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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 […]

PGA and ALPG Align in World First Collaboration

PGA and ALPG Align in World First Collaboration

The boards of the PGA and the ALPG met recently to celebrate a world-first collaboration, with the two organisations agreeing to an alignment. “Together we can create an exciting future that retains the independence of the individual bodies, respecting and growing on the great heritage of both the PGA and ALPG,” said a joint statement by […]

Woods leads United States to thrilling Presidents Cup win

Woods leads United States to thrilling Presidents Cup win

Tiger Woods ended 2019 the same way he started it. As a winner. It started 245 days earlier at The Masters Tournament, when Woods’ unforgettable year began with his first major championship in 11 years and first green jacket in 14 years. It continued into late October, when he matched Sam Snead atop the PGA […]

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 – Day One – Results and Notes – December 12, 2019

2019 Presidents Cup – Day One – Results and Notes – December 12, 2019

Presidents Cup – Day one notes Four-Ball Matches – International 4, United States 1 The International Team got off to a magnificent start on Day one of the 2019 Presidents Cup, dominating the USA team 4 matches to 1. The last time the International Team held a lead after round one of the Presidents Cup […]

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, […]

PGA of Australia launches First Tee of Australia

PGA of Australia launches First Tee of Australia

Brendon Goddard, Guy Matthews (Citi Australia & New Zealand), Tim Finchem (Vice Chair, First Tee), Gavin Kirkman (CEO PGA Australia) Hannah Green, Nick O’Hern with future First Tee Participants Former PGA TOUR Commissioner and the Vice-Chairman of First Tee Tim Finchem and CEO of PGA of Australia Gavin Kirkman announced today the launch of the […]

The R&A and USGA to modernise rules of amateur status

The R&A and USGA to modernise rules of amateur status

The R&A and the USGA are conducting a review of the Rules of Amateur Status to make them easier to understand and apply. The comprehensive evaluation is part of the continued joint effort to modernise the Rules by reducing complexity and ensuring the Rules effectively guide how the game is played today. As part of […]

Jones, Pike and Kanaya qualify for The 149th Open

Jones, Pike and Kanaya qualify for The 149th Open

Matt Jones, Aaron Pike and World Number 1 amateur Takumi Kanaya have secured their places in The 149th Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. The 104th playing of Australia’s national championship took place at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney and was the first event in The Open Qualifying Series which gives golfers […]

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 […]

Koepka withdraws from U.S. Presidents Cup Team, Woods names Fowler as replacement

Koepka withdraws from U.S. Presidents Cup Team, Woods names Fowler as replacement

  Brooks Koepka, who qualified as the No. 1-ranked player for the U.S. Presidents Cup Team, announced today that he has been forced to withdraw from the 2019 competition due to a knee injury. U.S. Team Playing Captain Tiger Woods used the additional selection afforded to him by Koepka’s withdrawal to select Rickie Fowler. The […]

2019 Presidents Cup unveils unique, interactive fan experiences

2019 Presidents Cup unveils unique, interactive fan experiences

While 24 of the best players in the world prepare to deliver an inspiring and dramatic competition at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, Presidents Cup officials today announced several unique and interactive fan experiences that will engage fans away from the competition and showcase the Presidents Cup as much more than a golf tournament. The […]

Green, Korda and Lee to play ISPS HANDA Women’s Australian Open

Green, Korda and Lee to play ISPS HANDA Women’s Australian Open

Perth’s Hannah Green, defending champion Nelly Korda of the United States and Australia’s top-ranked female golfer, Minjee Lee, have committed to play the 2020 ISPS HANDA Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide, 13-16 February. Green is making a triumphant return to Australia from a wonderful 2019 campaign overseas, aiming to fulfil her dream of winning […]

Finau, Reed, Woodland and Woods to round out U.S. Presidents Cup Team

Finau, Reed, Woodland and Woods to round out U.S. Presidents Cup Team

With the 13th Presidents Cup set to begin in just over a month at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, the final four players for the U.S. Team were determined today as U.S. Team Captain Tiger Woods announced his four captain’s picks. Woods chose Tony Finau, Patrick Reed, Gary Woodland and himself, making him the second-ever […]

Day, Hadwin, Im and Niemann named for International Team

Day, Hadwin, Im and Niemann named for International Team

With the 13th Presidents Cup set to begin in just over a month at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club, the final four players for the International Team were determined today as International Team Captain Ernie Els announced his captain’s picks. Els chose Jason Day of Australia, Adam Hadwin of Canada, Sungjae Im of Korea and […]

