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Cameron Davis wins Nashville Golf Open

Cameron Davis wins Nashville Golf Open

Seeking his first Web.com Tour title, Cameron Davis rolled in a 3-foot birdie putt on the 72nd hole to win the third annual Nashville Golf Open Benefitting the Snedeker Foundation by one stroke over Kevin Dougherty, Josh Teater and Lanto Griffin. Davis essentially came out of nowhere to earn his maiden Tour win, in just […]

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results – Week ending May 28, 2018

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results – Week ending May 28, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances.     Fort Worth Invitational Colonial CC, Fort Worth, Texas Purse: $7,100,000 ($1,278,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP Stuart Appleby […]

The ‘Daphne’s Award’ – submit news from your club to Win!

The ‘Daphne’s Award’ – submit news from your club to Win!

Inside Golf regularly encourages club managers and members to send us news to be featured in these highly-read Club News pages. Whether it’s a new clubhouse, hole-in-one, new hire, special event or even just a success story of a local junior or member, we want to hear it all. Starting this month, we will be […]

Woods to play 147th Open

Woods to play 147th Open

Tiger Woods has confirmed his entry for The 147th Open at Carnoustie. Woods has conquered the one true test to become Champion Golfer of the Year on three occasions having lifted the iconic Claret Jug twice at St Andrews (2000, 2005) and once at Royal Liverpool (2006). In 2005, the American became only the sixth […]

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results – Week ending May 21, 2018

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results – Week ending May 21, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. AT&T Byron Nelson May 17-13 Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, Texas Purse: $7,700,000 ($1,386,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: Fort Worth Invitational (Fort Worth, Texas, May 24-27) […]

Preview: The Players Championship

Preview: The Players Championship

TPC Sawgrass is home to arguably the finest collection of challenging holes on the PGA TOUR schedule, and the assemblage of PLAYERS Championship winners over the last decade or so is reflective of how much of a difficult test the golf course can be, as it’s produced victors from all over the world. The list […]

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results, May 6, 2018

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results, May 6, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances on The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours. Wells Fargo Championship  May 3-6 Quail Hollow Club, Charlotte, North Carolina Purse: $7,700,000 ($1,386,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP — Stuart Appleby DNP — Aaron Baddeley CUT […]

Day wins Wells Fargo Championship

Day wins Wells Fargo Championship

Jason Day has captured his second win on tour this year, courtesy of a two-shot victory over Americans Nick Watney and Aaron Wise at The Wells Fargo Championship, played at Quail Hollow Golf Course, Charlotte, North Carolina. Despite carding four bogeys in his final round (on a day when he admitted his game wasn’t his […]

Leishman helps launch 2018 Australian PGA Championship

Leishman helps launch 2018 Australian PGA Championship

World Number 16 Marc Leishman has pledged his continued support of the Australian PGA Championship as the first player to sign on to the 2018 tournament to be held from 29 November -2 December. Leishman, who last year won the Greg Norman Medal, will return to RACV Royal Pines Resort with one thing on his […]

PGA TOUR, Australian Player Results, Week of April 23, 2018

PGA TOUR, Australian Player Results, Week of April 23, 2018

  Zurich Classic of New Orleans        April 26-29 TPC Louisiana, Avondale, Louisiana Purse: $7,200,000 ($1,036,800 to each team member)   Next Tournament: Wells Fargo Championship (Charlotte, North Carolina, May 3-6)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP Stuart Appleby DNP Aaron Baddeley CUT (-2) — 110 Partnered with Scott Stallings. Made seven […]

Player eligibility criteria announced for 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf

Player eligibility criteria announced for 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf

The International Federation of PGA Tours announced today that the player eligibility criteria for the 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf has been confirmed, as anticipation builds to the unique international teams event return to the famed Melbourne Sandbelt region November 22-25, 2018 at The Metropolitan Golf Club. The Melbourne World Cup of Golf will […]

2019 Junior Presidents Cup dates, venue announced

2019 Junior Presidents Cup dates, venue announced

The PGA TOUR, in partnership with the American Junior Golf Association, announced today that the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup will take place on Sunday, December 8 and Monday, December 9, 2019 at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Australia. The Junior Presidents Cup will precede the 2019 Presidents Cup, which will be contested at The […]

Vijay Singh to play 2018 Fiji International

Vijay Singh to play 2018 Fiji International

Former World Number 1 and one of Fiji’s greatest sportsmen Vijay Singh has again shown his commitment to his home tournament and signed on for his fifth straight appearance at the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. Singh joins good friend and fellow World Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els in the field for the […]

Tee it up at the Ninth Annual Mornington Peninsula Golf Classic!

Tee it up at the Ninth Annual Mornington Peninsula Golf Classic!

