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QLD PGA: Pearce wins despite blowing eight-shot lead

QLD PGA: Pearce wins despite blowing eight-shot lead

New Zealand's Daniel Pearce has overcome losing an eight-shot lead to fight back and win the 2017 Coca-Cola Queensland PGA Championship in a sudden death play-off over Canberra’s Matthew Millar. 19 Mar 2017
It’s official: Curtis Luck now the world’s best amateur

It’s official: Curtis Luck now the world’s best amateur

West Australian Curtis Luck has become the new No.1 amateur in the world after the R&A released its official ranking earlier today. 16 Mar 2017
GA Express #232: Bay Hill without Arnold Palmer

GA Express #232: Bay Hill without Arnold Palmer

Golf will honour one of its greatest champions this week, as the PGA Tour reaches the Arnold Palmer Invitational for the first time since 'The KIng's' passing. But has the Tour short-changed a legend? 14 Mar 2017
PGA TOUR: Honeymoon can wait as Hadwin gets Masters start

PGA TOUR: Honeymoon can wait as Hadwin gets Masters start

Canada’s Adam Hadwin is getting married in two weeks and was planning on a romantic Tahiti honeymoon. The South Pacific will have to wait as the PGA Tour’s newest winner is heading for the Masters. 13 Mar 2017
EURO TOUR: Chawrasia dominates New Dehli defence

EURO TOUR: Chawrasia dominates New Dehli defence

SSP Chawrasia made European Tour history as he blew away the rest of the field to successfully defend his title at the Hero Indian Open. 13 Mar 2017
NZ OPEN: Hendry ends 14-year Kiwi winless streak

NZ OPEN: Hendry ends 14-year Kiwi winless streak

Michael Hendry has become the first Kiwi to claim the ISPS Handa NZ Open in 14 years after a dramatic three-way playoff for the title. 12 Mar 2017
NEW GEAR: Scotty Cameron’s new Futura putters

NEW GEAR: Scotty Cameron’s new Futura putters

Scotty Cameron’s name is synonymous with beautifully crafted putters. His traditional shape designs have timeless appeal, however, some players look for more forgiveness from their putter. 10 Mar 2017
“Variable distance balls not radical”: USGA chief

“Variable distance balls not radical”: USGA chief

United States Golf Association chief Mike Davis has suggested the use of “variable distance” golf balls as a solution to one of golf’s burning issues; the distances hit by modern professional golfers. 10 Mar 2017
GA Express #231: Is 'The Swing' Dead?

GA Express #231: Is 'The Swing' Dead?

The Florida Swing has long been a PGA Tour schedule favoruite for players and fans alike. But with the number of events played there thinning, has the Tour put the Swing's future at stake? 8 Mar 2017
PGA TOUR: Johnson proving unstoppable

PGA TOUR: Johnson proving unstoppable

The WGC – Mexico Championship was Dustin Johnson’s first competitive week as the World No.1 ranked player and any doubters about his worthiness to hold the position have been silenced. 6 Mar 2017
EURO TOUR: Burmester breaks through for maiden win

EURO TOUR: Burmester breaks through for maiden win

South Africa’s Dean Burmester has ridden a wave of form and fired a final round 65 to claim his first European Tour victory at the Tshwane Open. 6 Mar 2017
LPGA: Inbee’s record win a walk in the Park

LPGA: Inbee’s record win a walk in the Park

Inbee Park has claimed her 18th LPGA Tour career victory after firing a course record 64 at HSBC Women’s Champions. 6 Mar 2017
Felton bounces back to snatch NZ PGA

Felton bounces back to snatch NZ PGA

West Australian Jarryd Felton made a miraculous play-off birdie to win the Lawnmaster Horizon Golf NZ PGA Championship from Victorian Josh Younger and Kiwi Ben Campbell. 5 Mar 2017
Rules of Golf to get drastic ‘modern’ makeover

Rules of Golf to get drastic ‘modern’ makeover

The R&A and USGA has revealed 30 proposed changes designed to make the Rules of Golf fairer, more consistent and easier for all golfers to understand and apply. 2 Mar 2017
GA Express #230: Golf's new frontier

GA Express #230: Golf's new frontier

This week’s World Golf Championship event isn’t the first time Mexico’s golf courses have made headlines. In a history seemingly straight out of the movies, danger and political upheaval have been par for the course at golf's new frontier. 1 Mar 2017
Townsend, Boyd & Joyner collect Meriton victories

Townsend, Boyd & Joyner collect Meriton victories

It must take a great deal of mental strength and composure to enter the final day of a tournament with a four-shot lead. Well, Aaron Townsend faced – and overcame – that exact scenario in winning the Meriton Sydney Invitational Pro-Am. 27 Feb 2017
PGA TOUR: Fowler wins to join Masters conversation

PGA TOUR: Fowler wins to join Masters conversation

Rickie Fowler needed to win the Honda Classic more than most. 27 Feb 2017
EURO TOUR: Fichardt’s win drought ends in water-logged Joburg

EURO TOUR: Fichardt’s win drought ends in water-logged Joburg

South African Darren Fichardt ended his four-year winning drought with a closing hole birdie to claim the weather-affected Joburg Open by a single stroke. 27 Feb 2017
LPGA: Yang cruises to record win

LPGA: Yang cruises to record win

Heavy rain and a series of delays could not stand in the way of South Korean Amy Yang coasting to a five-stroke, record-breaking win on a marathon final day at the Honda LPGA Thailand. 27 Feb 2017
Inside: Golf Australia March 2017

Inside: Golf Australia March 2017

We look at how Hideki Matsuyama has become the hottest golfer in the game and we have an exclusive interview with Aussie Test cricketer David Warner where he talks about his passion for golf. These stories and more, this month in Golf Australia. 22 Feb 2017
GA Express #229: Shaking things up in Perth

GA Express #229: Shaking things up in Perth

THE World Super 6 in Perth was only the beginning of the shake-up the European Tour plans to deliver as it strives for relevance in a sporting world with an increasingly short attention span. 22 Feb 2017