courses and travel

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
Review: Port Fairy Golf Links

Review: Port Fairy Golf Links

A genuine links golf experience doesn’t require a 24-hour flight to Great Britain or Ireland as there’s an absolute beauty in our own backyard. 22 Aug 2019
Travel: Next Stop, Vietnam

Travel: Next Stop, Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most beautiful countries in South-East Asia. Its people are warm and welcoming, its history is fascinating, its food is epic and the landscapes are simply stunning. It is also one of the fastest-growing golf markets in the world. 19 Aug 2019
Greens go Orange for new regional initiative

Greens go Orange for new regional initiative

Golf Orange is a joint initiative between Orange Ex-Services, Duntryleague Golf Club and Wentworth Golf Club to promote golf within, and golf tourism to, Orange, NSW. Golf Orange has launched 11 new stay and play packages ahead of October's Hahn City of Orange Golf Championship. 15 Aug 2019
Travel: Down by the beach

Travel: Down by the beach

Sydney’s northern beaches are a tourist hot spot for those seeking great food, ocean views and world-class beaches. Visiting golfers are not neglected either. 18 Jul 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: The Dunes Golf Links

Top-100 Spotlight: The Dunes Golf Links

The past 25 years can rightly be dubbed Australia’s second ‘Golden Age’ of course design – and one of the first courses created in the era remains one of this country’s most fun and challenging layouts for everyone. 10 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
Travel: Bella Amore!

Travel: Bella Amore!

The rest of the golfing world is starting to discover what we have known for a long time – Victoria’s Bellarine Peninsula is among the best golf holiday destinations this country has to offer. 3 Jul 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: Ocean Dunes

Top-100 Spotlight: Ocean Dunes

Ocean Dunes is among the finest public access courses in Australia and for good reason. It boasts inspiring ocean views and amazing holes that will have you yearning for more. 26 Jun 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
Chip & Sip along the Murray River

Chip & Sip along the Murray River

The Murray River is Australia’s longest river, meandering more than 2,500 kilometres west from the Australian Alps. And as you could imagine, such a large area provides an enormous number of varied activities to take part in along the famous watercourse. 21 Jun 2019
Review: Peregian Golf Course

Review: Peregian Golf Course

The future of this Sunshine Coast course appeared uncertain in mid-2016. Today, after three years under new management and with an open door to all golfers, it is realising its potential once again. 20 Jun 2019
Top-100 Spotlight: St Michael’s Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: St Michael’s Golf Club

For many years, St Michael’s was regarded as a rough diamond on the Sydney golfing landscape. But recent works around the course have polished off some of those abrasive edges. 19 Jun 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
Travel: Northern Links

Travel: Northern Links

From some of the world’s best links courses, legendary Irish hospitality, plus a visit to the home of Irish whiskey, the north of Ireland is a top destination for a golf holiday. Our correspondents take the journey … 17 Jun 2019
Review: Cape Wickham Links

Review: Cape Wickham Links

Cape Wickham boasts postcard views at almost every turn, which can distract from appreciating just how good this links layout really is. 14 Jun 2019
Travel: 72 hours on the … Golf Coast

Travel: 72 hours on the … Golf Coast

Never heard of the Golf Coast? It’s a 40-kilometre stretch of West Australian coastline south of Perth that has established a reputation as one of this country’s ideal golf holiday destinations. Here’s what you have been missing. 10 Jun 2019
Review: Maroochy River Golf Club

Review: Maroochy River Golf Club

The newest addition to the Queensland golfing landscape has quickly developed a reputation for quality … a reputation that extends far beyond the sunshine coast. 10 Jun 2019
New Course: The ‘re-gen’ of Peninsula Kingswood

New Course: The ‘re-gen’ of Peninsula Kingswood

The biggest course redevelopment in Australian golfing history is set to propel Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club’s North and South Courses onto the world stage. 4 Jun 2019
Review: Warrnambool Golf Club

Review: Warrnambool Golf Club

Victoria’s Warrnambool Golf Club is proud of its longstanding association with Marc Leishman. But it doesn’t necessarily depend on it. The golf course continues to climb the national rankings due to its improved playing surfaces and subtle design tweaks. 9 May 2019
Travel: 72 Hours in the Hunter

Travel: 72 Hours in the Hunter

New South Wales’ Hunter Region boasts beautiful surf beaches, world-famous vineyards and fantastic golf courses … It’s no wonder locals like Aussie golfing icon, Jack Newton call it “God’s Country.” 1 May 2019