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Open Championship Tee times and pairings (Australian Times)

Open Championship Tee times and pairings (Australian Times)

The Open Championship will be hosted between Thursday 17th July and Sunday 20th July at the Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England. Here are the pairings and tee times, converted to the Australian Eastern Time Zone.

July 16, 2014 More
Martin Kaymer poses with the U.S. Open trophy (pHOTO: USGA/John Mummert)

Kaymer captures 2014 U.S. Open

Germany’s Martin Kaymer has captured his second career Major Championship, taking the top spot at the 2014 U.S. Open by a massive eight shots in a dominant wire-to-wire victory. Kaymer’s blistering opening rounds of 65-65 set a new 36-hole record for a U.S. Open, and proved to be too much for the field to overcome. [...]

June 16, 2014 More
U.S. Open Trophy

Aussies converge at US Open

The second Major of the year gets underway this week with the 114th staging of the U.S. Open Championship. Being played at Pinehurst No.2 Australia will be represented by 10 Professionals and one amateur. Aussies in the field include: Adam Scott (QLD) will play the U.S. Open for the 13th time. In his previous 12 [...]

June 11, 2014 More
Adam Scott

Scott wins Crowne Plaza, completes Texas Grand Slam

Australia’s Adam Scott has cemented his position as the World No. 1 player, winning the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. Overcoming fellow Major Champion Jason Dufner in a thrilling three-hole playoff, Scott claimed the Texas title in extra time after finishing tied with the American at 9-under par. Scott [...]

May 26, 2014 More
Wanamaker bet on the fourth major?

Wanamaker bet on the fourth major?

DON’T be surprised if a player from outside the top-30 or top-40 in the world rankings wins US PGA Championship at Oak Hill Country Club in New York from August 8-11. Predicting the winner of golf’s fourth major has always been a challenge – more so, perhaps, than the other majors.

August 4, 2013 | 0 Comments More
PGA TOUR supports USGA anchoring ban

PGA TOUR supports USGA anchoring ban

The PGA TOUR Policy Board has acknowledged that the USGA’s ban on anchored strokes, known as Rule 14-1b, will apply to PGA TOUR competitions beginning on January 1, 2016. In making this acknowledgement, the Policy Board also passed a resolution strongly recommending, along with the PGA of America, that the USGA consider extending the time [...]

July 2, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Justin Rose (USGA/Joel Kowsky)

Justin time: Rose captures U.S. Open Championship

England’s Justin Rose captured his first Major championship in dramatic fashion, grabbing the coveted US Open title at Merion Golf Club. Trailing third-round leader Phil Mickelson by two shots going into round 4, Rose made the most of every opportunity on the final day, scoring five critical birdies, plus a make-or-break clutch fairway-wood-chip to two-inches [...]

June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Matt Kuchar with the WGC Trophy (©Getty Images)

Kuchar claims WGC; Day grabs third

American Matt Kuchar was the last man standing at the WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship, taking the top prize with a 2&1 win over Hunter Mahan in the final day at the Golf Club at Dove Mountain, Arizona. Poulter, who played brilliantly in his quarter-final win over Steve Stricker on the Saturday evening, was beaten [...]

February 26, 2013 | 0 Comments More
Graeme McDowell

McDowell triumphs again in California

Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell finished three shots clear of Keegan Bradley to win the World Challenge presented by Northwestern Mutual in California. The European Ryder Cup star banked a cheque for $1,000,000 as a result of finishing 17 under for the week, as well as ending a two year wait since his last victory. The [...]

December 4, 2012 | 0 Comments More
The 18th at Olympic

US Open Facts and Figures

Here are some interesting facts and figures from the 112th U.S. Open at the Olympic Club: The Players Among the 156 golfers in the 2012 U.S. Open there are 10 former champions who between them have won the Major 14 times. They are:  Angel Cabrera (2007), Michael Campbell (2005), Ernie Els (1994, ’97), Jim Furyk [...]

June 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Huh pips Allenby in epic playoff – Tschudin wins QLD PGA

Huh pips Allenby in epic playoff – Tschudin wins QLD PGA

OneAsia graduate John Huh claimed his first title on the US PGA Tour with a dramatic play-off victory over Robert Allenby in the Mayakoba Golf Classic. Huh played five events on OneAsia in 2011, finishing 15th on the Order of Merit with winnings of US$85,945, before winning his PGA Tour card at final qualifying. The [...]

