World number ones number 20

World number ones number 20

JASON DAY’S reign as golf’s World Number 1 came to a close this morning, with Dustin Johnson taking the top spot courtesy of his win at the Genesis Open in Los Angeles. With the win, Johnson becomes the 20th player to achieve the Number 1 status. It’s been just over 30 years since the creation of […]

Adam Scott to contest Emirates Australian Open, Australian PGA

Adam Scott to contest Emirates Australian Open, Australian PGA

He’s our Masters hero, a past Stonehaven Cup champion, a multiple winner on the 2016 US PGA Tour – and Adam Scott is coming back to to Australia this summer. Scott, 36, will tee it up in the Emirates Australian Open from November 17-20 at Royal Sydney Golf Club, and the Australian PGA Championship at RACV […]

Scott to skip Olympics

Scott to skip Olympics

Adam Scott has confirmed that he will not play in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The world No.7 said that scheduling and family commitments will prevent him from participating in the games as golf returns to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. “My decision has been taken as a […]

Scott, Williams reunite for remaining Majors, WGC

Scott, Williams reunite for remaining Majors, WGC

Adam Scott and Steve Williams have agreed to rekindle their working relationship for the next four events on Scott’s golfing schedule, entailing the US Open (June 18-21), The Open Championship (July 16-19), WGC Bridgestone Invitational (August 6-9) and US PGA Championships (August 13-16). Scott and caddie Mike Kerr ended their time together last week, leaving Scott without an […]

Superstars to be split at Australian Open

Superstars to be split at Australian Open

It has been the talk of Sydney since they announced their Emirates Australian Open rematch. But ever since world No.2 Adam Scott raised the prospect of a direct shootout with world No.1 Rory McIlroy in China recently, the golfing world has been waiting to learn whether or not last year’s combatants would be paired in […]

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 […]

Adam Scott on board for Australian Open

Adam Scott on board for Australian Open

Australia’s World Number 2 Adam Scott has confirmed he will return to play the Emirates Australian Open at The Australian Golf Club from 27-30 November. Scott came agonisingly close to securing an historic triple crown of Australian events last year before Northern Ireland’s World Number 1 Rory McIlroy birdied the final hole to clinch victory. […]

Scott wins Crowne Plaza, completes Texas Grand Slam

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 […]

Can we go back-to-back at Augusta?

Can we go back-to-back at Augusta?

Defending champion Adam Scott headlines Australia’s brigade of starters for the 2014 Masters – joined by Jason Day, John Senden, Marc Leishman, Steven Bowditch, Matt Jones and 19-year-old West Australian Oliver Goss, who qualifies off the back of his runner-up finish at last year’s US Amateur Championship. Scott’s win last year and the top-four finishes […]

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 […]

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 […]

Adam Scott: creature of habit

Adam Scott: creature of habit

OLD habits are hard to break – especially when you’re Adam Scott. The 32-year-old with movie star good looks is rightly Australia’s pin-up boy after winning the US Masters, but when he attended Kooralbyn International School in the late 1990s he wasn’t shown any special favours, according to former classmate Henry Epstein. Scott, like most […]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

The 2013 Masters will go down in Australian golf folklore as probably one of the most exciting, nerve-wracking, fist-pumping , heart-thumping, take-your-breath-away, get-the-monkey-off-our-backs  golf tournaments in the history of our sport. For the rest of the world, however, it may be more remembered for a pair of incidents that may have irreparably changed the game. […]

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.

No Silver Lining: when your best isn’t good enough

No Silver Lining: when your best isn’t good enough

What is it with the media these days? Following Adam Scott’s unfortunate performance at The Open Championship, words like “Choke” and “Collapse” rushed to the fore throughout the media, with overdramatic journalists dredging up stories about Greg Norman’s 1996 Masters, or Jean Van de Veld’s 1999 Open Championship, or the other “greatest chokes in history” […]

Video: Els captures Claret Jug; Scott stumbles

Video: Els captures Claret Jug; Scott stumbles

SOUTH African Ernie Els fired a final-round two-under 68 to capture his second Claret Jug and fourth Major championship, following a final round collapse by Adam Scott.
With a four-shot cushion and four holes to play, it was Scott’s tournament to lose. But a few critical mistakes – including a costly missed green on the 17th – saw him bogey the last four holes and hand the championship to Els via a five-over-par 75.

Video: Highlights of Day 2 at The Open Championship

Video: Highlights of Day 2 at The Open Championship

Day 2 of The Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St Annes saw a flurry of action on the leaderboard, with Aussie Adam Scott holding firm near the top of the leaderboard. Now sitting in second place behind American Brandt Snedeker, Adam is joined by 5 other Aussies to make the cut: Greg Chalmers (T15), Geoff Ogilvy (T28), John Senden (T40), Aaron Baddeley (T51) and Brendan Jones making it “on the number” with +3 total (T68).

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