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Cullen captures 2014 Australian Masters

Cullen captures 2014 Australian Masters

South Australian Nick Cullen has won the 2014 BetEasy Masters at Metropolitan Golf Club. Starting the day two shots off the lead, Cullen fired an impressive 3-under 69 for a tournament total of 9-under 279. Cullen won the title by just one shot from defending champion Adam Scott, New South Welshman James Nitties and Victorian […]

Brown wins NSW Open in playoff

Brown wins NSW Open in playoff

Victorian Anthony Brown has won the 2014 Mazda NSW Open after a two-hole playoff at Stonecutters Ridge Golf Club. Starting the day three shots off the lead, Brown went quietly about his business to shoot 3-under 69 and tie New Zealand’s Josh Geary at 14-under 274 at the end of regulation play. After 15 holes […]

Leishman, Jones set sights on the Gold Coast

Leishman, Jones set sights on the Gold Coast

Marc Leishman and Brendan Jones will play the Australian PGA Championship at RACV Royal Pines Resort from 11-14 December 2014. In his only appearance of the Aussie summer of golf, Leishman is looking forward to getting back to the Gold Coast for the Australian PGA Championship. “I always love playing at home in Australia and […]

Olesen wins Perth International

Olesen wins Perth International

Thorbjorn Olesen of Denmark has won the 2014 ISPS HANDA Perth International by three shots over Frenchman Victor Dubuisson. Taking a three-shot lead into the final round, it was a mixed day for 24-year-old Olesen but he held on to win the tournament with a total of 17-under 271. “It was very emotional out there,” […]

Fox victorious at WA Open

Fox victorious at WA Open

New Zealander Ryan Fox has won the John Hughes Nexus Risk Services WA Open Championship by an emphatic six shots. Starting the day tied for the lead, Fox made his intentions known early with a birdie on the first before going on to shoot 5-under the card for a tournament total of 23-under 265. The […]

Queensland Open rises to occasion

Queensland Open rises to occasion

GEEZ, there were a lot of positives to come out of the Isuzu Queensland Open at Brookwater Golf Club, according to Golf Queensland manager golf operations Luke Bates. He told Inside Golf crowds were up 40 per cent on last year and more than 2000 schoolchildren were introduced to the game. “We doubled the numbers,” […]

Holden Scramble Finals draw near

Holden Scramble Finals draw near

The Holden Scramble season is drawing to a close for 2014. September presents golfers with their last chance to qualify through a local event to join nearly 2,500 players in October who will battle it out at the Holden Scramble Regional Finals. These golfers will have qualified by beating over 35,000 players at their local […]

Dodt captures Isuzu Queensland Open

Dodt captures Isuzu Queensland Open

Queensland’s Andrew Dodt has won the 2014 Isuzu QLD Open played at Brookwater Golf and Country Club. Starting the final round six shots off the lead, Dodt fired an impressive 67 today for a tournament total of 7-under 281. He claimed the title by two shots from South Australian Tom Bond. Having practiced at the […]

Adam Scott set for Aussie Summer

Adam Scott set for Aussie Summer

Adam Scott has confirmed his participation in the PGA Tour of Australasia signature events for 2014: The Australian Masters, Emirates Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship. The World Number Two created Australian sporting history in April last year by becoming the first Australian to win the coveted Green Jacket at Augusta National And since then […]

Geoff Ogilvy joins Perth International field

Geoff Ogilvy joins Perth International field

Former US Open Champion Geoff Ogilvy will return to Australia to play the Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club from 23 to 26 October.   The 37-year-old has had a strong year on the PGA TOUR, winning the Barracuda Championship earlier this month – his first TOUR win since 2010.  He has eight PGA TOUR […]

Jeffress makes history with win in Fiji

Jeffress makes history with win in Fiji

Inside Golf columnist, and tour veteran Steven Jeffress has made history by becoming the inaugural winner of the Fiji International played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. Hitting the very first tee shot of the Fiji International, Jeffress went onto sink the last putt of the tournament as he birdied the 18th hole to claim the […]

Jeffress, Higginbottom lead in Fiji

Jeffress, Higginbottom lead in Fiji

INSIDE GOLF columnist and Tour veteran Steven Jeffress, and young gun Jake Higginbottom are tied for the lead after three rounds at the Fiji International. Starting the day with a two shot lead, Higginbottom watched it quickly evaporate before maintaining his composure on a tough day to shoot 1-under 71 to be 8-under the card […]

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 […]

Hot Summers wins Qld PGA

Hot Summers wins Qld PGA

MOST players would have given up a long time ago, but not Anthony Summers. The New South Welshman ended a 23-year drought for his first title of his career. Summers turned professional in 1991 and last month registered his maiden victory at the Coca-Cola Queensland Championship at City Golf Club, Toowoomba. The 44-year-old carded rounds […]

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 […]