Inside Golf November 2020 – Read Online

Inside Golf November 2020 – Read Online

The November 2020 issue of Inside Golf Magazine is now online! This month: FALL BALL: What’s in store for an ‘Autumn Masters’ at Augusta National? THE DRIVE TO WIN: Stories of inspiration from the LPGA Tour HOT WHEELS: The latest golf cars, carts, buggies and batteries LINKS LEGEND: The Dunes celebrates 25 years of ‘Real […]

Inside Golf announces NSW sales team member

Inside Golf announces NSW sales team member

Australia’s Most-Read Golf Publication, Inside Golf, is pleased to announce a new addition to the team. David Andrews has joined the Advertising Sales team in NSW. David will focus on media sales across the state, with a focus on the Greater Sydney region. David joins Inside Golf following a long career in Golf, Sales and Marketing, most […]

Golf Fitting and Demo Days – Nov 2020

Golf Fitting and Demo Days – Nov 2020

The November 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, It is highly recommended that you contact the club or course prior to your visit to ensure the event […]

Vic Open cancelled for 2021

Vic Open cancelled for 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic and resulting border closures along with international travel restrictions have forced the cancellation of the Vic Open scheduled for February, 2021. This follows last week’s regretful cancellation of the summer’s other premier golf events — the Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and the Women’s Australian Open. The three organisations involved — Golf […]

Australia’s major golf events cancelled

Australia’s major golf events cancelled

This summer’s premier Australian golf events – the Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and Women’s Australian Open – have been cancelled. PGA of Australia chief executive Gavin Kirkman, ALPG chief executive Karen Lunn and Golf Australia chief executive James Sutherland confirmed all three events, which were to have been played in February, won’t proceed because of […]

Golf Fore A Cause Partners with Lifeline Australia

Golf Fore A Cause Partners with Lifeline Australia

Australian golf retailer Drummond Golf’s “Golf Fore a Cause” initiative has announced a partnership with Lifeline Australia, Australia’s largest suicide prevention service. Over the next three years, Golf Fore a Cause has pledged to donate $250,000 to Lifeline. The donation will provide much-needed support so Lifeline can continue to be there for the most vulnerable […]

Note to Victorian clubs and readers of Inside Golf

Note to Victorian clubs and readers of Inside Golf

With the opening/lockdown (and delivery) restrictions currently imposed on Victorian facilities and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic, Inside Golf has been unable to deliver our September and October issues to our subscriber courses and clubs throughout Victoria. Rest assured that all printed copies and bundles for both months are currently being held in our printing […]

Golf Fitting/Demo Days – October 2020

Golf Fitting/Demo Days – October 2020

The October 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, It is highly recommended that you contact the club or course prior to your visit to ensure the event […]

October 2020 Issue – now online

October 2020 Issue – now online

The October 2020 issue of Inside Golf Magazine is now online. THIS MONTH: WIN: A fully-fitted set of Mizuno JPX921 Irons ON THE COVER: Hideki Matsuyama aims for victory after season of near misses FASHION ON THE FAIRWAYS: The latest designs to look (and play) your best LIFESTYLE LIVING: Australia’s newest On-Course Communities PLAYING TIPS: […]

Covid to the rescue?

Covid to the rescue?

I’d like to wholeheartedly thank the multitude of readers who took the time to contact me last month, expressing support and concern about my emotional wellbeing, following my confession about mental health issues (“It’s ok to admit you’re not ok”). Rest assured that I’m fine, and I appreciate every email, letter and call I received. […]

Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Following discussions with the Queensland government and key stakeholders, the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will postpone the Australian PGA Championship to 18-21 February 2021. With a raft of strict control measures in place across most Australian states, the difficult decision to reschedule the tournament was made in hope restrictions will ease by early next year. […]

International #ThankASuper, #ThankAGreenkeeper Day to honour golf course management professionals

International #ThankASuper, #ThankAGreenkeeper Day to honour golf course management professionals

As a healthy outdoor activity that can adhere to social distancing requirements, golf has seen a worldwide resurgence in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. On 23 September 2020, the Australian Sports Turf Managers Association (ASTMA) in conjunction with other global superintendent and turf management organisations, is recognising those who help keep the game going […]

PGA TOUR announces full schedule for 2020-21, 50-event “Super” season

PGA TOUR announces full schedule for 2020-21, 50-event “Super” season

“Super season” features 50 tournaments, the most in a season since 1975 The PGA TOUR has announced the complete schedule for the 2020-21 PGA TOUR Season, featuring 50 official FedExCup tournaments – including 14 tournaments that were postponed or canceled as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic – culminating with the crowning of the FedExCup […]

Inside Golf September 2020 Issue – Read online

Inside Golf September 2020 Issue – Read online

The September 2020 issue of Inside Golf Magazine is now online. THIS MONTH: ON THE COVER: Tennis star Ash Barty swings into golf. TECH ON THE TEE: The latest gadgets and gizmos to help you play your best PLAYING TIPS: Head down and left arm stiff? Rubbish! TOP TRAVEL: Must-play courses in WA, Hunter Valley […]

Adam Scott two shots back of DJ, Matsuyama at BMW Championship

Adam Scott two shots back of DJ, Matsuyama at BMW Championship

(Story by Chris Cox, PGA Tour) While attention was sometimes elsewhere Saturday at the BMW Championship, Hideki Matsuyama and Dustin Johnson managed to grab the headlines at the end, as their steady play continued with matching 69s, good enough for a share of the third-round lead at 1-under overall. “(Matsuyama) is hitting it fine. Obviously […]

