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Callaway becomes Official Partner to the European Tour

Callaway becomes Official Partner to the European Tour

The European Tour has announced Callaway as an Official Partner for the next five years. Within this wide-reaching agreement across the family of Callaway owned brands, Callaway becomes the official driver, golf ball, shoe and golf bag brand of the Europe Tour; Odyssey and OGIO become the official putter and luggage brands respectively; and Callaway […]

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 […]

Royal Queensland GC loses Sexual Discrimination case

Royal Queensland GC loses Sexual Discrimination case

A landmark ruling has been handed down against Royal Queensland Golf Club which will doubtless stir debate across the Australian golf club landscape. In December, Judge Jarret handed down in his findings in the case of Barnett v Royal Queensland Golf Club [2018] FCCA 3697, in which Barbara Barnett, a Full Member at RQGC, claims […]

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 […]

Stuart Appleby, Justin Leonard named 2019 Junior Presidents Cup Captains

Stuart Appleby, Justin Leonard named 2019 Junior Presidents Cup Captains

The PGA TOUR and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) have announced Australia’s Stuart Appleby and the United States’ Justin Leonard as captains of the International and U.S. Teams, respectively, for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup. The event will be contested for the second time Dec. 8-9, 2019 at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, […]

PGA TOUR Series-China announces Qualifying Tournament sites, dates

PGA TOUR Series-China announces  Qualifying Tournament sites, dates

Foison Golf Club’s Dye Course in Guangzhou will host three 2019 PGA TOUR Series-China Qualifying Tournaments, and then the Series will make history when it holds for the first time its final Global Qualifying event outside of Greater China. The Series’ third Global Qualifying Tournament is set for Laguna Phuket Golf Club in Phuket, Thailand. […]

Walkinshaw Sports and Golf Australia Partnership Announced

Walkinshaw Sports and Golf Australia Partnership Announced

Golf Australia and Walkinshaw Sports, exclusive distributor of Under Armour Golf to the green grass market, have announced a three-year partnership. It is the first major partnership for Golf Australia since One Golf began in October. One Golf represents a unified governance structure for the sport with five of the seven states and territories committed. […]

Tiger Woods tours Melbourne in Presidents Cup prep

Tiger Woods tours Melbourne in Presidents Cup prep

A little more than one year ago, Tiger Woods, sat in the media center at the Presidents Cup just outside New York City and told the media that his future in the game was uncertain, unsure if he would ever play golf at its highest level again. Fast forward 14 months and we find Woods, […]

Minjee Lee wins Greg Norman Medal

Minjee Lee wins Greg Norman Medal

World Number 6 Minjee Lee has become the first woman to win Australian golf’s most prestigious individual honour; the Greg Norman Medal. Australia’s best performing, male or female, golfer on the international stage in 2018, Lee is the third recipient of the medal following Jason Day in 2015 and 2016 and Marc Leishman in 2017. […]

Vic Open joins LPGA Tour

Vic Open joins LPGA Tour

Golf Australia has announced that the 2019 Vic Open will be co-sanctioned by the LPGA Tour. The trailblazing tournament will be jointly sanctioned by the European Tour and ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia (men’s) and the LPGA and ALPG (women’s). The 2019 Vic Open will be held at 13th Beach Golf Links on the […]

2019 ALPG Tour Schedule set to impress

2019 ALPG Tour Schedule set to impress

Our 2019 ALPG Tour and 2019 ALPG ClubCar Series will kick off on 4th January 2019 with an exciting new pro-am on our schedule, The Blitzgolf Curlewis, where 20 ALPG professionals will join 40 of their counterparts from the PGA in what should be a fun-filled, action-packed day. Blitzgolf is a relatively new format of […]

Redcliffe solves pace of play issue

Redcliffe solves pace of play issue

WHO said it’s impossible to eliminate five-hour competition rounds of golf? Redcliffe Golf Club, located within the Moreton Bay region 28 kilometres north-northeast of Brisbane’s CBD, has virtually solved its pace of play issue and it did it within a month of installing the GolfTag system – a pace-of-play monitoring device. Since installing the Golf […]

Wise beyond his years: Aaron excels in rookie season on PGA TOUR

Wise beyond his years: Aaron excels in rookie season on PGA TOUR

It’s the same routine every time. Aaron Wise will sink a putt to win a golf tournament. He’ll release a quiet, refrained fist pump—the only faint traces of emotion he cares to elicit—before removing his cap to acknowledge the gallery. He’ll end things with a collegial handshake of his playing partner and go merrily along […]

Els debuts new International Team logo for 2019 Presidents Cup

Els debuts new International Team logo for 2019 Presidents Cup

At a member event at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, International Team Captain Ernie Els debuted a new International Team logo for the 2019 Presidents Cup. Nearly one year before the event returns to The Royal Melbourne Golf Club on December 9-15, 2019, Els launched the new logo with a goal to give the team […]

