amateur golf

NSW Junior Boy’s trophy named for Newton

NSW Junior Boy’s trophy named for Newton

One of the game's greatest advocates and a revered figure in Australian sport, Jack Newton OAM, has been honoured by Golf NSW with the NSW Junior Boy's Championship Trophy to be re-named the Jack Newton Cup. 6 Dec 2021
Morri: Much more to golf than distance

Morri: Much more to golf than distance

It’s been a while since we talked distance in this digital space but given the topic is never far from the surface (no matter which side of the debate you’re on) let’s give it another whirl this week. 22 Nov 2021
Plata wins Women’s Amateur Latin America Championship

Plata wins Women’s Amateur Latin America Championship

Colombia’s Valery Plata has won the inaugural Women’s Amateur Latin America championship presented by The R&A and ANNIKA Foundation. 22 Nov 2021
Hundreds of girls and clubs set to soar in 2022

Hundreds of girls and clubs set to soar in 2022

The Australian Golf Foundation has received a stunning response to its AGF Junior Girls Golf Scholarship program for 2022. 10 Nov 2021
World No.1 Nakajima takes Asia-Pacific Amateur

World No.1 Nakajima takes Asia-Pacific Amateur

Keita Nakajima became the third player from Japan to win the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), defeating Hong Kong’s Taichi Kho on the second hole of a thrilling play-off on Saturday at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. 8 Nov 2021
Aussie McKinney one back in Dubai

Aussie McKinney one back in Dubai

China’s Bo Jin fired a bogey-free, seven-under-par 64 to grab a one-stroke lead after the second round of the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) on Thursday at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. 5 Nov 2021
Aussie Michel shares AAC lead with big guns

Aussie Michel shares AAC lead with big guns

Two of the world’s leading men’s amateur golfers, Keita Nakajima and Yuxin Lin, lived up to all expectations in Wednesday’s opening round of the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. 4 Nov 2021
Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s modernised rules of amateur status published

Golf’s new Rules of Amateur Status have been published by The R&A and the USGA ahead of coming into effect on January 1, 2022. 27 Oct 2021
Five to watch at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Five to watch at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Many of the finest players in the region will battle it out for the coveted Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) crown when the 12th edition of the championship is contested at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club, November 3-6. 26 Oct 2021
NSW Amateur set for Links Shell Cove

NSW Amateur set for Links Shell Cove

The 2022 NSW Amateur Championship is bound for the Illawarra for the first time in its 123-year history and will be held at The Links Shell Cove & Wollongong Golf Clubs from January 24 to 28. 25 Oct 2021
Elite Aussie amateurs relish return to competition in UAE

Elite Aussie amateurs relish return to competition in UAE

After almost two years of frustration Australia’s best amateur golfers will return to elite representative competition at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship and the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship in the United Arab Emirates next month. 21 Oct 2021
Chalmers and adidas Junior 6s Tour combine for amazing opportunity

Chalmers and adidas Junior 6s Tour combine for amazing opportunity

The burgeoning adidas Junior 6s Tour and two-time Australian Open and PGA winner Greg Chalmers will give one of our country’s bright prospects an inside the ropes experience at a PGA Tour event in 2022. 20 Oct 2021
Defending champion and World No.1 set for Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

Defending champion and World No.1 set for Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

China’s defending champion Yuxin Lin is aiming for an unprecedented third Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) title but will face a stiff challenge from the in-form Japanese World No.1 Keita Nakajima and the cream of the region’s men’s talent. 12 Oct 2021
Europe defeat GB&I in Junior Vagliano Trophy

Europe defeat GB&I in Junior Vagliano Trophy

The Continent of Europe has won the Junior Vagliano Trophy after comprehensively defeating Great Britain and Ireland 14-4 at Hilversumsche Golf Club in the Netherlands. 11 Oct 2021
Top players to use Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship as launchpad

Top players to use Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship as launchpad

Some of the finest players in the Asia-Pacific region are aiming to emulate the illustrious alumni of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship when the region’s premier women’s event is held at the Abu Dhabi Golf Club in the United Arab Emirates capital from November 10-13. 7 Oct 2021
Hagestad claims second U.S. Mid-Amateur crown

Hagestad claims second U.S. Mid-Amateur crown

Stewart Hagestad warned anyone who would listen that the 36-hole final match of the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship was not over on Thursday, despite his 5-up advantage after 18 holes. 5 Oct 2021
Hagestad leads halfway through U.S. Mid-Amateur final

Hagestad leads halfway through U.S. Mid-Amateur final

Stewart Hagestad won his semi final match in convincing fashion on Thursday morning, then took a 5-up lead over Mark Costanza in the first 18 holes of the final match of the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at Sankaty Head Golf Club. 1 Oct 2021
Blakesly Brock claims U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur crown

Blakesly Brock claims U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur crown

Blakesly Brock made sure noon turned into midnight for the Cinderella story of the 34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Berkeley Hall Club. 1 Oct 2021
Rookies to face off in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur final

Rookies to face off in U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur final

For the first time in U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship history, two 25-year-olds will play in the final match. 30 Sep 2021
Brown continues miracle run to reach U.S. Mid-Amateur semi finals

Brown continues miracle run to reach U.S. Mid-Amateur semi finals

This is the kind of week it has been for No.64 seed Hayes Brown. 30 Sep 2021
Three past champions in U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur hunt

Three past champions in U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur hunt

Defending champion Ina Kim-Schaad prevailed in a battle of USGA champions Tuesday afternoon in the Round of 16 of the 34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Berkeley Hall. 29 Sep 2021