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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
Internationals’ morning glory extends Presidents Cup lead

Internationals’ morning glory extends Presidents Cup lead

The Internationals' stunning Presidents Cup blitz continues with Ernie Els' underdogs extending their lead to four points at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Captain Tiger rests player Woods

Captain Tiger rests player Woods

In the aftermath of a seemingly inevitable comeback from the United States on Friday afternoon, Tiger Woods, the best player on his team so far, surprisingly chose to sit out the Saturday morning four-ball matches. 13 Dec 2019
Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

The star-studded American Presidents Cup team had to draw on all their talent, experience and a little luck to avoid an embarrassing International team clean-sweep of the second day foursomes. 13 Dec 2019
The Big Easy has Friday on his mind

The Big Easy has Friday on his mind

International Team captain Ernie Els is sticking to his guns before day two of the Presidents Cup matches, resisting temptation to keep any of his successful pairings together for tomorrow’s first foursomes session. 12 Dec 2019
Ernie's men ambush Americans at Royal Melbourne

Ernie's men ambush Americans at Royal Melbourne

The Ernie Els-led Internationals will take a 4-1 lead into the second day of the Presidents Cup after ambushing the United States in the opening day fourball matches. 12 Dec 2019
Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Finally, the waiting is over. Tomorrow, we get to see some golf. 11 Dec 2019