Novotel Vines Resort opens creche for golf and fitness

Novotel Vines Resort opens creche for golf and fitness

Learning golf or getting fit seems like a dream for those charged with looking after little kids. But now the Novotel Vines Resort offers a great solution, opening a creche at the club recently. The crèche will be accessible to mums and dads to know that their little ones, aged 12 months to 5 years, […]

The National, Huntingdale discuss merger

The National, Huntingdale discuss merger

Two of Australia’s most iconic courses, Melbourne’s Huntingdale Golf Club and The National Golf Club have begun talks surrounding a potential merger. The National, which already boasts three amazing courses on the Mornington Peninsula, as well as a fourth course, Long Island, near Frankston, issued a statement with top sandbelt club Huntingdale last month, announcing […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours Australian Player Results, November 20, 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours Australian Player Results, November 20, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour The RSM Classic Sea Island Resort (Seaside/Plantation Course), Sea Island, Georgia Purse: $6,400,000 ($1,152,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: Sentry Tournament of Champions (Maui, Hawaii, […]

Troon to manage King Island’s Cape Wickham Golf Links

Troon to manage King Island’s Cape Wickham Golf Links

Troon International has been chosen to manage King Island’s spectacular Cape Wickham Golf Links. The par-72 championship course, designed by Mike DeVries and Darius Oliver, has been  recognised as one of the top courses in the world. As the course weaves through a variety of landscapes, with eight holes straddling the gorgeous coastline, this course […]

Rough road ahead for Balgowlah

Rough road ahead for Balgowlah

BALGOWLAH Golf Club, located in the northern suburbs of Sydney, is fighting for its golfing life. The club’s president Bill Colwell told Inside Golf the state government’s current plan for the Beaches Link Tunnel would inevitably end almost a century of golfing at Balgowlah. “The state government proposes to use Balgowlah golf course as a […]

Ancer, Papadatos and McLeod Qualify for 148th Open Championship

Ancer, Papadatos and McLeod Qualify for 148th Open Championship

Abraham Ancer, Dimitrios Papadatos and Jake McLeod have secured their places in The 148th Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. The 103rd playing of Australia’s national championship took place at The Lakes in Sydney and was the first event in The Open Qualifying Series which gives golfers around the world opportunities to book their […]

Ancer, Kammerstad victorious at The Lakes

Ancer, Kammerstad victorious at The Lakes

It was a day of firsts at The Lakes on Sunday, following the final putts of the 2018 Emirates Australian Open. For Mexico’s Abraham Ancer, a runaway victory on the testing Lakes course resulted in his becoming the first Mexican and Latin American to lift the Stonehaven Cup.  In another first,  Sweden’s Johan Kammerstad became the […]

2019 Junior Presidents Cup Team Standings announced

2019 Junior Presidents Cup Team Standings announced

The PGA TOUR and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) have unveiled the official team standings for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup, which is set to take place December 8-9, 2019, at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The Junior Presidents Cup will precede the 2019 Presidents Cup, which will be contested at […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, 13 November 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, 13 November 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. Mayakoba Golf Classic El Camaleon GC, Playa del Carmen, Mexico Purse: $7,000,000 ($1,296,000 to winner)                Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Stuart Appleby DNP — […]

ALPG Player Results, 13th November 2018

ALPG Player Results, 13th November 2018

Australian Ladies Professional Golf Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances.   BLUE BAY CLASSIC SANYA, CHINA NOV 7-10 Prizemoney: US$2,100,000   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Hannah Green T15 US$28,888 71 Sarah Jane Smith T15 US$28,888 64 Su Oh T22 US$21,272 47   Japan LPGA   […]

2019 Australian Open dates announced

2019 Australian Open dates announced

The 2019 Emirates Australian Open will be played in the week preceding the Presidents Cup. The 104th national championship will be held from 5-8 December at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney. Golf Australia anticipates that several of the world’s best players, who’ll head to Royal Melbourne to play in the biennial clash between the United […]

Aussie legends return for summer of golf

Aussie legends return for summer of golf

The stalwarts of Australian golf are set to grace the fairways of The Lakes Golf Club and RACV Royal Pines Resort when they continue their support of the Australian summer of golf. Reading like a who’s who of the Emirates Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship honour rolls, Rod Pampling, Greg Chalmers, Robert Allenby, Peter […]

Ogilvy to play Australian PGA Championship

Ogilvy to play Australian PGA Championship

Major champion Geoff Ogilvy is returning to Australia to tee it up in the Australian PGA Championship for the first time since 2012. Ogilvy is a welcome addition to the field which will compete at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from 29 November – 2 December. Ogilvy joins Marc Leishman, Andrew ‘Beef’ […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, November 6, 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, November 6, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australian golfers as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australian golfers’ performances. PGA Tour Shriners Hospitals for Children Open TPC Summerlin, Las Vegas, Nevada Purse: $7,000,000 ($1,260,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: Mayakoba Golf Classic (Playa del […]