March 1, 2012 | 0 Comments More
WGC Day Two – Senden Superb, Horror Day

WGC Day Two – Senden Superb, Horror Day

After today’s match, you would not believe John Senden hasn’t won on the PGA tour event since 2006. That’s the truth! Senden is showing some of his best form of his career, thrashing fellow Australian and two-time major runner up in 2011 Jason Day 6 and 5, closing him out on the 13th  with an [...]

February 24, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Darren Clarke

Clarke, Scott to join world-class field at Ballantine’s

Major Champions Darren Clarke and YE Yang will help toast the fifth anniversary of the Ballantine’s Championship when they headline an impressive ‘blend’ of star names at Blackstone Golf Club, in the Korean capital, Seoul, from April 26-29 2012. Reigning Open Champion Clarke and 2009 US PGA Champion Yang will be joined by World Number [...]

February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Geoff Ogilvy

Six Aussies to tackle Accenture Match Play Championship

The 2012 World Golf Championship series fires up this week with the Accenture Match Play Championship starting Wednesday in the desert at The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Dove Mountain in Arizona. 64 of the world’s best players including 6 Australias spread over 4 brackets will shoot out for $8.5 Million USD with a winners purse of [...]

February 22, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Haas wins Northern Trust after three-way playoff; Lyle gallant in defeat

Haas wins Northern Trust after three-way playoff; Lyle gallant in defeat

2010 Fedex Cup champion Bill Haas again reigned supreme by defeating Phil Mickelson and Keegan Bradley in a three-way playoff that went two holes to win The Northern Trust Open played at Riveria Country Club, Los Angeles. In a thrilling finish Mickelson and Bradley both had to birdie the 18th to catch Haas at -7 and [...]

February 21, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Aaron Baddeley

Aussies set to invade LA

This week’s PGA Tour event, the USD $6.6 million ($6.14 million AUD) Northern Trust Open will feature 11 players from Australia, the largest gathering of Aussies on US soil for 2012 and set to challenge the likes of world number 1 Luke Donald, Last week’s AT&T winner Phil Mickelson, Fred Couples and Sergio Garcia. Headlining the [...]

February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments More
Inside The Numbers: The Presidents Cup

Inside The Numbers: The Presidents Cup

The team from The United States captured the 2011 Presidents Cup today, which was held under perfect conditions at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. The Internationals put up a valiant effort in the Sunday singles matches, but despite taking 6 out of the 12 matches, they were unable to overcome the deficit that had built up [...]

November 20, 2011 | 2 Comments More
The Presidents Cup nears sell-out capacity – get your tickets before it’s too late!

The Presidents Cup nears sell-out capacity – get your tickets before it’s too late!

With gates opening in less than a week, more than 75 per cent of tickets have been purchased and all private hospitality packages have sold out for The Presidents Cup, which will be hosted at Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, November 15-20. Melbourne – acknowledged as Australia’s major events and sporting capital – [...]

November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Jordan out, Cook in for US Presidents Cup team

Jordan out, Cook in for US Presidents Cup team

United States Presidents Cup Captain Fred Couples announced today that 11-time PGA TOUR winner John Cook has been named Captain’s Assistant for the upcoming Presidents Cup matches. Michael Jordan, who was named along with Jay Haas as a Captain’s Assistant for The Presidents Cup 2011, will be unable to attend the matches due to pending [...]

November 2, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Sergio wins one for Seve

Sergio wins one for Seve

“That was for Seve!” These were the first words uttered by Sergio Garcia upon annihilating the field to win Spain’s Castello Masters by 11 strokes, the joint-third largest victory in European Tour history. Following the win, played on Sergio’s home course Club de Campo del Mediterraneo, Sergio sent a kiss to the sky, dedicating his [...]

October 24, 2011 | 1 Comment More
The Presidents Cup

Ogilvy, Baddeley, Senden and Allenby to battle for final Presidents Cup slot this week

This week’s BMW Championship, the third event of the PGA TOUR Playoffs for the FedExCup, is the last chance for many Presidents Cup hopefuls to earn points and automatically qualify for The Presidents Cup 2011, November 15-20 at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.  The top 10 players in both the U.S. [...]

