Golf Features

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
The Pitfalls of DIY Course Design

The Pitfalls of DIY Course Design

Recent major course renovations at some big-name clubs in Australia have come under the watchful eye of experienced course architects and have received rave reviews. The clubs have benefitted from trusting an expert eye, reminding once again of the potential pitfalls DIY course changes, or lack thereof, can cause. 7 Nov 2019
Morri: Walk or Ride

Morri: Walk or Ride

There are a couple of debates that simmer in golf with no obvious resolution, old faithful topics that can always be drawn on by a golf writer struggling for a column idea. 6 Nov 2019
Presidential Visit: The effect of Trump on Royal Melbourne

Presidential Visit: The effect of Trump on Royal Melbourne

Donald Trump made history when he attended the final day of the 2017 Presidents Cup at Liberty National. And the controversial US President has been rumoured to be heading to our shores for the 2019 staging in December. If Trump does head Down Under, a first-hand account of the impact his presence had in 2017 offers an insight into what might be expected. 31 Oct 2019
Morri: Why golf needs to be its own harshest critic

Morri: Why golf needs to be its own harshest critic

Those of us who write and speak critically about golf for a living sometimes get accused of ‘talking the game down’. 30 Oct 2019
Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Do you ever wonder what golf will look like 50 or 100 years from now? Not the clubs and balls and gadgets, but the game itself? 23 Oct 2019
Ogilvy: Major win means major decisions

Ogilvy: Major win means major decisions

The major season is over for another year and two new champions are right now experiencing the life and attitude adjustments I went through following my US Open victory back in 2006. 23 Oct 2019
Daddo: I love it when a plan comes together

Daddo: I love it when a plan comes together

Sometimes, you just find yourself in the wrong place. 22 Oct 2019
Road Trip: Toasts of the Coast

Road Trip: Toasts of the Coast

The NSW South Coast between Mollymook and Eden has a reputation as one of Australia’s best golfing destinations. Picture-postcard scenery, a wealth of off-course activities as well as great food and wine have golfers, and non-golfers, heading back for more. 18 Oct 2019