82nd for Tiger, plus: Aussie Tour results around the world – October 29, 2019

82nd for Tiger, plus: Aussie Tour results around the world – October 29, 2019

  PGA Tour ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Accordia Golf Narashino Country Club Purse: $9,750,000 ($1,755,000 to the winner) Continuing his case for being named the Greatest Golfer of all Time, Tiger Woods tied Sam Snead’s TOUR record of 82 career victories with his three-shot win at the ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP. Woods’ 82nd career victory comes at age 43. […]

Inside Golf welcomes two new sales representatives

Inside Golf welcomes two new sales representatives

Inside Golf is pleased to announce two new additions to the sales team. Marc Wilson has joined our sales team in Victoria. Marc has been successfully involved in the media and advertising sales area for all of his working life, and has worked for most of the major newspaper and magazine publishers across his career. He […]

Micheluzzi and Windred join Professional ranks

Micheluzzi and Windred join Professional ranks

Top amateur golfers David Micheluzzi and Blake Windred believe they have what it takes to compete against the game’s best after making the choice to join the professional ranks of golf  this month. Micheluzzi and Windred elected to turn pro based on their results at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) in China where a win […]

Aussie Results on Tour – October 15, 2019

Aussie Results on Tour – October 15, 2019

  The ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia returned ahead of a huge summer of golf with a thrilling finish at the WA PGA in Kalgoorlie. 41-year-old Darren Beck overcame a slow start on Sunday at the 2019 TX Civil & Logistics WA PGA Championship to power home in the afternoon, needing just eight putts on the back nine on […]

Dream 18 – The Winners!

Dream 18 – The Winners!

Earlier this year, Inside Golf put out a call to Australian golfers to identify your favourite 18 holes in the country. Our goal? To create a “Dream Course” that includes Australia’s very best 18 holes. But not just any 18 holes…we wanted your picks for the best 1st hole, the best 2nd hole, etc. Now, after […]

Aussie Lukas Michel wins US Mid-Am, qualifies for two majors

Aussie Lukas Michel wins US Mid-Am, qualifies for two majors

Australian Lukas Michel will play in the 2020 Masters and US Open. Michel, 25, pulled off a remarkable comeback to become the first international winner of the United States Mid-Amateur Championship at the Colorado Golf Club. Michel, a member at Metropolitan and a key component of the past three triumphant Victorian Interstate Series teams, toppled […]

Garcia, Pan commit to Aussie Open

Garcia, Pan commit to Aussie Open

Spanish superstar Sergio Garcia will play the 2019 Emirates Australian Open. And in a field rapidly gaining international traction, Presidents Cup debutant CT Pan will also play at The Australian Golf Club from 5-8 December. The pair adds to a burgeoning list of superstars coming to Sydney, joining Aussie favourites Jason Day, Marc Leishman and […]

Aussie TOUR results around the world, Sept 17 2019

Aussie TOUR results around the world, Sept 17 2019

Here is the recap from this past week’s golf action and the Australians’ performances across the various tours. A Military Tribute at the Greenbrier The Greenbrier Resort (The Old White TPC), White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia Purse: $7,500,000 ($1,350,000 to the winner)                Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Steve Allan CUT (+2) […]

2019 Junior Presidents Cup teams finalised

2019 Junior Presidents Cup teams finalised

24 players, 12 international and 12 from the United States, have qualified for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup hosted by the American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) and PGA TOUR. The event’s second edition will welcome players from 10 states, Australia, China, Chinese Taipei, India, Korea and South Africa. South Africa will have the most representation […]

For journeyman Pampling, the journey isn’t over

For journeyman Pampling, the journey isn’t over

Rod Pampling’s mood was less sentimentality and more realisation. As he walked the ninth fairway at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina, for his final hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship, his fate had already been decided. He was 1-over par after two rounds, putting him well off the cut line […]

Aussie Tour results around the world – September 3

Aussie Tour results around the world – September 3

In one of world golf’s most picturesque settings, Wade Ormsby and Lucas Herbert took different routes to strong top 10 finishes on the European Tour over the weekend. Karis Davidson returned to form in Japan with a top 10 of her own, while Daniel Fox and Jarryd Felton led the way on the Asian Tour in […]

