australian open

Morri: McIlroy’s Australian Open motivation

Morri: McIlroy’s Australian Open motivation

If we played the Australian Open on the Sandbelt every year, would the world’s best players flock to be a part of it? 18 May 2020
Opinion: When honesty isn’t the best policy

Opinion: When honesty isn’t the best policy

Honesty is always appreciated by the media, and fans, when interviewing players. 12 May 2020
Morri: Reimagined schedule good on paper

Morri: Reimagined schedule good on paper

The announcement by the PGA of Australia this week that they will endeavour to ‘recapture golf’s golden years in this country’ with a ‘reimagined tournament schedule’ is a noble one. 11 May 2020
Free crossword: Jack Nicklaus' Brilliant Career

Free crossword: Jack Nicklaus' Brilliant Career

Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer of all time, with more major titles than any player to swing a club. 6 May 2020
My favourite & worst moment: Ewan Porter

My favourite & worst moment: Ewan Porter

If there is a player to have experienced the highs and lows of professional golf, Ewan Porter might be the poster child. 5 May 2020
Will there be an Australian Open in 2020?

Will there be an Australian Open in 2020?

Most major sports have unveiled plans to return at some stage in 2020, including golf. The PGA Tour’s June restart combining with other factors to perhaps push our national Open off the schedule this year. 4 May 2020
My favourite and worst moment: Jake Trbojevic

My favourite and worst moment: Jake Trbojevic

Current Australian and New South Wales rugby league representative Jake Trbojevic is fairly new to the game of golf. But the Manly Sea Eagles lock is not short on golf memories. Both good and bad. 30 Apr 2020
Free crossword: The life & times of Greg Norman

Free crossword: The life & times of Greg Norman

How well do you know Greg Norman? 29 Apr 2020
My favourite moment: Lucas Herbert

My favourite moment: Lucas Herbert

For some, picking one favourite memory from their life in golf can be difficult. 14 Apr 2020
18 viewing pleasures to ease you through golf's blackout

18 viewing pleasures to ease you through golf's blackout

The global coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has left no aspect of our everyday lives untouched. In the golfing world, the professional game is in shutdown mode. 16 Mar 2020
Rebel global golf tour wants Aussie Open

Rebel global golf tour wants Aussie Open

The Australian Open could be in for a major boost with organisers of a new global golf tour keen to include the 116-year-old championship in its mega-money plans. 27 Jan 2020
Hot start for Herbert and Rankin as Smith struggles

Hot start for Herbert and Rankin as Smith struggles

As is so often the case, the morning tee times produced the best scores at RACV Royal Pines during the first round of the Australian PGA Championship on Thursday. 19 Dec 2019
The charge of Dad’s army hits the Gold Coast

The charge of Dad’s army hits the Gold Coast

Cameron Smith will dominate early news from RACV Royal Pines as he attempts to win his third Australian PGA. So too will American Cameron Champ and his prodigious driving. But the “old brigade” shouldn’t be dismissed before the first ball is struck if the recent Australian Open is anything to go by. 17 Dec 2019
Matt Jones almost blows Australian Open on a whisper

Matt Jones almost blows Australian Open on a whisper

Matt Jones walked up the 18th hole thinking he had a multiple shot cushion as he sought a second Australian Open title. Upon realising he needed to get up and down for par, the New South Welshman did just that to defeat South African Louis Oosthuizen by a single shot. 8 Dec 2019
Winner's Bag: Matt Jones – Emirates Australian Open

Winner's Bag: Matt Jones – Emirates Australian Open

Matt Jones joined the list of multiple time winners of the Australian Open on Sunday, his par at the par-5 18th delivering victory over Louis Oosthuizen by one shot. Take a look inside the New South Welshman's winning bag. 8 Dec 2019
Jones nurses dicky back and 54-hole Open lead

Jones nurses dicky back and 54-hole Open lead

Matt Jones shuffled awkwardly and painfully in his seat as he spoke to the media after a third round 68 to take the Australian Open lead by three. Then quickly denied his back could be one of the only obstacles to claiming a second Stonehaven Cup at his home club. 7 Dec 2019
Elvis hasn't left the building, or Open, yet

Elvis hasn't left the building, or Open, yet

He's the son of a gun who won't mind Elvis impersonators flocking to The Australian Golf club on Sunday as he looks to win the Australian Open. 6 Dec 2019
More than numbers for Kanaya's accountant caddie

More than numbers for Kanaya's accountant caddie

Australian Open contender Takumi Kanaya sits two shots adrift of 36-hole leader Matt Jones after a second round 69 and guiding him on his way is a Sydney accountant and volunteer caddie. 6 Dec 2019
Open first-timer Campbell ready for Saturday fourball

Open first-timer Campbell ready for Saturday fourball

As the likes of Adam Scott, Paul Casey and Louis Oosthuizen put the finishing touches on their preparations for this week's Australian Open, championship debutante Andrew Campbell took a different approach. 6 Dec 2019
Amateur hour at the Aussie Open

Amateur hour at the Aussie Open

Two young amateurs hailing from Asia lead the Australian Open after round one at The Australian Golf Club. Japan’s Takumi Kanaya possessing a strong Australian connection beyond this being his fourth time teeing it up in our national open. 5 Dec 2019
The pursuit of agronomic perfection

The pursuit of agronomic perfection

The first time I went to Augusta National I was in awe of its colours. They were seductive. The palette of pink, white and fuchsia azaleas and sweeping green fairways punctuated by clean white bunkers is striking to the eye. 5 Dec 2019