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
Morri: Augusta National falls short with ANWA

Morri: Augusta National falls short with ANWA

Credit where it’s due, as the saying goes, so a teaspoon of credit to Augusta National amongst the bucket of criticism that is to follow. 5 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

In the world of golf administration there is no more important role than Chief Executive of the R&A. 1 Apr 2021
Morri: A little more conversation on Elvis

Morri: A little more conversation on Elvis

There’s no such thing as a ‘can’t-miss kid’. The golf history books are littered with those who were ordained the next Tiger or Jack or Greg Norman but who, for all sorts of reasons mostly unrelated to ability, never made it. 29 Mar 2021
Morri: Golf at Moore Park not just a numbers game

Morri: Golf at Moore Park not just a numbers game

It might be a game of numbers but golf – and especially public golf – is much more than a numbers game. 22 Mar 2021
Morri: Players and Olympics common fix

Morri: Players and Olympics common fix

In a funny way The Players Championship and the Olympics face polar opposite problems which – ironically – share the same solution. 15 Mar 2021
Morri: DeChambeau didn’t start distance debate

Morri: DeChambeau didn’t start distance debate

There are a couple of intertwined narratives developing around Arnold Palmer Invitational winner Bryson DeChambeau that are as lazy and wrong as they are irritating and misleading. 8 Mar 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #37 - Nick Price

The Thing About Golf Podcast #37 - Nick Price

Of all the players who have ascended to World No.1 since the rankings began in 1986, Zimbabwe’s Nick Price is the one who attracts the least attention. 3 Mar 2021
Morri: Golf’s contrived efforts

Morri: Golf’s contrived efforts

Shameless self-promotion time. Last week, we had a fascinating discussion on the Good-Good Golf Podcast about the notions of ‘Big’ and ‘Small’ golf. 1 Mar 2021
Morri: The misinformed attack on public golf

Morri: The misinformed attack on public golf

It’s tiring – and frankly tiresome – to constantly argue about public golf with people who are not only completely uninformed about the game but apparently wilfully ignorant. 22 Feb 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #36 - Mat Goggin

The Thing About Golf Podcast #36 - Mat Goggin

There isn’t much Mat Goggin hasn’t done in the game of golf, from Australian Amateur champion to professional tournament winner. 17 Feb 2021
Morri: Distance and golf’s footprint issue

Morri: Distance and golf’s footprint issue

The potential for changes to equipment will understandably grab the limelight in discussions about the Distance Insights Report but it is elsewhere within the study that the most important work is being done. 15 Feb 2021
Morri: Spieth’s welcome return

Morri: Spieth’s welcome return

The question is so compelling because it has no obvious answer: What is it that makes some players so much more ‘watchable’ than others? 8 Feb 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #35 - Dame Laura Davies

The Thing About Golf Podcast #35 - Dame Laura Davies

For more than 30 years Laura Davies has been a breath of fresh air in the game. 3 Feb 2021