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Australia’s major golf events cancelled

Australia’s major golf events cancelled

This summer’s premier Australian golf events – the Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and Women’s Australian Open – have been cancelled. PGA of Australia chief executive Gavin Kirkman, ALPG chief executive Karen Lunn and Golf Australia chief executive James Sutherland confirmed all three events, which were to have been played in February, won’t proceed because of […]

Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Following discussions with the Queensland government and key stakeholders, the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will postpone the Australian PGA Championship to 18-21 February 2021. With a raft of strict control measures in place across most Australian states, the difficult decision to reschedule the tournament was made in hope restrictions will ease by early next year. […]

Drewitt claims first title at Lincoln Land Championship

Drewitt claims first title at Lincoln Land Championship

Australian Brett Drewitt celebrated Father’s Day with his first victory in his 116th career start on Sunday at the Lincoln Land Championship presented by LRS. “I was talking to my parents last night and I was kind of thinking about how cool it would be to win on Father’s Day,” said Drewitt, a father to […]

Australian Golf Centre to unite golf’s peak bodies

Australian Golf Centre to unite golf’s peak bodies

Australian golf will find a new home in the heart of Melbourne’s Sandbelt with a new state-of-the-art facility to be built. The Australian Golf Centre will be the new headquarters for Golf Australia, PGA of Australia, Golf Victoria and Sandringham Golf Links Management. The $18.8 million project, majority funded by the Victorian Government’s $15.3 million […]

Australian PGA Tour set for new ‘wrap-around’ season of golf

Australian PGA Tour set for new ‘wrap-around’ season of golf

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will endeavour to recapture golf’s golden years in this country with a reimagined tournament schedule that will see the tour in full swing from October and culminate with the crowning of the Order of Merit winner in March. The restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic has brought about […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sim cards 268 to win Qld PGA in playoff

Sim cards 268 to win Qld PGA in playoff

  GOLD COAST-BASED Michael Sim edged out close mate Scott Arnold in a dramatic playoff to lift the Queensland PGA Championship trophy at Toowoomba’s City Golf Club. Sim carded rounds of 68-67-63-70 for a 268 total (12-under par) while Arnold returned scores of 70-64-65-69 – 268. Brad Kennedy, who fired a course record nine-under-par 61 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Queensland Open rescheduled for 2020

Queensland Open rescheduled for 2020

Golf Australia (GA) and the PGA of Australia have advised that the Isuzu Queensland Open will not be played this year, with plans to reschedule the prestigious championship in early 2020. GA’s operations boss Simon Brookhouse said all in the industry were committed to making the Queensland Open one of Australia’s leading domestic events. “We […]

Australian PGA Championship changes dates

Australian PGA Championship changes dates

The 2019 Australian PGA Championship will be played from 19-22 December at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, Queensland. A revision in scheduling will see the tournament close out the Australian summer of golf the week after the President’s Cup. Since it’s move to the Gold Coast, the Australian PGA Championship has established […]

ALPG, PGA announce collaboration agreement

ALPG, PGA announce collaboration agreement

The ALPG and PGA of Australia have entered into a cooperation agreement that proposes to analyse the two governing body’s operations, assets and services. As the bodies responsible for the administration and governance of professional golf in Australia mutual respect has always existed but a formalised intent to build commercial opportunities is anticipated to strengthen […]

Nisbet cruises to Queensland PGA victory

Nisbet cruises to Queensland PGA victory

Daniel Nisbet has won the 2019 Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship presented by Toowoomba Regional Council in a dominant performance in his home state. Starting the day with a two shot lead, Nisbet won the title by six shots from Deyen Lawson and Harrison Endycott with rounds of 66, 63, 63 and 64 for a tournament […]

Webb honoured with PGA membership

Webb honoured with PGA membership

The PGA of Australia has extended honorary membership to Karrie Webb AO in recognition of her services to the Australian golf industry. One of Australia’s most successful golfers of all time, Webb has proudly represented her country at the highest echelons of the game for more than 20 years notching up an incredible 51 wins […]

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. […]

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’ […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gippsland Super Six added to ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia

Gippsland Super Six added to ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will bunker down in Gippsland with a brand new tournament teeing off at Yallourn Golf Club (YGC) next year. A proliferation of professional players will permeate the region for the inaugural ‘Gippsland Super Six’ – a fast-paced four-day major competition – and a plethora of community activities in […]

