Morri: Why Royal Melbourne could host the PGA Championship

Morri: Why Royal Melbourne could host the PGA Championship

The starring role of Royal Melbourne at the Presidents Cup has brought three ideas into sharp focus and perhaps offered up a solution to some of the professional game’s nagging issues. 16 Dec 2019
Morri: Tiger's last stand

Morri: Tiger's last stand

Nineteen feet, four inches. That’s the distance of what was likely Tiger Woods’ last competitive stroke in Australia. 15 Dec 2019
Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

The Presidents Cup scoreboard says Internationals 10, Team USA Eight but that doesn’t scratch the surface of what has unfolded at Royal Melbourne the past three days. 15 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed’s caddie banned after clash with Cup fan

Patrick Reed’s caddie banned after clash with Cup fan

Patrick Reed’s week is going from bad to worse with reports circulating at Royal Melbourne that his caddie and brother in law, Kessler Karain, got into an altercation with a fan Saturday. 14 Dec 2019
Morri: “Sport does funny things to people and golf is not immune.”

Morri: “Sport does funny things to people and golf is not immune.”

The absurdity of it only becomes clear if you think about it. 14 Dec 2019
Foursomes golf … when sorry is the hardest word

Foursomes golf … when sorry is the hardest word

Every golfer who has ever played foursomes has made the same deal on the first tee. 13 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

It’s the wrong use of the right word but polarising might be the only way to describe American Patrick Reed. 12 Dec 2019
Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Finally, the waiting is over. Tomorrow, we get to see some golf. 11 Dec 2019
Morri: Reed Fits Patrick

Morri: Reed Fits Patrick

He’s the ‘other’ Patrick on the US team, the one not named ‘Reed’, and he’s looking forward to a possible pairing with his more controversial namesake this week at Royal Melbourne. 11 Dec 2019
Morri: Els ready to step out of Tiger’s shadow

Morri: Els ready to step out of Tiger’s shadow

For there to be a victor there needs to be a vanquished, a role that is – for the most part – overlooked in the world of sport. 10 Dec 2019
MORRI: Hey Mr Sandman

MORRI: Hey Mr Sandman

The court of public opinion has delivered its verdict in the Patrick Reed bunker tampering case. 9 Dec 2019
MORRI: What do we mean by ‘better’?

MORRI: What do we mean by ‘better’?

For all that we’ve gained through technology in golf the past three decades we have also given some things up. 2 Dec 2019
Morri: Give me your time poor

Morri: Give me your time poor

It’s golf season and the stars are in town. That’s good for the game, and important. 27 Nov 2019
Morri: Time to take 10?

Morri: Time to take 10?

It’s not a new idea, of course, but then nothing really is. It does remain, however, one of the more intriguing routes the game could pursue and will remain so for as long as there is a 14-club rule. 21 Nov 2019
Morri: Give it time

Morri: Give it time

You don’t have to look far on social media to find the Presidents Cup naysayers and, frankly, that’s no great surprise. 13 Nov 2019
Morri: Walk or Ride

Morri: Walk or Ride

There are a couple of debates that simmer in golf with no obvious resolution, old faithful topics that can always be drawn on by a golf writer struggling for a column idea. 6 Nov 2019
Morri: Why golf needs to be its own harshest critic

Morri: Why golf needs to be its own harshest critic

Those of us who write and speak critically about golf for a living sometimes get accused of ‘talking the game down’. 30 Oct 2019
Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Do you ever wonder what golf will look like 50 or 100 years from now? Not the clubs and balls and gadgets, but the game itself? 23 Oct 2019
Morri: The Conundrum

Morri: The Conundrum

Too hard, too easy; too firm, too soft. Too wide, too narrow; too long, too short. 16 Oct 2019
Exclusive: The reason Hannah Green plays golf

Exclusive: The reason Hannah Green plays golf

The role of Karrie Webb in mentoring Hannah Green to major championship glory has been well documented but the influence of another woman has been equal – or perhaps even more important – in the development of Australia’s third women’s Grand Slam tournament winner. 10 Oct 2019
Morri: Time to put the scorecard away

Morri: Time to put the scorecard away

Here’s a topic to add to the list of ‘do not discuss at dinner parties’: Golf is about more than score. 9 Oct 2019