Golf Features

Australia's 100 Best Long Par-4s

Australia's 100 Best Long Par-4s

The best long two-shotters test a player’s ability to execute a pair of classy long shots. At the same time, they show off interesting strategies most often built around a green benefiting a shot played from a particular part of the fairway. 17 Nov 2020
Join A Club: Brookwater Golf & Country Club

Join A Club: Brookwater Golf & Country Club

Brookwater Golf & Country Club is Queensland’s No.1 Public Access Golf Course located in the City of Greater Springfield, south west of Brisbane's CBD, and managed by Troon Golf. 17 Nov 2020
Morri: Imperfect Augusta a sight for sore eyes

Morri: Imperfect Augusta a sight for sore eyes

Ironically, one of the most pleasing aspects of this year’s Masters was likely the one thing the green jackets hated the most. 16 Nov 2020
Sweet 16?

Sweet 16?

Tiger Woods surprised many by claiming his 15th major title at Augusta National in 2019. Having held onto the Green Jacket for an extra seven months due to COVID-19 the question is now: Can he defend his title and get within two of Jack Nicklaus’ major record and equal the Golden Bear’s six Masters titles? 10 Nov 2020
Morri: Why golf needs to change its narrative

Morri: Why golf needs to change its narrative

It’s difficult to put your finger on just what it is about this game that seems to get into the bloodstream. 9 Nov 2020
Gen Z: Meet the major winners of the next decade

Gen Z: Meet the major winners of the next decade

The stars of the next decade are fast approaching and soon they will be grabbing the headlines at major championship time ahead of today’s household names. Who are they? 6 Nov 2020
Home-Grown Holiday: Discovering the Illawarra

Home-Grown Holiday: Discovering the Illawarra

The great natural beauty of New South Wales’ Illawarra region forms the scenic backdrop to some quality golf courses, which are all accessible to the travelling golfer, making it the ideal destination for a home-grown holiday. 6 Nov 2020
Tested: Bushnell Wingman GPS Speaker

Tested: Bushnell Wingman GPS Speaker

The Bushnell Wingman won’t be for everyone, but for its target market it is an outstanding product, writes Jimmy Emanuel. 4 Nov 2020
Huggan: Wasted talent

Huggan: Wasted talent

Whenever I bang on about the increasingly one-dimensional nature of the play at (male) golf’s elite level, I have first to make myself clear. 4 Nov 2020
Tested: Mizuno JPX921 Forged & JPX921 Tour Irons

Tested: Mizuno JPX921 Forged & JPX921 Tour Irons

It is almost a given that opening a box of new release Mizuno irons is going to be a positive experience. And the JPX921 irons certainly lived up to expectations, writes Jimmy Emanuel. 3 Nov 2020
Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Course set-up has long been a topic of hot conversation on professional Tours all over the world. But it is important for every golfer. No matter how well or badly you perform, having fun and finding the game more interesting is a lot easier to achieve when the playing field is set-up properly. 2 Nov 2020
Morri: The notion of par

Morri: The notion of par

If you’ve ever wondered whether golf is more a mental or physical pursuit then wonder no more. 2 Nov 2020
Top-100 Spotlight: St Andrews Beach

Top-100 Spotlight: St Andrews Beach

It began as a concept for a private member-only golf course in the heart of Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula, but a significant chain of events has seen it evolve into one of the best public access layouts in the nation. 2 Nov 2020
Bare My Soul: Dimi Papadatos

Bare My Soul: Dimi Papadatos

It is six years since Dimi Papadatos burst onto the professional golf scene by claiming the New Zealand Open and has claimed another three titles since. 28 Oct 2020
Spring Fashion Special

Spring Fashion Special

Like almost everything else in 2020, spring will be different around Australia this year. However, certain things will remain unchanged. 27 Oct 2020
Top-100 Spotlight: Commonwealth Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Commonwealth Golf Club

A century after being established, one of the Melbourne Sandbelt’s finest layouts is looking to tweak its design to better reflect its origins. 27 Oct 2020
Review: Magenta Shores Golf & Country Club

Review: Magenta Shores Golf & Country Club

Despite being already well-established among the nation’s Top-100 Courses, the team at Magenta Shores is continually striving to improve its acclaimed layout and climb even higher in the rankings. 26 Oct 2020
Morri: Temper tantrums

Morri: Temper tantrums

Perhaps it’s all in the delivery. Tyrrell Hatton is the best of the modern players at losing his cool on course with Belgium’s Thomas Pieters running a close second. 26 Oct 2020
School’s In: Issy Taylor

School’s In: Issy Taylor

More and more young Australian golfers are being scouted to the United States college system. So we spoke with Isabelle Taylor, who currently attends Oregon State University, to find out why our Aussies are in such high demand. 26 Oct 2020
Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

“At least 25 percent of the golf courses need to be converted into mountain bike trails. The rest can be used for walks and picnics, off-leash dog runs, boot camps and community veggie gardens. Maybe keep one for posterity.” 21 Oct 2020
Morri: Learning to share

Morri: Learning to share

We’ve known for a couple of months that COVID has given golf a major participation boost but what is less obvious is how the game (or more precisely, the industry) intends to harness this new-found interest. 19 Oct 2020