Hannah Green turns professional

Hannah Green turns professional

One of Australia’s most promising golfers, Hannah Green, has taken the professional plunge. Green, 19, recently announced she would leave the amateur ranks after a stellar career that culminated in representing Australia at last month’s World Amateur Championship. The six-time West Australian state team representative will tee up as a pro for the first time at […]

Cameron Davis turns professional

Cameron Davis turns professional

Cameron Davis, one of Australian golf’s hottest properties, is turning professional. Davis will join the paid ranks at next week’s Isuzu Queensland Open and soon afterwards with a start on the US PGA Tour. The 21-year-old Sydneysider is changing status a day after reaching a career-high No.4 in the world amateur rankings, a perfect time […]

PING signs Aaron Baddeley

PING signs Aaron Baddeley

Four-time PGA Tour winner Aaron Baddeley, whose most recent victory came in July with a PING G LS Tec driver and G 3-wood, has signed an agreement to play PING equipment, PING Chairman & CEO John A. Solheim announced today. Baddeley, 35, will play his first event as a PING pro at this week’s season-opening […]

Past champs commit to Emirates Australian Open

Past champs commit to Emirates Australian Open

A modern who’s who of Australian golf will tee it up in the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club from November 17-20. Aaron Baddeley, who spearheads a group of six past winners, will return to the club at which his career exploded with his victory as an amateur in 1999. Remarkably, Baddeley, who […]

Luck captures Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship; Coletta nabs Open place

Luck captures Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship; Coletta nabs Open place

Australia’s Curtis Luck, the world’s second-ranked amateur, overcame a seven-stroke deficit to secure a one-shot victory over compatriot Brett Coletta at the eighth Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship held at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club. Luck, who has already earned berths in the Masters Tournament, U.S. Open and The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale next year after winning the […]

Snedeker dominant in Fiji

Snedeker dominant in Fiji

  World Number 23 and Ryder Cup winning team member Brandt Snedeker has continued his celebrations claiming the 2016 Fiji International. Starting the final round three shots clear of the field, Snedeker showed his dominance firing rounds of 69, 65, 70, 68 to win the title by nine shots. “I couldn’t have asked for a […]

Blyth hangs tough to win in New Caledonia

Blyth hangs tough to win in New Caledonia

It was a grinding day but Adam Blyth held on through 18 holes of regulation play and three extra playoff holes to win the South Pacific Open Championship. Teeing off in the final round with a one shot lead, Adam Blyth went head-to-head with good mate Jake McLeod at Tina Golf Course. “I started off […]

Australia captures the Eisenhower Trophy in style

Australia captures the Eisenhower Trophy in style

  Cameron Davis and Curtis Luck each shot 3-under 68s and Australia tied the 72-hole scoring record in winning their fourth World Amateur Team Championship (WATC) at the par-71, 6,771-yard/6,187-meter Mayakoba El Camaleon Golf Club. The Australians won by 19 strokes to claim the Eisenhower Trophy for the first time since 1996. “It’s great for […]

Slocum, Singh, Jeffress join 2016 Fiji field

Slocum, Singh, Jeffress join 2016 Fiji field

The Fiji International continues to lure the world’s best Professionals as a bevy of world renowned players join the field for Fiji’s biggest sporting event. America’s Heath Slocum, India’s Jeev Milkha Singh and Australian Professionals Robert Allenby, Jarrod Lyle, Peter Lonard, Peter O’Malley, Aron Price and Steven Jeffress are all headed to Natadola Bay Championship […]

Public Golf Facilities Australia Launches

Public Golf Facilities Australia Launches

Public Golf Facilities Australia enjoyed a successful launch recently, with over 20 facilities expressing immediate interest in being involved in its inception. “We were thrilled with the immediate uptake.  It highlights to us that the need does exist to have an association present to focus on and improve the delivery of public golf play” stated […]

Oates Vic Open dates announced

Oates Vic Open dates announced

The 2017 Oates Vic Open will be held from 9-12 February at Thirteenth Beach Golf Links, Barwon Heads. This will mark the fifth consecutive year the concurrent men’s and women’s tournaments will be hosted at one of Victoria’s premier golf facilities in the Greater Geelong region. The scene is set for the 2017 tournament after […]

World Super 6 Perth event announced

World Super 6 Perth event announced

  The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour are set to introduce a new format in 2017, with the inaugural World Super 6 Perth announced this week. To be played at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 16-19 February, 2017 and co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour, the World […]

New tee time booking website, TeeNet, officially launches

New tee time booking website, TeeNet, officially launches

NATIONAL software developer MiClub recently launched TeeNet, a markedly different tee time booking website. TeeNet offers Australia’s largest tee time range. As a non-commercial initiative, TeeNet has no onsite advertising or contractual pricing arrangements. There is no administration fee for players using the site and no contracts or commission fees for clubs or courses. Aside […]

World Cup of Golf field finalised

World Cup of Golf field finalised

Tournament officials today announced a final field whose diverse accomplishments, backgrounds and native countries will make up the 28 two-man teams which will descend on Melbourne, Australia, to represent their countries in the World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath Golf Club from November 23-27.   The field includes: Six major championship winners 27 Olympians […]

