Golf Features

Top-100 Spotlight: Links Hope Island

Top-100 Spotlight: Links Hope Island

Next year marks the 30th anniversary of a Gold Coast golfing icon – Links Hope Island. 17 May 2022
Review: St.Michael's Golf Club

Review: St.Michael's Golf Club

Polish a gem long enough and it will be transformed into an absolute thing of beauty. 17 May 2022
Morri: The importance of managing expectations

Morri: The importance of managing expectations

In an upcoming episode of Golf Australia magazine’s The Thing About Golf podcast, a conversation with Nick O’Hern turned to the work he does with some of Australia’s most promising young professionals. 16 May 2022
Holiday At Home: Big River Country

Holiday At Home: Big River Country

The secret got out a long time ago that New South Wales’ Northern Rivers region is a natural wonderland. 13 May 2022
The Review: Goldfinger (1964)

The Review: Goldfinger (1964)

In this new series, resident movie critic, Adrian Logue, casts his eye over some cinematic classics, and some not so, where golf has played a co-starring role. Here, he puts the action-packed James Bond flick, Goldfinger, under the spotlight. 11 May 2022
Review: Federal Golf Club

Review: Federal Golf Club

Canberra is quite obviously best known for being the home of our Federal Parliament and all manner of government agencies. But there is far more to attract you to the nation’s capital. 9 May 2022
Morri: A reminder of professional golf’s place

Morri: A reminder of professional golf’s place

It’s easy to get distracted by professional golf, particularly those of us who work in the industry (and especially the media). 9 May 2022
Top-100 Spotlight: Killara GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Killara GC

By the late 1800s the once dry, rocky and inhospitable scrub of Sydney’s North Shore had been settled with farms, orchards and timber mills and was home to a growing population who found time for the occasional leisure activity in the period of relative prosperity before World War I. 5 May 2022
Review: Bonville Golf Resort

Review: Bonville Golf Resort

Bonville Golf Resort is Australia’s most beautiful inland golf course. 4 May 2022
Morri: Australian Open decision combines our best assets

Morri: Australian Open decision combines our best assets

There will be those not in favour, but I say Golf Australia are to be applauded for last week’s announcement that the 2022 Australia Opens will adopt the Vic Open model of the past decade. 2 May 2022
Holiday at Home: The Great Ocean Road

Holiday at Home: The Great Ocean Road

For 100 years, the Great Ocean Road has been the gateway to one of the most iconic and beautiful coastlines in Australia, perhaps the world. And if you want to take in these breathtaking sights, we suggest you take your golf clubs with you. 28 Apr 2022
Morri: Golf. A rich person’s sport?

Morri: Golf. A rich person’s sport?

“Golf. A rich person’s sport.” Five words and two full stops but what an insight this recent Twitter post gave us into the world of golf. 26 Apr 2022
Morri: The journey provides tournament golf’s intrigue

Morri: The journey provides tournament golf’s intrigue

You could drive yourself mad thinking about the ‘what ifs’ in golf. 19 Apr 2022
Morri: Thai teen phenom excites in more ways than one

Morri: Thai teen phenom excites in more ways than one

Making predictions in this game is a dangerous pastime. The history books are littered with ‘can’t miss’ kids that missed and the list grows longer each year. 11 Apr 2022
Opinion: The beauty of the anti-Augusta

Opinion: The beauty of the anti-Augusta

There is nothing quite like Masters week. 7 Apr 2022
Masters: Golf's boulevarde of broken dreams

Masters: Golf's boulevarde of broken dreams

It could be called the ‘Boulevarde of Broken Dreams’. Instead, it’s known as Amen Corner – a (as of 2022) 1,185-yard stretch of golfing heaven that can be hell for the world’s best players. 6 Apr 2022
Huggan: The Masters is far from perfect, but the golf always wins

Huggan: The Masters is far from perfect, but the golf always wins

More than three decades have passed since my first visit to Augusta National Golf Club. The first of Nick Faldo’s three victories in 1989 was my maiden Masters. And yes, I was excited. 5 Apr 2022
Morri: ‘Why is there no Women’s Masters?’

Morri: ‘Why is there no Women’s Masters?’

What a show the talented young women put on at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur at the weekend. 4 Apr 2022
Morri: Aussie Amateur by name only

Morri: Aussie Amateur by name only

The professionalisation of elite amateur golf in this country becomes complete this week when the top finishers at the Australian Amateur Championship will be paid prizemoney for the first time. 28 Mar 2022
Exclusive: New future of the Australian Open

Exclusive: New future of the Australian Open

A significant change in Australian golf’s biggest tournament occurred in 2021 without much fanfare or notice. But it has significant repercussions and possibly signals a very different men’s Australian Open in the future. 24 Mar 2022
Morri: Less for pros, more for the rest of us

Morri: Less for pros, more for the rest of us

Less distance for pros and elite amateurs but more for those who need it. That looks to be the trade off the R&A and USGA are seeking as they inch ever closer to a roll back of distance at the top levels of the game. 21 Mar 2022