Presidents Cup standings update: Bryson DeChambeau bolsters position among top 8

Presidents Cup standings update: Bryson DeChambeau bolsters position among top 8

With six weeks remaining until the top 8 players on each team officially qualify for the 2019 Presidents Cup, Bryson DeChambeau moved up two spots to No. 6 in the U.S. Team standings to bolster his position among the top 8 after a runner-up finish at the 3M Open. The Presidents Cup will return to […]

Australian Tour Results – July 9 2019

Australian Tour Results – July 9 2019

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA TOUR 3M Open TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota Purse: $6,400,000 ($1,152,000 to the winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Stuart Appleby DNP — 232   Aaron Baddeley DNP — 92 Greg Chalmers DNP — — Cameron Davis CUT (-2) […]

GMA News, July: BMI Program a Royal Success, Sali announced as keynote speaker for GMA Conference

GMA News, July: BMI Program a Royal Success, Sali announced as keynote speaker for GMA Conference

Participants at last month’s BMI Leadership Principles ProgramAn outstanding BMI ‘Leadership Principles’ Program was conducted last month, with 41 participants from across Australia successfully undertaking the program at the iconic Royal Sydney Golf Club. The five-day intensive educational program saw golf club General Managers, Assistant Managers, Finance and Clubhouse Managers, along with Golf Australia club […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 19

Steve and Larry talk to Under Armour Sales Director for Walkinshaw Sports Mark Rosel about how this sports apparel giant is working with the Aussie Golf Industry. World-renowned coach Garry Barter was at the US Open and shares his thoughts on Pebble Beach. Plus: the boys discuss Tiger Woods, Brooks (The Bulldozer) Koepka, Adam Scott […]

PGA TOUR – Australian Professional Golfers results – June 25 2019

PGA TOUR – Australian Professional Golfers results – June 25 2019

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA TOUR Travelers Championship TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut Purse: $7,200,000 ($1,296,000 to the winner)              Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Stuart Appleby DNP — 231   Aaron Baddeley CUT (+2) — 83 Greg Chalmers DNP — — Cameron Davis T43 […]

Major Victory: Hannah Green wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Major Victory: Hannah Green wins KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Hannah Green is a major champion, just the third woman in Australian history to have the honour. The 22-year-old from Mt Lawley Golf Club in Perth rolled in a par putt from just inside two metres at Hazeltine National Golf Club just outside Minneapolis today to win the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship by a shot […]

Minjee Lee shoots for the stars at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Minjee Lee shoots for the stars at KPMG Women’s PGA Championship

Seven Australians will tee it up at the Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota later this evening at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, the third of the LPGA Tour season’s five major championships of the 2019 LPGA Tour season. A field of 144 players will face a stern test this week, competing over a demanding […]

Moses, Wang to make debut at Suzhou Open following Monday Qualifier

Moses, Wang to make debut at Suzhou Open following Monday Qualifier

Australia’s Troy Moses (NSW) will make his PGA Tour China Tour debut this week after carding a 69 to finish second at the Monday Qualifier for the Suzhou Open. Moses, 26, who was on track to finish 4-under before picking up his first and only bogey on the final hole, will join Monday Qualifier winner Chinese […]

Expect more from life at Bingara Gorge

Expect more from life at Bingara Gorge

Welcome to Bingara Gorge. It’s a place where lush bushland meets beautiful parks; where the surrounding environment inspires recreation and relaxation. The city and the sea are a short drive away and everything else you need is on your doorstep. Every aspect of the lifestyle here is designed to inspire you to thrive. It offers […]

New Caledonia: a golfer’s paradise in the South Pacific

New Caledonia: a golfer’s paradise in the South Pacific

(Story by Megan Symington. Photos: Supplied) We’d ‘arrived’ before we even left; as I approached the Aircalin counter at Sydney Airport, and was greeted with a friendly, smiling face, I suddenly transformed into Holiday Mode. Gone were the last few hectic hours of Sydney traffic and sprinting through the airport. My journey had already begun! […]

Discovery, Inc. Acquires Golf Digest

Discovery, Inc. Acquires Golf Digest

Discovery, Inc. has acquired Golf Digest from Condé Nast for an estimated $30million-$35million, and indicated that the brand’s content will be integrated into Discovery’s digital platforms. The acquisition adds Golf Digest to GOLFTV’s offerings that already include exclusive carriage of the PGA TOUR, the European Tour, and the Ladies European Tour, as well as the Masters Tournament, […]

Brooks the best at Bethpage, makes history with PGA Championship victory

Brooks the best at Bethpage, makes history with PGA Championship victory

Brooks Koepka secured his place in golfing history with a two-shot triumph at the US PGA Championship, where he went wire-to-wire to become the first male player to win his first four Major titles in less than two years. Starting the final round with a strong seven-shot margin, all eyes were on Brooks to cruise […]

New World Golf Handicapping System prepares for implementation in 2020

New World Golf Handicapping System prepares for implementation in 2020

Golf’s new World Handicap System (WHS), which is designed to bring the game of golf under a single set of Rules for handicapping and provide a more consistent measure of players’ ability between different regions of the world, remains on track for implementation starting in 2020. Education has begun with events being held in Singapore, […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 18

