courses and travel

REVIEW: Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club

REVIEW: Twin Creeks Golf & Country Club

This western Sydney golf club has spent its first decade making the most of an enticing semi-rural landscape. Now its future lies in capitalising on the growth corridor emerging around it. 2 Aug 2016
My Favourite Courses: Nick O'Hern

My Favourite Courses: Nick O'Hern

The recently retired former Australian PGA champion opted for a few tournament faves, some global classics and even a secluded nine-hole par-3 track in his top-10. 29 Jun 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Settlers Run G&CC

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Settlers Run G&CC

Settlers Run bears all the hallmarks of Greg Norman’s design hand, which might explain why it has become a regular in Golf Australia's Top-100 Courses ranking. 29 Jun 2016
REVIEW: North Ryde Golf Club

REVIEW: North Ryde Golf Club

In a pocket of Sydney that’s dominated by private clubs and short courses, North Ryde punches well above its weight, writes Steve Keipert. 29 Jun 2016
My Favourite Courses: James Nitties

My Favourite Courses: James Nitties

Stretches of time playing in America and the UK, plus some home loyalties, allowed the former Victorian PGA Champion to compose an eclectic top-ten. 26 May 2016
REVIEW: The Eastern Golf Club

REVIEW: The Eastern Golf Club

All good things take time and the relocation of The Eastern Golf Club is no exception, with acclaim already being bestowed upon Greg Norman’s design. 26 May 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Sun City CC

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Sun City CC

An extensive and ongoing redesign has this Perth course gradually climbing the ladder in Golf Australia's biennial ranking of the nation's best layouts. 26 May 2016
My Favourite Courses: Matt Griffin

My Favourite Courses: Matt Griffin

The former Victorian Open champion stays loyal to his roots while including a pair of American ‘bucket list’ gems among his top-ten layouts. 28 Apr 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Stonecutters Ridge GC

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Stonecutters Ridge GC

A recent addition to the golfing landscape in Sydney's western suburbs has found a place firmly entrenched in Golf Australia's biennial ranking of the nation's best layouts. 28 Apr 2016
REVIEW: Spring Valley Golf Club

REVIEW: Spring Valley Golf Club

Spring Valley recently became the tenth Melbourne Sandbelt course to be ranked in the top-45 courses in Australia. Damian Shutie explains why 28 Apr 2016
REVIEW: RACV Royal Pines Resort

REVIEW: RACV Royal Pines Resort

One of Australian golf’s highest-profile (but most-needed) redesigns is now complete for professionals and amateurs alike to savour, writes Steve Keipert 23 Mar 2016
My Favourite Courses: Rod Pampling

My Favourite Courses: Rod Pampling

The former Australian Masters champion stays loyal to the courses he’s succeeded on as well as choosing the ones he loves in his top-ten layouts. 23 Mar 2016
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Huntingdale Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Huntingdale Golf Club

One of the most popular Melbourne Sandbelt courses and the long-time home of the Australian Masters is on the rise in our biennial ranking. Here's why. 23 Mar 2016
My Favourite Courses: Ian Baker-Finch

My Favourite Courses: Ian Baker-Finch

Having played almost all the world’s top-100 and Australia’s top-100 courses, the 1991 Open Champion plumped for 10 home grown favourites. 23 Feb 2016
REVIEW: Kew Golf Club

REVIEW: Kew Golf Club

Melbourne’s third oldest golf club has had several incarnations during its celebrated history. But never has the overall golfing experience been as good. 23 Feb 2016
RANKING: Australia's Top-100 Courses for 2016

RANKING: Australia's Top-100 Courses for 2016

The votes are in and in case you missed it, here are Australia's Top-100 Courses for 2016 as voted for by our panel of judges. How many have you played? 27 Jan 2016
REVIEW: Glenelg Golf Club

REVIEW: Glenelg Golf Club

With towering pine trees, revetted bunkers, undulating land and wetland areas that are both scenic and hold a purpose, Glenelg is an established golf club with a modern feel and a progressive outlook. 20 Jan 2016
My Favourite Courses: Craig Parry

My Favourite Courses: Craig Parry

Playing tournaments around the world helped 2007 Australian Open champion, Craig Parry, choose a unique mix for his Top-10 favourite layouts. 21 Dec 2015
REVIEW: Club Mandalay

REVIEW: Club Mandalay

The design team of Peter Thomson and Ross Perrett have successfully turned grazing land north of Melbourne into an enjoyable course that challenges players of all abilities. 21 Dec 2015
TRAVEL: King Island is open for business

TRAVEL: King Island is open for business

Tucked away in formidable and sometimes volatile Bass Strait, King Island has just become the hottest new destination in golf, writes Brendan James and Steve Keipert 18 Dec 2015
TRAVEL: Bali high

TRAVEL: Bali high

A full-scale redesign and redevelopment has taken Bali National Golf Resort to the forefront of South-East Asian golf. 25 Nov 2015