Morri: Paying due to the supporting cast

Morri: Paying due to the supporting cast

The harsh reality is we will have forgotten them a year from now but the role of the supporting cast should not be overlooked at the game’s most important tournaments. 19 Jul 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #46 – Phil Scott

The Thing About Golf Podcast #46 – Phil Scott

Who would have thought that a summer spent in the UK visiting family would prove the start of a journey that ended in Australia’s first Masters green jacket? 14 Jul 2021
Morri: Time to mix it up?

Morri: Time to mix it up?

Is it worth sacrificing the Solheim Cup to create a mixed Presidents Cup? That is the simple question that needs to be answered by those calling for the PGA Tour’s biennial US v Rest of the World concept to include women in the competition. 12 Jul 2021
Morri: You can’t read all about it

Morri: You can’t read all about it

During our ‘The Thing About Golf’ podcast interview back in February, Mat Goggin said something which remains front of mind whenever the topic of the game’s image among the non-golf public comes up. 5 Jul 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #45 – Denis Pugh

The Thing About Golf Podcast #45 – Denis Pugh

From Colin Montgomerie to Francesco Molinari, and countless others in between, there isn’t much Denis Pugh hasn’t seen or done in the world of elite player coaching. 30 Jun 2021
MORRI: Slow play penalty impetus for introspection

MORRI: Slow play penalty impetus for introspection

The only interesting thing about slow play is the reaction of those who get penalised for it and what that tells us about ourselves. 28 Jun 2021
Morri: The wider impact of long rough

Morri: The wider impact of long rough

Great US Open finish, great winner, great story. Great golf stuff all round. 21 Jun 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

In the world of golf course architecture Bill Coore is considered royalty. 16 Jun 2021
Morri: Golf (not women’s or men’s) the winner

Morri: Golf (not women’s or men’s) the winner

There is an assumption that events like the Vic Open and last weekend’s Scandinavian Mixed are predominantly focussed on raising the profile of women’s golf. 15 Jun 2021
Morri: Time, timing and tournament golf

Morri: Time, timing and tournament golf

It’s the stuff that mathematical analysis can’t account for in golf. That combination of time and timing, intangibles like momentum and the inability of the human brain to switch off. 7 Jun 2021
Morri: Less leads to so much more

Morri: Less leads to so much more

We weren’t privy to television coverage of the most remarkable result in golf this past weekend and one can’t help but wonder whether it may have been the most interesting to watch, also. 31 May 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

Three majors and a Ryder Cup captaincy might be the highlights of a stellar career but as John Huggan puts it in the introduction, the most impressive thing about Padraig Harrington is that he’s basically a good bloke. 31 May 2021
Morri: A radio revelation

Morri: A radio revelation

She wasn’t talking about following golf from the other side of the world but Joni Mitchell had it right in the 60’s when she noted that ‘you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone’. 24 May 2021
Morri: PGA miss the mark with lasers

Morri: PGA miss the mark with lasers

There is one simple fix for what is likely to be a controversial decision to allow players to use rangefinders and GPS devices at this week’s PGA at Kiawah Island: make them ‘either/or.’ 17 May 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #42 – Andrea Watson

The Thing About Golf Podcast #42 – Andrea Watson

In the male dominated industry of golf club management, Yarra Yarra Golf Club General Manager Andrea Watson stands out but not only because she’s a woman. 12 May 2021
Morri: Ariya the toast of Thailand

Morri: Ariya the toast of Thailand

Rory McIlroy’s drought breaking PGA Tour win in Charlotte will grab the bulk of the attention from the world of professional golf this week but it was half a world away where the better story unfolded. 10 May 2021
Morri: Pay for play

Morri: Pay for play

Should professional golfers be guaranteed some form of income just for being professionals? 3 May 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #41 – Curtis Strange

The Thing About Golf Podcast #41 – Curtis Strange

He’s remembered by most – and rightly so – for his two US Open wins, but Curtis Strange's achievements in the game go far beyond that. 28 Apr 2021
Morri: The rich get richer

Morri: The rich get richer

There’s a saying in business that it is one’s competitors who actually determines one’s pricing. It’s quite a simple concept when you think about it and explains to some extent the announcement last week of the PGA Tour’s Player Impact Program. 27 Apr 2021
Morri: Tough to even get to the top

Morri: Tough to even get to the top

The biggest change in professional golf over the past 40 years may not be in equipment but competitiveness. 19 Apr 2021
Morri: Augusta National changing the game once again

Morri: Augusta National changing the game once again

For all its ties to the past and the constant citing of tradition, there is one area where Augusta National is ushering in the future. 12 Apr 2021