Morri: Dear Gabi … I was wrong

Morri: Dear Gabi … I was wrong

The enduring memory of Gabi Ruffels’ historic US Women’s Amateur win will, for many, be the gutsy 7-iron approach and seemingly nerveless birdie putt at the 36th hole to seal victory. 14 Aug 2019
Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

To all those who think golf is boring, consider this a big fat raspberry in your general direction. 8 Aug 2019
Morri: More to majors than money

Morri: More to majors than money

Is it or isn’t it? Since 2013 the LPGA says ‘yes’ but for many in the golf world the answer remains ‘no’ when it comes to the Evian Championship and its major status. 31 Jul 2019
Morri: Where to from here?

Morri: Where to from here?

It would be difficult to imagine a major season bookended by two more memorable results. Tiger at Augusta and Lowry at Portrush will forever be remembered as special moments in the game, even among the historic Grand Slam events. 25 Jul 2019
Morri: Wunderkinds Beware

Morri: Wunderkinds Beware

Golf, perhaps more than any other sport, likes to anoint its stars of the future early but it’s a dangerous practise which backfires more often than not. In truth, the list of ‘Can’t Miss Kids’ who have missed is a long one. 17 Jul 2019
Morri: Come and see the real thing

Morri: Come and see the real thing

There was some remarkable golf played on the world’s Tours at the weekend. Jon Rahm’s charging finish to claim a second Irish Open title, the stunning play of rookie Matthew Wolff to win in Minnesota and the birdie fest that was the LPGA event in Wisconsin weren’t short on entertainment. 10 Jul 2019
Morri: Links golf … Now that’s entertainment

Morri: Links golf … Now that’s entertainment

For many golf fans – this writer included – the next few weeks represent the best time of year to be a spectator of the professional game. 4 Jul 2019
Morri: Coverage Calamity

Morri: Coverage Calamity

Here’s an unthinkable scenario. A young Australian player in just their second year on Tour holds the 54-hole lead at one of the game’s majors. 27 Jun 2019
Morri: A major lesson

Morri: A major lesson

It’s often difficult to know what major championship golf teaches us – if anything – about the game. 20 Jun 2019
Morri: Not where but how you get there

Morri: Not where but how you get there

In golf, no matter what level, there is no destination. The real game is the journey. Or more importantly, how the player deals with the good and bad along the way as opposed to where he or she finishes on the leaderboard. 5 Jun 2019
Morri: When less could mean much more

Morri: When less could mean much more

Most language historians attribute the saying ‘less is more’ to Scottish poet Robert Browning – a fitting fact given the topic of today’s column. 29 May 2019
Morri: A tale of two majors

Morri: A tale of two majors

Like most golf fans, the bulk of my attention this past week was on only one of the two majors being played in the United States. 24 May 2019
Morri: Mind the gap

Morri: Mind the gap

Not for the first time, there was controversy last week when former NFL player Tony Romo – by all accounts a more than capable amateur golfer – was given an invite to play the PGA Tour’s Byron Nelson tournament in Texas. 15 May 2019
Morri: Savour the shot, not the score

Morri: Savour the shot, not the score

Australia has one of the best golf cultures in the world and, for the most part, an approach to the game that is the envy of many outside these shores. 8 May 2019
Morri: The Endless Summer

Morri: The Endless Summer

Golf shares similarities with lots of other sports but one of its great appeals is that it simultaneously manages to remain wholly unique. 1 May 2019
Morri: A new defence of public golf

Morri: A new defence of public golf

In light of some unexpected feedback to a column on the closure of the council-owned Hudson Park golf course in Sydney last month, two interesting pieces of correspondence have emerged on this topic in the past two weeks. 26 Apr 2019
Morri: Tiger – The golfing gift that just keeps on giving

Morri: Tiger – The golfing gift that just keeps on giving

In the scheme of things it’s not important though, of course, somehow it is. 17 Apr 2019
Morri: When the image of perfection is just a veneer

Morri: When the image of perfection is just a veneer

There was an awful lot to like about the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur but that shouldn’t earn the world’s best-known golf club a free pass for what they got wrong. 10 Apr 2019
Morri: Kuchar right to play by the rules

Morri: Kuchar right to play by the rules

The incident was bad enough but the response to it – much of it from people who should know better – was genuinely confronting. 3 Apr 2019
Morri: Not so picture perfect golf

Morri: Not so picture perfect golf

So deep is the obsession with the year’s first men’s major that there is a website dedicated to counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until The Masters is upon us. 28 Mar 2019
Morri: Golf’s Image Problem

Morri: Golf’s Image Problem

News of the closure of Sydney’s Hudson Park golf course this past week got me thinking – again – about the future of the game in this country. 21 Mar 2019