Once again, the Mornington Peninsula will be on show to men and women golfers from across the country and overseas as the highly-anticipated Ninth Annual Mornington Peninsula Golf Classic tees off from Monday 29 October to Thursday 1 November 2018. To quote Peter Thomson, golfing legend and internationally renowned golf course architect: “For sheer variety, […]

Pro golf confirmed for the Top End until 2019

Pro golf confirmed for the Top End until 2019

The Northern Territory PGA Championship is confirmed to be played on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia for the next two years. The Northern Territory Government confirmed that the professional golf tournament would be played for the next two years with the government committing to provide $150,000 per annum to cover the Northern Territory […]

Sandgreens success in CQ

Sandgreens success in CQ

YEPPOON Golf Club’s Joey Kimbara and Bernie Antcliff won the men’s and women’s (respectively) Central Queensland Sandgreen Open Championships last month. Kimbara defeated Rockhampton Golf Club’s Shaun Antcliff on the second extra hole of a sudden-death playoff after the pair had returned rounds of nine-under par 61s at Mt Morgan golf course. It was Kimbara’s […]

City GC lights up Darling Downs

City GC lights up Darling Downs

CITY Golf Club at Toowoomba on the Darling Downs is a big believer in the adage share and share alike. As one of the most financially successful clubs in Queensland, City Golf Club for the past five years has been sharing its success with less fortunate golf clubs in the district and even one outside […]

Boonah GC celebrates milestone

Boonah GC celebrates milestone

QUEENSLAND’S Boonah Golf Club, affectionately known as the Fairway of the Scenic Rim, celebrated its 90th anniversary in style recently. More than 140 players took part in the two-day event including PGA of Australia CEO and “Boonah boy” Gavin Kirkman. “I felt proud to be involved in this special occasion and cannot wait to come […]

PGA Tour – Australian Player Results, Earnings – Week of April 16, 2018

PGA Tour – Australian Player Results, Earnings – Week of April 16, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. Valero Texas Open   April 19-22 TPC San Antonio – AT&T Oaks, San Antonio, Texas Purse: $6,200,000 ($1,116,000 to the winner) Next Tournament: Zurich Classic of New Orleans […]

Plans to shrink Gold Creek GC

Plans to shrink Gold Creek GC

Gold Creek Country Club director Harry Konstantinou has announced plans to shrink the Canberra golf course nearly in half to potentially make way for a new housing development, the Canberra Times has reported. In a fiery community meeting last month, Mr Konstantinou defended stark criticism from residents concerned about the conversion of the green space, […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours – Australian Player Results, Week of April 9, 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours – Australian Player Results, Week of April 9, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boast a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances.   RBC Heritage            April 12-15 Harbour Town GL, Hilton Head, South Carolina Purse: $6,700,000 ($1,206,000 to the winner)  Player Result Earnings Notes Robert Allenby DNP Stuart Appleby […]

Magic 59 for club pro Stegbauer

Magic 59 for club pro Stegbauer

The regular Wednesday’s members’ competition at Wagga Wagga Country Club (in the Riverina region of NSW) saw one of golf’s magical numbers scored on April 4, as Head Professional Kurt Stegbauer, played the best round of his life en route to shooting a 10-under-par 59. Thanks to a morning of meetings at work, Stegbauer didn’t […]

FedEx announced as sponsor of World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

FedEx announced as sponsor of World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

The PGA TOUR, on behalf of the International Federation of PGA Tours, today announced FedEx will become the title sponsor for the newly-named World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, which will move to Memphis, Tennessee, and TPC Southwind beginning with the 2018-19 PGA TOUR Season. FedEx will assume title sponsorship of the event currently known as […]

PGA Tour – Aussie results, earnings for Week of April 2, 2018

PGA Tour – Aussie results, earnings for Week of April 2, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances.   Masters Tournament            April 5-8 Augusta National GC, Augusta, Georgia Purse: $11,000,000 ($1,980,000 to the winner) Player Result Earnings Notes Cameron Smith T5 (-9) $386,375 Qualified by […]

Reed grabs maiden Major at US Masters

Reed grabs maiden Major at US Masters

Patrick Reed claimed his maiden Major Championship title after holding off the charges of Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler to win the Masters Tournament, becoming the third consecutive European Tour Member to slip on the Green Jacket. The final day was billed as a potential classic, especially as Reed teed off alongside Grand Slam-chasing Rory […]

Els to headline the 2018 Fiji International

Els to headline the 2018 Fiji International

  Four time Major winner and 2019 Presidents Cup International Team Captain Ernie Els will headline the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways to be played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course from 2-5 August. Affectionately known as The Big Easy due to his fluid golf swing, Els will be swinging easy on the […]

PGA Tour – Aussie results for Week of March 26, 2018

PGA Tour – Aussie results for Week of March 26, 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours. Australian Player Results for the week of March 26, 2018 The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances.   Houston Open March 29 – April 1 GC of Houston, Humble, Texas Purse: $7,000,000 […]