Fowler, Walker, Pan commit to World Cup of Golf following Grillo, Watson WDs

Fowler, Walker, Pan commit to World Cup of Golf following Grillo, Watson WDs

Tournament officials have announced that six-time international tournament champion and recent U.S. Olympian Rickie Fowler has replaced Bubba Watson as the top player to represent the United States at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, Australia, at Kingston Heath Golf Club on November 23-27. Fowler quickly chose six-time PGA TOUR champion Jimmy Walker, who won […]

PGA announce Western Union Business Solutions as Official Partner

PGA announce Western Union Business Solutions as Official Partner

Western Union Business Solutions has been announced as the Official Foreign Exchange Partner of the PGA of Australia and an Official Partner of the Australian PGA Championship. As one of the world’s leading providers of cross-border business payments, Western Union Business Solutions is transforming how businesses can expand their global reach through one of the […]

Peter Thomson retires from architecture

Peter Thomson retires from architecture

After over 50 years in golf course design, Thomson Perrett founder Peter Thomson has announced his formal retirement from golf course architecture.  Peter established the company in 1965 after winning his fifth British Open and has since worked on over 250 projects in 30 countries including building over 100 new courses. Peter’s contribution and impact […]

Rose grabs gold in Rio

Rose grabs gold in Rio

It took 112 years for golf to find a new Olympic champion, but it was well worth the wait.  Great Britain’s Justin Rose followed in the footsteps of the long-departed George Lyon of Canada when he climbed onto the podium to collect the Olympic gold medal in Rio de Janeiro. On a sun-drenched final day, […]

Fraser in the lead after Round 1 of Olympic Golf

Fraser in the lead after Round 1 of Olympic Golf

On the momentous day when golf was reunited with the Olympic movement after a 112-year absence, Australian Marcus Fraser emerged from a latter-day band of Olympic brothers with the lowest score of a thrilling opening day’s play in Rio de Janeiro. As a new era dawned for the sport amid the colossal carnival which represents […]

Aussie summer of golf tees off

Aussie summer of golf tees off

Golf in Australia is back underway as the inaugural Northern Territory PGA Championship tees off the second half of the 2016 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia schedule. The 2016 season got off to a huge start with Professionals competing for more than AU$3.8million in nine tournaments that spanned three countries. Victorian Matthew Griffin currently […]

World Cup of Golf tickets now available

World Cup of Golf tickets now available

Tournament officials today announced that tickets can be purchased for the World Cup of Golf when the event returns to Australia for the tournament’s 58th edition at Kingston Heath Golf Club on 23-27, November 2016, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. “We expect to have a world-class field with many top players already commenting publically about their […]

Badds battles back, wins fourth PGA TOUR title

Badds battles back, wins fourth PGA TOUR title

Aaron Baddeley has punched his ticket back into the PGA Tour, courtesy of a hard-fought win at the Barbasol Championship, his first PGA TOUR victory since 2011. While the world’s eyes were on The Open at Royal Troon, Baddeley was teeing it up at the RTJ Golf Trail – Grand National Lake, Alabama, in his quest […]

Chalmers grabs maiden win on PGA Tour

Chalmers grabs maiden win on PGA Tour

Two time Australian PGA champion Greg Chalmers has notched an emotional maiden PGA TOUR victory at the Barracuda Championship in Nevada, punctuated with a stunning 72nd hole eagle. Chalmers, one of the most popular players both in Australia and the US, hit the shot of a lifetime to the 72nd hole under intense pressure to […]

Spieth to play Australian Open

Spieth to play Australian Open

American golf sensation Jordan Spieth is returning to seek a second Emirates Australian Open title to add to his bulging list of achievements. Spieth, the world’s No. 2 player, has committed to joining what promises to be an impressive field for Australia’s national championship at Royal Sydney Golf Club from November 17. The 22-year-old from […]

Yering Meadows secures new owners

Yering Meadows secures new owners

The Yering Meadows Golf Course in Melbourne’s famed Yarra Valley announced last month that it has successfully negotiated a competitive sale of its properties and will retain existing management. After a 12-month sale process, the Yering Meadows management team was presented with an offer from new owner Yering Properties Pty Ltd, a company established for […]

Madsen wins, Keating runner-up in Czech Republic

Madsen wins, Keating  runner-up in Czech Republic

Denmark’s Nanna Koerstz Madsen gave a dominant display in the Czech Republic as she strode to her maiden Ladies European Tour title at the weather-interrupted Tipsport Golf Masters. The 21-year-old second year professional from Smoerum fired six birdies in a closing 65 – the best round of the day at Golf Park Pilsen – to […]

Hend wins Queen’s Cup

Hend wins Queen’s Cup

Australian Scott Hend enjoyed a one-shot triumph at the Queen’s Cup on Sunday for his second title of the season and ninth Asian Tour career victory. The big-hitting Aussie overcame a two-shot deficit with a final round of four-under-par 67 at the Santiburi Samui Country Club to pip home talent Gunn Charoenkul, who signed off […]

Blizard wins rain-shortened 2016 Lanhai Open

Blizard wins rain-shortened 2016 Lanhai Open

Australia’s Rohan Blizard had just hit his opening tee shot in the final round of PGA Tour China’s Lanhai Open when officials blew the horn halting play due to heavy rains and unplayable conditions. While the rain eventually subsided enough to get players back on the course for a short time, the rain soon returned, […]

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