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Review: Joondalup Resort

Review: Joondalup Resort

Joondalup sets a high standard for visually striking and immaculate presented golf, both of which make for a fun and memorable experience. 24 Aug 2020
Opinion: Course closures better for the game's image and players

Opinion: Course closures better for the game's image and players

It won’t be long now before every golf course in Australia will have the closed sign hanging on the front gate. For the health of the game and its players, this is a good thing. 30 Mar 2020
An important message for Golf Australia readers

An important message for Golf Australia readers

Dear valued Golf Australia readers and subscribers, 25 Mar 2020
Inside Golf Australia April 2020

Inside Golf Australia April 2020

The latest issue of Golf Australia magazine has arrived just in time to keep you company during the game's extended blackout. 19 Mar 2020
Inside Golf Australia March 2020

Inside Golf Australia March 2020

Adam Scott has entered his 20th professional season and is fast approaching 40. But the former World No.1 has no intention of slowing down anytime soon … 20 Feb 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The PGA Tour returns to the stunning Monterey Peninsula this week for the 80th edition of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Meanwhile, the European and LPGA Tours have both travelled to Barwon Heads for the groundbreaking Vic Open. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week. 5 Feb 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Desert golf is the theme this week on both major men’s Tours, with the PGA Tour heading to the Phoenix Open and the European Tour hosting the second Saudi International. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week 29 Jan 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The PGA Tour heads to the cliff tops of Torrey Pines this week as an impressive field continues the European Tour's Desert Swing in Dubai, the LPGA hosts a new event in Florida with some big name starters. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week 22 Jan 2020
Inside Golf Australia January 2020

Inside Golf Australia January 2020

Australia has upwards of 1,600 golf courses. But we’ve spent the past two years combing the country to find the absolute best; the crème de la crème. 19 Dec 2019
Review: Brookwater Golf & Country Club

Review: Brookwater Golf & Country Club

Having achieved its highest national public access course ranking in nearly eight years, there is no better time to book a round at this Greg Norman and Bob Harrison-designed classic. 9 Oct 2019
Inside Golf Australia August 2019

Inside Golf Australia August 2019

Former World No.1 Jason Day is one of the best putters on the planet … 18 Jul 2019
Review: Hamilton Island Golf Club

Review: Hamilton Island Golf Club

The spectacular Peter Thomson and Ross Perrett-designed Hamilton Island course has never looked better as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. 24 Jun 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: Narooma Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Narooma Golf Club

Lying approximately halfway between Sydney and Melbourne on the NSW South Coast, the small regional town of Narooma is home to great natural wonders, including one of this country’s most visually striking courses. 29 Mar 2019
Rose leads but Fraser has shot at Olympic gold

Rose leads but Fraser has shot at Olympic gold

Golf will crown its first Olympic champion for 112 years tomorrow, and Australia’s Marcus Fraser is one of three players favoured to clinch the historic gold medal. 14 Aug 2016
Fraser hangs on to slim Olympic lead

Fraser hangs on to slim Olympic lead

Marcus Fraser's dream campaign in Rio continues, despite his lead being trimmed to a single stroke at the halfway stage of the men’s Olympic tournament. 13 Aug 2016
EURO TOUR: Wall’s 16-year wait pays off

EURO TOUR: Wall’s 16-year wait pays off

THE last time Englishman Anthony Wall won on the European Tour, Adam Scott was still six months away from turning professional. 8 Aug 2016
PGA TOUR: Knox wins but Furyk steals the show

PGA TOUR: Knox wins but Furyk steals the show

JIM Furyk might have captured all headlines for his final round 58, but it was Scot Russell Knox who took home the Travelers Championship trophy and a winner’s cheque for $1,188,000. 8 Aug 2016
TESTED: Microsoft Band 2

TESTED: Microsoft Band 2

Editor Brendan James checks out this latest addition to the golf and fitness market from the technology giant, Microsoft, which has teamed with an app from TaylorMade golf. 3 Aug 2016
PERTH INT.: Win has Oosthuizen primed for Augusta

PERTH INT.: Win has Oosthuizen primed for Augusta

Having broken his two-year win drought at the ISPS Handa Perth International, Louis Oosthuizen has his eyes fixed on contending for a green jacket. 28 Feb 2016
PERTH INT.: Fraser surges with white-hot putter

PERTH INT.: Fraser surges with white-hot putter

Marcus Fraser has had an incredible 20 putts in 18 holes to shoot 65 and surge into the top-10 at the ISPS Handa Perth International. 27 Feb 2016
PERTH INT.: Uihlein outplays ‘Freo Doctor’ to lead with 65

PERTH INT.: Uihlein outplays ‘Freo Doctor’ to lead with 65

AN opening bogey and tricky ‘Freo Doctor’ winds could not stop American Peter Uihlein shooting a superb seven under 65 to seize the first round lead of the ISPS Handa Perth International. 25 Feb 2016