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The Preview: BMW PGA Championship

The Preview: BMW PGA Championship

The European Tour returns to its headquarters at Wentworth Club in Surrey this week. Here’s everything you need to know about the 66th edition of the BMW PGA Championship. 6 Oct 2020
R&A announces four new honorary members

R&A announces four new honorary members

Four of golf’s great champions have accepted invitations to become Honorary Members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. 28 Sep 2020
Opinion: Could Bryson cause unexpected rule change?

Opinion: Could Bryson cause unexpected rule change?

There has been plenty of talk since Bryson DeChambeau’s maiden major win about how the American is changing the game. 23 Sep 2020
Barty wins golf club championship

Barty wins golf club championship

COVID-19 may have cruelled her French Open hopes but it's done wonders for Ashleigh Barty's golf game. 21 Sep 2020
Ogilvy backs Aussies to contend at US Open

Ogilvy backs Aussies to contend at US Open

There is an urban legend involving Adam Scott, Geoff Ogilvy and Ernie Els' private plane that has grown since the 2006 US Open at Winged Foot. 16 Sep 2020
McKenzie on fire; Mickelson leads

McKenzie on fire; Mickelson leads

Australian David McKenzie has shot a nine-under 62 to trail Phil Mickelson by a shot as the American golfing superstar made his senior debut in Missouri. 25 Aug 2020
Morri: Hard doesn’t equal good

Morri: Hard doesn’t equal good

Hard. Easy. Good. Bad. More than just words these are concepts in golf and they come loaded with pre-conceived notions about their relative individual merits. 20 Jul 2020
Aussies Abroad: Clinton Southorn – Agronomist

Aussies Abroad: Clinton Southorn – Agronomist

Clinton Southorn grew up in Hobart before moving to the UAE and is now the Cluster Director of Agronomy at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. We caught up with the Tasmanian to learn more about his life and profession ... 18 May 2020
Free crossword: How well do you remember golf in the Year 2000?

Free crossword: How well do you remember golf in the Year 2000?

If you're old enough to remember the year 2000, you will recall that after the hysteria of the Y2K bug there was the hysteria of another kind. And it all surrounded Tiger Woods. 14 May 2020
PGA date announced as part of reimagined Aussie schedule

PGA date announced as part of reimagined Aussie schedule

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will endeavour to recapture golf’s golden years in this country with a reimagined tournament schedule that will see the Tour in full swing from October and culminate with the crowning of the Order of Merit winner in March. 10 May 2020
My favourite and worst moment: Braith Anasta

My favourite and worst moment: Braith Anasta

Braith Anasta didn’t make his name in golf. The New South Welshman enjoying a 14-year first grade rugby league career, winning a premiership and regularly playing for his state and country. 29 Apr 2020
Bernhard Langer: Playing the waiting game

Bernhard Langer: Playing the waiting game

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many aspects of everyday life to an eerie standstill, including Tour golf. Bernhard Langer, current money leader on the PGA Tour Champions and Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador, speaks about putting his prolific career on pause. 16 Apr 2020
Immelman named Presidents Cup International Team Captain

Immelman named Presidents Cup International Team Captain

South African Trevor Immelman has been named International Team Captain for the 2021 Presidents Cup, to be played at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, North Carolina. 7 Apr 2020
Ogilvy: “The International team is in a better place than ever before”

Ogilvy: “The International team is in a better place than ever before”

I’m sitting here two days after the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne and it is still all I can think about. 5 Mar 2020
Presidents Cup is why Aussies are winning: Scott

Presidents Cup is why Aussies are winning: Scott

Adam Scott credits the recent thrilling home Presidents Cup contest for a record-setting start to 2020 by Australians on the PGA Tour. 17 Feb 2020
The Preview: South African Open hosted by the City of Johannesburg

The Preview: South African Open hosted by the City of Johannesburg

In its first start for 2020, the European Tour heads to South Africa. The South African Open hosted by the City of Johannesburg taking place at Randpark Golf Club with local hero Louis Oosthuizen among the favourites. 8 Jan 2020
Tiger and team do it again

Tiger and team do it again

An emotional Tiger Woods was nearly brought to tears. Ernie Els the same. Woods getting the best of his career-long rival once again, this time as the Captain of 16-14 United States Presidents Cup victory. 15 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup picture special

Presidents Cup picture special

The United States steamrolled the Internationals on the final day to win the Presidents Cup for the eighth consecutive time. But it was far from being one way traffic at Royal Melbourne and the team of Getty Images photographers covering the event captured every memorable moment. 15 Dec 2019
Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

The Presidents Cup scoreboard says Internationals 10, Team USA Eight but that doesn’t scratch the surface of what has unfolded at Royal Melbourne the past three days. 15 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup set for final Royal Rumble

Presidents Cup set for final Royal Rumble

The announcement of the Sunday singles match-ups was a typically tense affair at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Americans fightback as Presidents Cup hinges in the balance

Americans fightback as Presidents Cup hinges in the balance

The stage is set for a grandstand finish to the Presidents Cup after an afternoon of high drama at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019