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Inaugural Fiji International is underway

Inaugural Fiji International is underway

The stage is set for a showdown at the inaugural Fiji International being played at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. A quality field has assembled to contest the tournament which gets underway at 6.35am this morning local time, with a two tee start. Groups to watch…. 7.25am            10th     Gareth Paddison (NZ), Peter O’Malley (AUS), Liang Wenchong […]

Hero’s welcome has Singh motivated to win in Fiji

Hero’s welcome has Singh motivated to win in Fiji

He’s won more than 50 Professional titles across a career spanning more than 30 years, but Vijay Singh is still feeling the pressure to perform back home in Fiji. Receiving a hero’s welcome on arrival for the inaugural Fiji International, it’s the first time that Singh has been back in Fiji since 2006. “A lot […]

Jones looking on bright side at Fiji International

Jones looking on bright side at Fiji International

Brendan Jones has arrived at the Fiji International with a sunny outlook despite a lack of golf clubs. Arriving in Fiji yesterday afternoon, Jones was pleased to be greeted by the tropical climate but soon discovered his clubs had been left behind in Australia. “I had planned to get out and play 18 today, 18 […]

FOX SPORTS to broadcast Fiji International

FOX SPORTS to broadcast Fiji International

FOX SPORTS will broadcast the inaugural Fiji International this week, with 20 hours of live coverage set to be produced from one of world golf’s most exotic destinations. With players now making their way to the pristine shores of Fiji for the US$1 million PGA Tour of Australasia and OneAsia tournament, organisers are promising golf […]

Rory McIlroy to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Rory McIlroy to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Fresh from victories at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio and The Open Championship at Hoylake, world number one Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will return to Sydney to defend his Emirates Australian Open title. The $1.25 million tournament will be played at The Australian Golf Club from November 27 to 30 and is jointly […]

Holman on a high at Capricorn

Holman on a high at Capricorn

Nathan Holman had made the most of his first trip to the Mercure Capricorn Resort, taking out the 2014 Pat O’Driscoll Real Estate Tropical Auto Group Golf Classic. After starting the final round one shot behind, Holman new a good start was what he would require if he was to put pressure on the leader. […]

Parry and O’Malley headed to Natadola

Parry and O’Malley headed to Natadola

Two of Australia’s most successful and respected golfers Craig Parry and Peter O’Malley are headed to Natadola Bay to contest the Fiji International golf tournament.   Between them, the two golfers have collected more than 30 international titles around the world, adding further firepower to the tournament field in its inaugural year. Since turning Professional […]

Aussies draw closer to China

Aussies draw closer to China

Nothing could separate Team Australia and Team China following 36 holes in the International Champions Tour, played at the prestigious Agile Mickleson International Golf Club on the outskirts of Shanghai, China. Travelling to China, representing Australia were the 2013 Holden Scramble Championship Final Champions who were joined by a further seven PGA Professionals from across […]

Fox defends in Tahiti

Fox defends in Tahiti

Ryan Fox has successfully defended his Tahiti Open title with a dramatic one-shot victory over fellow New Zealander Kieran Muir. Fox fired a final round three-under-par 69 to finish the championship at 20-under-par (268). The big hitting Kiwi began the day with a three-shot lead but was quickly back with the chasing group mid-way through the front […]

Richardson claims PNG Open

Richardson claims PNG Open

Kalem Richardson has won the largest tournament of his young professional career, overcoming a one-shot deficit in the final round to claim the 2014 South Pacific Export Papua New Guinea Open. Closing with an even-par round of 72 to finish at four-under, Richardson finished one shot ahead of Sam Brazel and Jared Pender. Pender came […]

New changes bring a new Scramble

New changes bring a new Scramble

With the introduction of a new handicapping system in Australia, the Holden Scramble continues to evolve, further strengthening its position as the number one Pro-Amateur team’s event in Australia. Golf Australia has introduced the Slope System to handicapping, which has modified the way an amateur calculates their handicap on a daily basis. Due to these […]

Dates announced for 2014 PGA Tour of Australasia season

Dates announced for 2014 PGA Tour of Australasia season

Following on from an exciting start to the 2014 PGA Tour of Australasia season, the PGA has announced the key dates for Australia’s biggest tournaments towards the end of the year. Sports fans will be treated to plenty of golfing action this summer when the PGA Tour of Australasia travels to four Australian states and […]

