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The Challenge Allenby Golf Day & Gala Dinner

The Challenge Allenby Golf Day & Gala Dinner

For the past 27 years, the Challenge organisation and the Yarra Yarra Golf Club have united forces to host one of the best corporate golf days in Australia. The Challenge Allenby Golf Day & Gala Dinner is one of the most engaging and beneficial golf events on the Australian golf calendar. Participants are presented the […]

PGA Tours – Aussie results around the world – August 21, 2018

PGA Tours – Aussie results around the world – August 21, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour Wyndham Championship Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, North Carolina Purse: $6,000,000 ($1,080,000 to winner) Note: As the closing event in the PGA TOUR Regular Season, the Wyndham Championship offered the final opportunity for players to move into the top 125 in the […]

ALPG – Aussie results on Tour for August 21 2018

ALPG – Aussie results on Tour for August 21 2018

Here are the results for our Australian women for the week ending August 20 LPGA Indy Women in Tech Championship Driven by Group 1001 Indianapolis, INDIANA Purse: US $2,000,000 ($300k to winner)   Next Tournament: August 23-26 CP Women’s Open, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada Purse: US $2,250,000   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes […]

Volkswagen partners PGA of Australia for Volkswagen Scramble, Australian PGA Championships

Volkswagen partners PGA of Australia for Volkswagen Scramble, Australian PGA Championships

Volkswagen has joined Australia’s largest and most successful pro-amateur team’s event which will now be known as the Volkswagen Scramble. As well as securing naming rights of the iconic Australian golf event, Volkswagen becomes Official Car Partner of the Australian PGA Championship and Official Car Partner of the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways. Volkswagen […]

Blyth wins inaugural Sanctuary Cove Shootout

Blyth wins inaugural Sanctuary Cove Shootout

Adam Blyth held his nerve on the final hole in near darkness to be crowned the Inaugural 2018 Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast Sanctuary Cove Shootout. The members of the Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club were out in force to show their support for this exciting new format, and they were not disappointed as the 19 […]

Aussie players on Tour: PGA Tour results; August 13, 2018

Aussie players on Tour: PGA Tour results; August 13, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA Tour PGA Championship Bellerive CC, St. Louis, Missouri Purse: $10,500,000 ($1,980,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Jason Day T19 (-7) $113,125 6 The 2015 PGA Championship winner recorded his seventh top-25 finish in his ninth overall start at […]

ISPS HANDA returns as sponsor of the Melbourne World Cup of Golf

ISPS HANDA returns as sponsor of the Melbourne World Cup of Golf

The International Federation of PGA Tours has announced that the International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS HANDA) founded by Japanese businessman and philanthropist Dr. Haruhisa Handa, has committed to sponsor the 2018 ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf at The Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne, scheduled for 21-25 November, 2018. Now only 100 days away, […]

GM Mark Brady keeps eye on ball

GM Mark Brady keeps eye on ball

  IT was inevitable Mark Brady, the general manager at Noosa Springs Golf and Spa Resort, would end up with a career in sport. A sports fanatic from a young age, Brady first worked in the banking industry (10 years) followed by a role as a sales administrator that lasted five years. He then set […]

Vale Jarrod Lyle

Vale Jarrod Lyle

With an extremely heavy heart, Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia formally advise of the passing of Jarrod Lyle, aged 36. He is survived by his wife Briony, and daughters Lusi, 6, and Jemma, 2. The following is a statement from Briony Lyle, who asks that the family’s privacy remains respected at this most […]

Australian Players on PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, August 6 2018

Australian Players on PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, August 6 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. PGA TOUR   WGC-Bridgestone Invitational Firestone CC (South), Akron, Ohio Purse: $10,000,000 ($1,7000,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: PGA Championship (St. Louis, Missouri, August 9-12)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Jason Day T10 (-7) $160,875 5 Earned his fifth top-10 finish […]

Bhullar wins 2018 Fiji International

Bhullar wins 2018 Fiji International

The final round of the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways was a show worthy of the stage, India’s Gaganjeet Bhullar edging out a white-hot Anthony Quayle to win at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. His 14-under total proved to be one shot too many for Queenslander Quayle, the 23-year-old’s astonishing 9-under 63 enough […]

Date set for 2019 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

Date set for 2019 ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth

The ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth is set for its third staging in 2019 when it is played from 14-17 February at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth, Western Australia. In the inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth, local hero Brett Rumford dominated in front of his home crowd while Thai superstar Kiradech […]

Mooney named Acting CEO, School Sport Victoria

Mooney named Acting CEO, School Sport Victoria

School Sport Victoria has announced the appointment of Nick Mooney as acting CEO. School Sport Victoria  President Sarah Burns says, “With the retirement of longstanding CEO of School Sport Victoria Jude Maguire as of July 2, 2018, we are pleased to announce that Nick Mooney has been appointed as the Acting CEO while the recruitment process […]

