Murdaca masters Royal Melbourne

Murdaca masters Royal Melbourne

Australia’s Antonio Murdaca is headed to the 2015 Masters Tournament and The Open Qualifying Series this year after he claimed victory at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Murdaca, 19, from Adelaide, became the first Australian winner of the prestigious championship, closing with a steady 1-under-par 71 that left him […]

Felton goes back-to-back at Mandurah Amateur

Felton goes back-to-back at Mandurah Amateur

Jarryd Felton has secured his second straight Steel Scene Mandurah Amateur title by two strokes over a strong field that included 43 interstate players. It is his fifth National Rankings title in just over a year and Felton battled all the way after being almost out of contention after his opening round 73, 7 strokes […]

Aussies win Women’s World Amateur

Aussies win Women’s World Amateur

  The Australian team of Minjee Lee, Su Hyun Oh and Shelly Shin were on the top of the world last month, winning the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship and clinching the Espirito Santo Trophy in Japan. The Australians finished with a team total of 547 strokes to finish two strokes ahead of Canada, and […]

Royal Melbourne Golf Club set to host Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Royal Melbourne Golf Club set to host Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Preparations for the sixth Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship are well underway. The 72-hole, stroke play competition will be played over the Composite Course at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from 23-26 October 2014. Established in 2009 by the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), Masters Tournament and The R&A, the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship will see a field […]

Golf Australia outlines components of new handicapping system

Golf Australia outlines components of new handicapping system

GOLF AUSTRALIA has released a list of the major components comprising the national golf handicapping system. In a letter to Club captains on June 1, Golf Australia Chairman John Hopkins summarised the work done to date on the new GA Handicap System, and outlined the components of what is yet to be implemented. No firm […]

Mitch Krywulycz: The All-Aussie American

Mitch Krywulycz: The All-Aussie American

American-based Aussie Mitch Krywulycz has achieved something most Australian amateur players haven’t, namely consecutive collegiate wins with Augusta State in the tough American NCAA Championship. Augusta State won its second consecutive National Championship when the Jaguars defeated Georgia, 3-2, in the Match Play Finals of the NCAA Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club. With the […]

One to watch: Tom Lewis

One to watch: Tom Lewis

Tom Lewis continues to show why he is one of the world’s best amateurs. At the Australian Open in Sydney, the 20-year-old Englishman collected the amateur medal for the championship. The week before in the Hunter Valley he’d pushed European Tour journeyman Peter O’Malley to the wire at the NSW Open championship, eventually going out […]

Master of the Amateurs scores again

Master of the Amateurs scores again

Australia’s highest-rated Amateur golf event, the Australian Master of the Amateurs, has scored another win with the recent announcement that former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett will be the honorary chairman for the event. Mr Kennett – an unabashed lover of golf – eagerly agreed to support the event after watching it grow over the years. […]

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