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 […]

The National and Long Island CC propose merger

The National and Long Island CC propose merger

A proposal to merge Long Island Country Club Limited (Long Island) into The National Golf Club Incorporated (The National) will create Australia’s first ever 72 hole private golf facility and provide members with access to four championship golf courses for the price of one annual subscription. After the merger, The National will have four courses […]

McIlroy wins Race to Dubai

McIlroy wins Race to Dubai

For the second time in an increasingly prolific career, Rory McIlroy has won The Race to Dubai after a superb season in which he took his haul of Major titles to four, and won a World Golf Championship and the BMW PGA Championship for the first time. With 2,726,514 points now separating McIlroy and Henrik […]

Webb, Korda and Lee confirmed for Australian Women’s Open 

Webb, Korda and Lee confirmed for Australian Women’s Open 

The world’s best players will return to the Royal Melbourne Golf Club in February when the 2015 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open is held on the club’s famous Composite Course. In a world-class field featuring several of the top-10, Australian legend Karrie Webb – who won a record fifth national crown this year – will […]

Owen wins Australian PGA Seniors Championship

Owen wins Australian PGA Seniors Championship

New Zealander Simon Owen has won the Coca-Cola Australian PGA Seniors Championship in dramatic circumstances. Finishing regulation play tied with Australian Michael Harwood on 2-under the card, Owen made birdie on the first playoff hole to ensure the title was his. Terry Price, Tim Elliot and Alan Cooper all finished one shot outside the playoff. […]

Southern Charm: Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula

Southern Charm: Victoria’s Great Ocean Road, Surf Coast and Bellarine Peninsula

RACV Torquay Resort Located at 1 Great Ocean Road, RACV Torquay Resort sits at the start of Victoria’s premier tourist drive destination and is a leisurely 75 minutes’ drive from Melbourne. Perched within the backdrop of the Torquay and Jan Juc beaches, the resort is set on an expansive golf course with spectacular ocean views and beach access. Opened […]

Murray River Magic 2015

Murray River Magic 2015

Golf & Gourmet have launched the new 2015 program with more departures, new innovations and a new vessel from All Seasons Houseboats. The interest in the Murray River Magic has blossomed with calls being received from across Australia and New Zealand. Where else could one stay on board a luxury houseboat with ensuite cabins which […]

BetEasy Backs the Masters

BetEasy Backs the Masters

IMG, owner and promoter of the Australian Masters, has announced that BetEasy will be the naming rights partner of the Australian Masters. The BetEasy Masters will be played at The Metropolitan Golf Club from 20-23 November, 2014 when world No. 2, Adam Scott will attempt to make history as the first player to win the Gold […]

Murdaca masters Royal Melbourne

Murdaca masters Royal Melbourne

Australia’s Antonio Murdaca is headed to the 2015 Masters Tournament and The Open Qualifying Series this year after he claimed victory at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Murdaca, 19, from Adelaide, became the first Australian winner of the prestigious championship, closing with a steady 1-under-par 71 that left him […]

Juniors go for gold in WA

Juniors go for gold in WA

Juniors in WA will strike gold again this year at the 2014 Smarter than Smoking – Goldfields Junior Desert Open. The Goldfields Golf Club of Kalgoorlie-Boulder will be staging the event for the third time on the 1st and 2nd October. The STS-GJDO is a WA state junior ranking event over 36 holes of stroke. […]

Micheluzzi and Shin crowned NSW Junior Champions

Micheluzzi and Shin crowned NSW Junior Champions

Despite a tough final round in the 2014 Subaru State Championships, Victorian David Mucheluzzi held his nerve to take the highly-coveted Junior title.  Micheluzzi’s rounds of 68, 66, 67 and 77 saw him finish the tournament at 3-under par, just enough to hold off Queenslander Liam Andersen, who finished with a four-round total of even […]

We tried it: GolfZon

We tried it: GolfZon

Virtual golf is not a new concept in Australia, with facilities rapidly popping up all over the country.  Being able to fine-tune your swing at any time of day or night, in any weather conditions is an attractive proposition for those who are time-poor. In Sydney, a new player has entered the market, and in […]

Felton goes back-to-back at Mandurah Amateur

Felton goes back-to-back at Mandurah Amateur

Jarryd Felton has secured his second straight Steel Scene Mandurah Amateur title by two strokes over a strong field that included 43 interstate players. It is his fifth National Rankings title in just over a year and Felton battled all the way after being almost out of contention after his opening round 73, 7 strokes […]

Callaway CHEV LITE Shoes

Callaway CHEV LITE Shoes

The new Spikeless Callaway CHEV LITE Series revolutionizes the fit, feel and shape of Callaway Footwear. The grippy minimalist outsole provides solid traction in wet or soft conditions, while the Poron Cushioning insoles (accepted by the American Podiatric Medical Association) provide even pressure distribution across the foot and have been. The CHEV LITE also has […]

Moylan drives his way to Mesquite

Moylan drives his way to Mesquite

Australia’s Brendan Moylan will tee it up with the world’s longest hitters this month in the RE/MAX World Long Drive Championships, held in Mesquite, Nevada. Having competed in the Australian Finals of the RE/MAX Long Drive Tournament in May, Moylan qualified for the Mesquite event via eye-popping drives like his early-round  321m blast, which could […]

Holden Scramble Finals draw near

Holden Scramble Finals draw near

The Holden Scramble season is drawing to a close for 2014. September presents golfers with their last chance to qualify through a local event to join nearly 2,500 players in October who will battle it out at the Holden Scramble Regional Finals. These golfers will have qualified by beating over 35,000 players at their local […]

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