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The Thing About Golf Podcast #69 – Jaime Diaz

The Thing About Golf Podcast #69 – Jaime Diaz

Technically, writing is just the putting together of words to form sentences. However, like golf, that undersells by quite a margin the gift some have for it. 29 Jun 2022
Norman accuses PGA Tour of ‘deafening’ hypocrisy

Norman accuses PGA Tour of ‘deafening’ hypocrisy

Greg Norman has accused the PGA Tour of "deafening hypocrisy" following the backlash to his LIV Golf Invitational Series. 20 Jun 2022
Inside Golf Australia July 2022

Inside Golf Australia July 2022

The focus of the golfing world will turn to the spiritual home of the game – St. Andrews in Scotland – in July for the staging of the 150th Open Championship. 16 Jun 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #68 – Denis McDade

The Thing About Golf Podcast #68 – Denis McDade

In the past three decades the high profile golf coach has become a thing. 15 Jun 2022
Morri: Minjee and Matilda remind us of the best of golf

Morri: Minjee and Matilda remind us of the best of golf

There are times when golf feels like one giant juxtaposition. Last week was one of those times. 13 Jun 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #67 – Lee Westwood

The Thing About Golf Podcast #67 – Lee Westwood

Next year will mark Lee Westwood’s 30th year as a professional and while the game’s Grand Slam titles have eluded him, he has achieved every other measurable milestone in the game. 1 Jun 2022
Opinion: Major week time for major farewell

Opinion: Major week time for major farewell

It always started the same. 20 May 2022
Spieth’s grand slam bid backseat to playing with Tiger

Spieth’s grand slam bid backseat to playing with Tiger

When you're the hottest player in golf, going for the career grand slam at the PGA Championship, you might expect to be the man in the spotlight at Southern Hills Country Club this week. 19 May 2022
The Review: Goldfinger (1964)

The Review: Goldfinger (1964)

In this new series, resident movie critic, Adrian Logue, casts his eye over some cinematic classics, and some not so, where golf has played a co-starring role. Here, he puts the action-packed James Bond flick, Goldfinger, under the spotlight. 11 May 2022
Morri: A reminder of professional golf’s place

Morri: A reminder of professional golf’s place

It’s easy to get distracted by professional golf, particularly those of us who work in the industry (and especially the media). 9 May 2022
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

There is plenty of golf action around the world, and country this week. And our so-called experts have taken a look into the crystal ball to attempt to pick some winners across the PGA, WPGA/Ladies European, Australasian, LPGA and DP World Tours. 27 Apr 2022
NBA star launches Tour for underrepresented kids

NBA star launches Tour for underrepresented kids

Stephen Curry, a superstar of the National Basketball Association (NBA), is launching a golf Tour for young golfers from underrepresented communities. 22 Apr 2022
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Team golf is the flavour of the week in America, while the men’s and women’s circuits at home are in action on opposite sides of the country. Our tipsters may not team up well themselves, but combined they tend to produce some good finishes. Here are their PGA, LPGA, Australasia, WPGA and DP World Tour tips. 20 Apr 2022
Barty to tee it up at ‘Icons Series’ exhibition

Barty to tee it up at ‘Icons Series’ exhibition

Ash Barty is returning to the world sporting stage, this time wielding a golf club rather than a tennis racquet. 19 Apr 2022
Presidents Cup returns to Melbourne in 2028 and 2040

Presidents Cup returns to Melbourne in 2028 and 2040

The PGA Tour today announced a long-term commitment to staging the Presidents Cup in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, with the biennial global team competition set to return to the iconic Sandbelt in 2028 and 2040. 14 Apr 2022
‘Wouldn't put it past Ash to win Australian Amateur’: Webb

‘Wouldn't put it past Ash to win Australian Amateur’: Webb

While Tiger Woods was wowed by Ash Barty's swing, Australian great Karrie Webb says the retiring tennis star also has the finesse that could make her a golf champion. 25 Mar 2022
IBF steps aside as Karrie takes Olympics captaincy

IBF steps aside as Karrie takes Olympics captaincy

Ian Baker-Finch was almost the perfect fit as the first Australian captain of our Olympic golf team when the sport returned in Rio and then again in Tokyo. And the next captain, Karrie Webb, could be an even better option. 25 Mar 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #60 – Sandy Jamieson

The Thing About Golf Podcast #60 – Sandy Jamieson

In urban centres across the world there is pressure on public courses and the space they occupy. 2 Mar 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #56 – Hazel Irvine

The Thing About Golf Podcast #56 – Hazel Irvine

TV is how most of us consume the bulk of our golf and those who are the face and voice of the medium help shape how we view the game. 9 Dec 2021
Does this deserve a free drop?

Does this deserve a free drop?

It is a debate that flares every now and then ... should a player be able to get relief from a divot? Here are two sides of the debate for you to consider. 19 Oct 2021
One of golf's great voices, Renton Laidlaw, dies aged 82

One of golf's great voices, Renton Laidlaw, dies aged 82

Globally acclaimed golf broadcaster and journalist Renton Laidlaw has died. He was 82. 13 Oct 2021