Australian Golf Centre to unite golf’s peak bodies

Australian Golf Centre to unite golf’s peak bodies

Australian golf will find a new home in the heart of Melbourne’s Sandbelt with a new state-of-the-art facility to be built. The Australian Golf Centre will be the new headquarters for Golf Australia, PGA of Australia, Golf Victoria and Sandringham Golf Links Management. The $18.8 million project, majority funded by the Victorian Government’s $15.3 million […]

PGA TOUR back on the tee this week. Covid Testing protocols in place.

PGA TOUR back on the tee this week. Covid Testing protocols in place.

The PGA TOUR’s 91-day hiatus since The PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP was canceled—the longest unscheduled break from competition since World War II—will finally end this Thursday (Friday morning, Australia time) when play resumes at the Charles Schwab Challenge. As one of the first sports to get underway since the Covid-19 pandemic, golf is prepared take center stage […]

Tee for Tea: Sanctuary Cove members Tee off for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in support of Cancer Council

Tee for Tea: Sanctuary Cove members Tee off for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea in support of Cancer Council

PGA Golf Professional Michael Jones and Sanctuary Cove Member Isabelle Taylor hosted the first of three Ladies’ coaching clinics in support of Cancer Council Queensland’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea (ABMT) on The Pines driving range on Tuesday 2 June. The two-hour Ladies’ coaching clinic gave Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club Members and guests a […]

June – July 2020 – Partial list of Golf Gear Demo Dates

June – July 2020 – Partial list of Golf Gear Demo Dates

The June and July 2020 Australian Golf Demo Date Listings are now online, featuring upcoming Demo Days and Fitting Days to check out the top new golf gear at an Australian golf club near you! NOTE: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, The following dates are a partial list – we are aiming to gather more. It is […]

Inside Golf announces August issue re-launch – helping clubs get a much-needed boost!

Inside Golf announces August issue re-launch – helping clubs get a much-needed boost!

After a quiet three-month break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Australia’s Most-Read Golf Publication, Inside Golf, has announced it will return with the August 2020 issue. With golf clubs, golf facilities and golf businesses around Australia enduring financial stress and hardship since the sport was restricted in March, Inside Golf management decided to suspend publishing […]

Australian PGA Tour set for new ‘wrap-around’ season of golf

Australian PGA Tour set for new ‘wrap-around’ season of golf

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will endeavour to recapture golf’s golden years in this country with a reimagined tournament schedule that will see the tour in full swing from October and culminate with the crowning of the Order of Merit winner in March. The restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic has brought about […]

Adam Scott showcases Sunshine Coast’s Maleny Golf Club with live Instagram feed of “Nine Holes with a Mate”

Adam Scott showcases Sunshine Coast’s Maleny Golf Club with live Instagram feed of “Nine Holes with a Mate”

Former world-champion golfer Adam Scott may have titled his round of golf at the Sunshine Coast’s Maleny Golf Club as “Nine Holes with a Mate”, but he invited the rest of the world to join him via a ‘live’ Instagram feed. Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is renowned for championship golf courses such as Coolum, Twin Waters […]

Olympic Golf qualifying system extended for Tokyo2020 Olympic Games

Olympic Golf qualifying system extended for Tokyo2020 Olympic Games

The International Golf Federation and International Olympic Committee have announced an adjustment to the qualifying system for the Tokyo2020 Olympic Games to accommodate the new dates of competition in 2021. In light of the one-year delay, athletes now will accumulate Olympic Golf Rankings (OGR) points through a period ending on 21 June 2021 for the […]

Bushfires and Covid-19 – Finding the light amidst the clouds

Bushfires and Covid-19 – Finding the light amidst the clouds

It’s safe to say that 2020 is proving to be one of the most difficult years in living memory. Covid-19 is running rampant across the planet, with people either locked-down, quarantined or brawling in the aisles for bathroom tissue. This all followed the rampant bushfires and floods that ravaged many communities across Australia earlier in […]

Limited-edition Mizuno MP20 Copper irons to arrive in Australia

Limited-edition Mizuno MP20 Copper irons to arrive in Australia

Mizuno Golf has long been renown for their sleek, high-performing, irons, woods and (more recently) putters. Favoured by many tour professionals and amateurs alike, Mizuno’s name is synonymous with success, performance and exceptional feel. In January at The PGA Merchandise Show, Mizuno caught the eyes of the industry once again, as they previewed a limited-edition […]

