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Course Design: Fantastic Fives

Course Design: Fantastic Fives

Par-5s aren’t what they used to be, at least in the way they are played at the top echelons of the game. But as Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton explains, Australia still has a bunch of first-class long holes no one would ever describe as ‘nondescripts’. 13 Sep 2019
Course Design: Two-Shot Stars

Course Design: Two-Shot Stars

Two-shot holes – whether they are medium to long par-4s or short par-5s – make up the majority of holes we all play. Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton explains what separates the great from the good and reveals a host of Australia’s best. 17 Jul 2019
Course Design: Short Fours

Course Design: Short Fours

Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton dissects the qualities of what makes a great short par-4 and reveals some of the best in the game can be found here in Australia. 4 Jul 2019
Course design: The joy of 3s

Course design: The joy of 3s

One-shot holes are golf’s great leveller, where professionals and high handicappers can find success. What are some of the greatest par-3s in the nation? Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton casts his eye across the best and what makes them better than others. 18 Jun 2019
Daddo: Postcards from golf’s next frontier (I hope)

Daddo: Postcards from golf’s next frontier (I hope)

I’ve just had a month off the tools. 14 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
A Taste of Tasmania

A Taste of Tasmania

Over the course of two decades, the Apple Isle has emerged as a world-class golf holiday destination, with the quality of its courses matched by the incredible food, cool climate wines, award-winning whiskies and natural attractions. 12 Dec 2018