Zunic survives a thrilling finish to win the Isuzu Queensland Open

Zunic survives a thrilling finish to win the Isuzu Queensland Open

Jordan Zunic has taken out his third ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia title, clinging on to his round three lead by the slimmest of margins to win the Isuzu Queensland Open. Standing on the first tee this morning with a five-shot lead, Zunic got off to a flying start with birdies on his opening […]

Isuzu extends Queensland Open sponsorship

Isuzu extends Queensland Open sponsorship

JUST prior to Jordan Zunic sinking the winning putt at the Isuzu Queensland Open at The Brisbane Golf Club, news filtered through of another victory … this time for Queensland golf. The good news for golf fans is Australia’s premier truck brand, Isuzu, extended its long-term sponsorship of the Queensland Open until the end of […]

Lahiri, Colsaerts commit to 2018 Emirates Australian Open

Lahiri, Colsaerts commit to 2018 Emirates Australian Open

Indian superstar and dual Presidents Cup player Anirban Lahiri will contest the 2018 Emirates Australian Open. He will be joined by former Ryder Cup star and popular Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney from 15-18 November. Their commitment adds another layer to the growing international field chasing the Stonehaven Cup, with […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, 30 October, 2018     

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, 30 October, 2018      

  The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour Sanderson Farms Championship CC of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi Purse: $4,400,000 ($792,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (Las Vegas, Nevada, […]

Australian Ladies Professional Golf, Player Results, 30 October 2018

Australian Ladies Professional Golf, Player Results, 30 October 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances. ALPG  Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship presented by CTBC Prizemoney: US$2.2m   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Minjee Lee 2 US$203,675 2 Su Oh T60 US$6,022 45 Katherine Kirk T60 US$6,022 61 Sarah Jane Smith T26 US$19,347 65 Hannah Green […]

PGA TOUR- Australian Professional Golfer Results, October 22, 2018

PGA TOUR- Australian Professional Golfer Results, October 22, 2018

PGA Tour THE CJ CUP @ NINE BRIDGES Club at Nine Bridges, Jeju Island, South Korea Purse: $9,500,000 ($1,710,000 to winner)     Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Stuart Appleby DNP — —   Aaron Baddeley DNP — 23 Greg Chalmers DNP — —   Cameron Davis DNP — 61 Jason Day T5 (-12) […]

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of Oct 21, 2018

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of Oct 21, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our Australian Ladies Professional Golf member performances.   LPGA Buick LPGA Shanghai Prizemoney: US$2.1m   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Minjee Lee T9 US$30,642 2 Su Oh T9 US$30,642 43 Katherine Kirk 65 US$16,946 60 Sarah Jane Smith 4 US$6,009 67   Symetra Tour […]

PGA Tour – Aussie results around the world – October 16 2018

PGA Tour – Aussie results around the world – October 16 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s PGA Tour action, and the Australian golfers’ performances on the world golf stage PGA Tour CIMB Classic TPC Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Purse: $7,000,000 ($1,260,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Stuart Appleby DNP —     Aaron Baddeley DNP — Greg Chalmers […]

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of 14th October 2018

Australian Ladies Professional Golf – ALPG Player Results – Week of 14th October 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s Australian Ladies Professional Golf action and our ALPG member performances. LPGA Tour LPGA KEB HANA BANK CHAMPIONSHIP, Incheon, Korea Prizemoney: US$2m   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Minjee Lee T3 US$96,411 2 Su Oh T27 US$16,387 41 Katherine Kirk 65 US$4,608 60 Sarah Jane Smith 4 […]

Pepperell wins British Masters, Aussie Herbert T3

Pepperell wins  British Masters, Aussie Herbert T3

Eddie Pepperell provided a moment of pure magic on the way to winning the Sky Sports British Masters wire-to-wire, holing out from the heavy rough for an eagle two before battling to a second European Tour title of the season. The victory, which came courtesy of a level par final round 72, means the Englishman […]

Pike wins maiden title at Victorian PGA

Pike wins maiden title at Victorian PGA

Australian golf professional Aaron Pike has won his first professional tournament, taking out a thrilling edition of the Victorian PGA Championship at RACV Cape Schanck Resort. Pike, who began the final round two shots off the lead, shot 2-under 68 to finish at 10-under the card. He faced a nervous wait as New Zealander Ryan […]

Leishman wins 2018 CIMB Classic

Leishman wins 2018 CIMB Classic

Marc Leishman secured a stunning victory at the CIMB Classic to become the first Australian and non-American to win the US$7 million tournament. The 34-year-old Leishman posted a final round seven-under-par 65 to claim his fourth PGA TOUR title and broke the stranglehold of the Americans, who have triumphed in the last eight editions. With […]

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