OGILVY: Why Royal Birkdale is so good
Ask just about any player to identify the best English course on the Open Championship rota and most are likely to answer, “Royal Birkdale.”
THE OPEN: Aussies hoping for luck of the draw
Eleven Australians are teeing up in the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale and all of them will be hoping the Golfing Gods smile on them with good weather on the first afternoon of the event.
TESTED: Precision Pro NX7 laser rangefinder
The NX7 might not have all the bells and whistles of some of its top-of-the-line competitors, but it keeps up in the most important areas of performance.
TRAVEL: The Magical Mornington
Australia is blessed with a host of world-class golfing destinations and Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula ranks among our finest where great golf, food, wine and accommodation are par for the course.
THE OPEN: Where the Claret Jug will be won and lost
Royal Birkdale “is tough but fair”. That’s the general consensus among the players ahead of the first round of 146th Open Championship.
Spectacular Kangaroo Island course gets the green light
The South Australian Government has granted development authorisation for a new seaside course to be built on Kangaroo Island.
THE OPEN: Best images from round two
Strong winds and torrential rain made for a wild second round at The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. The team from Getty Images were there to capture the action.
VIDEO: Sergio Garcia & Anirban Lahiri launch 600-metre drives
Masters Champion Sergio Garcia goes head-to-head with Anirban Lahiri in a long drive battle in the heart of Dubai to launch the new website golfindubai.com
Aussie holes world record breaking 395-foot putt
Do you have trouble holing three-footers? Watch this Aussie guy roll in a putt at perfect speed from 395-feet to break the world record for the longest putt ever made.