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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
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
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
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
Review: Rich River Golf Club

Review: Rich River Golf Club

Long established as one of the go-to destinations on the Murray River, this 36-hole venue is set to further enhance its appeal with major course upgrades as part of a multi-million dollar reinvestment. 9 Dec 2019
Review: Magenta Shores Golf & Country Club

Review: Magenta Shores Golf & Country Club

Once renowned for its brutish difficulty, the Ross Watson design on the New South Wales Central Coast continues to improve as it finds the right balance between testing and enjoyable golf. 14 Nov 2019
Road Trip: Toasts of the Coast

Road Trip: Toasts of the Coast

The NSW South Coast between Mollymook and Eden has a reputation as one of Australia’s best golfing destinations. Picture-postcard scenery, a wealth of off-course activities as well as great food and wine have golfers, and non-golfers, heading back for more. 18 Oct 2019
Top 100 Spotlight: Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club

Top 100 Spotlight: Pacific Harbour Golf & Country Club

Bribie Island is all sand, which had course architect Ross Watson champing at the bit when he was commissioned to design what is today one of Queensland’s premier layouts. 16 Oct 2019
Review: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Review: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort is Australia’s largest public access golf facility with 45 holes on offer. With a range of non-golf activities and two layouts entrenched in the Top-100 Public Access Courses in the country it is certainly worth a visit. 15 Oct 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
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