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Michel’s Major Leap

Michel’s Major Leap

Lukas Michel will make his long-awaited major debut at Winged Foot Golf Club this week, courtesy of his historic victory at the US Mid-Amateur last September. 17 Sep 2020
Hend: Euro bubble ideal US Open prep

Hend: Euro bubble ideal US Open prep

Queenslander Scott Hend says the mental challenges of spending five weeks inside the European Tour's biosecure bubble recently have prepared him for the savagery of a US Open at Winged Foot. 17 Sep 2020
Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Following discussions with the Queensland government and key stakeholders, the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will postpone the Australian PGA Championship to February 18-21, 2021. 16 Sep 2020
Amateur Michel eyes major debut at Winged Foot

Amateur Michel eyes major debut at Winged Foot

Australian amateur Lukas Michel hopes rolling his sleeves up and digging trenches on golf courses in Detroit has toughened him up for a US Open debut at New York's notoriously brutal Winged Foot course. 15 Sep 2020
Struggling Leishman ready for US Open test

Struggling Leishman ready for US Open test

Marc Leishman's on-course struggles continue but the Australian star refuses to get down on himself as he readies for the US Open at New York's brutal Winged Foot course. 15 Sep 2020
US Open: Horsfield withdraws after positive COVID test

US Open: Horsfield withdraws after positive COVID test

Sam Horsfield, who has played in 14 USGA championships, including three US Opens, has withdrawn from the 120th US Open Championship following a positive COVID-19 test. 15 Sep 2020
Scheffler tests positive for COVID-19, withdraws from US Open

Scheffler tests positive for COVID-19, withdraws from US Open

Scottie Scheffler, the 2013 US Junior Amateur champion and a member of the victorious 2017 USA Walker Cup team, has withdrawn from the 120th US Open Championship. 14 Sep 2020
First international Thank a Superintendent Day

First international Thank a Superintendent Day

As a healthy outdoor activity that can adhere to social distancing requirements, golf has seen a worldwide resurgence in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. 10 Sep 2020
Webb backs Lee & Green at ANA Inspiration

Webb backs Lee & Green at ANA Inspiration

Karrie Webb has backed Hannah Green and Minjee Lee to contend at this week's ANA Inspiration despite the women's major facing scorching California desert temperatures, poor air quality and the potential for players to have to ride in carts. 9 Sep 2020
USGA finalises field for US Open

USGA finalises field for US Open

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that five additional players have earned exemptions into the 120th US Open Championship, which will be contested at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y., on Sept. 17-20, 2020. 9 Sep 2020
Feature film to promote mental health benefits of golf

Feature film to promote mental health benefits of golf

Today Australian Golf debuts Tee Your Mind, a three-hour-long slow TV experience simulating the mental health benefits of golf. 4 Sep 2020
NSW Open moves to Concord in 2021

NSW Open moves to Concord in 2021

New South Wales’ premier golf championship has received a timely boost with the NSW Government ensuring the tournament's future for 2021 and beyond. 3 Sep 2020
WGC-HSBC Champions cancelled due to COVID-19

WGC-HSBC Champions cancelled due to COVID-19

The 2020 edition of China's richest golf tournament, the WGC-HSBC Champions, has been cancelled because of government restrictions on international sporting events. 2 Sep 2020
Japan's Zozo Championship relocated to US

Japan's Zozo Championship relocated to US

The PGA Tour has relocated this year's Zozo Championship from Japan to California due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 1 Sep 2020
Jones & Luck added to US Open field

Jones & Luck added to US Open field

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 16 additional players have earned exemptions into the 120th US Open Championship, which will be contested at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y., on Sept. 17-20, 2020. 1 Sep 2020
Joe Long wins Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale

Joe Long wins Amateur Championship at Royal Birkdale

Joe Long savoured success at Royal Birkdale to win The 125th Amateur Championship. 31 Aug 2020
Colonial Brewing Co creates lager ‘TaylorMade’ for golf

Colonial Brewing Co creates lager ‘TaylorMade’ for golf

Extending their brand away from the fairway and onto the brewery floor, TaylorMade Golf has teamed up with local Australian craft brewery, Colonial Brewing Co, creating an exclusive, limited-edition lager. 27 Aug 2020
Exclusive: Aussie PGA Championship announcement imminent

Exclusive: Aussie PGA Championship announcement imminent

It would have been easy to assume that following on from Golf Australia’s decision to postpone the Australian Open until 2021, the Australian PGA would follow suit with its biggest event. 26 Aug 2020
PGA Tour moves CJ Cup to Las Vegas

PGA Tour moves CJ Cup to Las Vegas

The CJ Cup in South Korea will be played this year at Shadow Creek in Las Vegas as the PGA Tour tries to salvage its Asia schedule amid the coronavirus pandemic. 25 Aug 2020
Peerless Popov wins AIG Women’s Open

Peerless Popov wins AIG Women’s Open

Germany’s Sophia Popov claimed a magnificent first major title as she held off international challengers to win the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon. 24 Aug 2020
Ogilvy exclusive: Golf in the coronavirus era

Ogilvy exclusive: Golf in the coronavirus era

We’ve all been experiencing strange times over the last three months. But not being able to play golf for a while and living almost exclusively at home has been especially odd for a seasoned traveller like me. 19 Aug 2020