Fire-ravaged clubs and communities need your help

Fire-ravaged clubs and communities need your help

It’s been a challenging few months for Australian golf, especially for those clubs and communities affected by this summer’s catastrophic bushfires. Though the fires are now out, the struggle continues, as clubs and their communities along both the NSW South Coast and Victoria’s Gippsland region are facing an uphill battle to rebuild their facilities and […]

Blue tree brings mental health to the FORE!

Blue tree brings mental health to the FORE!

An old, dead tree on the 1st hole at Pinjarra Golf Club in Western Australia has a new, blue lease on life, shining a light on mental health awareness.   A member approached the club asking if it would participate in the Blue Tree Project for Beyond Blue.   When the suggestion was discussed with […]

April 17: Golf Australia encourages golf to be played (according to state guidelines)

April 17: Golf Australia encourages golf to be played (according to state guidelines)

Golf Australia has released the following update regarding golf and Covid-19: —– Golf Australia’s focus during the COVID-19 pandemic will always be the wellbeing of the broader community. Combined with our enduring responsibility for our clubs, their staff and all Australian golfers, we remain comfortable that our position recommending that clubs close has been appropriate […]

2020 adjusted Tour schedule announced for US Open, Masters, The Open, Ryder Cup, PGA and LPGA events

2020 adjusted Tour schedule announced for US Open, Masters, The Open, Ryder Cup, PGA and LPGA events

In response to the Covid-19 crisis, the leading organisati0ns in the golf industry–notably, Augusta National Golf Club, European Tour, LPGA, PGA of America, PGA TOUR, The R&A and USGA–have issued the following joint statement regarding the upcoming schedule for the major PGA tours: “This is a difficult and challenging time for everyone coping with the […]

Statement from the R&A regarding the Open Championship, Curtis Cup and Amateur Championships

Statement from the R&A regarding the Open Championship, Curtis Cup and Amateur Championships

The R&A has released the following statement regarding upcoming championships in light of the Covid-19 crisis —————– Following advice provided by the UK Government, health authorities and our own medical consultants in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have postponed the amateur championships and international match due to be played in June. We can confirm […]

April 3: Golf Australia releases COVID-19 position statement

April 3: Golf Australia releases COVID-19 position statement

In response to growing debate online regarding the confusion and disparity between the Federal and State positions on the opening/closure of golf courses during the Covid-19 crisis–as well as the advice of Golf Australia regarding these matters–Golf Australia has released the following statement reiterating their position on the Covid-19 situation: —————— Many golf clubs around […]

Fox Sports and Drummond Golf celebrate The Masters on Foxtel and Foxtel Now

Fox Sports and Drummond Golf celebrate The Masters on Foxtel and Foxtel Now

Golf fans can settle in and enjoy a week-long celebration of The Masters, when FOX SPORTS presents a special pop-up channel commencing Monday, April 6 on Foxtel and Foxtel NOW. Coinciding with when the now postponed 2020 Masters tournament had been scheduled to be played, FOX SPORTS 503 will pay homage all week to the […]

March 30: Golf Australia recommends all golf clubs close until further notice

March 30: Golf Australia recommends all golf clubs close until further notice

Golf Australia has released the following statement on March 30: ——————————– As you are aware, COVID-19 or the Coronavirus as it is more commonly known has created global health concerns regarding the disease and its infection rates. Golf Australia is continuing to provide further assistance and guidance to our clubs and facilities on this important […]

Inside Golf April 2020 Issue

Inside Golf April 2020 Issue

The April 2020 Issue of Inside Golf is online. THIS MONTH: SURF AND TURF: Why world-class surfer Kelly Slater believes golf is the greatest game in the world WIN:  A PING G410 driver + a pair of ECCO Biom Cool Pro shoes TOP TIPS: The key to Improving Your Mental Game? Change your story! WE […]

