courses and travel

Review: The Vintage Golf Club

Review: The Vintage Golf Club

New South Wales’ Hunter Valley is rich in world-class wine and food, and since opening in 2004 The Vintage Golf Club has become the feature offering of the high quality golf in the region. And, like many of the top drops of the area, it just keeps getting better with age. 26 Aug 2020
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
Ranking: Victoria's Best Courses

Ranking: Victoria's Best Courses

Victoria boasts 38 layouts in Australia's Top-100 ranked courses making it a world-class destination for golf. 17 Jun 2020
Ranking: Best South Australian & Northern Territory courses

Ranking: Best South Australian & Northern Territory courses

From the sand dunes of Adelaide's sandbelt courses to the ochre sands of Alice Springs, we celebrate the best courses to play in South Australia and the Northern Territory. 10 Jun 2020
Ranking: Best NSW & ACT Courses

Ranking: Best NSW & ACT Courses

We continue our celebration of this country's best places to play the game by showcasing the finest layouts in New South Wales and the ACT. 3 Jun 2020
Ranking: Tasmania's best courses

Ranking: Tasmania's best courses

Tasmania punches well above its weight in terms of high quality golf courses. Here, we aim to showcase the cream of the crop. 27 May 2020
Ranking: Western Australia's finest layouts

Ranking: Western Australia's finest layouts

We continue our celebration of this country's best golf courses by showcasing the high quality of courses to be found in Western Australia. 20 May 2020
Ranking: Queensland's Best Courses

Ranking: Queensland's Best Courses

With lockdown restrictions starting to ease, it's a good time to celebrate this country's best places to play the game. 13 May 2020
South Australian Road Trip: Vine to Vine

South Australian Road Trip: Vine to Vine

South Australia is home to some of the world’s great wineries. If you have a penchant for a good drop of red, and you love playing golf, here’s how you can combine the two pursuits into a terrific (responsible) driving holiday. 23 Apr 2020
Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Japan has emerged as a hotspot for golf-trotting pin seekers looking for something special. As a regular visitor to the country that is planning to host the Olympics at some stage next year, our correspondent jumped at the opportunity to take this golfing assignment. 21 Apr 2020
Ogilvy: My perfect course

Ogilvy: My perfect course

It hasn’t been built yet. And it probably never will be; the perfect golf course, that is. 20 Apr 2020
Review: Moonah Links Golf Club

Review: Moonah Links Golf Club

With two contrasting layouts firmly entrenched in Australia’s Top-100 Courses, Moonah Links continues to enjoy its status as one of this country’s best 36-hole complexes. 16 Apr 2020
Travel: The Road to Cornwall

Travel: The Road to Cornwall

Cornwall is renowned for its great food – everything from traditional Cornish pasties to incredible seafood – warm welcomes and incredible scenery from the wild moorlands and rugged cliffs to its sandy beaches. All of which makes this golfing journey as spectacular as the destination itself. 25 Mar 2020
Review: The National Golf Club

Review: The National Golf Club

If there is such a thing as a ‘super club’, The National Golf Club can rightly claim to be one. In fact, there are few clubs around the world that can boast as many diverse and interesting holes as can be experienced at The National. 23 Mar 2020
The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

Mick Morcom and his son, Vern, were this country’s most pre-eminent greens keepers for more than half a century, but their influence on course design and construction remain today. 19 Mar 2020
What now for Royal Melbourne?

What now for Royal Melbourne?

The Presidents Cup reacquainted the golfing world with the majesty of Royal Melbourne Golf Club. But what lies ahead for the famed Dr Alister MacKenzie layout? 16 Mar 2020
Travel: 72 Hours in … Macarthur

Travel: 72 Hours in … Macarthur

Sydney’s south-western outskirts has been one of Australia’s booming residential development regions for nearly 20 years. And where there is a stable population base, quality golf is never far away. 27 Feb 2020
Review: The Eastern Golf Club

Review: The Eastern Golf Club

All good things take time and a tick over four years after the official opening of The Eastern Golf Club, the club is gaining acclaim for the Greg Norman design and its superb facilities. 26 Feb 2020
Review: Victoria Golf Club

Review: Victoria Golf Club

A multi-million dollar renovation of one of Australia’s finest courses is set to propel it into the consciousness of discerning golfers worldwide. 21 Feb 2020
Review: Curlewis Golf Club

Review: Curlewis Golf Club

The winds of change have been blowing strongly across this beautiful Bellarine Peninsula layout and the results are impressive. 19 Feb 2020
Play, Stay & Watch … Adelaide’s Finest

Play, Stay & Watch … Adelaide’s Finest

The world’s best female golfers will descend on the ‘City of Churches’ this month to contest the ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide Golf Club. If you’re planning to be there, take your clubs and sample some terrific courses while you’re in town. 11 Feb 2020