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Matsuyama sought for Australian summer

Matsuyama sought for Australian summer

Organisers hope to lure Masters winner Hideki Matsuyama to the Australian PGA Championship in Queensland in December as part of plans to revive the golfing calendar after the 2020/21 season was impacted by COVID-19. 13 Apr 2021
2021 Australian PGA Championship dates announced

2021 Australian PGA Championship dates announced

The PGA of Australia’s flagship tournament, the Australian PGA Championship, will return to its traditional summer timeslot. 12 Apr 2021
Milestone moment for Inside The Ropes

Milestone moment for Inside The Ropes

Australian Golf Media – representing the shared media interests of the PGA of Australia, the WPGA Tour and Golf Australia – this week celebrates a milestone edition of Inside The Ropes. 26 Mar 2021
Fears COVID will end Aussie golf careers

Fears COVID will end Aussie golf careers

The Australian summer of golf should be in full swing but instead fears have emerged that many struggling stars on JobKeeper are about to give up the game. 3 Dec 2020
PGA and ALPG undertake world-first brand refresh

PGA and ALPG undertake world-first brand refresh

The PGA of Australia and the ALPG are proud to unveil their new respective brands as part of a new era that strengthens the alignment between Australia’s two professional golf bodies. 24 Nov 2020
Give young Aussie stars a chance: Allenby

Give young Aussie stars a chance: Allenby

Triple Crown winner Robert Allenby is urging officials to rethink their decision to wipe the entire Australian summer of golf, saying the country's exciting band of youngsters deserve better. 18 Nov 2020
Exclusive interview: Scott Hend unplugged

Exclusive interview: Scott Hend unplugged

There are few professional golfers who are as well travelled in their career as Scott Hend. The three-time European Tour winner from Queensland has seen plenty during his more than 20 years in the play-for-pay ranks and, typically, he doesn’t hold back on a wide range of topics. 16 Sep 2020
Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Following discussions with the Queensland government and key stakeholders, the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will postpone the Australian PGA Championship to February 18-21, 2021. 16 Sep 2020
Golf digs deep for bushfire victims

Golf digs deep for bushfire victims

Golf clubs in Australia’s worst bushfire affected regions have received a funding boost, thanks to the generosity of the golf community around the world. 30 Jul 2020
Australia’s courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australia’s courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australian golfers have always known the courses they play on offer more than just a round of golf. They know that playing the game can not only benefit the well-being and social connectivity of its participants, but also the significant role that Australian golf courses play in the protection of our environment. 22 Jul 2020
PGA date announced as part of reimagined Aussie schedule

PGA date announced as part of reimagined Aussie schedule

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will endeavour to recapture golf’s golden years in this country with a reimagined tournament schedule that will see the Tour in full swing from October and culminate with the crowning of the Order of Merit winner in March. 10 May 2020
Fans to decide Australia's greatest golfer

Fans to decide Australia's greatest golfer

The mantle as Australia’s Greatest Golfer will be put in the hands of the public as the PGA of Australia launches a head-to-head battle of Australia’s 64 most accomplished professionals. 14 Apr 2020
Golf goes to aid of bushfire victims

Golf goes to aid of bushfire victims

Australian golf is pitching in to help the victims of the country’s bushfire crisis. 14 Jan 2020
Brisbane to host 2020 Australian PGA Championship

Brisbane to host 2020 Australian PGA Championship

The Australian PGA Championship will return to Brisbane in 2020 to celebrate Royal Queensland Golf Club’s centenary year. 9 Jan 2020
PGA of Australia launches First Tee of Australia

PGA of Australia launches First Tee of Australia

Former PGA Tourr Commissioner and the Vice-Chairman of First Tee Tim Finchem and CEO of the PGA of Australia Gavin Kirkman announced today the launch of the First Tee of Australia. 11 Dec 2019
Cink & Smylie to compete at Australian PGA

Cink & Smylie to compete at Australian PGA

Former Open Championship winner Stewart Cink and PGA Tour victor Smylie Kaufman will take part in the world-class field at next month’s Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast. 26 Nov 2019
Aussies eager to bring home inaugural Women's PGA Cup

Aussies eager to bring home inaugural Women's PGA Cup

The chance to represent Australia’s female PGA Professionals on the world stage is something this group of women will never forget. 3 Oct 2019
Micheluzzi and Windred join professional ranks

Micheluzzi and Windred join professional ranks

Top amateur golfers David Micheluzzi and Blake Windred believe they have what it takes to compete against the game’s best after making the choice to join the professional ranks this week. 30 Sep 2019
Queensland Open rescheduled for 2020

Queensland Open rescheduled for 2020

Golf Australia (GA) and the PGA of Australia advise that the Isuzu Queensland Open will not be played this year, with plans to reschedule the prestigious championship in early 2020. 26 Jul 2019
New PGA Centre for Learning and Performance opens at Wembley

New PGA Centre for Learning and Performance opens at Wembley

Golfers in Western Australia will be able to take their game to a new level thanks to the opening of the PGA Centre for Learning and Performance at Wembley Golf Course. 24 Jul 2019
Morri: A new defence of public golf

Morri: A new defence of public golf

In light of some unexpected feedback to a column on the closure of the council-owned Hudson Park golf course in Sydney last month, two interesting pieces of correspondence have emerged on this topic in the past two weeks. 26 Apr 2019