QLD PGA builds purse and confirms 2019 dates

QLD PGA builds purse and confirms 2019 dates

Following on from a successful 2018 tournament, the Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship is confirmed to return to Toowoomba from 21-24 February 2019. Hosted by City Golf Club, even more will be on offer for ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia players with prize money increasing to AUD$150,000. “The Coca-Cola QLD PGA Championship has found an […]

European Tour signs on for 2019 Vic Open

European Tour signs on for 2019 Vic Open

European Tour professionals will join the continent’s top women at 13th Beach Golf Links in 2019 with the European Tour locked in to co-sanction the Vic Open from February 7-10. That means Australian golf fans will be able to enjoy back-to-back European Tour events on home soil for the first time in 15 years. The […]

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 […]

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 […]

Leishman helps launch 2018 Australian PGA Championship

Leishman helps launch 2018 Australian PGA Championship

World Number 16 Marc Leishman has pledged his continued support of the Australian PGA Championship as the first player to sign on to the 2018 tournament to be held from 29 November -2 December. Leishman, who last year won the Greg Norman Medal, will return to RACV Royal Pines Resort with one thing on his […]

Pro golf confirmed for the Top End until 2019

Pro golf confirmed for the Top End until 2019

The Northern Territory PGA Championship is confirmed to be played on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia for the next two years. The Northern Territory Government confirmed that the professional golf tournament would be played for the next two years with the government committing to provide $150,000 per annum to cover the Northern Territory […]

Els to headline the 2018 Fiji International

Els to headline the 2018 Fiji International

  Four time Major winner and 2019 Presidents Cup International Team Captain Ernie Els will headline the 2018 Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways to be played at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course from 2-5 August. Affectionately known as The Big Easy due to his fluid golf swing, Els will be swinging easy on the […]

2018 Isuzu Queensland Open set for November tee off

2018 Isuzu Queensland Open set for November tee off

The 2018 Isuzu Queensland Open will once again return to The Brisbane Golf Club this year with the dates set for 1-4 November. The Championship is an integral part of the Australian summer of golf on the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and will mark the 21st occasion of the tournament at the Yeerongpilly […]

PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia announce cooperation agreement

PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia announce cooperation agreement

The PGA TOUR and ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia have announced that they have signed a cooperation and golf-development agreement, with the two golf organisations collaborating to strengthen professional tournament golf in both the Australasian region as well as globally. The agreement went into effect on December 4, 2017. The two organisations have long […]

Trio Tie on Gold Coast

Trio Tie on Gold Coast

Brett Coletta, Steven Jeffress and Brett Rankin have been declared joint winners of the Qantas Golf Club Gold Coast Challenge. Victorian Brett Coletta made 10 birdies in his second round of 10 – under par 64 to go alongside his opening 3-under-par 69. The impressive 21-year-old began his round on the 4th hole at Links […]

Nisbet goes low to capture NZ Open title

Nisbet goes low to capture NZ Open title

A stunning final round 62 has seen Queenslander Daniel Nisbet become the 99th winner of the ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open. Nisbet ran down West Australian Terry Pilkadaris’ five shot overnight lead with an eagle and four straight birdies on the back-9 to finish on 27-under 258 with rounds of 63, 66, 67, 62. Nisbet’s […]

Campbell captures NZ PGA Championship.

Campbell captures NZ PGA Championship.

Ben Campbell is a relieved champion as he claims his first professional victory at the Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship. Returning to the Manawatu Golf Club, following a runner-up finish in 2017, Campbell made his presence known from the get go, holding a share of the lead after the first and third rounds. Campbell fired […]

Fox wins QLD PGA Championship, Jeffress T2

Fox wins QLD PGA Championship, Jeffress T2

West Australian Daniel Fox has recorded his second ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia victory, taking out the Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship presented by Wippells Volkswagen. Fox finished his tournament at City Golf Club with a round of 5-under 65 to move to 18-under the card, he faced a nervous wait as Canberra’s Matt Millar, […]

Aphibarnrat storms to victory in Super 6 finale

Aphibarnrat storms to victory in Super 6 finale

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat won his fourth European Tour title after a 2 and 1 victory over James Nitties in the final of the ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth. The Thai golfer only entered this event seven days earlier on an invite and arrived having not played any practice rounds at Lake Karrinyup Country Club. […]

Rumford ready to rumble in Perth

Rumford ready to rumble in Perth

Inaugural ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth champion Brett Rumford is showing no signs of nerves ahead of his title defence at Lake Karrinyup Country Club this week. His cool, calm and collected demeanor remained stoic as ever when he was asked if he felt the pressure of defending. “I think pretty much your name […]

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