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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 […]

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 […]

ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth to feature Top-10 stars

ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth to feature Top-10 stars

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth has captured the imagination of the golfing world with top class players and a multiyear title partner signing on for the tournament’s inaugural staging in 2017. World Number 8 Patrick Reed and World Number 9 Alex Noren are the first players to announce they will be heading to […]

Griffin wins PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit

Griffin wins PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit

Matthew Griffin finished the Australian PGA at Royal Pines on Queensland’s Gold Coast in a share of 40th but was left with more than enough reason to celebrate after winning the PGA Tour of Australasia order of merit, his reward a place in the Open Championship next year at Royal Birkdale in England and two […]

Varner wins Australian PGA championship

Varner wins Australian PGA championship

Harold Varner III put last season’s play-off heartbreak behind him to card a closing round of 65 and win his first European Tour title at the Australian PGA Championship. Varner entered the final round 12 months ago in a share of the lead, but a closing 75 in testing conditions at RACV Royal Pines Resort […]

Holman set to defend Australian PGA Championship

Holman set to defend Australian PGA Championship

It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for Nathan Holman and yesterday he arrived back where it all started. Walking into RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, Holman had a rush of memories come flooding back of his career making victory at the 2015 Australian PGA Championship. “I’ve obviously got some great memories from […]

Day, Lee, Thomson honoured by PGA of Australia

Day, Lee, Thomson honoured by PGA of Australia

Jason Day, Peter Thomson and Minjee Lee were among a cavalcade of Australian golf names honoured by the PGA of Australia at last night’s Greg Norman Medal dinner. For the second year running Day was recognised with the Greg Norman Medal, as Australia’s best performing Tour Professional on the international stage. Day becomes the only recipient […]

Blyth busts down door for biggest career win

Blyth busts down door for biggest career win

Adam Blyth captured the biggest title of his career with a gritty fourth round in the NSW Open at Stonecutters Ridge. Battling winds above 40km/h, a bushfire burning in the distance, and the weight of expectation after taking a four-shot lead into the final round, Blyth composed himself on the back nine to win in […]

Poulter to play Australian PGA Championship

Poulter to play Australian PGA Championship

Englishman Ian Poulter is jetting to the Gold Coast to join World Number 6 Adam Scott at the Australian PGA Championship. A 12 time winner on the European Tour with a career high world ranking of Number 5, Poulter will tee off his 2017 season at the Australian PGA Championship with the tournament co-sanctioned by […]

Yenda beer tees up new PGA partnership

Yenda beer tees up new PGA partnership

Australian golf fans will be toasting the Australian PGA Championship winner with a local brew this year, thanks to a new partnership with the maker of the award-winning craft beer, Yenda. Named after its hometown in the NSW Riverina, Yenda was today named as the new official beer of the 2016 Australian PGA Championship, with […]

Blyth hangs tough to win in New Caledonia

Blyth hangs tough to win in New Caledonia

It was a grinding day but Adam Blyth held on through 18 holes of regulation play and three extra playoff holes to win the South Pacific Open Championship. Teeing off in the final round with a one shot lead, Adam Blyth went head-to-head with good mate Jake McLeod at Tina Golf Course. “I started off […]

Slocum, Singh, Jeffress join 2016 Fiji field

Slocum, Singh, Jeffress join 2016 Fiji field

The Fiji International continues to lure the world’s best Professionals as a bevy of world renowned players join the field for Fiji’s biggest sporting event. America’s Heath Slocum, India’s Jeev Milkha Singh and Australian Professionals Robert Allenby, Jarrod Lyle, Peter Lonard, Peter O’Malley, Aron Price and Steven Jeffress are all headed to Natadola Bay Championship […]

World Super 6 Perth event announced

World Super 6 Perth event announced

  The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour are set to introduce a new format in 2017, with the inaugural World Super 6 Perth announced this week. To be played at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 16-19 February, 2017 and co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour, the World […]

Holden Scramble celebrates its One Millionth Participant

Holden Scramble celebrates its One Millionth Participant

Robert Osborne, from Ashmore (QLD), has been crowned the One Millionth Holden Scramble Participant at Mt Warren Park Golf Club on the Gold Coast.   An iconic part of the Australian golfing landscape the Holden Scramble is Australia’s largest pro-amateur club team’s event and celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2016. As the One Millionth player, […]

