Lonard rock-solid in Wales, earns US Champions Tour start

Lonard rock-solid in Wales, earns US Champions Tour start

Peter Lonard’s last PGA Tour start came in 2013, at the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi. He tied for 17th, four years and a week ago. Since then, Lonard, winner of the PGA Tour’s MCI Heritage in 2005 and nine PGA Tour of Australasia titles, has mainly toiled on the Web.com Tour in the U.S., […]

Inside Golf to sponsor 2017 GMA Conference

Inside Golf to sponsor 2017 GMA Conference

Inside Golf has announced that the publication will be a sponsor of the 2017 GMA Conference. As a long-time supporter of GMA—providing content and coverage in our monthly print and online platforms for many years—Inside Golf is pleased to further that support during this monumental event in Australian golf. “We are incredibly proud to be a […]

Aussie first round tee times, stats at The Open 2017

Aussie first round tee times, stats at The Open 2017

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will be well represented at the 146th Open Championship with 11 Australians and two New Zealanders teeing it up. Among them is 2016 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit winner Matthew Griffin, current New Zealand Open champion Michael Hendry and our trio of qualifiers from the […]

Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Dual champion Jordan Spieth is coming back to defend his Emirates Australian Open title. American Spieth, the world No.3 fresh off his 10th career US PGA Tour victory, is the first big name to commit to what promises to be an impressive field for the national championship at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from […]

Kirk wins inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (Video)

Kirk wins inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic (Video)

With a final-round 2-under-par 70, Australian Katherine Kirk put the finishing touches on her third LPGA Tour victory at the inaugural Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic. Kirk, who went 152 LPGA Tour starts between her last victory at the 2010 Navistar LPGA Classic and this week, birdied the 72nd hole to finish at 22-under par, the […]

‘Next generation’ synthetic grasses proving popular

‘Next generation’ synthetic grasses proving popular

It’s every golfer’s ultimate dream: a backyard putting/chipping green to sharpen the short game in the comfort of your own home. Yet most golfers haven’t got the time for the required maintenance, mowing and upkeep of real grass/turf. So many budding golfers have turned to synthetic grass putting greens, which provide minimal maintenance and a […]

Golf Cruises: The Great Golf Links of Britain Cruise with Robert Stock 2018

Golf Cruises: The Great Golf Links of Britain Cruise with Robert Stock 2018

  There are about 150 golf links in the world and Great Britain has the best of them, with the most exciting dunes and exhilarating golf designs matured through the years. A links is the oldest style of golf course, first developed in Scotland. The word “links” comes via the Scots language from the Old […]

Aussies to battle at new Web.com Tournament

Aussies to battle at new Web.com Tournament

In the history of the Web.com Tour, 29 Australians have won 53 events since the inception of the Tour in 1990. Beginning in 2018, the Aussies on Tour—and there are 21 this year—will have a new tournament to play as they try to add to that list. The Web.com Tour announced a new tournament, the […]

OneGolf builds momentum

OneGolf builds momentum

Momentum is building around OneGolf as the administration of golf in Australia moves towards a more streamlined, cost-effective model. Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt confirmed that five of seven states (including the NT) had now made in-principle commitments to a model that stands to benefit Australian golf by in excess of $3million annually. OneGolf […]

Future is bright for Jamie Arnold

Future is bright for Jamie Arnold

This week, Sydney’s Jamie Arnold will tee it up in the Web.com Tour’s Air Capital Classic. He will not be thinking about the U.S. Open, being held simultaneously approximately 1,235 kilometers away. Jamie Arnold is a proud Web.com Tour member, and after everything he’s dealt with over the last three years, he’s not about to […]

Go Golfing partnership with Callaway Golf

Go Golfing partnership with Callaway Golf

Go Golfing, Australia’s biggest organiser of tournaments and hosted golf tours and holidays for golfers has inked a two-year deal with Callaway Golf that is sure to please club golfers. Go Golfing hosts 7 major tournaments each year for club golfers and the Callaway deal will see $200,000 worth of Callaway drivers, wedges, putters, golf […]

Greg Norman honoured at The Memorial

Greg Norman honoured at The Memorial

In 1990 and 1995, Greg Norman won the Memorial Tournament. Twenty-two years since his last victory, the Memorial Tournament spotlight was back on Norman once again. Jack Nicklaus honored his friend this week, a day before the Memorial Tournament begins. Nicklaus, who built Muirfield Village Golf Club and created the Memorial Tournament, has  honored contributors […]

The house (and tournament) that Jack built

The house (and tournament) that Jack built

There are a lot of reasons the Memorial Tournament is such a significant event on the PGA TOUR calendar. Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, is the only course that has hosted The Presidents Cup (2013), the Ryder Cup (1987) and the LPGA’s Solheim Cup (1998). It’s also been the home of the Memorial […]

