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NT PGA signals the end of evolving Aussie Tour season

NT PGA signals the end of evolving Aussie Tour season

When the 2021/2022 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia commenced in December, there were no guarantees that it would play out in its entirety. 4 May 2022
Applications open for PGA Women in Golf Scholarship fund

Applications open for PGA Women in Golf Scholarship fund

The PGA of Australia has ramped up its push to attract more women as golf professionals. 19 Apr 2022
Rich Aussie PGA to open DP World Tour season

Rich Aussie PGA to open DP World Tour season

The Fortinet Australian PGA Championship will be the opening event of the DP World Tour season when it returns to Brisbane later this year. 10 Apr 2022
PGA/WPGA COVID chaos could continue

PGA/WPGA COVID chaos could continue

There will be some involved in golf organisation in this country thanking their lucky Southern Cross stars for Novak Djokovic. 13 Jan 2022
Sutherland using women’s cricket experience for golf

Sutherland using women’s cricket experience for golf

Australian golf's leaders want more female events and more women on professional Tours as they attempt to shed perceptions of the sport being pale, male and stale. 17 Dec 2021
Australian Golf comes together to launch historic National Strategy

Australian Golf comes together to launch historic National Strategy

It was an historic moment today for Australian Golf as the industry’s milestone national strategy was launched following many months of collaboration and alignment. 15 Dec 2021
ISPS Handa renews PGA Tour of Australasia naming rights partnership

ISPS Handa renews PGA Tour of Australasia naming rights partnership

The International Sports Promotion Society (ISPS Handa) has re-signed as naming rights partner of the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia through until 2023 in a new partnership that will continue to support inclusivity in golf and growing the Tour. 13 Dec 2021
World-first Golf Learning Hub confirmed for Sandhurst

World-first Golf Learning Hub confirmed for Sandhurst

The PGA of Australia will seek to further elevate the capabilities of the current and future golf industry workforce through the establishment of the PGA Golf Learning Hub at Sandhurst, south of Melbourne. 22 Oct 2021
Nine million reasons why golf is booming down under

Nine million reasons why golf is booming down under

Ground-breaking research marks Australian golf’s new direction as it sets its sights on a solid path for post-pandemic growth. 12 Oct 2021
Australian Open and PGA postponed until 2022

Australian Open and PGA postponed until 2022

The Covid-19 pandemic, the need to ensure public safety and concerns over quarantine requirements have forced the postponement of the nation’s most prestigious golf tournaments, the Australian Open and the Australian PGA Championship, until early-2022 3 Sep 2021
AGIC backs golf ball recycling program

AGIC backs golf ball recycling program

The Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) is backing an exciting new venture aimed at reducing golf’s carbon footprint. 9 Jul 2021
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