Australia’s Antonio Murdaca is headed to the 2015 Masters Tournament and The Open Qualifying Series this year after he claimed victory at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) at the Royal Melbourne Golf Club. Murdaca, 19, from Adelaide, became the first Australian winner of the prestigious championship, closing with a steady 1-under-par 71 that left him […]
Jarryd Felton has secured his second straight Steel Scene Mandurah Amateur title by two strokes over a strong field that included 43 interstate players. It is his fifth National Rankings title in just over a year and Felton battled all the way after being almost out of contention after his opening round 73, 7 strokes […]
The Australian team of Minjee Lee, Su Hyun Oh and Shelly Shin were on the top of the world last month, winning the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship and clinching the Espirito Santo Trophy in Japan. The Australians finished with a team total of 547 strokes to finish two strokes ahead of Canada, and […]
Preparations for the sixth Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship are well underway. The 72-hole, stroke play competition will be played over the Composite Course at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club from 23-26 October 2014. Established in 2009 by the Asia Pacific Golf Confederation (APGC), Masters Tournament and The R&A, the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship will see a field […]
The PGA of Australia says it could allow sports stars and celebrities to compete against professionals in more of its future events. AFL superstar and talented golfer Brendon Goddard was a major addition to last month’s Victorian PGA Championship at The Heritage Golf and Country Club – albeit as part of the pro-am format for […]
West Australian golfers Oliver Goss and Brady Watt did their country proud last month, securing high finishes in the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship at The Country Club in Massachusetts. For Goss, a week of solid play saw him reach the Championship Final, where he squared off against England’s Matthew Fitzpatrick in the 36-hole final. Goss, […]
Western Australian Oliver Goss, 19, is aiming to become the first Australian to win the U.S Amateur Championship since Nick Flanagan in 2003 after progressing to the final with a 2up victory over fellow Western Australian Brady Watt in the semi final on Saturday at the 7,310-yard, par-70 The Country Club in Brookline, Massachusetts.
Western Australia’s Whitney Hillier lived up to her top billing as she usurped defending champion and hot favourite Kelly Tan to clinch the 29th Malaysian Ladies Amateur Open in dramatic fashion.
GOLF AUSTRALIA has released a list of the major components comprising the national golf handicapping system. In a letter to Club captains on June 1, Golf Australia Chairman John Hopkins summarised the work done to date on the new GA Handicap System, and outlined the components of what is yet to be implemented. No firm […]
American-based Aussie Mitch Krywulycz has achieved something most Australian amateur players haven’t, namely consecutive collegiate wins with Augusta State in the tough American NCAA Championship. Augusta State won its second consecutive National Championship when the Jaguars defeated Georgia, 3-2, in the Match Play Finals of the NCAA Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club. With the […]
Brad Moules and Sarah King have won the 2011 SA Men’s & Women’s Amateur Championships at Glenelg Golf Club. The men’s final proved to be a tense affair, with the match going all the way to the 36th hole with Brad Moules winning 1 up over Chris Austin. In the Women’s final, the experience of […]
Tom Lewis continues to show why he is one of the world’s best amateurs. At the Australian Open in Sydney, the 20-year-old Englishman collected the amateur medal for the championship. The week before in the Hunter Valley he’d pushed European Tour journeyman Peter O’Malley to the wire at the NSW Open championship, eventually going out […]
THE pro golfers and the crowds were all gone and the temporary stands were being dismantled the day after Peter Senior’s PGA playoff win over Geoff Ogilvy, but more intriguing action followed on the Hyatt Coolum course on the Sunshine Coast.
Australia’s highest-rated Amateur golf event, the Australian Master of the Amateurs, has scored another win with the recent announcement that former Victorian premier Jeff Kennett will be the honorary chairman for the event. Mr Kennett – an unabashed lover of golf – eagerly agreed to support the event after watching it grow over the years. […]