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 […]

February 2020 issue – Read online

February 2020 issue – Read online

The February 2020 Issue of Inside Golf is online. THIS MONTH: GREEN AND GOLD: Cam Smith eyes Augusta and Tokyo WIN: Six Dozen Srixon Q-Star Golf Balls in the IG Tipping Comp HOT GEAR: 2020’s New drivers, irons, putters and more TRAVEL TREATS: Our favourite courses on the Gold Coast and NSW South Coast TOP […]

February 2020 Golf Gear Demo Dates

February 2020 Golf Gear Demo Dates

The February 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

WIN: Six dozen Srixon Q-Star Golf Balls in this month’s Inside Golf Tipping Comp

WIN: Six dozen Srixon Q-Star Golf Balls in this month’s Inside Golf Tipping Comp

  Pick the winners, earn great prizes! Fancy yourself as a golf tipping ace? Or are you a serial “lucky” tipster who somehow always manages to pick a winner? Maybe you simply just want to have a bit of fun with a free golf tipping comp? You’re in luck! Inside Golf has created a season-long […]

Golf goes to aid of bushfire victims

Golf goes to aid of bushfire victims

Australian golf is pitching in to help the victims of the country’s bushfire crisis. The central point for donations has been set up by the Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC), the collaboration of all the industry bodies. It includes not only a GoFundMe page, but a designated bank account for donations for donors who prefer […]

Ormsby goes wire-to-wire to win Hong Kong Open

Ormsby goes wire-to-wire to win Hong Kong Open

Australia’s Wade Ormsby has won the Hong Kong Open for the second time, cruising to victory by closing with a four-under-par 66 at the Hong Kong Golf Club on Sunday. Unlike his first win at the Hong Kong Open in 2017 where he won by a single shot, Ormsby enjoyed a more comfortable victory as […]

Brisbane to host 2020 Australian PGA Championship

Brisbane to host 2020 Australian PGA Championship

The Australian PGA Championship will return to Brisbane in 2020 to celebrate Royal Queensland Golf Club’s centenary year. The time-honoured tournament, one of the feature events on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia, will be played in Queensland’s capital for the first time since 2001. This year’s Australian PGA Championship will take place in […]

Junior Development Day at The Lakes Golf Club

Junior Development Day at The Lakes Golf Club

The Lakes Golf Club are holding their annual Junior Development Day on Monday 13th January 2020. This event is the club’s way of providing an opportunity for junior golfers to play on an internationally renowned tournament course that perhaps they would not normally be able to with a heavily discounted green fee. This is a […]

The end of world-class, big-name golf in Australia?

The end of world-class, big-name golf in Australia?

Immediately following the Presidents Cup, I, like most of Australia and the non-American-viewing-public, felt more than a bit flat. Not just because the International team lost what was shaping up to be a thrilling (and, let’s face it, a much-needed) victory throughout the week, but also (and more disappointingly) because the ending of this event […]

January 2020 Issue – Read Online

January 2020 Issue – Read Online

The January 2020 Issue of Inside Golf is online. THIS MONTH: TRUE GRIT: Tony Finau’s Inspirational Journey To The PGA Tour WIN: A King Island Golf getaway! SYDNEY SENSATIONS: Our favourite courses in and around the harbour city TRAVEL TREATS: World-Class Golf on King Island TOP TIP: Three Keys to Master Your Mindset on the […]

January 2020 Golf Gear Demo Dates

January 2020 Golf Gear Demo Dates

The January 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

WIN: A King Island golf getaway for two!

WIN: A King Island golf getaway for two!

  Inside Golf and King Island Golf (Cape Wickham & Ocean Dunes) are giving away an amazing prize to one Inside Golf reader and a mate: 18 holes of golf, including cart for two players at both Cape Wickham and Ocean Dunes, plus one night’s accommodation at Cape Wickham Cabins (one room, twin share), car […]

Round Two Notes – 2019 Presidents Cup

Round Two Notes – 2019 Presidents Cup

Overall Score – International 6.5, United States 3.5 Round 2 – Foursomes – International 2.5, United States 2.5 Round 1 – Four-Ball – International 4, United States 1 The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Things to Know This week marks the first time the International Team has carried the lead into round three […]

2019 Presidents Cup Pairings- Round 2

2019 Presidents Cup Pairings- Round 2

2019 Presidents Cup – Round 2 Foursome Matches and Starting Times International 4.0, United States 1.0   Match 6 11:02 AM Louis Oosthuizen International, South Africa Adam Scott International, Australia V Dustin Johnson United States Matt Kuchar United States Match 7 11:15 AM Adam Hadwin International, Canada Joaquin Niemann International, Chile V Xander Schauffele United States […]

Pairings and post-audio for Presidents Cup – Round 1

Pairings and post-audio for Presidents Cup – Round 1

2019 Presidents Cup -Four-ball Matches and Starting Times Royal Melbourne Golf Club – Round 1 Match 1 09:32 AM Marc Leishman, International, Australia Joaquin Niemann, International Chile V Justin Thomas, United States Tiger Woods, United States Match 2 09:47 AM Adam Hadwin, International, Canada Sungjae Im, International, Korea V Xander Schauffele, United States Patrick Cantlay, […]

Thanks for asking

Thanks for asking

Many of you will recall that I wrote an article in the March, 2019 issue about member/player surveys (“A Question Left Unasked”, also available on our website). In that column, I mentioned how surveys and feedback are the lifeblood of any business, especially those in the hospitality industry. Yet it’s almost unheard of in golf […]

Els names An to Presidents Cup International Team following Day withdrawal

Els names An to Presidents Cup International Team following Day withdrawal

Presidents Cup Captain Ernie Els today announced that Korean Byeong Hun An will join the International Team following the withdrawal of Australian Jason Day. Day, who recently was selected by Els as a captain’s pick to be a part of the International Team for the fifth time, announced that he has been forced to withdraw […]

December 2019 Issue – Read Online

December 2019 Issue – Read Online

The December 2019 Issue of Inside Golf is online. THIS MONTH: The Presidents Cup: Team Tiger Set To Battle Ernie’s Internationals The Social Network: Our 36-page guide to the country’s most welcoming courses and clubs Christmas Gear Cheer: The Top Picks For Your Holiday Wish List Golf Travel: Great Golf Along The NSW Mid To Far […]