Golf Features

Su Oh: It all starts with a ‘W’

Su Oh: It all starts with a ‘W’

A win in this week’s Women’s British Open would be a life-changer for young Victorian Su Oh. Here, she reflects on what winning might mean and her journey so far as a professional golfer. 1 Aug 2018
TESTED: Cobra King F8 Driver

TESTED: Cobra King F8 Driver

The Cobra King F8 driver is packed full of innovative technology, including a uniquely CNC milled face. See what happened when we put it to the test. 31 Jul 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Kooyonga Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Kooyonga Golf Club

Adelaide is often overshadowed by Australia’s larger capital cities. But when it comes to golf it certainly packs a punch – and Kooyonga Golf Club continues to present one of the finest courses in the nation. 31 Jul 2018
REVIEW: Commonwealth Golf Club

REVIEW: Commonwealth Golf Club

The simplest values of strategic course design are being rediscovered by one of the star courses of the Melbourne Sandbelt and the golf is more interesting for it. 29 Jul 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

The Victorian capital is one of the world’s great golfing destinations. Do you need any more proof other than knowing all 12 courses showcased here have cemented a place in the ranking of the nation’s Top-100 Courses and can be found within a 45-minute drive of Melbourne’s GPO? 27 Jul 2018
Clayton: Bunkers 101

Clayton: Bunkers 101

Believe it or not, bunkers are not scattered across a golf course simply to make your life a misery. The great designers used them to improve the strategy of their creations, but, as Mike Clayton points out here, not all bunkering is good and often it can be misplaced to make a hole more difficult. 26 Jul 2018
10 Things we learned at The Open

10 Things we learned at The Open

Italy’s Francesco Molinari is the Champion Golfer of the Year, but there was more to take away from the 147th Open Championship ... 25 Jul 2018
A Golfer's Life: Peter Lonard

A Golfer's Life: Peter Lonard

The two-time Australian Open champion heads to St Andrews for the 2018 Senior Open this month in the hope of recapturing the form that saw him finish third in the championship 12 months ago. Here, one of the hardest working players of his generation talks to Jimmy Emanuel about his globetrotting career, injuries and illnesses, golf after 50, anchored putting and the responsibility of Australian players to the game in their home country. 23 Jul 2018
Ogilvy: Why only the greats win at Carnoustie

Ogilvy: Why only the greats win at Carnoustie

I played in my first Open Championship at Carnoustie in 1999. I was pretty excited. I had failed to qualify a couple of times while I was still an amateur, so it was special for me to make my Open debut during my first year as a professional. I had performed really well in the qualifying and was really looking forward to playing a course I had been to and really enjoyed a couple of times before. 20 Jul 2018
Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

If an Australian is to win at The Open at Carnoustie this week he will have to defy 87 years of heart-breaking history on the Scottish Links. 19 Jul 2018
Why The Open Championship is golf’s best major

Why The Open Championship is golf’s best major

The Open. It is golf’s oldest major championship and has been won by every great player that has ever swung a club. 18 Jul 2018
The Open: Padraig Harrington

The Open: Padraig Harrington

The Irishman has endured a series of incredible highs and lows on the course since he claimed the Auld Claret Jug in 2007. Here, he reflects on how he tamed Carnoustie and how it ultimately proved to be the turning point of his career. 17 Jul 2018
The Open: Barren Years

The Open: Barren Years

It has been 25 years since Greg Norman won The Open at Royal St George’s. There have been close calls since but the claret jug continues to dodge Australian hands. Will one of the seven Aussies heading to Carnoustie end the drought? 16 Jul 2018
Lucas Herbert: From Bendigo to the Barry Burn

Lucas Herbert: From Bendigo to the Barry Burn

Lucas Herbert has made a knack of putting himself in contention at the biggest events in Australian golf and the long hitter will hope to do the same on the world stage this week, as he makes his Open Championship debut. 13 Jul 2018
Russell Knox can be Scotland's saviour

Russell Knox can be Scotland's saviour

The European Tour heads to the birthplace of golf this week for the Scottish Open with the in-form Russell Knox a strong chance of giving the locals something to really celebrate … Finally. 11 Jul 2018
PELZ VIDEO TIP: The secret to being a great putter

PELZ VIDEO TIP: The secret to being a great putter

If you want to putt more like a pro you need to adopt a tempo for putting that all good putters on Tour use. 5 Jul 2018
TESTED: Callaway 2018 Chrome Soft & Chrome Soft X golf balls

TESTED: Callaway 2018 Chrome Soft & Chrome Soft X golf balls

Callaway's 2018 Callaway Chrome Soft and Chrome Soft X balls have receive plenty of hype for their performance values. Jimmy Emanuel puts both balls to the test. 5 Jul 2018
Rory’s Homecoming

Rory’s Homecoming

Rory McIlroy hosts the Irish Open at Ballyliffin this week and is in dire need of some good form. Will he find his game at home? 4 Jul 2018
DADDO: Me … superstitious? Not a chance

DADDO: Me … superstitious? Not a chance

Superstitions? Yeah, I got a few: nothing I can’t handle. It’s not like I’m headless if I step on a crack in the pavement, see a black cat cross my path or don’t find an east-west facing spot in the golf club carpark on a Saturday morning. 29 Jun 2018
MORRI: A wise man once wrote …

MORRI: A wise man once wrote …

THE loss of five-time Open champion Peter Thomson last week brought to mind an age-old saying in this business. 28 Jun 2018
REVIEW: Mt Compass Golf Course

REVIEW: Mt Compass Golf Course

A new owner, a new name, a new course superintendent and this South Australian gem is starting to sparkle again. 27 Jun 2018