WIN! A PING G410 Driver + a pair of ECCO Biom Cool Pro shoes

WIN! A PING G410 Driver + a pair of ECCO Biom Cool Pro shoes

  Inside Golf is offering an amazing prize package to one lucky reader: a New PING G410 Driver and a pair of ECCO Biom Cool Pro shoes.     To enter, click here, or fill out the form below Loading… Tweet

ECCO GOLF BIOM COOL PRO

ECCO GOLF BIOM COOL PRO

Danish golf footwear pioneers, ECCO GOLF, have combined two highly innovative technologies to produce new levels of performance with the launch of ECCO BIOM COOL PRO. ECCO BIOM COOL PRO provides excellence through fusion to create a totally unique performance hybrid golf shoe that leverages the proven benefits of the BIOM and GORE-TEX SURROUND technology […]

Golf Australia announcement: Victorian golf clubs should close immediately

Golf Australia announcement: Victorian golf clubs should close immediately

Golf Australia has sent the following advice:   Dear Victorian golf clubs and facilities, As you are aware, COVID-19 or the Coronavirus as it is more commonly known has created global health concerns regarding the disease and its infection rates. Golf Australia is writing to provide further assistance and guidance to our clubs and facilities […]

April 2020 Golf Gear Demo Dates

April 2020 Golf Gear Demo Dates

The April 2020 Australian Golf Demo Date Listings are now online, featuring upcoming Demo Days and Fitting Days to check out the top new golf gear at an Australian golf club near you! NOTE: The following dates were set prior to the COVID-19 Crisis, so it is highly recommended that you contact the club or course […]

Can you play golf during COVID-19 crisis? Current Australian state-by-state status

Can you play golf during COVID-19 crisis? Current Australian state-by-state status

Golf Australia and the GMA have released the following statement regarding COVID-19 —– As you are aware, COVID-19 or the Coronavirus as it is more commonly known has created global health concerns regarding the disease and its infection rates. Golf Australia is writing to provide further assistance and guidance to our clubs and facilities on […]

Covid-19: The R&A announces Temporary Modifications to the Rules of Golf

Covid-19: The R&A  announces Temporary Modifications to the Rules of Golf

The R&A and Golf Australia have announced a series of temporary measures that will enable clubs to remove any hygiene implications related to complying with the Rules of Golf. These temporary measures are effective immediately and allow the Rules of Golf, and Model Local Rules, to be modified as a result of the Covid-19 outbreak. […]

March 18: Latest advice from Golf Australia and the GMA

Golf Australia and the GMA have today announced the following advice regarding Covid-19: —– As you are aware, COVID-19 or the Coronavirus as it is more commonly known has created global health concerns regarding the disease and its infection rates. Golf Australia is writing to provide further assistance and guidance to our clubs and facilities […]

PGA TOUR cancels/postpones more tournaments through May/June

PGA TOUR cancels/postpones more tournaments through May/June

The PGA Tour has released the following announcement in response to the Covid-19 situation: ——- The health and safety of everyone associated with the PGA TOUR and the global community is and will continue to be our No. 1 priority as we navigate the ongoing health crisis related to the Coronavirus Pandemic. On March 12, the […]

Covid-19: Golf Australia cancels, postpones some key events

Covid-19: Golf Australia cancels, postpones some key events

Golf Australia has announced key changes to several planned tournaments. The following is a statement released by Golf Australia: “In light of national and ongoing Covid-19 concerns, GA chairman Andrew Newbold reluctantly confirms the scheduled Australian Junior Championships in April, both for girls and boys, has been cancelled. “In addition, the subsequent girls’ and boys’ […]

Advice from Golf Australia regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Advice from Golf Australia regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Golf Australia and the GMA have released the following advice regarding golf clubs and Covid-19: Important updated information regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) As you are aware, COVID-19 or the Coronavirus as it is more commonly known has created global health concerns regarding the disease and its infection rates. Golf Australia is writing to provide further assistance […]

On Course Pro Tip of the Month: Stop getting stuck in the downswing

On Course Pro Tip of the Month: Stop getting stuck in the downswing

Every month, we answer your questions, and share quick, practical, usable tips to help you with your game QUESTION Hi Lee, Are there any drills to stop getting stuck in the downswing and this tennis elbow in the right arm?! John Searle, Brisbane   ANSWER Great question, John. I see this all the time on […]

