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Vale Lyndsay Stephen

Vale Lyndsay Stephen

Beloved professional golfer and TV commentator Lyndsay Stephen has died after a long illness. He was 64. 25 Feb 2021
Inside Golf Australia March 2021

Inside Golf Australia March 2021

Aaron Baddeley turns 40 in March. But the two-time Australian Open winner and father of six believes his best golf is still in front of him. 18 Feb 2021
McIlroy slams proposed golf rule changes

McIlroy slams proposed golf rule changes

Rory McIlroy has criticised golf's lawmakers for considering changes to equipment that would tame the power of the game's big hitters, saying the campaign is "a huge waste of time and money". 5 Feb 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #35 - Dame Laura Davies

The Thing About Golf Podcast #35 - Dame Laura Davies

For more than 30 years Laura Davies has been a breath of fresh air in the game. 3 Feb 2021
HUGGAN: “Reed is a great player, but he’ll never be a great golfer.”

HUGGAN: “Reed is a great player, but he’ll never be a great golfer.”

That it is a game for all ages, shapes and sizes is one of golf’s proudest boasts. It is also a sport that can be played with distinction in so many different ways. And in that respect, there is much to admire about Patrick Reed. 3 Feb 2021
Bare My Soul: Aaron Pike

Bare My Soul: Aaron Pike

First bursting onto the scene as an amateur at the 2006 Australian Masters, Aaron Pike took 12 years to win his first professional event. But the talented Queenslander didn’t take long to add a second, winning the NT PGA last October. Here, Pike talks winning at home, cooking, cricket and his friendship with Jason Day. 3 Feb 2021
Tested: Srixon ZX5 & ZX7 Irons

Tested: Srixon ZX5 & ZX7 Irons

Srixon’s forged irons don’t always get the attention they deserve. What will the company’s latest models offer? 1 Feb 2021
Bare My Soul: Wade Ormsby

Bare My Soul: Wade Ormsby

A three-time winner around the world and son of a PGA of Australia life member, it would be easy to think Wade Ormsby was always destined for a career in professional golf. However, as the 40-year-old reveals here, that wasn’t necessarily the case. Particularly when another sport always had his attention. 29 Jan 2021
Ogilvy: Dustin Johnson is a transcendent, “freak show” talent

Ogilvy: Dustin Johnson is a transcendent, “freak show” talent

Watching the first-ever “November Masters,” the first thing that struck me was how different it was – and how much the same it was too. 27 Jan 2021
RANKING: Australia's Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2021

RANKING: Australia's Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2021

Our biennial ranking of the Top-100 Public Access Courses in the nation is here. With international travel off the table for the foreseeable future, here is a feast of fine courses everyone can play … right here at home. 27 Jan 2021
Leishman buoyant about Torrey Pines title defence

Leishman buoyant about Torrey Pines title defence

Marc Leishman wasn’t panicking. But he readily admits his poor form after the PGA Tour returned from COVID-19 shutdown in 2020 was more than a concern, it was “frustrating and annoying.” 27 Jan 2021
Clayton, DeVries & Pont to design Tassie beach course

Clayton, DeVries & Pont to design Tassie beach course

It has been nearly a decade in the making, but the much-anticipated Seven Mile Beach project in Hobart is one step closer to becoming a course with the appointment of a world class design team. 25 Jan 2021
The Huggan Interview: Padraig Harrington

The Huggan Interview: Padraig Harrington

The European Ryder Cup Captain turns 50 in August and has reserved aspirations to play the Champions Tour. Here, he reveals his dream of inspiring Tour pros of his generation by winning a fourth major and what it will take to win the Ryder Cup on US soil later this year. 25 Jan 2021
Review: Yarra Yarra Golf Club

Review: Yarra Yarra Golf Club

Years of tinkering saw this Melbourne Sandbelt gem lose much of its original spirit. Here’s how Tom Doak and Renaissance Golf Design restored the iconic Alex Russell layout to its former glory. 25 Jan 2021
Tested: Srixon Soft Feel 12 Golf Balls

Tested: Srixon Soft Feel 12 Golf Balls

The latest Soft Feel certainly lives up to its popular predecessor and name, writes Jimmy Emanuel. 22 Jan 2021
Inside Golf Australia February 2021

Inside Golf Australia February 2021

Cameron Smith became the first player in Masters history to shoot four rounds in the 60s on his way to a runner-up finish last November. 21 Jan 2021
Tested: Cleveland RTX ZipCore Wedges

Tested: Cleveland RTX ZipCore Wedges

Are you in the market for some new wedges? Our equipment guru believes there isn’t an approach or greenside shot these wedges couldn’t handle. 21 Jan 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #34 - Volunteer, Sue Thomson

The Thing About Golf Podcast #34 - Volunteer, Sue Thomson

Luckily for the game of golf there are people like Sue Thomson. She’s one of the army of unsung heroes upon whom the game relies around the world. 20 Jan 2021
From Bust to Boom

From Bust to Boom

A small town in the heart of Victoria’s Goldfields region has brought some fun back to golf, and is striking it rich with expanded memberships and plans for future course improvements. 20 Jan 2021
Huggan: Art vs Science

Huggan: Art vs Science

Picture the scene. In weather that was a wee bit windy and damp (okay, it was blowing a gale and the rain was coming down sideways) Tommy Fleetwood is on the par-3 14th tee at the Renaissance Club during the third round of last year's Scottish Open. 19 Jan 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Mollymook Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Mollymook Golf Club

Having weathered bushfire and COVID-19 crises, Mollymook Golf Club is ready to put 2020 in the rear-vision mirror and greet the New Year as one of the best public access courses in the nation. 19 Jan 2021