Hendry, Bland qualify for The Open

Hendry, Bland qualify for The Open

  Chan Kim of the United States, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan. Chan Kim led the way to Royal Birkdale after capturing a five-shot victory at JFE Setonakai Golf Club […]

Langer makes Senior Major Championship history

Langer makes Senior Major Championship history

Bernhard Langer made history at the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship as he became the first golfer to win all five Senior Major Championships in their career. The two-time Masters Tournament champion went toe-to-toe with fellow Green Jacket winner Vijay Singh in the final round at Trump National Golf Club, and a crucial birdie on the […]

FedEx Extends Sponsorship of the FedExCup on the PGA TOUR

FedEx Extends Sponsorship of the FedExCup on the PGA TOUR

Having celebrated the first decade of the FedExCup last September with Rory McIlroy’s memorable charge to the championship, the PGA TOUR and FedEx Corp. have announced a long-term extension of the shipping giant’s sponsorship of the FedExCup season-long competition on the PGA TOUR. “The FedEx relationship has been invaluable to the PGA TOUR on multiple […]

Day primed to defend Players Championship

Day primed to defend Players Championship

For as much as Jason Day had been winning, capturing the 2016 Players Championship, Day’s seventh title in his last 17 tournaments, was no ordinary victory. Combined with his two Dell Match Play victories—both World Golf Championships titles—and his seminal win at the 2015 PGA Championship, giving him the major championship he had long desired, […]

Aussie history at The Players Championship

Aussie history at The Players Championship

By 1980, The Players Championship was no longer a newcomer to the golf scene. Started in 1974 by then PGA Tour Commissioner Deane Beman at Atlanta Country Club in Georgia, The Players Championship rotated to various courses throughout the U.S., before finally moving permanently to the enclave of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., in 1977, a […]

Denmark pips Australia for inaugural GolfSixes event

Denmark pips Australia for inaugural GolfSixes event

  Denmark are the first ever GolfSixes champions after a 3-1 victory over Australia in the final at the Centurion Club. The European Tour was breaking new ground in St Albans with 16 teams of two starting the weekend and battling it out first in a group stage and then a knockout over six holes […]

Presidents Cup returns to Royal Melbourne Golf Club in 2019

Presidents Cup returns to Royal Melbourne Golf Club in 2019

PGA Tour tournament officials announced that the Presidents Cup will once again return to the prestigious Royal Melbourne Golf Club when the event takes center stage in 2019. The return to the State of Victoria, Australia, will mark the third time in the biennial event’s 25-year history. The Presidents Cup was previously held in Melbourne […]

Green Claims First Career Win at Sara Bay Classic

Green Claims First Career Win at Sara Bay Classic

Perth’s Hannah Green finished at 2-under par, 214 after a final round 1-over 73 to earn her first career Symetra Tour victory at the Sara Bay Classic. Green, 20, was the only player to finish under par for the tournament on the Donald Ross design at Sara Bay Country Club. The 2017 Symetra Tour rookie […]

Twin Creeks to host 2017 NSW Open

Twin Creeks to host 2017 NSW Open

The NSW Open Golf Championship has found a new home and will once again be an integral part of the 2017 Australian summer of golf. The Graham Marsh designed Twin Creeks Golf and Country Club, situated in the Penrith City region of Greater Western Sydney, will host the NSW Open for the next three years. […]

Grady, Jones to tee off at Cairns Classic

Grady, Jones to tee off at Cairns Classic

Paradise Palms has announced as part of the Mercedes Benz Cairns Classic for 2017 that 1991 US PGA Champion Wayne Grady will take part in the two-day Legends Tour Section of the tournament. Paradise Palms General Manager, Declan McCollam has also confirmed the return of the inaugural Daikyo Cup winner and 25-time winner on the […]

Lee to inspire Australian MyGolfers

Lee to inspire Australian MyGolfers

Australia’s top-ranked female golfer, Minjee Lee, has joined Jason Day as a joint ambassador of MyGolf, the national junior participation program designed to boost the growth of junior golf around the nation. Lee, 20, herself a recent graduate of the Golf Australia high performance pathway, is thrilled to be involved with MyGolf. “It is a […]

New world handicapping system proposed

New world handicapping system proposed

  The R&A and the USGA are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game. More than 15 million golfers in over 80 countries presently have a handicap, a numerical index long used as a measure of a golfer’s potential skill level. Handicaps are currently delivered through six […]

Moonah Links Resort

Moonah Links Resort

One of the premier golf resorts in Victoria, Moonah Links Resort offers two world-class championship golf courses, each boasting superior course conditions which assure year-round playability. The Open Course is a true test of golf. Designed to host the Australian Open, the course is long, challenging and full of risk-reward situations. It is a visually […]

Johnson defeats Rahm in WGC – Dell Match Play final

Johnson defeats Rahm in WGC – Dell Match Play final

Dustin Johnson held off a brilliant fightback from Jon Rahm to claim a one up victory in the final of the WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play, making him the first player in history to have won all four World Golf Championships and just the second player win back-to-back WGC events. The World Number One […]

Who is Australia’s most successful match-play competitor?