PGA of Australia postpones overseas tournaments

PGA of Australia postpones overseas tournaments

The PGA of Australia will postpone the Morobe Open and Papua New Guinea Open as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. The two events, staged on the Ladbrokes Pro-Am Series and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia respectively, were set to be played in April and May, but are likely to be rescheduled later in […]

Statement from PGA Tour announcing cancellation of The Players Championship and Upcoming PGA Tour Events

Statement from PGA Tour announcing cancellation of The Players Championship and Upcoming PGA Tour Events

The following is a PGA TOUR Statement regarding cancellation of THE PLAYERS Championship and upcoming PGA TOUR events It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of THE PLAYERS Championship. We have also decided to cancel all PGA TOUR events – across all of our Tours – in the coming weeks, through the […]

COVID-19 Statement: PGA Tour events to continue without fans

COVID-19 Statement: PGA Tour events to continue without fans

The PGA Tour has announced that, in response to concerns amidst the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak,  Tour events will continue as scheduled, but without fans in attendance. The announcement was made in a statement by PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan, and begins tomorrow (Friday’s 2nd round) The Players Championship. It will continue through the Valero Texas Open, barring […]

World Golf Hall of Fame to Induct Tiger Woods in Class of 2021

World Golf Hall of Fame to Induct Tiger Woods in Class of 2021

The World Golf Hall of Fame will enshrine 82-time PGA TOUR winner Tiger Woods as part of its Class of 2021. Woods received the news of his impending Induction in the Male Competitor category via phone today from PGA TOUR Commissioner and World Golf Foundation Board Chairman Jay Monahan. “I am both honored and humbled […]

Hi, Tech!

Hi, Tech!

Last month, I made the trek to Orlando, Florida, for the massive PGA Merchandise Show. Over four full days, I walked the “miles” of aisles, and sampled hundreds upon hundreds of products. One thing I noticed while touring this behemoth of a golf show, is that the level of innovation in the golf products industry […]

Six dozen Srixon Q-Star Balls awarded in first leg of Inside Golf 2020 Golf Tipping Competition

Six dozen Srixon Q-Star Balls awarded in first leg of Inside Golf 2020 Golf Tipping Competition

It was a hard-fought race in February, with the Inside Golf 2020 Golf Tipping Competition leaderboard changing on a weekly (and daily) basis. It all came down to a single shot on the final hole at the Honda Classic, where overnight leader Tommy Fleetwood–needing a birdie to force a playoff with Sungjae Im–sprayed his approach […]

Kennedy captures second New Zealand Open crown

Kennedy captures second New Zealand Open crown

Brad Kennedy has become a two-time New Zealand Open champion after winning the 101st edition of the tournament at Millbrook Resort. Kennedy capitalised on perfect scoring conditions and an ability to go low on Sunday to post a bogey-free round of 8-under and take a two-shot victory over Victorian Lucas Herbert. With twin results of […]

Inside Golf March 2020 Issue – Read Online

Inside Golf March 2020 Issue – Read Online

The March 2020 Issue of Inside Golf is online. THIS MONTH: GEAR GUIDE: Our favourites from the PGA Show WIN: A Cleveland CBX2 Wedge in the IG Tipping Comp CORPORATE GOLF: Australia’s top courses and service providers TRAVEL TREATS: Our favourite courses around Melbourne and the NSW Central West CLUB OF THE MONTH: Patterson River […]

March 2020 Golf Gear Demo Days

March 2020 Golf Gear Demo Days

The March 2020 Australian Golf Demo Date Listings are now online, featuring upcoming Demo Days and Fitting Days to check out the top new golf gear at an Australian golf club near you! Tweet

Min Woo Lee, Hee Young Park capture 2020 ISPS Handa Vic Open

Min Woo Lee, Hee Young Park capture 2020 ISPS Handa Vic Open

21-year-old Perth professional Min Woo Lee, and 32-year-old Korean Hee Young Park have taken out the Men’s and Women’s titles at the 2020 ISPS Handa Vic Open. Lee, from Royal Fremantle, was greeted with a hug from his sister, Minjee, after he birdied the 72nd hole to win by two shots from New Zealand’s Ryan […]

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