Paul Gow: ‘How good is golf?’

Paul Gow: ‘How good is golf?’

THOSE golfing types older than 30 will have some knowledge of Paul Gow’s exploits as a successful tournament professional during the late ’90s and through the next decade.  For the younger golfing demographic he now might be recognised as the host of Your Golf Show and the bloke partnering celebrities and sporting stars on Playing […]

Loyal Matt Jones influences Blake Windred

Loyal Matt Jones influences Blake Windred

ONE is a two-time PGA Tour winner, a player to have twice hoisted the Stonehaven Cup as Australian Open champion, who more recently shot an incredible 23-under par in the final two rounds in the Sentry Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.  The other has ambition to achieve similar results with good judges believing he has […]

On the tee with award-winning teaching pro Gary Barter

On the tee with award-winning teaching pro Gary Barter

FOR more than three decades Gary Barter has plied his trade as a teaching professional at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney and was recently recognised for his passion and dedication to the game by being named NSW PGA High Performance Coach for 2021.  The long-time coach of multiple US PGA Tour winner and two-time […]

PGA Tour Champions can wait, says Nick O’Hern

PGA Tour Champions can wait, says Nick O’Hern

HE turned 50 in October, but for now Nick O’Hern is content. Melbourne’s frustrating Covid-19 lockdown of the past few months means the West Australian left-hander won’t be rushing off just yet to try his luck on the US PGA Tour Champions.  A winner of multiple titles in Australia and at one time among the top-20 […]

BUSINESS OF THE MONTH – Sporte Leisure turns 30

BUSINESS OF THE MONTH – Sporte Leisure turns 30

Top Australian-owned apparel company stands the test of time, writes Rob Willis AN Australian owned company – which designs and maufactures an extensive range of polo’s, bottoms, outerwear, headwear and a wide range of apparel for Australians and featuring specially designed and coordinated branding and logos – Sporte Leisure has stood the test of time.  […]

Back to Tassie and loving Launceston

Back to Tassie and loving Launceston

From the magnificent Country Club Tasmania in Launceston, a facility that also features a well-groomed championship golf course and a boutique casino amongst other special features, to the highly rated Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm, my three-day tour has me wanting to book my next visit – and it’s certain it won’t take another 25 years for that to happen.

The World According to Jason

The World According to Jason

Jason Day officially announced himself to the golfing world with a joint runner-up finish at the US Masters, before confirming his status amongst the games’ elite with another second place finish at the US Open. In a teleconference held with a select group of journalists during early July, Day opened up about a whole range […]

The ‘Where were you when’ Masters moments

The ‘Where were you when’ Masters moments

People of my vintage will talk about ‘where they were’ when they heard of John Lennon’s shooting… or the tragic death of Princess Diana…or the assassination of JFK. And every Australian was glued to a TV set somewhere or other — if they weren’t lucky enough to be in the stadium — when Cathy Freeman […]

Max Garske: moving on

Max Garske: moving on

PGA Australia chief Max Garske –one of the most influential figures in golf in this country — is stepping down from his post after 23 years as CEO. He leaves behind a very different organisation to the one he joined back in 1985 and a legacy of achievement that will be difficult to emulate.