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 18

Mike Mosher from Teed Up Golf Tours checks in with the boys, post-2019 Masters. Mosh has been to Augusta every year for the past twenty years, and he recounts some of his highlights over that time, (the bloke loves Tiger so this year features pretty prominently!). Two Melbourne golf clubs joined forces to form Peninsula […]

Politicians urged to “Pitch In: Grow Community Golf”

Politicians urged to “Pitch In: Grow Community Golf”

Australian Golf Industry Council chairman Gavin Kirkman has called on all MPs and candidates to get behind golf during the Federal election campaign to support the great places and people in the sport. The AGIC has made the call as part of its Pitch In: Grow Community Golf advocacy campaign – a new endeavour by […]

Presidents Cup Standings: U.S. Captain Tiger Woods cracks top 10

Presidents Cup Standings:  U.S. Captain Tiger Woods cracks top 10

2019 U.S. Presidents Cup Captain Tiger Woods’ victory at the Masters Tournament elevated him from No. 17 to No. 9 in the U.S. Team standings as he looks to become the second-ever playing captain and first since Hale Irwin in 1994. The Presidents Cup will return to The Royal Melbourne Golf Club for the third […]

Warringah Golf Club welcomes new lease from Northern Beaches Council

Warringah Golf Club welcomes new lease from Northern Beaches Council

Warringah Golf Club has welcomed the unanimous decision by Northern Beaches Council to offer a new 20-year lease which will see the course retained as an 18-hole course for members, visitors and for corporate golf events. Warringah Golf Club President, Scott Campbell, thanked Council and Councillors saying the decision provides the club with long-term surety […]

He’s back! Woods captures 15th major with US Masters victory

He’s back! Woods captures 15th major with US Masters victory

Tiger Woods completed one of the most incredible comebacks in sporting history to win an emotional 15th Major Championship by one shot at the Masters Tournament. The American’s last Major title came at the U.S. Open 11 years ago and since then he has undergone numerous back surgeries, falling to 1,199th in the Official World […]

Etihad offers free golf bags on flights to Abu Dhabi

Etihad offers free golf bags on flights to Abu Dhabi

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced it will be offering free golf bag luggage on its flights to Abu Dhabi with immediate effect. Thousands of golfers fly in to Abu Dhabi annually to enjoy the fairways and greens across the city’s pristine courses and this offering from Etihad aims to improve […]

2019 Presidents Cup tickets now on sale

2019 Presidents Cup tickets now on sale

As golf fans look forward with anticipation to this week’s Masters, past champions at Augusta like Patrick Reed, Adam Scott, Phil Mickelson, Bubba Watson and Tiger Woods have a major opportunity to improve their chances to qualify for the 2019 Presidents Cup, which will bring golf’s biggest stars back to Melbourne, Australia this December. Tickets […]

Troon’s International Division starts the year on an event high

Troon’s International Division starts the year on an event high

Troon venues have had a bright start to the new year with a number of well-regarded tournaments in their calendar. These events, which featured on the European Tour and Ladies European Tour, took place on some of the best conditioned courses on the circuit. Abu Dhabi Golf Club, one of Troon’s headline courses, hosted the […]

Adam Scott Partners with golf’s first Artificial Intelligence Technology

Adam Scott Partners with golf’s first Artificial Intelligence Technology

Adam Scott, winner of 28 professional tournaments and former world number-one golfer, has announced his partnership with Swing Index – the first artificial intelligence technology that enables millions of golfers to improve their golf swing. The groundbreaking Swing Index app provides every golfer a two-way interaction between student and coach creating a solid and necessary […]

Future looking brighter for Ryan Ruffels

Future looking brighter for Ryan Ruffels

In November 2018, Ryan Ruffels was pretty down. There wasn’t much going right with his game, he had just missed the cut at the Argentine Open in Buenos Aires, and the truth is he wasn’t even close to making it to the weekend (75-76). It was his fifth missed cut in his last six PGA […]

Hend most successful international golfer on the Asian Tour

Hend most successful international golfer on the Asian Tour

Australian Scott Hend cemented his status as the most successful international golfer on the Asian Tour after claiming his 10th victory and first in three years at the US$3 million Maybank Championship on Sunday. Thanks to a winner’s prize purse of US$500,000, Hend propelled to the top of the Habitat for Humanity Standings and broke […]

Hend captures Maybank Championship in Malaysia

Hend captures Maybank Championship in Malaysia

Scott Hend has claimed his third European Tour title in dramatic fashion, beating Spain’s Nacho Elvira on the first play-off hole at the Maybank Championship in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The 45-year-old Australian began the fourth round three shots behind overnight leader Elvira of Spain but went in front courtesy of five birdies on the front […]

Australian PGA Championship changes dates

Australian PGA Championship changes dates

The 2019 Australian PGA Championship will be played from 19-22 December at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, Queensland. A revision in scheduling will see the tournament close out the Australian summer of golf the week after the President’s Cup. Since it’s move to the Gold Coast, the Australian PGA Championship has established […]