The latest news from GMA

The latest news from GMA

Here is a recap of the latest news from Golf Management Australia ‘One GMA’ progress Over the past 12 months, GMA has undertaken a project to develop a more ‘unified’ approach to GMA-related activities across the country,with the project progressing well to date. The project has involved consultation with each state executive over the past […]

ALPG – Aussie player results for week of August 5, 2018

ALPG – Aussie player results for week of August 5, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and ALPG member performances.   RICOH WOMEN’S BRITISH OPEN, ROYAL LYTHAM ST ANNES, LANCASHIRE, AUGUST 02-05 Purse: US$3,250,000 ($490,000 to winner)     Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T61 US$7977 123 Hannah Green MC US$9702 68 Katherine Kirk MC 66 Minjee […]

Sully snatches super award

Sully snatches super award

ANYONE who hasn’t played at Roseville Golf Club in Sydney’s north doesn’t know what they’re missing. And long-serving course superintendent Mark O’Sullivan has been flat out keeping this private course to the standard that keeps members raving about it. Actually not flat – but flat on his back. O’Sullivan couldn’t attend an awards ceremony in […]

R&A, USGA set to limit use of green reading materials

R&A, USGA set to limit use of green reading materials

The R&A and the USGA are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgement, skill and ability. Following a six-week period of feedback and consultation with interested parties that begins today, the regulations will be finalised in a published “interpretation” of […]

PGA Tour – Aussie results around the world – July 30, 2018

PGA Tour – Aussie results around the world – July 30, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action on the PGA Tour, and the Australians’ performances. PGA TOUR RBC Canadian Open Glen Abbey GC, Oakville, Ontario, Canada Purse: $6,200,000 ($1,116,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP — 246 Stuart Appleby DNP — 197   Aaron Baddeley T65 (-6) $12,958 […]

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results, July 24, 2018

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results, July 24, 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. The Open Championship Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Scotland Purse: $10,500,000 ($1,890,000 to winner)                                 Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Cameron Davis* T39 (+2) $41,375 N/A In his […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of July 22nd 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results,  Week of July 22nd 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances. LPGA Tour No event this past week Next Tournament: ABERDEEN STANDARD INVESTMENTS LADIES SCOTTISH OPEN EAST LOTHIAN, SCOTLAND JULY 26-29 Purse: US$1,500,000   Symetra Tour DANIELLE DOWNEY CREDIT UNION CLASSIC ROCHESTER, NEW YORK JUL 19-22 Prizemoney: US$225,000   Next Tournament: Fuccillo […]

Eight Aussies set to battle at 147th Open Championship

Eight Aussies set to battle at 147th Open Championship

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will be well represented at the 147th Open Championship with eight Australians and two New Zealanders teeing it up. Among them is 2017 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit winner Brett Rumford, current Australian Open champion Cameron Davis who makes his Major debut and Matt Jones who […]

Golf club participation report for 2017 released

Golf club participation report for 2017 released

Golf Australia has released the 2017 National Golf Club Participation Report, which provides annual figures and trends on membership, competition rounds, general participation and specific program participation. The report breaks data into states/territories, districts, gender and age. The 2017 report also includes participation data recorded from AusPlay and comparison trends with other sports. The 2017 report […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results – July 16, 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results – July 16, 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 John Deere Classic TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Illinois Purse: $5,800,000 ($1,044,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby* CUT (+4) — […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of July 15th 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of July 15th 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances.   MARATHON CLASSIC PRESENTED BY OWENS CORNING AND O-I SYLVANIA, OH JUL 12-15 Purse: $1,600,000 ($240,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings Race to CME  Notes Rebecca Artis MC Sarah Kemp MC   Next Tournament: Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open East […]

Canberra’s Thorp wins World Junior Championship

Canberra’s Thorp wins World Junior Championship

Canberra 17-year-old Adam Thorp has pulled off a remarkable victory in the IMG Junior World Championships at the Torrey Pines Golf Resort near San Diego, California. Thorp, who will turn 18 on July 22nd, has finished with a final round 73 for a four-round total of four under par 284 to win the coveted prize […]

PGA TOUR unveils revamped 2018-19 Season schedule

PGA TOUR unveils revamped 2018-19 Season schedule

PGA TOUR has unveiled a revamped tournament schedule for next season, providing an exciting change for players and fans as they are able to engage in – and better follow – a cadence of events highlighted by significant championships every month and culminating with the FedExCup Playoffs in August. Highlights from the new 46-tournament schedule: […]

