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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
The Preview: Andalucia Masters

The Preview: Andalucia Masters

The European Tour continues its swing through Spain, moving to the acclaimed Valderrama layout for the Andalucia Masters where World No.1 Jon Rahm will be the local favourite. Here is all you need to know. 12 Oct 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #51 – Neil Coles

The Thing About Golf Podcast #51 – Neil Coles

John Huggan describes Neil Coles as the best golfer Americans have never heard of. 29 Sep 2021
The Preview: BMW PGA Championship

The Preview: BMW PGA Championship

THE European Tour’s flagship event – the BMW PGA Championship – returns to its Wentworth Club headquarters, with a host of big names ready to tee up. Here is all you need to know, including the Aussies teeing it up and TV times. 7 Sep 2021
Review: Links Lady Bay

Review: Links Lady Bay

A round at Links Lady Bay encapsulates everything that is enjoyable about links golf – the elements, beautifully defined terrain, firm playing surfaces and a little bit of ‘lady’ luck. 6 Sep 2021
No Ryder Cup heroics repeat for Molinari

No Ryder Cup heroics repeat for Molinari

The man who contributed the most to Europe's team in the 2018 Ryder Cup triumph will almost certainly be missing from this month's competition at Whistling Straits, Wisconsin. 6 Sep 2021
Cantlay secures golf's richest pay day

Cantlay secures golf's richest pay day

Patrick Cantlay delivered the goods again, this time with a 6-iron instead of a putter as he closed out a one-shot victory at the Tour Championship to scoop the $15 million ($A20m) top prize on offer. 6 Sep 2021
Morri: Pros and participation are golf’s chicken and egg

Morri: Pros and participation are golf’s chicken and egg

Robin Williams’ favourite joke was actually a cartoon. The illustration depicts a chicken and an egg lying in bed, each smoking a cigarette. 30 Aug 2021
NEW BOOK: Halliday Wine Companion 2022

NEW BOOK: Halliday Wine Companion 2022

There are few better combinations in the world than wine and golf. The enjoyment of sitting around the clubhouse, or home, recounting the day’s play over a glass of nice wine one of life’s great pleasures. 23 Aug 2021
American Veerman takes out Czech Masters

American Veerman takes out Czech Masters

American Johannes Veerman claimed his first European Tour title in the Czech Masters after a costly finish from overnight leader Tapio Pulkkanen. 23 Aug 2021
Morri: Golf is unique, for the better

Morri: Golf is unique, for the better

It’s an almost never ending quest among industry types to look to other sports for ways to ‘fix’ golf. 16 Aug 2021
Hill holds on for maiden European Tour win

Hill holds on for maiden European Tour win

Calum Hill held his nerve on a dramatic afternoon at London Golf Club to win his first European Tour title at the 2021 Cazoo Classic. 16 Aug 2021
Veteran O'Toole earns win at Scottish Open

Veteran O'Toole earns win at Scottish Open

American Ryann O'Toole has won her first LPGA Tour event in 228 starts, closing with a bogey-free, eight-under par 64 at Dumbarnie Links for a three-shot victory in the Women's Scottish Open. 16 Aug 2021
Smith blows it as Ancer secures WGC win

Smith blows it as Ancer secures WGC win

Cameron Smith has blown his chance of victory at the World Golf Championships-FedEx St Jude Invitational with an inexplicable double-bogey on his final hole. 9 Aug 2021
Anannarukarn turns triple bogey disaster into play-off victory

Anannarukarn turns triple bogey disaster into play-off victory

Thailand's Pajaree Anannarukarn has bounced back from a triple-bogey to beat American Emma Talley on the second hole of a play-off to win the ISPS Handa Invitational. 2 Aug 2021
Ogilvy: “Not many work harder than Hideki.”

Ogilvy: “Not many work harder than Hideki.”

This year’s Masters was a big deal in a couple of important ways. First of all, it was nice to see the year’s first (male) major back to being just that. And it was certainly a good thing for golf in general when Hideki Matsuyama, a player I have long admired, became the first Japanese winner of the green jacket. 27 Jul 2021
Jazz and Gunn ready to fire for Thailand

Jazz and Gunn ready to fire for Thailand

Thai golf duo Jazz Janewattananond and Gunn Charoenkul have found added motivation ahead of the men’s golf competition at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 after finding inspiration from compatriot Panipak Wongpattanakit, who won gold in the women's taekwondo 49kg event. 26 Jul 2021
Golf’s ‘Man of Mystery’ looks to turn green to gold in Tokyo

Golf’s ‘Man of Mystery’ looks to turn green to gold in Tokyo

Behind the trademark wraparound shades, Hideki Matsuyama portrays himself as a man of mystery and of few words. 26 Jul 2021
Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Golf is an easy game to fall in love with. The pursuit of a purely struck shot; the ability of all to compete on a level playing field; the joy of a walk outdoors with friends. It has a lot to recommend it. 21 Jul 2021
Opinion: Where are the women?

Opinion: Where are the women?

On Monday, my colleague Rod Morri mused on the idea that golf doesn’t get a fair shake when it comes to mainstream media coverage. 8 Jul 2021
Morri: You can’t read all about it

Morri: You can’t read all about it

During our ‘The Thing About Golf’ podcast interview back in February, Mat Goggin said something which remains front of mind whenever the topic of the game’s image among the non-golf public comes up. 5 Jul 2021