covid 19

How Aussie Tour pros are passing time

How Aussie Tour pros are passing time

No industry or walk of life has been unaffected by coronavirus and new lockdown restrictions. Professional golf dramatically so, with all tournaments postponed or cancelled. 1 Apr 2020
Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

An extraordinary Masters in November, when autumn leaves are falling at Augusta National, could cap a triumphant return for golf as organisers look to squeeze in the four majors at the end of the year. 1 Apr 2020
Irish Open postponed due to coronavirus

Irish Open postponed due to coronavirus

The Irish Open has become the latest European Tour tournament to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 31 Mar 2020
Augusta National fights virus with handout

Augusta National fights virus with handout

Augusta National is donating US$2 million to help fight the coronavirus which has already forced the postponement of the Masters. 31 Mar 2020
All Australian golf clubs advised to close

All Australian golf clubs advised to close

Golf Australia has advised all Australian golf clubs and facilities to close until further notice. 30 Mar 2020
Drive, Chip and Putt update

Drive, Chip and Putt update

On March 13, it was announced that the 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals had been postponed due to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). After thoughtful deliberation, and with the guidance of public health experts, the Founding Partners have provided the following update: 30 Mar 2020
Fleetwood still has Ryder Cup hopes

Fleetwood still has Ryder Cup hopes

World No.10 Tommy Fleetwood hopes this year's scheduled Ryder Cup can act as an "amazing torch" after the coronavirus pandemic. 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
COVID-19 Update: Can I still play golf?

COVID-19 Update: Can I still play golf?

Federal and State Government restrictions to enforce social-distancing has seen the closure of golf clubhouses across the country but nearly all courses remain open for play. For now. 25 Mar 2020
Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

We are closely monitoring the constantly-moving situation in the COVID-19 pandemic and carefully following the advice issued to us by the UK Government, relevant health authorities and our medical consultants. 20 Mar 2020
Augusta-bound Kim in holding pattern

Augusta-bound Kim in holding pattern

Grace Kim was understandably ecstatic upon hearing of her invitation to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur before the 2020 Masters. However, she is now waiting to see if she will get her chance to play the famed course. 19 Mar 2020
People trump golf postponements, says Tiger

People trump golf postponements, says Tiger

Tiger Woods has sought to put the cancellations of a slew of golf tournaments due to the coronavirus into perspective on Monday, saying the well-being of others trumped the sport. 17 Mar 2020
Golf Australia cancels, postpones key events

Golf Australia cancels, postpones key events

In light of national and ongoing Covid-19 concerns, GA chairman Andrew Newbold reluctantly confirms the scheduled Australian Junior Championships in April, both for girls and boys, has been cancelled. 16 Mar 2020
Morri: The golf world is much, much bigger than the PGA Tour

Morri: The golf world is much, much bigger than the PGA Tour

The relationship between the professional and recreational game has always been an intriguing one, the importance of the former to the growth and health of the latter incalculable though clearly important. 16 Mar 2020
European Tour cancels more tournaments

European Tour cancels more tournaments

Two more tournaments have been postponed as fears over the coronavirus outbreak continue to wreak havoc with the European Tour schedule. 12 Mar 2020
Indian Open postponed

Indian Open postponed

The Hero Indian Open, scheduled to take place from March 19-22 at DLF Golf and Country Club in Gurugram, New Delhi, has been postponed due to the ongoing threat posed by the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 12 Mar 2020
Jay Monahan: No plans yet to cancel or move events

Jay Monahan: No plans yet to cancel or move events

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says there is no intention to cancel or move golf tournaments in the wake of the Coronavirus outbreak, after reports suggested the US PGA Championship may not go ahead in San Francisco. 11 Mar 2020
Bangladesh event postponed amid virus concerns

Bangladesh event postponed amid virus concerns

The Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open 2020 will be postponed to a later date due to the ongoing COVID-19 concerns. 9 Mar 2020
Asian Tour: Royal's Cup 2020 to be postponed

Asian Tour: Royal's Cup 2020 to be postponed

The Royal’s Cup 2020 scheduled to be played at the Grand Prix Golf Club in Kanchanaburi next week will be postponed due to ongoing COVID-19 concerns. 5 Mar 2020
Malaysia Open to proceed as scheduled

Malaysia Open to proceed as scheduled

The Malaysian Open, a flagship event of the Malaysian Golf Association (MGA) which is making its return to the Asian Tour schedule after a four-year absence, will continue to proceed as scheduled. 16 Feb 2020