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, July 9, 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, July 9, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier The Old White TPC, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia Purse: $7,300,000 ($1,314,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby CUT (+4) — 239 Missed the cut for the third time, in his fifth […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of June 8th July 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of June 8th July 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances. THORNBERRY CREEK LPGA CLASSIC ONEIDA, WISCONSIN JULY 05-08 Purse: $2,000,000 ($300,000 to winner)     Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T72 US$3,823 120 Hannah Green DNP 63 Katherine Kirk T20 US$22,186 61 Minjee Lee T23 US$18,755 […]

Kingston Heath, Victoria GC set to host future Australian Opens

Kingston Heath, Victoria GC set to host future Australian Opens

Two of Australia’s most famous tournament venues have won the rights to host the 2020 and 2022 editions of the Australian Open. A strong field of contenders from Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt put their credentials to Golf Australia to fill the “release years” from the current eight-year contract with Sydney. GA chief executive Stephen Pitt was […]

Nine named as official Australia broadcast partner for 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf

Nine named as official Australia broadcast partner for 2018 Melbourne World Cup of Golf

The world of golf is coming to Melbourne and fans will be able to catch the action as tournament officials have announced that Nine Australia will broadcast the 59th edition of the Melbourne World Cup of Golf at The Metropolitan Golf Club on 21-25, November 2018. The PGA TOUR and Nine agreed on the one-year […]

Australian Team finalised for UL International Crown

Australian Team finalised for UL International Crown

Minjee Lee, Katherine Kirk, Sarah Jane Smith and Su Oh will represent Australia at the UL International Crown, an international biennial team competition to be held from October 4-7 at Jack Nicklaus Golf Club Korea in Incheon City. Team Australia will be the fifth seed for the event, while the remaining seven countries that have […]

PGA Tour – Australian Player Results, July 2

PGA Tour – Australian Player Results, July 2

PGA Tour Quicken Loans National TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm, Potomac, Maryland Purse: $7,100,000 ($1,278,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP — Stuart Appleby DNP — Aaron Baddeley CUT (+2) — 123 Second consecutive missed cut this season. Steven Bowditch DNP — Greg Chalmers DNP — Jason Day DNP — […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results – July 2, 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results – July 2, 2018

LPGA KPMG WOMEN’S PGA CHAMPIONSHIP KEMPER LAKES GOLF CLUB, KILDEER, ILLINOIS JUNE 26 – JULY 01 Purse: US$3,650,000 ($547,500 to winner) Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis MC 116 Hannah Green MC 61 Katherine Kirk MC 63 Minjee Lee T25 US$33,958 3 Su Oh MC 48 Sarah Jane Smith T11 US$62,792 […]

Inside Golf July 2018 Issue is now online

Inside Golf July 2018 Issue is now online

The July 2018 issue of Inside Golf is now online. This month, we explore the past, present and future of golf ball technology; examine the latest and greatest golf carts, buggies and motorised vehicles; share the top membership offers across Australia, and travel to the golfing treasures of the NSW Central Coast and Western Australia.  […]

PGA Tour – Australian Player Results – Week of June 24, 2018

PGA Tour – Australian Player Results – Week of June 24, 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 Travelers Championship TPC River Highlands, Cromwell, Connecticut Purse: $7,000,000 ($1,260,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP — Stuart Appleby […]

ALPG – Australian Player Results – Week of June 24th 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results – Week of June 24th 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and Australia’s ALPG member performances.   LPGA WALMART NW ARKANSAS CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY P&G PINNACLE COUNTRY CLUB, ROGERS, ARKANSAS JUNE 22-24 Purse: $2,000,000 ($300,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T27 US$14,855 112 Best LPGA finish Hannah Green MC […]

Remembering Peter Thomson

Remembering Peter Thomson

The Australian golf industry lost a legend and icon this week, as the family of Australian golfing great Peter Thomson AO, CBE, announced his passing on Wednesday, 20 June. He was 88. Thomson had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease for more than four years and lost his battle at home in Melbourne surrounded by family. […]

Australian Player Results, PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, June 18

Australian Player Results, PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, June 18

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. U.S. Open Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, Southampton, New York Purse: $12,000,000 ($2,160,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby DNP Stuart Appleby DNP […]

Vic Open becomes Australian golf’s richest week

Vic Open becomes Australian golf’s richest week

The Vic Open will become Australian golf’s richest week in 2019 with the combined prize pool surging to an unprecedented $3 million. That’s more than double the $1.3 million on offer in 2018 and means since moving to 13th Beach Golf Links in 2013, the prize pool has increased ten-fold – from $300,000 to $3 […]

Aussie PGA Tour results around the world – Week ending June 11, 2018

Aussie PGA Tour results around the world – Week ending June 11, 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. FedEx St. Jude Classic TPC Southwind, Memphis Tennessee Purse: $6,600,000 ($1,188,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby CUT (+3) — 237 Made […]