Watson wins WGC Dell Match Play

Watson wins WGC Dell Match Play

Bubba Watson claimed a thumping 7 and 6 victory over Kevin Kisner to win a second World Golf Championships title at the WGC – Dell Technologies Match Play. Kisner had beaten Alex Noren in a high-quality semi-final and the championship match looked set to be a tight affair but Watson won the first five holes […]

Tasmania first state to move to One Golf

Tasmania first state to move to One Golf

Tasmania has formally become the first state to join Golf Australia under the One Golf umbrella. Momentum towards the future of Australian golf administration continues to build with several other states and territories expected to soon move towards the more streamlined, cost-effective model. Golf Tasmania chairman Tony Bush is delighted to have committed, already hailing […]

2018 Isuzu Queensland Open set for November tee off

2018 Isuzu Queensland Open set for November tee off

The 2018 Isuzu Queensland Open will once again return to The Brisbane Golf Club this year with the dates set for 1-4 November. The Championship is an integral part of the Australian summer of golf on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and will mark the 21st occasion of the tournament at the Yeerongpilly […]

PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia announce cooperation agreement

PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia announce cooperation agreement

The PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia have announced that they have signed a cooperation and golf-development agreement, with the two golf organisations collaborating to strengthen professional tournament golf in both the Australasian region as well as globally. The agreement went into effect on December 4, 2017. The two organisations have long […]

Trio Tie on Gold Coast

Trio Tie on Gold Coast

Brett Coletta, Steven Jeffress and Brett Rankin have been declared joint winners of the Qantas Golf Club Gold Coast Challenge. Victorian Brett Coletta made 10 birdies in his second round of 10 – under par 64 to go alongside his opening 3-under-par 69. The impressive 21-year-old began his round on the 4th hole at Links […]

Woods, Els named 2019 Presidents Cup Captains

Woods, Els named 2019 Presidents Cup Captains

  It was 2003, and Tiger Woods and Ernie Els, arguably the best players in the world, were sparring back and forth as the South African sun began to dim. It could be the iconic moment in the storied history of the Presidents Cup, the two titans of golf refusing to acquiesce as they traded […]

New golf guide highlights clubs’ legal duty to be inclusive

New golf guide highlights clubs’ legal duty to be inclusive

The Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission is proud to announce the release of Equal Opportunity in Golf, a practical guide to preventing unlawful discrimination and harassment in Australia’s golf clubs. The guide, which was developed with the Victorian Equal Opportunity Commission (and supported by Golf Australia and Golf Victoria), reminds clubs they have a positive […]

Pearce wins qualifier to join Marchesani, fellow Aussies

Pearce wins qualifier to join Marchesani, fellow Aussies

Sydney’s Michael Pearce shot a 4-under 68 at Luxehills International Country Club to win the Monday qualifier and join James Marchesani and nine other Australians in the field for the RMB 1.5 million Chengdu Championship, the opening event of this year’s PGA TOUR Series-China. After making the turn at 1-over in the 18-hole qualifier, Pearce […]

Townsville golfers excel in NZ

Townsville golfers excel in NZ

TOWNSVILLE BMW regional qualifiers excelled at the 2017 BMW Golf Cup final held at Millbrook Resort in Arrowtown, New Zealand last month. Willows Golf Club member Warren Schmitt won the A grade division on a countback from Phil Heissenbuttel (Townsville Golf Club) after both returned 39 points. Warren’s victory was more rewarding due to the […]

Carbrook Pink Bag Club donates $6100

Carbrook Pink Bag  Club donates $6100

THE Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia (PCFA) received a much-needed $6100 financial boost last month thanks to the generosity of the Carbrook Pink Bag Club. Formed in 2006, the “Club” within Carbrook Golf Club in Brisbane’s southeast has grown and now boasts more than 120 members. In the past 12 years it has donated more […]

Curlewis Range tees off

Curlewis Range tees off

After two years of planning and eight months in construction, The Range @ Curlewis quietly opened its doors in January. The tagline is ‘Experience Epic’ and everything about The Range @ Curlewis is just that.  The ambience and experience encapsulates innovation, excitement and fun.   Military-grade technology, indoor/outdoor driving bays, fabulous mini golf, top hospitality, conference […]

New Ranfurlie range opens doors

New Ranfurlie range opens doors

The Ranfurlie Golf Club opened its brand-new, state-of-the-art Driving Range to much fanfare last month. Inside Golf was at the launch, which included a live broadcast by SEN Radio, a DJ churning out tunes to a large crowd, prize giveaways, food, and plenty of excitement by local golfers of all ages and abilities. The range, […]

R&A and USGA release 2017 Driving Distance Study

R&A and USGA release 2017 Driving Distance Study

The R&A and the USGA have completed the annual review of driving distance in golf, producing a research report that documents and evaluates important findings from the 2017 season. Introduced in 2015, the annual report examines driving distance data from seven of the major worldwide professional golf tours, based on nearly 300,000 drives per year. […]