Who is Australia’s most successful match-play competitor?

Geoff Ogilvy has a record of 20 wins and five losses in 25 PGA Tour match-play matches. He has won his matches at an 80-percent clip. The Melbourne native won his first PGA Tour match-play tournament in his initial try, taking the 2006 Accenture Match Play Championship with six consecutive match victories on his way […]

Leishman victorious at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Leishman victorious at Arnold Palmer Invitational

Australia has won back-to-back titles at the Arnold Palmer Invitational with Marc Leishman winning his second PGA TOUR title this morning. Jason Day entered the tournament as the defending champion but it was Leishman who has holding the trophy in the iconic red cardigan on Sunday afternoon. Leishman fired rounds of 71, 66, 71, 69 […]

Australian Luck takes top amateur spot

Australian Luck takes top amateur spot

Perth’s Curtis Luck is the new No.1 amateur in the world.   When the R&A released its rankings overnight, the reigning US Amateur champ, the dominant amateur through 2016, had finally earned enough points to usurp American Maverick McNealy atop the rankings.   Practising for this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational on the US PGA Tour […]

Felton wins NZ PGA Championship

Felton wins NZ PGA Championship

Jarryd Felton won the Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship in a thrilling playoff against Victorian Josh Younger and New Zealand’s Ben Campbell. Felton, Campbell and Younger all finished 14-under 270 at the end of four rounds of stroke play to force a trip to the 18th tee for a playoff. The West Australian drove wide […]

Johnson confirms number one status with WGC win

Johnson confirms number one status with WGC win

World Number One Dustin Johnson denied Englishman Tommy Fleetwood his first World Golf Championship victory in Mexico as the American confirmed his status as the best player on the planet with a one-shot victory at Club de Golf Chapultepec. The reigning US Open champion recorded a closing 68 for a 14 under total, one better […]

The R&A and USGA announce proposed changes to modernise the Rules of Golf

The R&A and USGA announce proposed changes to modernise the Rules of Golf

The R&A and the USGA have unveiled a preview of the proposed new Rules of Golf, as part of a joint initiative to modernise the Rules and make them easier to understand and apply. The online release of this preview begins a six-month feedback and evaluation period during which all golfers worldwide can learn about […]

Ha Na Jang roars home to win ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open

Ha Na Jang boldly predicted she’d finish at 10-under on Saturday evening; little did she realise it would be enough to lift the Patricia Bridges Bowl in the most dramatic circumstances. In a rollercoaster final round during which no fewer than five players held or shared the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open lead, Jang unleashed […]

Rumford wins inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Rumford wins inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth has been won by West Australian Brett Rumford in commanding fashion. Local favourite Rumford has finally won a tournament on Western Australian soil, his sixth European Tour victory coming at an important time in the 39-year-old’s career just months after he lost his status on the Tour. “Every […]

European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia announce Strategic Alliance

European Tour and PGA Tour of Australasia announce Strategic Alliance

The relationship between the European Tour and the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia has been officially ratified through a Strategic Alliance, which was announced at the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. The Strategic Alliance formalises a partnership which will continue to create new opportunities in the Australasia region, for the membership of both […]

USGA and R&A Publish research on driving distance

USGA and R&A Publish research on driving distance

The R&A and the USGA have published their annual review of driving distance, a research document that reports important findings on driving distance in golf. Introduced last year, the review examines driving distance data from seven of the major professional golf tours, based on approximately 285,000 drives per year. Data from studies of male and […]

GolfSixes concept unveiled by the European Tour

GolfSixes concept unveiled by the European Tour

The European Tour is today delighted to unveil GolfSixes, a revolutionary and novel short form of the game which further illustrates the Tour’s desire to embrace innovation and originality in professional golf. The inaugural GolfSixes event – featuring a prize fund of €1 million – will make its debut on the European Tour schedule at […]

Papadatos, Reid claim Oates Vic Open titles

Papadatos, Reid claim Oates Vic Open titles

New South Welshman Dimitrios Papadatos and England’s Mel Reid have won the 2017 Oates Vic Open at Thirteenth Beach Golf Links in Barwon Heads. Firing 1-under 71 in the final round, Papadatos won the title by two shots from Adam Bland and Jake McLeod. It was an excellent week for Papadatos who fired rounds of […]

Cobra Puma Golf, Coca-Cola and Yenda support ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Cobra Puma Golf, Coca-Cola and Yenda support ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth has been boosted with the announcement of three more sponsors ahead of the 16-19 February tournament at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. Joining a plethora of well renowned corporate partners for the inaugural tournament will be strong supporters of Australian Golf and the PGA of Australia Cobra Puma Golf, Coca-Cola and Yenda Beer. Cobra […]

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