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Aussie legends return for summer of golf

Aussie legends return for summer of golf

The stalwarts of Australian golf are set to grace the fairways of The Lakes Golf Club and RACV Royal Pines Resort when they continue their support of the Australian summer of golf. Reading like a who’s who of the Emirates Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship honour rolls, Rod Pampling, Greg Chalmers, Robert Allenby, Peter […]

Ogilvy to play Australian PGA Championship

Ogilvy to play Australian PGA Championship

Major champion Geoff Ogilvy is returning to Australia to tee it up in the Australian PGA Championship for the first time since 2012. Ogilvy is a welcome addition to the field which will compete at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from 29 November – 2 December. Ogilvy joins Marc Leishman, Andrew ‘Beef’ […]

Zunic survives a thrilling finish to win the Isuzu Queensland Open

Zunic survives a thrilling finish to win the Isuzu Queensland Open

Jordan Zunic has taken out his third ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia title, clinging on to his round three lead by the slimmest of margins to win the Isuzu Queensland Open. Standing on the first tee this morning with a five-shot lead, Zunic got off to a flying start with birdies on his opening […]

Pike wins maiden title at Victorian PGA

Pike wins maiden title at Victorian PGA

Australian golf professional Aaron Pike has won his first professional tournament, taking out a thrilling edition of the Victorian PGA Championship at RACV Cape Schanck Resort. Pike, who began the final round two shots off the lead, shot 2-under 68 to finish at 10-under the card. He faced a nervous wait as New Zealander Ryan […]

Gippsland Super Six added to ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia

Gippsland Super Six added to ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will bunker down in Gippsland with a brand new tournament teeing off at Yallourn Golf Club (YGC) next year. A proliferation of professional players will permeate the region for the inaugural ‘Gippsland Super Six’ – a fast-paced four-day major competition – and a plethora of community activities in […]

QLD PGA builds purse and confirms 2019 dates

QLD PGA builds purse and confirms 2019 dates

Following on from a successful 2018 tournament, the Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship is confirmed to return to Toowoomba from 21-24 February 2019. Hosted by City Golf Club, even more will be on offer for ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia players with prize money increasing to AUD$150,000. “The Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship has found an […]

European Tour signs on for 2019 Vic Open

European Tour signs on for 2019 Vic Open

European Tour professionals will join the continent’s top women at 13th Beach Golf Links in 2019 with the European Tour locked in to co-sanction the Vic Open from February 7-10. That means Australian golf fans will be able to enjoy back-to-back European Tour events on home soil for the first time in 15 years. The […]

Volkswagen partners PGA of Australia for Volkswagen Scramble, Australian PGA Championships

Volkswagen partners PGA of Australia for Volkswagen Scramble, Australian PGA Championships

Volkswagen has joined Australia’s largest and most successful pro-amateur team’s event which will now be known as the Volkswagen Scramble. As well as securing naming rights of the iconic Australian golf event, Volkswagen becomes Official Car Partner of the Australian PGA Championship and Official Car Partner of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. Volkswagen […]

Blyth wins inaugural Sanctuary Cove Shootout

Blyth wins inaugural Sanctuary Cove Shootout

Adam Blyth held his nerve on the final hole in near darkness to be crowned the Inaugural 2018 Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast Sanctuary Cove Shootout. The members of the Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club were out in force to show their support for this exciting new format, and they were not disappointed as the 19 […]

Bhullar wins 2018 Fiji International

Bhullar wins 2018 Fiji International

The final round of the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways was a show worthy of the stage, India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar edging out a white-hot Anthony Quayle to win at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. His 14-under total proved to be one shot too many for Queenslander Quayle, the 23-year-old’s astonishing 9-under 63 enough […]

Date set for 2019 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Date set for 2019 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth is set for its third staging in 2019 when it is played from 14-17 February at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Western Australia. In the inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, local hero Brett Rumford dominated in front of his home crowd while Thai superstar Kiradech […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Nisbet goes low to capture NZ Open title

Nisbet goes low to capture NZ Open title

A stunning final round 62 has seen Queenslander Daniel Nisbet become the 99th winner of the ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open. Nisbet ran down West Australian Terry Pilkadaris’ five shot overnight lead with an eagle and four straight birdies on the back-9 to finish on 27-under 258 with rounds of 63, 66, 67, 62. Nisbet’s […]

Campbell captures NZ PGA Championship.

Campbell captures NZ PGA Championship.

Ben Campbell is a relieved champion as he claims his first professional victory at the Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship. Returning to the Manawatu Golf Club, following a runner-up finish in 2017, Campbell made his presence known from the get go, holding a share of the lead after the first and third rounds. Campbell fired […]

Fox wins QLD PGA Championship, Jeffress T2

Fox wins QLD PGA Championship, Jeffress T2

West Australian Daniel Fox has recorded his second ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia victory, taking out the Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship presented by Wippells Volkswagen. Fox finished his tournament at City Golf Club with a round of 5-under 65 to move to 18-under the card, he faced a nervous wait as Canberra’s Matt Millar, […]

Aphibarnrat storms to victory in Super 6 finale

Aphibarnrat storms to victory in Super 6 finale

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat won his fourth European Tour title after a 2 and 1 victory over James Nitties in the final of the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. The Thai golfer only entered this event seven days earlier on an invite and arrived having not played any practice rounds at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. […]

Rumford ready to rumble in Perth

Rumford ready to rumble in Perth

Inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth champion Brett Rumford is showing no signs of nerves ahead of his title defence at Lake Karrinyup Country Club this week. His cool, calm and collected demeanor remained stoic as ever when he was asked if he felt the pressure of defending. “I think pretty much your name […]