Els, Casey and Oosthuizen to play Australian Open

Els, Casey and Oosthuizen to play Australian Open

Ernie Els, Paul Casey and Louis Oosthuizen have all announced their commitment to play the 2019 Emirates Australian Open in Sydney. The trio will join Aussies Jason Day, Marc Leishman and Cam Smith to compete for the Stonehaven Cup. International team captain Els said he’d try to recruit a few of his Presidents Cup players to The […]

Aussie Results around the world

Aussie Results around the world

The PGA Tour season came to a close this week with Adam Scott finishing sixth in Atlanta to cap off a successful season. The Aussie trio of Katherine Kirk, Minjee Lee and Su Oh all finished at T25 in Canada in another consistent week for our top LPGA Tour women. South Australian Wade Ormsby was brilliant in Sweden on the European Tour, cracking the top five for the first […]

Dodt returns to winner’s circle with victory at Sarawak Championship

Dodt returns to winner’s circle with victory at Sarawak Championship

Australian Andrew Dodt defeated Richard T. Lee of Canada on the first extra hole after sinking a two-foot birdie putt to win his third Asian Tour title and first in four years at the US$300,000 Sarawak Championship on Sunday. The 33-year-old Dodt, playing in his first event since suffering a two-month injury layoff in April, […]

Tiger and team to decide if he plays at Presidents Cup

Tiger and team to decide if he plays at Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods says he will consult his assistants and players before any decision on whether he picks himself as a player for December’s Presidents Cup in Melbourne. Despite his fairy tale comeback win in The Masters in April, Woods fell out of the top eight spots that would have earnt him automatic selection onto the […]

Aussie PGA Tour Results around the world – August 20, 2019

Aussie PGA Tour Results around the world – August 20, 2019

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour BMW Championship Medinah Country Club (No. 3), Medinah, Illinois Purse: $9,250,000 ($1,665,000 to the winner)   Next Tournament: TOUR Championship East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia, August 22-25                Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Jason Day T52 […]

Presidents Cup-date: Top 8 Locked and loaded for Melbourne

Presidents Cup-date: Top 8 Locked and loaded for Melbourne

The top eight qualifiers on both the U.S. and International teams are locked in with the world’s best golfers headed to Melbourne for the 2019 Presidents Cup. U.S. Team captain Tiger Woods will lead a stellar group that are all inside the top 20 in the Official World Golf Ranking and have a combined 11 […]

Aussie PGA results around the world – Ruffels wins US Women’s Amateur! August 13, 2019

Aussie PGA results around the world – Ruffels wins US Women’s Amateur! August 13, 2019

Two of Australia’s finest were brilliant at the weekend with Minjee Lee and Adam Scott locking down top 10s on the world’s biggest tours. Lee recorded a second straight LPGA Tour top 15 after finishing in a share of 6th at the Women’s Scottish Open, while Scott cracked the top five after a final-round 65 at the opening FedEx Cup Playoffs […]

PGA TOUR announces expanded schedule of 49 events for 2019-20 Season

PGA TOUR announces expanded schedule of 49 events for 2019-20 Season

The PGA TOUR has announced an expanded 2019-20 PGA TOUR Schedule of 49 FedExCup tournaments, featuring a dramatically changed opening segment and several late-season adjustments to accommodate the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. The schedule reflects a net increase of three tournaments over the current season. Eleven of the 46 Regular Season events will be […]

Commonwealth Golf Club and Yarra Yarra Golf Club sign Joint Co-Operation Agreement

Commonwealth Golf Club and Yarra Yarra Golf Club sign Joint Co-Operation Agreement

Commonwealth and Yarra Yarra Golf Clubs have announced the signing of a ‘Joint Co-operation Agreement’ to facilitate the investigation of opportunities for closer collaboration with each other. In a statement by the club, the objectives of the agreement were to “improve the membership offerings currently enjoyed by members of each Club; and to explore potential […]

Presidents Cup Standings update: Smith improves to No. 6

Presidents Cup Standings update: Smith improves to No. 6

Just three weeks remain until the top 8 players on each team officially qualify for the 2019 Presidents Cup following the conclusion of the BMW Championship on Aug. 18. Cameron Smith, in search of his Presidents Cup debut, finished T12 at the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational and improved two spots in the International Team standings […]

Tour Results: Aussie results around the world

Tour Results: Aussie results around the world

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee Purse: $10,250,000 ($1,745,000 to the winner)                    Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Jason Day T40 (-1) — 28 Marc Leishman 3 (-12) $602,000 13 Posted four rounds […]

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