CHILLY Melbourne temperatures and gale-force winds greeted Australia’s bravest amateur pairs when they teed of at RACV’s Cape Schanck Resort for last month’s launch of the Auto Club Golf Championship. The event, which is the first of over 70 nationwide qualifier rounds, kicked off the second year of the highly popular ACGC series, which aims […]
Frank Williams needs little introduction in Australian golfing circles. As co-founder of the Australian Masters golf tournament, business manager to Greg Norman/Great White Shark Enterprises, Director at the ALPG and a raft of entrepreneurial endeavours, it can certainly be said that this man knows his golf. So when Williams announced that he was coming out of retirement to launch an exciting, brand-new event in Australian golf, the industry stood up and took notice.
Amateur golfers will compete for more than $10,000 in cash and prizes when the Ultimate Skins event returns to the Gold Coast at RACV Royal Pines from 30 June – 4 July 2013.
SGA Tour Ambassador Andy Lee from Hamish & Andy will tee it up alongside a group of celebrity golfers and amateur players in the first SGA Tour Charity Golf Day to support Movember. Played at the Old Course at The National Golf Club on the Mornington Peninsula, the “Drive For Show, Putt For Mo” event […]
THE Mornington Peninsula will be on show to golfers across the country from May 1-3 as the region prepares to host its third annual Mornington Peninsula 54-hole Tournament. Courses include Portsea, Cape Schanck and The National.
In yet another coup for the Australian summer of golf, Asia’s first Major winner Y E Yang is a confirmed starter in the 2011 Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola. Yang, a two-time OneAsia winner, has confirmed he will ‘turn up the heat’ at the spectacular Hyatt Regency Coolum on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast from 24-27 […]
Tiger Woods has been confirmed to play this year’s Australian Open in Sydney, joining Geoff Ogilvy, Greg Norman, Fred Couples, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Dustin Johnson to contest the time-honoured Stonehaven Cup.
2011 Open Champion Darren Clarke has committed to play the PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola at the Hyatt Regency Coolum from November 24-27 2011. Clarke’s career high win at The Open stamped his dominance as one of the World’s best links players where he shot an impressive 5-under-par in extremely difficult conditions. The Irishman will […]
The Oceanique Skyline Golf Shootout will represent an exciting first in Australian golf, as 5 PGA professionals take a “nearest the pin” competition to the limit by teeing off from the rooftop of Perth’s Oceanique Luxury Apartments and trying to hit the putting green at The Cut Golf Course. The Shootout will be held under […]
Brad Moules and Sarah King have won the 2011 SA Men’s & Women’s Amateur Championships at Glenelg Golf Club. The men’s final proved to be a tense affair, with the match going all the way to the 36th hole with Brad Moules winning 1 up over Chris Austin. In the Women’s final, the experience of […]
One of Melbourne’s favourite regional courses is set to take centre stage this year, as the 2011 Phillip Island Linfox Pro-Am Extravaganza tees off from March 18
The Australian Master of the Amateurs is set to climb to new heights next week, with a world class international field battling for supremacy on Australia’s premier golf course, Royal Melbourne. Australia’s top-ranked amateur title, which has been a proving ground for the likes of US PGA Tour stars Jason Day and Rickie Fowler, has […]
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. […]