In the first of several major player announcements, defending champion Geoff Ogilvy, Presidents Cup captains Greg Norman and Fred Couples, World Number 11 Bubba Watson and World Number 13 Dustin Johnson have confirmed they will be playing in the $1.5 million 2011 Australian Open in Sydney from 10-13 November. In what is shaping up to […]
In response to the growing debate (and controversy) surrounding Australia’s new golf handicapping system, Golf Australia has announced a new formula which will be used to calculate golfers’ handicaps. In a letter to Australian golf clubs, new Golf Australia Chairman John Hopkins detailed the upcoming changes, stating in part that: “The Board believes that the proposed […]
After many months of controversy, debate and “19th hole” banter, Australia’s new Golf Handicapping System is set to get a bit of a facelift, as Golf Australia has released findings from a statistical analysis of the current system, and detailed the steps that will be made in coming months in order to improve the system. […]
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