The International Federation of PGA Tours announced today that the player eligibility criteria for the 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf has been confirmed, as anticipation builds to the unique international teams event return to the famed Melbourne Sandbelt region November 22-25, 2018 at The Metropolitan Golf Club. The Melbourne World Cup of Golf will […]
The R&A and the USGA have completed the annual review of driving distance in golf, producing a research report that documents and evaluates important findings from the 2017 season. Introduced in 2015, the annual report examines driving distance data from seven of the major worldwide professional golf tours, based on nearly 300,000 drives per year. […]
The merger of the Ladies’ Golf Union (LGU) and The R&A has been finalised and will come into effect from 1 January 2017. The heads of agreement between the two organisations was signed in June leading to the integration of the LGU’s business operations and its members of staff into The R&A group of companies. […]
Tournament officials announced today that a back injury has forced Australian Jason Day to withdraw from the upcoming World Cup of Golf, where the 10-time winner on the PGA TOUR was planning on returning to his native country for the first time since he and partner Adam Scott won the event in 2013. Scott, now […]
Danny Chia and Nicholas Fung have earned a late entry into the US$8 million World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, Australia, next month, as Malaysia will make a welcome return to the prestigious team event for the first time since 2001. Following the withdrawal of Fijian Vijay Singh, Chia received the nod as the next […]
A victory for the United States in the Ryder Cup, highlighted by dramatic and sensational performances from both teams, showcased the best of what makes team play thrilling for the best players in golf. Fans have only a select few opportunities to see Ryder Cup participants like Rickie Fowler, Jimmy Walker, Thomas Pieters, Danny Willett, […]
Organisers of the ISPS Handa New Zealand Open are once again on the hunt for keen golf enthusiasts to volunteer – and one lucky ‘volly’ will get drawn to play in the Pro-Am section of the 2018 tournament. The ISPS Handa New Zealand Open tournament, a tier one event on the PGA Tour of Australasia, […]
Tournament officials today announced that tickets can be purchased for the World Cup of Golf when the event returns to Australia for the tournament’s 58th edition at Kingston Heath Golf Club on 23-27, November 2016, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. “We expect to have a world-class field with many top players already commenting publically about their […]
A year after finishing eighth on the Ping An Bank China Tour ‐ PGA TOUR China Series’ Order of Merit, Melbourne’s Bryden Macpherson played dominant golf in the eight tournaments he entered, and his two wins and four other top-fives earned him the top spot in money earnings, with ￥769,960. Macpherson, who played on the […]
The R&A, golf’s governing body and organiser of The Open Championship, has announced a number of broadcast partner agreements in recent months, effectively changing the landscape of watching golf’s oldest championship on television across the globe. This week, the R&A announced NBC Sports Group will become its media partner in the United States for a twelve […]
RORY McIlroy has etched his name in history, following a dominant wire-to-wire win at The Open Championship at Royal Liverpool. With rounds of 66, 66, 68 and 71, McIlroy’s 17-under-par, 271 total was two shots better than American Rickie Fowler and the fast-finishing Sergio Garcia, who both finished on -15. Rounding out the top-5 were […]
The Open Championship is set to return to Northern Ireland for the first time in over 60 years and only the second time in its more than 150-year history. Royal Portrush has been invited to stage The Open by The R&A and the County Antrim club’s members will now be asked to ratify the proposal […]
The Olympic Golf Course in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro is taking shape. On Tuesday 20 May the process of planting grass commenced on the first of the 18 holes, hole number 8. Grassing is considered to be the final stage of the project and the predicted timeline for grass growth is 11 months. […]
US-BASED accounting and advisory firm Alloy Silverstein has announced it has signed a branding agreement with five Australian golf professionals. PGA Tour professional Bronson La’Cassie, who finished the 2013 Web.Com Tour season T36th to earn his 2014 PGA Tour Card, is continuing his branding agreement with Alloy Silverstein for the second consecutive year. A Brisbane native […]
Australian Jason Day outlasted the determined and talented Victor Dubuisson of France in a thrilling 23-hole final in the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship. Dubuisson edged out South African Ernie Els one up in the morning semi-final before taking on Day, who beat Rickie Fowler 3&2 in the other last-four clash. Day was three-up after 12 […]
John Senden, Rhein Gibson and Bryden Macpherson qualified for next year’s Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) through the first event in the new Open Qualifying Series in Australia . The three Australians secured the three places on offer at the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney to join winner Rory McIlroy and runner-up Adam […]
Australia will take a one shot lead into the final round of both the individual and teams components of the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf on a day where teammates Jason Day and Adam Scott stood tall at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Day leads the World Cup of Golf individual competition at 9-under […]
Tournament officials have announced the finalized field for the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from November 21-24 which includes recent Presidents Cup participants like Australians Adam Scott and Jason Day, Matt Kuchar and Bill Haas of the United States, South Africans Branden Grace and Richard Sterne, Zimbabwe’s Brendon […]
Adam Scott and Jason Day have confirmed they will represent their country on home soil in the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from November 21-24. Scott and Day, who have been dubbed the ‘super team’, will form part of an elite field of 60 players from around the […]
The International Federation of PGA Tours, an organization of the top professional golf tours in the world that sanctions the World Golf Championships and the World Cup of Golf, is proud to join the State of Victoria and the International Golf Association in announcing that the 2013 World Cup of Golf will return to The […]
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