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Daddo: The joys of playing with hickory clubs

Daddo: The joys of playing with hickory clubs

"Hickory is the new black.” I heard it more than once. 11 Dec 2019
The Huggan Interview: Pete Cowen

The Huggan Interview: Pete Cowen

John Huggan sits down with world-renowned coach Pete Cowen – whose clients have included Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia – to talk everything golf. 10 Dec 2019
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
Time is nigh … For short-form golf

Time is nigh … For short-form golf

The common complaint from the part-time golfer is they wish they could play more. Matt Cleary is among those time-poor swingers and he ponders the opportunities clubs have to tap into shorter forms of the game. 6 Dec 2019
The Lost Art of Putting: Part VI

The Lost Art of Putting: Part VI

Visualisation: it’s hard to hit a good putt unless you can see it in your imagination first. 5 Dec 2019
The Lost Art of Putting: Part V

The Lost Art of Putting: Part V

Green reading: where do you look to find out the contours of a green? 3 Dec 2019
MORRI: What do we mean by ‘better’?

MORRI: What do we mean by ‘better’?

For all that we’ve gained through technology in golf the past three decades we have also given some things up. 2 Dec 2019
Mind the Gap: Best clubs for your swing speed

Mind the Gap: Best clubs for your swing speed

There have never been more options when it comes to choosing the clubs for the top of your bag ... Here’s how to make sure you get it right. 29 Nov 2019
The Lost Art of Putting: Part IV

The Lost Art of Putting: Part IV

Line and pace: which is more important in putting? Think carefully about your answer … 28 Nov 2019
Morri: Time to take 10?

Morri: Time to take 10?

It’s not a new idea, of course, but then nothing really is. It does remain, however, one of the more intriguing routes the game could pursue and will remain so for as long as there is a 14-club rule. 21 Nov 2019
Travel: Ultimate Gold Coast Golf Guide

Travel: Ultimate Gold Coast Golf Guide

Queensland’s Gold Coast boasts more attractions and venues than any other destination in the southern hemisphere and it’s also easy to adopt the laid-back local lifestyle with more than 70 kilometres of beaches and 100,000 hectares of world heritage-listed rainforest never far away. 21 Nov 2019
Profile: Meet “Bob from Oban”

Profile: Meet “Bob from Oban”

Robert MacIntyre is not a name you might readily recognise. But this down-to-earth greenkeeper’s son might just be Scotland’s next golfing superstar. 20 Nov 2019
Tested: Mizuno MP-20 Irons

Tested: Mizuno MP-20 Irons

I couldn’t fault any part of the performance of the new MP-20 range … 19 Nov 2019
Gabi Ruffels: A Star Is Born

Gabi Ruffels: A Star Is Born

It took Gabi Ruffels less than five years to transition from the heights of the junior tennis world into the history books of another sport entirely. Introducing one of Australia’s brightest young stars ... 19 Nov 2019
Daddo: "Pants off, with undies well hitched, I was a man on a hickory mission"

Daddo: "Pants off, with undies well hitched, I was a man on a hickory mission"

So just how did I end up in my underpants in the pond between the 5th and 6th holes in fading light? 18 Nov 2019
Tested: Callaway Magna Golf Balls

Tested: Callaway Magna Golf Balls

I would have no issue recommending the Callaway Magna golf ball to lower swing speed players ... 15 Nov 2019
Ogilvy: Rory would swap his year for Tiger’s but not Koepka's

Ogilvy: Rory would swap his year for Tiger’s but not Koepka's

As soon as Rory McIlroy won the FedExCup, the last event on the 2018-19 PGA Tour, the debate started. Who is “Player of the Year?” 15 Nov 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
Exclusive: “I can still be a great player,” says Adam Scott

Exclusive: “I can still be a great player,” says Adam Scott

In this exclusive interview with Golf Australia columnist-at-large, John Huggan, Adam Scott speaks candidly about playing at home, the Presidents Cup, juggling Tour and family commitments as well as the drive to still be competitive, very competitive, beyond 40. 14 Nov 2019
Morri: Give it time

Morri: Give it time

You don’t have to look far on social media to find the Presidents Cup naysayers and, frankly, that’s no great surprise. 13 Nov 2019
Opinion: When did pro golf become the equivalent of a boring chick-flick?

Opinion: When did pro golf become the equivalent of a boring chick-flick?

It’s date night. Your wife whisks you off to the movies and you’re subjected to some chick-flick that is so tedious you drift off to sleep through sheer boredom. 8 Nov 2019