Golf Features

Exclusive: Sandy Jamieson’s 1Club Plan

Exclusive: Sandy Jamieson’s 1Club Plan

Prominent golf coach Sandy Jamieson has decided to follow his passion of helping beginners learn golf. And his 1Club could revolutionise the way new players are brought into the game. 23 Mar 2020
Review: The National Golf Club

Review: The National Golf Club

If there is such a thing as a ‘super club’, The National Golf Club can rightly claim to be one. In fact, there are few clubs around the world that can boast as many diverse and interesting holes as can be experienced at The National. 23 Mar 2020
The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

Mick Morcom and his son, Vern, were this country’s most pre-eminent greens keepers for more than half a century, but their influence on course design and construction remain today. 19 Mar 2020
What now for Royal Melbourne?

What now for Royal Melbourne?

The Presidents Cup reacquainted the golfing world with the majesty of Royal Melbourne Golf Club. But what lies ahead for the famed Dr Alister MacKenzie layout? 16 Mar 2020
Opinion: Can The Masters exist without the roars?

Opinion: Can The Masters exist without the roars?

In the wake of the NBA suspending its season today and America’s ban on inbound travel from Europe due to the continuing spread of coronavirus (COVOID-19), is a Masters without galleries a viable option? 12 Mar 2020
The Huggan Interview: R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers

The Huggan Interview: R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers

The R&A chief sits down to talk about the biggest issues facing golf, from grass roots participation numbers to the distance debate, gender equality, slow play and the Home of Golf, St Andrews. 11 Mar 2020
The Lost Art of Playing Golf: Part III

The Lost Art of Playing Golf: Part III

Does the swing create the shot or does the shot create the swing? 10 Mar 2020
Daddo: “What if the older clubs performed as well as the newer clubs?”

Daddo: “What if the older clubs performed as well as the newer clubs?”

Having never hidden my desire to hold on to history, I wondered during a moment of absent thought, what if the old stuff is as good as the new stuff? 10 Mar 2020
Morri: A lesson for golf

Morri: A lesson for golf

What lessons might there be for golf – and the role of women in the game – from the extraordinary success of the Women’s T20 World Cup? 9 Mar 2020
Exclusive: Weedon’s Way

Exclusive: Weedon’s Way

Tired of a golf game where your niggling back or hip dictates how you swing from round to round? English professional Reeves Weedon believes the best way to avoid golf injuries is to change the focus of your swing and has developed the ‘Lower Body Swing’ with outstanding results. 5 Mar 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
Opinion: Another reason to admire women’s golf

Opinion: Another reason to admire women’s golf

Women’s sport is beginning to finally get some of the credit and attention it deserves around the world. And this past week gave yet another reason to admire the women who play golf at the highest level. 2 Mar 2020
Morri: Youth movement

Morri: Youth movement

At the top of the women’s professional game it seems youth is Queen. 2 Mar 2020
Travel: 72 Hours in … Macarthur

Travel: 72 Hours in … Macarthur

Sydney’s south-western outskirts has been one of Australia’s booming residential development regions for nearly 20 years. And where there is a stable population base, quality golf is never far away. 27 Feb 2020
Review: The Eastern Golf Club

Review: The Eastern Golf Club

All good things take time and a tick over four years after the official opening of The Eastern Golf Club, the club is gaining acclaim for the Greg Norman design and its superb facilities. 26 Feb 2020
Daddo: “You want to borrow Adam Scott’s barstool”

Daddo: “You want to borrow Adam Scott’s barstool”

It’s a golf day, not unlike any other. 26 Feb 2020
Huggan: “This is a lad who has never forgotten where he came from”

Huggan: “This is a lad who has never forgotten where he came from”

As was clear for all to see in the immediate aftermath of his victory at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa last November, Tommy Fleetwood is an emotional wee soul. Almost two years had passed since his previous win in Abu Dhabi – a near-eternity for one of golf’s top-10 players – and he was, at least briefly, quite overcome by it all. 25 Feb 2020
Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship rescheduled

Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship rescheduled

The Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship has been rescheduled to take place from October 7-10, 2020 at the Siam Country Club Waterside, Pattaya, Thailand. 25 Feb 2020
Ogilvy: “I can’t help feeling it has 'dumbed me down' as a golfer”

Ogilvy: “I can’t help feeling it has 'dumbed me down' as a golfer”

I was on an aeroplane when the thought occurred. 25 Feb 2020
The Lost Art of Playing Golf: Part II

The Lost Art of Playing Golf: Part II

Think back to why you started playing. How do those feelings compare to your current golfing experiences? 24 Feb 2020
MORRI: PGA Tour’s laundry list of drama

MORRI: PGA Tour’s laundry list of drama

There was a time in the not too distant past when the job of PGA Tour Commissioner was one of the most sought after in golf. That might be a tougher sell early in 2020. 24 Feb 2020