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Zach Murray from Commonwealth and Metropolitan’s Su-Hyun Oh

Murray, Oh crowned Vic Amateur Champions

Zach Murray from Commonwealth and Metropolitan’s Su-Hyun Oh have been crowned 2013 Victorian Amateur Champions with victory at Kingston Heath Golf Club. Murray, at 16 years old becomes the second-youngest champion in men’s history whilst Oh has become the first back-to-back women’s winner since Natalie Parkinson in 1997/98. The Women’s final was a repeat of [...]

January 24, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Matthew Griffin

Griffin captures OneAsia OOM, sets sights high for 2014

Two-time OneAsia winner Matthew Griffin has set his sights on new horizons after clinching the tour’s 2013 Order of Merit Title at the season-ending Emirates Australian Open. The 30-year-old from Melbourne has led the money list since winning the weather-shortened SK Telecom Open on Korea’s Jeju Island in May and has been such a consistent [...]

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Open Qualifiers Rhein Gibson, John Senden and Bryden Macpherson

Senden, Gibson and Macpherson qualify for The Open

John Senden, Rhein Gibson and Bryden Macpherson qualified for next year’s Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) through the first event in the new Open Qualifying Series in Australia . The three Australians secured the three places on offer at the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney to join winner Rory McIlroy and runner-up Adam [...]

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Rory reigns at Royal Sydney (Photo: Bruce Young)

Rory reigns at Royal Sydney

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy snatched the Emirates Australian Open title from the hands of Adam Scott to claim his first victory of the year at Royal Sydney Golf Club. Trailing Scott for the majority of Sunday, the World Number 6 drained a 12-foot birdie on the 18th green to collect his first title since November [...]

December 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Aron Price

Price is right – Aaron wins NSW Open

Aron Price has won the 2013 Gloria Jean’s Coffees NSW Open Championship played at Castle Hill Country Club. Starting the fourth round tied for the lead with PGA TOUR player Steven Bowditch, Price opened with a birdie before steady play saw him claim the title by four shots with a tournament total of 19-under 269. [...]

November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments More
World Cup Champions Adam Scott and Jason Day

Australia rules the World; Scott and Day reign

Home hero Jason Day secured an emotional victory in the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf with an imperious display in Melbourne. A week after losing eight members of his family in Typhoon Haiyan, the 25 year old delighted the large crowds at Royal Melbourne Golf Club by seeing off Denmark’s Thomas Björn by two [...]

November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Stuart Manley celebrates with Hideto Tanihara (Photo by Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

A Manley-Day at World Cup of Golf; Australia on top

Australia will take a one shot lead into the final round of both the individual and teams components of the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf on a day where teammates Jason Day and Adam Scott stood tall at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Day leads the World Cup of Golf individual competition at 9-under [...]

November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Adam Scott all smiles with his second Talisker Masters trophy and jacket

Masterful Scott goes back-to-back with victory at Royal Melbourne

Adam Scott has successfully defended his Talisker Masters title, winning by two shots at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Starting the day four shots clear of the field, Scott saw his lead dwindle as American Matt Kuchar was on fire around the composite layout. A playoff loomed as the pair were tied on 14-under the card [...]

November 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Jin Jeong (Photo: SMP Images)

Jeong wins maiden title in Perth

23-year-old Jin Jeong took top honours at the ISPS HANDA Perth International, surviving a sudden-death playoff against England’s Ross Fisher to record his first victory as a Professional. Finishing regulation play tied with Fisher at 10-under 278, it took just one playoff hole for Jeong to claim victory, sinking a par putt for the title. [...]

October 20, 2013 | 0 Comments More
World Cup of Golf

Field set for ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf

Tournament officials have announced the finalized field for the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from November 21-24 which includes recent Presidents Cup participants like Australians Adam Scott and Jason Day, Matt Kuchar and Bill Haas of the United States, South Africans Branden Grace and Richard Sterne, Zimbabwe’s Brendon [...]

October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Jason Day

Adam Scott and Jason Day to represent Australia at ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf

Adam Scott and Jason Day have confirmed they will represent their country on home soil in the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from November 21-24. Scott and Day, who have been dubbed the ‘super team’, will form part of an elite field of 60 players from around the [...]

October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Jack Wilson has become the first ever Trainee to claim a PGA Tour of Australasia title

Wilson goes wire-to-wire in WA

PGA Trainee Professional Jack Wilson has taken out the WA Goldfields PGA Championship at Kalgoorlie Golf Course following a payoff with New Zealand’s Nick Gillespie. After finishing level with Gillespie at 10-under-par, Wilson needed one playoff hole to take out the PGA Tour of Australasia event, going wire-to-wire to claim his first Professional title. “It’s [...]

October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Scott Hend

Scott Hend captures Taiwan Masters

Australia’s Scott Hend gave a lesson on how to master the treacherous conditions when he posted a two-over-par 74 to win the US$600,000 Mercuries Taiwan Masters at the Taiwan Golf and Country Club. Faced with the onslaught of Typhoon Fitow where torrential rain and gusty winds up to 55mph posed the greatest threat for players, [...]