Tee off at the Outback Queensland Masters with TT Golf

Tee off at the Outback Queensland Masters with TT Golf

If getting back to nature, exploring the great outdoors and reconnecting with our amazing country and its people is what you’re looking for, then Outback Queensland is for you! The landscapes are like no other — from red deserts to luscious waterholes — and are all waiting to be explored. There is also some epic […]

BMW Championship Preview: Stakes are high for Tiger and the Aussies

BMW Championship Preview: Stakes are high for Tiger and the Aussies

Story by Chris Cox/PGA Tour CHICAGO – The stakes are simple this week for Tiger Woods. Finish fourth or better at the BMW Championship and Woods will once more qualify for the season-ending Tour Championship and a shot at a record-breaking 83rd PGA Tour victory. Anything less than that, and the 44-year-old will be watching […]

Golf Gear Demo Dates – Sept 2020

Golf Gear Demo Dates – Sept 2020

The September 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, It is highly recommended that you contact the club or course prior to your visit to ensure the event […]

Former cricket chief James Sutherland named new CEO of Golf Australia

Former cricket chief James Sutherland named new CEO of Golf Australia

Golf Australia has appointed James Sutherland its new chief executive. Sutherland, 55, will begin his role from 1 October after an exhaustive recruitment process had yielded several quality candidates for the position. Golf Australia chairman Andrew Newbold said it was “exciting” for golf to have attracted a candidate with vast experience in sport, with Sutherland […]

PGA TOUR 2K21 Videogame launches

PGA TOUR 2K21 Videogame launches

For seasoned golf pros and rookies alike, your tee time has finally arrived: PGA TOUR® 2K21 is available now for the PlayStation®4 system, the Xbox One family of devices, including the Xbox One X and Windows PC via Steam*, Nintendo Switch™ system** and Stadia. Developed by HB Studios, the team behind The Golf Club 2019 […]

Australia’s golf courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australia’s golf courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australian golfers have always known the courses they play on offer more than just a round of golf. They know that playing the game can not only benefit the wellbeing and social connectivity of its participants, but also the significant role that Australian golf courses play in the protection of our environment. Golf: Benefits to […]

August 2020 Issue of Inside Golf Online

August 2020 Issue of Inside Golf Online

We’re BACK!!! The August 2020 issue of Inside Golf Magazine is online, packed with the latest golf news, reviews, tips and more: This month: Great Aussie Golf Getaways: With international travel off the menu, NOW is the time to play the world’s BEST golf…on our very own shores. Father’s Day Favourites: The top golf gifts […]

2020…in Hindsight

2020…in Hindsight

They say hindsight is 20/20. Well, the year 2020 (thus far) is providing plenty of opportunity for hindsight, especially when we look at the golf industry.  As I write this, Victoria has entered a second lockdown period, borders are shut and cases are rising. However, while it seems all doom and gloom, we can all […]

Golf Gear Demo Dates – August 2020

Golf Gear Demo Dates – August 2020

The August 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, It is highly recommended that you contact the club or course prior to your visit to ensure the […]

COVID-19: Has it actually been GOOD for golf?

COVID-19: Has it actually been GOOD for golf?

While businesses and lives across the world have been tragically affected by the COVID-19 crisis, there has been, surprisingly, a bit of a bright side…at least in Australia. The numerous lockdowns and restrictions imposed by governments—which have generally banned most sporting activities—have named golf as one of the few sports/activities that can legally be played. […]

2020 Australian Open to be rescheduled to 2021

2020 Australian Open to be rescheduled to 2021

The Australian Open will not be played in 2020. Golf Australia operations manager Simon Brookhouse remains very hopeful that the national championship, the fifth oldest in professional golf, will still be played this summer. “These are very challenging times for all Australians and the uncertainty the global pandemic has caused makes it very difficult to […]

Report: Golf memberships rise for first time in 21 years

Report: Golf memberships rise for first time in 21 years

For the first time in 21 years, Australian golf club membership has risen in the past year. The 2019 Golf Australia Participation Report has revealed a 0.05 per cent increase, the first of its kind since 1998. Golf Australia chairman Andrew Newbold acknowledged the “fantastic result”, just one of several promising numbers in the report, […]

Australia’s golf courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australia’s golf courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australian golfers have always known the courses they play on offer more than just a round of golf. They know that playing the game can not only benefit the wellbeing and social connectivity of its participants, but also the significant role that Australian golf courses play in the protection of our environment. Golf: Benefits to […]

RACV announces closure of RACV Golf Membership

RACV announces closure of RACV Golf Membership

Members of the RACV Golf Club membership program were left scrambling this week, following notification that the RACV is shutting down the program. The club, which began operating in 2011—offering official Golf Australia handicaps, golf events and discounted golf rates at RACV golf courses—announced the August 24 discontinuation of the program via an email to […]

Tiger v Jack v Seve v Rory? Stats and fans to decide ‘The Open for the Ages’

Tiger v Jack v Seve v Rory? Stats and fans to decide ‘The Open for the Ages’

Who would win if Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros and other Open Champions IN THEIR PRIME, battled it out at once for The Open Championship, on the most spectacular golf course on the planet? The R&A is inviting golf fans around the world to take part in a very special celebration of golf’s original […]

Gamers alert: R&A Launches Inaugural E-Open Tournament

Gamers alert: R&A Launches Inaugural E-Open Tournament

Gamers around the world will be able to test themselves against the unrelenting challenge of links golf as the inaugural e-Open presented by Mastercard launches today. The virtual stroke play tournament will take place over the iconic links of Royal St George’s from 13 July to 8 September, with qualifying events and knock-out rounds running throughout […]

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 […]

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