Presidents Cup standings update: Four Aussies in top 10

Presidents Cup standings update: Four Aussies in top 10

  Venezuela’s Jhonattan Vegas took a major step toward returning for his second consecutive Presidents Cup after carding weekend rounds of 67-66 at THE PLAYERS Championship to finish T3 – his second top-10 of the season – and jump from No. 83 to No. 19 in the Presidents Cup International Team standings. Aussie stalwarts and […]

McIlroy masters the mind in Players victory

McIlroy masters the mind in Players victory

For all of the distraction, doubt and ridicule he endured throughout the past several months, Rory McIlroy always stayed true to himself. That wasn’t always the case. For far too long, the 29-year-old often let his poor play on the course define the round that followed. And, perhaps worse, he let it negatively impact his […]

Aussie success at TPC Sawgrass hinges on the famed 17th

Aussie success at TPC Sawgrass hinges on the famed 17th

The pressures of the famed 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass begin long before players make the first walk from tunnel to tee box. The jitters often start once players make the turn near the clubhouse. And then, in the 16th fairway, the thousands of nearby roars truly come into focus. The butterflies set in shortly […]

ALPG, PGA announce collaboration agreement

ALPG, PGA announce collaboration agreement

The ALPG and PGA of Australia have entered into a cooperation agreement that proposes to analyse the two governing body’s operations, assets and services. As the bodies responsible for the administration and governance of professional golf in Australia mutual respect has always existed but a formalised intent to build commercial opportunities is anticipated to strengthen […]

Australian Golf Club Equality Guidelines released

Australian Golf Club Equality Guidelines released

New guidelines have been released today to ensure Australian golf clubs provide equal opportunities for both genders. The Australian Human Rights Commission, in conjunction with Golf Australia, launched today a publication titled ‘Guidelines for the promotion of equal opportunity for women and girls in golf’. The launch was held at Mt Derrimut Golf and Community […]

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 17

In this episode of Backspin, Larry & Steve catch up with Karen Lunn, CEO of Australian Ladies Professional Golf. How does a golf course get to be rated as one of the best in the world in just a few short years? Find out when the boys talk with Jane Bell, GM of Cape Wickham […]

Nisbet cruises to Queensland PGA victory

Nisbet cruises to Queensland PGA victory

Daniel Nisbet has won the 2019 Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship presented by Toowoomba Regional Council in a dominant performance in his home state. Starting the day with a two shot lead, Nisbet won the title by six shots from Deyen Lawson and Harrison Endycott with rounds of 66, 63, 63 and 64 for a tournament […]

Skarpnord wins the Battle at Bonville

Skarpnord wins the Battle at Bonville

Marianne Skarpnord ended a six year drought to claim her fourth title on the Ladies European Tour after a closely fought battle for the Pacific Bay Resort Australian Ladies Classic – Bonville. Skarpnord fired a final round of 69 to earn a two stroke victory on eight-under-par ahead of Australian Hannah Green and Nuria Iturrios […]

Law, Boutier capture Vic Open

Law, Boutier capture Vic Open

David Law produced an incredible finish to overtake Wade Ormsby and win his first European Tour title at the ISPS Handa Vic Open. The Scotsman had called a penalty on himself to surrender a bogey on the ninth after accidentally making his ball move, which left him five shots back at the turn. He was […]

Webb honoured with PGA membership

Webb honoured with PGA membership

The PGA of Australia has extended honorary membership to Karrie Webb AO in recognition of her services to the Australian golf industry. One of Australia’s most successful golfers of all time, Webb has proudly represented her country at the highest echelons of the game for more than 20 years notching up an incredible 51 wins […]

Perrett Webb appointed for Indooroopilly project

Perrett Webb appointed for Indooroopilly project

Indooroopilly Golf Club has announced the appointment of Perrett Webb Pty Ltd as course architects for the club’s new redesign project. “The Club’s Members are very excited about the new association with Perrett Webb – the enthusiasm and the course design vision that the Perrett Webb team are bringing to the Club, gives us enormous […]

Major boost for Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific as Evian Championship offers exemption to the champion

Major boost for Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific as Evian Championship offers exemption to the champion

The rewards for the champion of the Women’s Amateur AsiaPacific (WAAP) continue to grow, with the Evian Championship announcing it would create a special exemption for the winner. The Evian Championship joins the AIG Women’s British Open in offering places to the WAAPchampion. As well as the two major championships, the winner will also receive […]

Min Woo Lee joins professional ranks

Min Woo Lee joins professional ranks

Western Australia’s Min Woo Lee will this week take his long-anticipated professional plunge. The 20-year-old, Australia’s top-ranked amateur for the past 18 months, will leave the world rankings at a career-high No.5 without a professional card, but with a busy 2019 planned as he strives to achieve one or more. Lee hopes to secure exemptions […]

Shin to defend 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic

Shin to defend 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic

With just 50 days to go until the start of the 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic, ALPG is delighted to announce that Jiyai Shin has elected to defend the title she won so impressively at Royal Canberra Golf Club in 2018. The win set Shin up for another incredibly successful season on the lucrative LPGA Tour […]

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