September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Webb Simpson (photo courtesy Titleist/Getty)

Webb Simpson captures Deutsche Bank Championship

Young Webb Simpson closed with three consecutive birdies to capture the Deutsche Bank Championship on the second hole of a sudden death playoff with Chez Reavie. Simpson and Reavie each fired four consecutive rounds in the 60’s to finish regulation at 15-under 269. Reavie appeared to have the title firmly in his grasp as he strolled [...]

September 6, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Fred Couples

It’s official: Couples chooses Tiger for Presidents Cup

US Team Presidents Cup captain Fred Couples has made it official: he is choosing Tiger Woods for one of his Captains Picks to represent the United States in the Presidents Cup this November. Surprisingly, this makes Tiger Woods the first official player to compete in the event, as the final teams will not be set [...]

August 26, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Tiger Woods and Steve Williams

Tiger Woods splits with Steve Williams

The rumour has now been confirmed. Tiger Woods has dumped his caddie of 13 years, New Zealander Steve Williams. Woods announced the split via his website, stating: “I want to express my deepest gratitude to Stevie for all his help, but I think it’s time for a change. Stevie is an outstanding caddie and a [...]

July 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Tiger Woods

With Woods out, players scramble for final spots at The Open

Chief Executive of The R&A, Peter Dawson has wished Tiger Woods all the best for his rehabilitation, after the three-time Open Champion announced that he will not be able to contest this year’s Open Championship. Woods is still suffering from knee and achilles problems, which have not recovered in time for him to take his [...]

July 6, 2011 | 0 Comments More
The demanding par-four 18th at Congressional (Photo courtesy USGA/John Mummert)

US Open Preview: the course, players and predictions

Gold Coast based golf journalist Bruce Young will return this month to the Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Maryland where, in 1995, he caddied in the US Senior Open. Bruce takes a look at the Blue Course at Congressional and looks ahead at what this year’s US Open Championship holds in store. Despite its significant [...]

May 30, 2011 | 1 Comment More
Tickets on sale for Presidents Cup

Tickets on sale for Presidents Cup

Tickets for The Presidents Cup 2011 are officially on sale, and interest is expected to be extremely high for the much anticipated team competition set to play at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from November 15-20, 2011. Fans are encouraged to explore the variety of ticket options to enjoy the best that the game of [...]

April 4, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Aaron Baddeley wins Northern Trust Open

Aaron Baddeley wins Northern Trust Open

Aaron Baddeley fired a closing round 69 to finish 12-under-par at the Northern Trust Open at Pacific Palisades, winning the event by two shots over Fiji’s Vijay Singh. Baddeley showed composure throughout the round, and found himself 3-under after the 10th. But a double bogey on the 12th threw a wrench into the works, opening [...]

February 21, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Mohamed Juma Buamaim, vice chairman and CEO of golf in DUBAi, presenting the winner's trophy to Tiger Woods and Mark O'Meara

Tiger Woods wins first tournament of 2011 – sort of

Tiger Woods made a winning start to his 2011 campaign in Dubai, pairing up with partner Mark O’Meara to win the 9-hole Omega Dubai Desert Classic Challenge Match at the Emirates Golf Club. The pair birdied the last hole to post four-under-par 23 on the short 9-hole, par-27 course. They finished two shots ahead of [...]

February 9, 2011 | 0 Comments More


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January 25, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Graeme McDowell with the Ryder Cup Trophy (Photo courtesy of The Ryder Cup)

Graeme McDowell jumps to Srixon

Graeme McDowell, the 2010 U.S. Open champion, has joined Srixon® as a member of their PGA Tour staff. McDowell, who is also a six-time winner on the European Tour, will play Srixon® irons, Cleveland® wedges and Srixon® balls. He will also wear a Srixon® hat and glove and carry a Srixon® bag. “We are extremely pleased [...]

January 12, 2011 | 0 Comments More
Greg Norman

Norman: World Tour still a possibility

GREG Norman has no regrets about the turmoil his proposed World Tour caused in the mid-1990s and still believes his suggested model could work. At the time, Norman suggested an eight-tournament, $25m series to be played in the US, Canada, Scotland, Japan and Spain. The winner of each event would have received $600,000 while the [...]

January 27, 2010 | 0 Comments More
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