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Ancer, Papadatos and McLeod Qualify for 148th Open Championship

Ancer, Papadatos and McLeod Qualify for 148th Open Championship

Abraham Ancer, Dimitrios Papadatos and Jake McLeod have secured their places in The 148th Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. The 103rd playing of Australia’s national championship took place at The Lakes in Sydney and was the first event in The Open Qualifying Series which gives golfers around the world opportunities to book their […]

R&A, USGA set to limit use of green reading materials

R&A, USGA set to limit use of green reading materials

The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability. Following a six-week period of feedback and consultation with interested parties that begins today, the regulations will be finalised in a published “interpretation” of […]

Player eligibility criteria announced for 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf

Player eligibility criteria announced for 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf

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 […]

R&A and USGA release 2017 Driving Distance Study

R&A and USGA release 2017 Driving Distance Study

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 R&A and Ladies Golf Union complete merger

The R&A and Ladies Golf Union complete merger

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. […]

Day withdraws from World Cup; Scott to pick new partner

Day withdraws from World Cup; Scott to pick new partner

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 […]

Malaysia’s Chia and Fung join World Cup of Golf field

Malaysia’s Chia and Fung join World Cup of Golf field

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 […]

Ryder Cup excitement to carry over to the World Cup of Golf

Ryder Cup excitement to carry over to the World Cup of Golf

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, […]

Volunteers wanted for ISPS Handa New Zealand Open golf tournament

Volunteers wanted for ISPS Handa New Zealand Open golf tournament

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, […]

World Cup of Golf tickets now available

World Cup of Golf tickets now available

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 […]

Macpherson wins PGA TOUR China Series Order of Merit; earns return to 2016 Web.com Tour

Macpherson wins PGA TOUR China Series Order of Merit; earns return to 2016 Web.com Tour

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 […]

R&A announces new broadcast partners from 2017

R&A announces new broadcast partners from 2017

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 […]

Alloy Silverstein to sponsor five Aussie tour players

Alloy Silverstein to sponsor five Aussie tour players

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 […]

Day on top of the World with win at WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

Day on top of the World with win at WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship

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 […]

Senden, Gibson and Macpherson qualify for The Open

Senden, Gibson and Macpherson qualify for The Open

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 […]

Field set for ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf

Field set for ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf

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 […]