October 7, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Brandt Snedeker (Photo USGA/John Mummert)

Brandt Snedeker to play Australian PGA Championship

World Number 9 Brandt Snedeker is headed to Queensland’s Gold Coast in November to contest the Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola at RACV Royal Pines Resort. Joining previously confirmed starters Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler and Marc Leishman, American Snedeker will play his only PGA Tour of Australasia tournament of the Australian summer in Queensland [...]

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Peter Fowler (© Getty Images)

Fowler captures first European Senior Tour victory

Peter Fowler claimed his first European Senior Tour victory for more than two years with a remarkable turnaround in the French Riviera Masters, coming from four shots back at the start of the final round to win by three strokes at Terre Blanche Hotel Spa Golf Resort. The Australian took little time in overturning Andrew [...]

September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Sanctuary Lakes' Ron Gauci and Kevin Birtles

Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club tees off new era

Melbourne’s Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club is set to enter a new era as members have taken over the management of the Club with a new Board of Directors headed by one of Australia’s best known sports administrators, Ron Gauci, a Club member and resident at Sanctuary Lakes. Officially opened by in February 2000, the Sanctuary [...]

September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Axign Biomechanical Golf Orthotics

Axign Biomechanical Golf Orthotics

Axign Biomechanical Golf Orthotics gives golfers a solid foundation for the entire body through stabilising the foot and ankle, which follows through to the knees, hips and back. The orthotics fit into most leading golf shoes, and consistently fix biomechanical defects such as pronation and supination, and allows your body to achieve balance. During mid-stance, [...]

September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Sureshotgps SS9500x

Sureshotgps SS9500x

  Know the distance and leave nothing to chance with the new Sureshotgps SS9500x. Use the colourful 3” transflective screen to view detailed preloaded aerial images so you can play with confidence by following your position on the course and see the challenges that lie ahead. The SS9500x allows you to play in any weather [...]

September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Gary Lisbon’s Golf Panoramas

Gary Lisbon’s Golf Panoramas

Gary Lisbon’s Golf Panoramas are the perfect gift or collector’s piece for any golf enthusiast.  Choose your favourite course from hundreds of stunning photographs featuring the world’s most famous golf courses beautifully presented in the panoramic format.  Golf Panoramas can be shipped anywhere in the world framed or unframed, and can be personalised with hole [...]

September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Erland Polo

Callaway 2013 Spring Summer Apparel

This season’s Callaway line found inspiration in the natural beauty, advanced technology and industrial innovation of Scandinavia. The assortment combines the sophisticated style and superior performance that makes Callaway a leader in golf authenticity. Embracing simplicity and functionality, expect sharper lines, bolder colours and utilitarian design influences. Callaway apparel captures the brand’s commitment to unmatched [...]

September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Sandringham

EOI for 20-Year Lease of Sandringham Golf Course

Bayside City Council is inviting Expressions of Interest for an exciting opportunity to lease one of Melbourne’s premier public golf courses situated in the Bayside sandbelt. A 20 year lease is being offered from 1 July, 2014 for the Sandringham Golf Course, located in Cheltenham Road, Cheltenham (Melway 86 C2). Sandringham Golf Course has operated [...]

September 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
TaylorMade SLDR

TaylorMade SLDR

The new SLDR is TaylorMade’s best performing driver in their history, combining low and forward Centre of Gravity and easy adjustability for increased distance. Similar to the impact the “Speed Pocket” had on the performance of the RocketBallz fairway and Rescue clubs, TaylorMade engineers believe SLDR’s low and forward CG placement will redefine driver distance. [...]

August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Scotty Cameron Futura X Mallet Putter

Scotty Cameron Futura X Mallet Putter

The Scotty Cameron by Titleist Futura X putter is a high MOI, modern mallet design with advanced perimeter weighting that provides exceptional stability and forgiveness with solid feel. The new Futura X, is the direct result of Cameron’s extensive work with Titleist Brand Ambassador Adam Scott, who used a prototype version of the putter in [...]

August 30, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Adam Scott

Multiple wins for Aussie golfers

Adam Scott has capped off one of the most successful weekends for Australian golf in recent history with a win at The Barclays on the PGA TOUR. Scott headlined a trio of Queenslanders who claimed international Tour titles this weekend with Bronson La’Cassie claiming victory on the Web.com Tour and Brad Kennedy prevailing in Japan. [...]

August 26, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Nick Cullen

Nick Cullen victorious at the Queensland Open

South Australian Nick Cullen has claimed the Isuzu Queensland Open at Brookwater Golf and Country Club. Firing a 3-under 69 in the final round, Nick Cullen claimed victory with a tournament total of 9-under 279. “I felt really good, I had been playing well and my swing feels good. I just hung in there, went [...]

August 25, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Oliver Goss, right, shakes hands with Brady Watt, left, after Goss won the match during the semifinal round of match play at the 2013 U.S. Amateur at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass. on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013.  (Photo: USGA/John Mummert)

Oliver Goss into US Amateur Final, Brady Watt to caddy

Western Australian Oliver Goss, 19, is aiming to become the first Australian to win the U.S Amateur Championship since Nick Flanagan in 2003 after progressing to the final with a 2up victory over fellow Western Australian Brady Watt in the semi final on Saturday at the 7,310-yard, par-70 The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.