Hawkes, Lee take Vic Open titles

Hawkes, Lee take Vic Open titles

Men: Hawkes tops Endycott in playoff Tasmanian Simon Hawkes has claimed a career changing victory at the Oates Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Links. Hawkes finished regulation play tied for the lead with New South Welshman Harrison Endycott on 14-under 274 thanks to a birdie on the 72nd hole. It took just one playoff […]

Oates Vic Open tees off

Oates Vic Open tees off

Barwon Heads is once again thriving with Australian and international golfing talent as 13th Beach Golf Links plays host to one of the most unique Professional golf tournaments in the world, the Oates Vic Open. Quickly growing in popularity both with players and golf fans, the 2018 Oates Vic Open provides a veritable golfing feast […]

Cheyenne Woods starts Aus tour at 13th Beach

Cheyenne Woods starts Aus tour at 13th Beach

Cheyenne Woods’ new season will begin in Australia, with her first stop to be at the Oates Vic Open at 13th Beach Golf Links. Woods, the niece of 14-time men’s major champion Tiger Woods, has signed on to tee it up in Barwon Heads for the first time for a share of $650,000 from February […]

2018 Fiji International to capture key markets

2018 Fiji International to capture key markets

The Fiji International will return to the Pacific for its fifth staging when it is held from 2-5 August 2018 at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. The event will be tri-sanctioned by the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia, the European Tour and the Asian Tour. As part of the tri-sanctioning agreement, the Fiji International […]

Rumford, Willett confirm for Perth

Rumford, Willett confirm for Perth

Brett Rumford is aiming to defend his ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth title from the British as Danny Willett becomes latest Englishman to sign onto the tournament. To be played from 8-11 February, Rumford will be a crowd favourite at Lake Karrinyup Country Club after his fairytale victory earlier this year. “The West Australian […]

Enterprise Rent-a-Car partners with the PGA of Australia

Enterprise Rent-a-Car partners with the PGA of Australia

Enterprise Rent-a-Car Australia, today announced a new multi-year partnership with the PGA of Australia where they will become the Official Hire Car Partner of the PGA of Australia and Official Presenting partner of the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia App. New to the Australian car rental scene, Enterprise has been growing across the globe […]

Smith grinds to Australian PGA Championship victory

Smith grinds to Australian PGA Championship victory

Queenslander Cameron Smith has thrilled a hometown crowd winning the 2017 Australian PGA Championship on the second playoff hole against New South Welshman Jordan Zunic. Smith shot rounds of 67, 68, 68 and 6 7 to finish regulation play on 18-under the card alongside Zunic, who began the final round with a three shot lead. […]

Leishman lights up Royal Pines

Leishman lights up Royal Pines

Greg Norman Medalist Marc Leishman has shot the round of the tournament, a 7-under 65 to have a share of the lead following round two of the Australian PGA Championship. Teeing off at 6:10am in much kinder conditions than round one, Leishman was able to take advantage from the get go with birdies on three […]

Scott to expand playing schedule in 2018

Scott to expand playing schedule in 2018

Adam Scott has made no secret of his limited playing schedule this past season but as the year comes to a close, the former World Number 1 revealed a return to more tournament golf may be on the cards in 2018. On the Gold Coast for the 2017 Australian PGA Championship, Scott discussed how his […]

Leishman Gold Coast-bound for Australian PGA Championship

Leishman Gold Coast-bound for Australian PGA Championship

Australia’s most in-form player, Marc Leishman has confirmed he will compete at the Australian PGA Championship from 30 November to 3 December. Currently a favourite for the Greg Norman Medal and World Number 13, Leishman has won twice on the PGA TOUR in 2017. His first victory came in March at the Arnold Palmer Invitational […]

Norris prevails at Fiji International

Norris prevails at Fiji International

South Australian Jason Norris’ life changed with a drop of a putt as he won the Fiji International at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. Tri-sanctioned by the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia, European Tour and Asian Tour the 44-year-old journeyman now has the golfing world at his finger tips. It’s an incredible change […]

Hendry holds high hopes for the Fiji International

Hendry holds high hopes for the Fiji International

New Zealand Open champion Michael Hendry is heading to the Fiji International looking to achieve some lofty career goals. The tournament, which is just a short plane trip from his New Zealand home, provides Hendry a family holiday away from the course where he is aiming to secure a European Tour card and advance his […]

Dates set for World Super 6 Perth

Dates set for World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth is set to continue its modernisation of golf in 2018 when it is played from 8-11 February at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Western Australia. With a mission to revolutionise world golf, the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth was a success in its inaugural staging with […]

I love Kalgoorlie, says champ

I love Kalgoorlie, says champ

PROFESSIONAL New South Wales golfer Dimitrios Papadatos loves Kalgoorlie Golf Course. And why wouldn’t he after winning the TX Civil and Logistics WA PGA Championship in his first visit to the excellent Graham Marsh-designed layout. “The golf course is the reason I came here,” Papadatos said after carding rounds of 70-68-70-68 for a tournament total […]

Kirkman new CEO for PGA of Australia

Kirkman new CEO for PGA of Australia

  The PGA of Australia announced today that Gavin Kirkman has been appointed Chief Executive Officer. Peter O’Malley, Chairman of the PGA Board highlighted this appointment as particularly noteworthy as Gavin Kirkman comes from within golfing’s and the organisation’s ranks. Gavin is a long serving PGA employee having been CEO of PGA Queensland from 2002 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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