ALPG celebrate Golf Month with three Victorian ALPG National Women’s Clinics

ALPG celebrate Golf Month with three Victorian ALPG National Women’s Clinics

October is Golf Month and as a part of Golf Australia’s National campaign to drive golf participation and encourage take-up of golf club memberships, ALPG will be holding three National Women’s Golf Clinics in Victoria. The ALPG National Women’s Clinics have been running Australia-wide now for the past three years,  providing a unique and enjoyable […]

Shin donates ActewAGL Canberra Classic prizemoney to ALPG’s Next Generation

Shin donates ActewAGL Canberra Classic prizemoney to ALPG’s Next Generation

South Korean superstar Jiyai Shin claimed victory at the ActewAGL Canberra Classic at Royal Canberra Golf Club back in February this year and has recently announced that she will donate her prizemoney of $22,500 to the ALPG to put towards our ALPG Next Generation Camp and other Development initiatives. When Jiyai first committed to play […]

Coffs Harbour steals the show

Coffs Harbour steals the show

The ALPG Tour moved on from yet another hugely successful ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Kooyonga Golf Club, where Korean LPGA rookie Jin Young Ko stole the show with a three-shot victory, to the beautiful NSW seaside town of Coffs Harbour. Getting from Adelaide to Coffs Harbour does not seem like the easiest journey […]

Stars shine in early 2018 ALPG Tour events

Stars shine in early 2018 ALPG Tour events

The age-old adage “The cream always rises to the top” was never more true than at the first three events on the 2018 ALPG Tour, with the big stars stepping up and claiming the headlines and the trophies. Our 2018 Tour and ALPG ClubCar Series kicked off on 28th January with a new pro-am on […]

Katherine Kirk on the comeback trail

Katherine Kirk on the comeback trail

After almost three years in the golfing wilderness making swing changes and battling to make cuts, ALPG star and multiple LPGA tournament winner Katherine Kirk is back. Having recently recorded her best finish on the LPGA Tour since 2014—an 11th place finish at the Lotte Championship in Hawaii—the Queenslander spoke to us from her home in Wichita, […]

ANA Inspiration clouded by controversial Thompson penalty

ANA Inspiration clouded by controversial Thompson penalty

My phone has been ringing a little more than it usually does at this time of the year, with a lot of people seemingly keen to get an opinion on what had transpired on the back nine during the final round of the ANA inspiration, the first LPGA major of the 2017 season. For those […]

A major success for the ALPG season

A major success for the ALPG season

In last month’s issue we reviewed the 2017 ALPG season so far, finishing up with Melissa Reid’s dramatic 3rd hole playoff victory over Solheim Cup teammate Sandra Gal at the Oates Vic Open. From the beauty of the Bellarine Peninsula, the tour headed west to South Australia for the jewel in the crown of the […]

The re-emergence of Rachel

The re-emergence of Rachel

By the time this story goes to print the 2015 ALPG season will be well underway and we will have seen the re-emergence of one of the superstars of the women’s game in Australia, Rachel Hetherington. Rachel stepped away from playing in 2010 and since retiring she has been extremely busy, not only did she […]

The next generation camp

The next generation camp

It’s that time of the year when the ALPG is gearing up for one of our most fun events of the year, the ActewAGL Next Generation Club Camp! We are delighted to announce that the 2015 camp is scheduled to be held from the 14th -16th January, once again at the magnificent Royal Canberra Golf […]

Aussie ladies impress overseas

Aussie ladies impress overseas

July and August are some of the most exciting months in the Women’s game, with the ISPS Handa Ladies European Masters (LEM), The Ricoh Women’s British Open and, a new event in 2015, the International Crown (which I will get to in next month’s issue)! This year, I was fortunate enough to spend a few […]

Ladies leading by example

Ladies leading by example

What a year 2014 has been so far for our guys on the PGA Tour! Five individual winners, currently 4 Australians in the top 35 of the Fedex Cup Standings, and of course to top it off Adam Scott has become the first Australian become the No. 1 golfer on the planet since Greg Norman […]