 40-year old, who now resides in Charlotte North Carolina, finished at 11-under 269. “It just reminds you that you can still […]

Golf along the glittering Gold Coast

Golf along the glittering Gold Coast

With breathtaking beaches, spectacular scenery, thrilling theme parks and some of Australia’s most enjoyable golf courses, the sun-drenched Gold Coast is a prime destination for golfers and holiday makers from across the globe. From Coolangatta to Coomera, and everywhere in between, this part of Australia has long been known to golfers for its diversity of […]

Australian golf mourns the great Kel Nagle

Australian golf mourns the great Kel Nagle

It is with a heavy heart that the PGA of Australia advises the passing of one of Australia’s golfing greats, Kel Nagle. Nagle passed away peacefully at 1.30 this morning at Mona Vale hospital. He was 94. Born in 1920 in New South Wales, Nagle has been one of the PGA’s most revered Members for the […]

The real Zeal: Great golf in New Zealand

The real Zeal: Great golf in New Zealand

BOASTING the world’s second highest number of golf courses per-capita (behind only Scotland) New Zealand is a true golfer’s paradise. With over 400 courses on offer, from family-friendly 9-hole facilities to spectacular world-class championship layouts, there is no shortage of variety and challenge for the budding golf traveller. And don’t forget the scenery! With some […]

Australian PGA Championship extends Gold Coast partnership

Australian PGA Championship extends Gold Coast partnership

The PGA of Australia CEO Brian Thorburn, alongside the Minister for Tourism, Major Events, Small Business and the Commonwealth Games, Jann Stuckey, announced during presentations at the 2014 Australian PGA Championship that the event is set to stay in Queensland, and on the Gold Coast, for at least a further three years. Speaking from the […]

Fraser, Hend grab spots at The Open

Fraser, Hend grab spots at The Open

Marcus Fraser narrowly missed out on claiming his first win since 2010 at the 2014 Thailand Golf Championship, but his disappointment was largely offset by the knowledge that he had qualified for The Open at St Andrews next year. The Australian, who finished in a tie for second alongside Martin Kaymer, a shot behind winner […]

Tighe tops at NSW PGA

Tighe tops at NSW PGA

New South Welshman Lincoln Tighe has won the Nanshan NSW PGA Championship at Riverside Oaks Golf Resort. Starting the day five shots off the lead, Tighe fired an impressive 7-under 64 for a tournament total of 19-under 265 to claim his first title on the PGA Tour of Australasia. Tighe hovered around the lead all […]

Qantas Golf Club tees off

Qantas Golf Club tees off

  Golf Australia and Qantas Loyalty have today teamed up to launch a new participation initiative they hope will bring more people to the game and, in time, become members of traditional golf club The Qantas Golf Club is a new online club designed to provide Qantas Frequent Flyers with the ability to earn Qantas […]

Spieth Spectacular at Australian Open

Spieth Spectacular at Australian Open

Jordan Spieth wowed his Australian audience with a command performance in Sydney, then immediately promised to defend his Emirates Australian Open title in 2015. Spieth, the 21-year-old Texan already close to the top 10 players in the world, smashed the course record at The Australian with a closing 63, finishing six shots ahead of his […]

Pampling, Rumford and Chalmers qualify for The Open

Pampling, Rumford and Chalmers qualify for The Open

Home favourites Rod Pampling, Brett Rumford and Greg Chalmers  have qualified for The Open, courtesy of their final rounds of the Emirates Australian Open. Pampling finished on a seven-under-par total of 277 in second place, six shots behind the winner America’s Jordan Spieth, to qualify for the 144th Open at St Andrews in July. He […]

Teaching the teachers to teach golf

Teaching the teachers to teach golf

The PGA of Australia, Golf Australia, Golf Victoria and School Sport Victoria, have provided approximately 100 Victorian teachers the opportunity to undertake professional development in golf. Held at Oakleigh South Primary School on Friday, November 21, the Golf Teacher Professional Development (PD) morning was designed for teachers who are both golfers and non-golfers, offering practical […]

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