August 18, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Rory McIlroy (Photo: USGA)

Rory McIlroy officially confirmed for Emirates Australian Open

Two-time Major champion and World Number 3 Rory McIlroy has confirmed his place in the field at the 2013 Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club from 28 November – 1 December. It will be the 24 year-old Northern Irishman’s first appearance at the Open since 2007. “It’s been a few years since I [...]

August 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Stacy Lewis wins Women’s British Open

Stacy Lewis wins Women’s British Open

American Stacy Lewis closed with a pair of birdies on The Old Course at St Andrews and earned her second major championship at the Ricoh Women’s British Open.

August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More
ECar on the move

ECar on the move

A JOINT venture between German and Chinese interests is driving ECar at a number of top quality golf resorts, golf courses and commercial facilities across Southeast Asia. ECar by lvtong is one of Southeast Asia’s largest manufacturers of premium quality electric golf carts, people movers and utility vehicles. Now ECar is making in-roads in Australia, [...]

August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Winners of the 2013 Champions of the Murray tournament

Green fee players can now be champions

The Champions of the Murray was established by Golf on the Murray in 2011, and allowed members of partner clubs to play in a qualifying tournament for the chance to win a golf weekend away. Positive feedback from 2011 finalists encouraged the group to expand this concept and now green fee players have the opportunity [...]

August 1, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Adam Scott at the Open Championship (Photo: Getty)

Scotty prepares for Open redemption

Adam Scott is back at the Open Championship, back at the event that left him desolate a year ago. While the Australian golfer celebrates his 33rd birthday today, celebration was the last thing on his mind as he left Royal Lytham and St. Anne’s after the 2012 Open, when an agonising string of four closing [...]

July 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Cameron Smith

Amateur Cameron Smith turns Professional

Current Australian Amateur champion Cameron Smith has confirmed he has moved into the professional ranks. The 19 year-old Queenslander enjoyed a superb amateur career winning a host of amateur events including the Australian Amateur Championship, Australian Junior Championship, Australian Stroke Play Championship in addition to a number of state titles. “I’m ready for the challenge [...]

July 12, 2013 | 0 Comments More
PGA of Australia to implement Rule 14-1b from 2016

PGA of Australia to implement Rule 14-1b from 2016

The PGA of Australia today confirmed it will adopt Rule 14-1b prohibiting anchoring of the club for all Professional tournaments sanctioned by the PGA from January 1, 2016.

July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Barham Golf Club

Golf on the Murray: Barham

A great place for that well earned vacation or just a weekend away, Barham is an idyllic paradise located on the Banks of the Mighty Murray River. Situated between Swan Hill & Echuca, Barham is a leisurely three-hour drive north of Melbourne.

July 5, 2013 | 0 Comments More
PGA TOUR supports USGA anchoring ban

PGA TOUR supports USGA anchoring ban

The PGA TOUR Policy Board has acknowledged that the USGA’s ban on anchored strokes, known as Rule 14-1b, will apply to PGA TOUR competitions beginning on January 1, 2016. In making this acknowledgement, the Policy Board also passed a resolution strongly recommending, along with the PGA of America, that the USGA consider extending the time [...]

July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Dave Bartels

Designing golf balls from the inside out

What goes into the design of today’s high-tech golf balls? In this Q&A with Dave Bartels, Senior Director, Callaway Golf Ball R&D, we discover the “ins” and “outs” of creating high-performance balls for a variety of players.   How did you find your way into golf ball engineering? I was working as an engineer at [...]

June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Golf on the Murray: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Golf on the Murray: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Nestled alongside the picturesque Murray River, Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort is the perfect resort destination in which you can experience immaculate greens under idyllic blue skies over the winter months. Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort has 45 holes on offer – two 18-hole courses, the Lake and the Murray, as well as a short [...]

June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Decadent Dubai

Decadent Dubai

Arabian nights, belly dancing beauties and sandy sultans aside, a visit to the gleaming city of Dubai will indulge your senses. A fusion of old and new harmoniously entwined hits you from the moment you step off the plane. Men wearing dishdash, driving Mercedes and Porsches on their way to their ultra-modern office skyscraper. But [...]

June 25, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Fraser among US Open qualifiers at Walton Heath

Fraser among US Open qualifiers at Walton Heath

Simon Khan put his play-off defeat in the BMW PGA Championship behind him to secure one of the 12 spots on offer in the US Open qualifier at Walton Heath. Khan admitted he had a sleepless night after losing to Italian Matteo Manassero on the fourth extra hole at Wentworth in The European Tour’s flagship [...]

May 28, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Graham Marsh Golf Design to redevelop RACV Royal Pines Resort

Graham Marsh Golf Design to redevelop RACV Royal Pines Resort

The new beginning for the Australian PGA Championship is off to a flying start with the appointment of Graham Marsh Golf Design as designers at RACV Royal Pines Resort. The appointment follows hard on the heels of RACV’s commitment to invest at least $5 million in improving the challenge of the course and establishing it [...]

May 23, 2013 | 0 Comments More
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