PGA announce Western Union Business Solutions as Official Partner

PGA announce Western Union Business Solutions as Official Partner

Western Union Business Solutions has been announced as the Official Foreign Exchange Partner of the PGA of Australia and an Official Partner of the Australian PGA Championship. As one of the world’s leading providers of cross-border business payments, Western Union Business Solutions is transforming how businesses can expand their global reach through one of the […]

Zunic wins inaugural Northern Territory PGA

Zunic wins inaugural Northern Territory PGA

Going wire-to-wire, Jordan Zunic has claimed an emphatic victory at the inaugural Northern Territory PGA Championship. Firing a final round even par 71, Zunic finished with a tournament total of 13-under 271 to claim the title by two shots. “I can’t describe how I am feeling; it’s absolutely amazing, it’s really want I wanted to […]

Aussie summer of golf tees off

Aussie summer of golf tees off

Golf in Australia is back underway as the inaugural Northern Territory PGA Championship tees off the second half of the 2016 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia schedule. The 2016 season got off to a huge start with Professionals competing for more than AU$3.8million in nine tournaments that spanned three countries. Victorian Matthew Griffin currently […]

Badds battles back, wins fourth PGA TOUR title

Badds battles back, wins fourth PGA TOUR title

Aaron Baddeley has punched his ticket back into the PGA Tour, courtesy of a hard-fought win at the Barbasol Championship, his first PGA TOUR victory since 2011. While the world’s eyes were on The Open at Royal Troon, Baddeley was teeing it up at the RTJ Golf Trail – Grand National Lake, Alabama, in his quest […]

Luck wins WA Open

Luck wins WA Open

Amateur Curtis Luck has upstaged his Professional competitors to win the Nexus Risk TSA Group WA Open in convincing fashion. Starting the final round with a three-shot lead, Luck opened with a bogey but recomposed himself on the familiar Western Australian Golf Club layout, displaying his trademark calm demeanour. “I had a bit of an […]

Griffin tops in New Zealand

Griffin tops in New Zealand

Australian Matthew Griffin claimed the BMW ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open with a clutch birdie on the final hole of the tournament. Starting the day two shots behind Japan’s Hideto Tanihara, Griffin opened his final round by eagling the first. With his nerves settled, Griffin went head-to-head with Tanihara all day but found himself one […]

Oosthuizen captures Perth International

Oosthuizen captures Perth International

South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen proved unstoppable when he closed with a final round one-under-par 71 to clinch the ISPS Handa Perth International. Despite the spirited challenges from France’s Alexander Levy and Australia’s Jason Scrivener, Oosthuizen kept his composure to win the A$1.75 million event by one shot at the Lake Karrinyup Country Club. Levy signed […]

Aussie PGA to attract world’s best with marquee date

Aussie PGA to attract world’s best with marquee date

The 2016 Australian PGA Championship will capture the attention of the world with a prime position on the international golf schedule. This year’s championship will be contested at RACV Royal Pines Resort from 1-4 December; the week after the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. The two week swing of golf down under is expected […]

Holman wins Aus PGA, secures European Tour card

Holman wins Aus PGA, secures European Tour card

Victorian Nathan Holman has taken top honours in the Australian PGA Championship, courtesy of a dramatic finish at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast. The Woodlands Golf Club member was flying the flag for the Aussie contingent, and headed into the final day as the highest-placed Australian and well within reach of engraving […]

Senior wins Australian Masters

Senior wins Australian Masters

Peter Senior has shown that age is no barrier winning the UNIQLO Masters at Huntingdale Golf Club. 24 years after he first won the Gold Jacket and 20 years after he last slipped on the iconic blazer, Peter Senior has once again emerged victorious winning by two shots with a tournament total 8-under 276. Playing […]

Eccles wins NSW Open

Eccles wins NSW Open

Victorian amateur Ben Eccles claimed the 2015 NSW Open Championship yesterday, securing the title after a week that delivered challenging weather conditions at Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club. Eccles started the final round with a four-shot lead ahead of New South Welshmen, Peter Lonard and Clayton Bridges. Eccles, who hit the ball solid all week, fired […]

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