Price is right – Aaron wins NSW Open

Price is right – Aaron wins NSW Open

Aron Price has won the 2013 Gloria Jean’s Coffees NSW Open Championship played at Castle Hill Country Club. Starting the fourth round tied for the lead with PGA TOUR player Steven Bowditch, Price opened with a birdie before steady play saw him claim the title by four shots with a tournament total of 19-under 269. […]

Masterful Scott goes back-to-back with victory at Royal Melbourne

Masterful Scott goes back-to-back with victory at Royal Melbourne

Adam Scott has successfully defended his Talisker Masters title, winning by two shots at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Starting the day four shots clear of the field, Scott saw his lead dwindle as American Matt Kuchar was on fire around the composite layout. A playoff loomed as the pair were tied on 14-under the card […]

Wilson goes wire-to-wire in WA

Wilson goes wire-to-wire in WA

PGA Trainee Professional Jack Wilson has taken out the WA Goldfields PGA Championship at Kalgoorlie Golf Course following a payoff with New Zealand’s Nick Gillespie. After finishing level with Gillespie at 10-under-par, Wilson needed one playoff hole to take out the PGA Tour of Australasia event, going wire-to-wire to claim his first Professional title. “It’s […]

Brandt Snedeker to play Australian PGA Championship

Brandt Snedeker to play Australian PGA Championship

World Number 9 Brandt Snedeker is headed to Queensland’s Gold Coast in November to contest the Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola at RACV Royal Pines Resort. Joining previously confirmed starters Adam Scott, Rickie Fowler and Marc Leishman, American Snedeker will play his only PGA Tour of Australasia tournament of the Australian summer in Queensland […]

Amateur Cameron Smith turns Professional

Amateur Cameron Smith turns Professional

Current Australian Amateur champion Cameron Smith has confirmed he has moved into the professional ranks. The 19 year-old Queenslander enjoyed a superb amateur career winning a host of amateur events including the Australian Amateur Championship, Australian Junior Championship, Australian Stroke Play Championship in addition to a number of state titles. “I’m ready for the challenge […]

Lucky 13 for Jones in Japan

Lucky 13 for Jones in Japan

Australia’s Brendan Jones added to his already impressive string of victories in Japan, clinching his 13th Japan Tour title at the Mizuno Open. Jones’ four-under-par final round saw him finish atop the leaderboard at 19-under, three shots clear of the nearest competitor, KT Kim, whose final-round of 69 saw him finish at 16-under. “I played […]

Senior shines in Sydney

Senior shines in Sydney

53-year-old Peter Senior proved once again that age is no barrier to success, capturing the Emirates Australian Open amidst fading light and extreme conditions. With an even-par 72 in the windy and wild final round at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney, Senior became the oldest golfer to lift the Stonehaven Cup, surpassing the legendary Peter Thomson who won at the age of 43 in 1972.

Van Pelt victorious in Perth

Van Pelt victorious in Perth

Bo Van Pelt prevailed in an all-American battle with Jason Dufner to win the ISPS HANDA Perth International at Lake Karrinyup, winning with a tournament total of 16-under par. Starting the final round with a one stroke lead, Van Pelt was in control of the tournament throughout the day, posting a final round of 68 to secure the win by two shots.

Aussie stars confirm Coolum return

Aussie stars confirm Coolum return

Defending champion Greg Chalmers and former winners Geoff Ogilvy (2008) and Greg Norman (1984, 1985) have confirmed their entry into this year’s 2012 Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola at the Palmer Coolum Resort from December 13-16. “Last year’s Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola was the most successful staged in recent history, attracting a […]

Chalmers aims to repeat down-under double

Chalmers aims to repeat down-under double

Aussie Greg Chalmers says he is determined to defend the unique “down-under double” he recorded last year in winning the Australian Open and the Australian PGA Championship.. Chalmers said the two Australian tournaments were the first things he entered into his schedule every year. “For most Australians, its on their list of events that they […]

PGA Australia News for: April 17, 2012

Piranha Golf back on board Piranha Golf will continue their involvement with the development of Australian golf as the naming rights sponsor of the NSW/ACT Pro-Am Order of Merit. Scott still pick of the Aussies Englishman Luke Donald has surrendered the world number one ranking to Rory McIlroy after struggling at the RBC Heritage on […]