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The Thing About Golf Podcast #47 – Renton Laidlaw

The Thing About Golf Podcast #47 – Renton Laidlaw

Peter Alliss might have had golf’s most recognisable voice but it’s almost a dead heat with Scotland’s Renton Laidlaw. 4 Aug 2021
The Preview: Women’s Olympic Golf competition

The Preview: Women’s Olympic Golf competition

It was a thrilling finish to the men’s golf competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club last week but it would be no surprise if things were even closer for the women’s event. 3 Aug 2021
The Preview: WGC – FedEx St Jude Invitational

The Preview: WGC – FedEx St Jude Invitational

The biggest names in the game have gathered in Memphis for the third staging of the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational, the final World Golf Championship event of 2021. 3 Aug 2021
The Preview: Barracuda Championship

The Preview: Barracuda Championship

The Barracuda Championship immediately stands out on the PGA Tour as one of only three officially sanctioned events not contested at 72-hole strokeplay. 3 Aug 2021
The Preview: Hero Open

The Preview: Hero Open

The historic Home of Golf takes centre stage on the European Tour this week with the Hero Open to be played across cliff tops overlooking St Andrews Bay and the ‘auld grey toon’. 3 Aug 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Alice Springs GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Alice Springs GC

Playing desert golf is a unique experience. 3 Aug 2021
Sanctuary Cove reveals The Pines’ $5 million facelift

Sanctuary Cove reveals The Pines’ $5 million facelift

Circling the carpark to find the last available spot was the first indication and the energised throng of members on the putting green and filling almost every available space on the driving range in the distance on a glorious July winter’s day confirmed all suspicions. 2 Aug 2021
Gavins seven-shot comeback claims World Invitational

Gavins seven-shot comeback claims World Invitational

England's Daniel Gavins has fired a closing 65 to overturn a seven-shot deficit to claim his first European Tour title at the ISPS Handa World Invitational. 2 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
Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

While one swing by American Xander Schauffele nearly changed the dynamics of the men’s golf tournament Sunday at Kasumigaseki Country Club, it was the 61 strokes of eventual silver medallist Rory Sabbatini that really shook the leaderboard and the chase for Olympic gold. 1 Aug 2021
Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama is heart-broken after missing out on a medal for his country at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 men’s golf competition on Sunday. 1 Aug 2021
Gallery: Men's Olympic Games final round

Gallery: Men's Olympic Games final round

The men's Olympic golf competition went right down to the wire, with American Xander Schauffele fighting back over the closing holes to claim the gold medal, while there was an intense seven-man play-off for the bronze. Here are the best images from Sunday's final round at Tokyo's Kasumigaseki Country Club. 1 Aug 2021
Holiday At Home: Queensland's Sunshine Coast

Holiday At Home: Queensland's Sunshine Coast

For the golfing holidaymaker, the picturesque stretch of Queensland coastline incorporating Bribie Island in the south to Noosa Heads in the north has it all. 29 Jul 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
Swing Study: Hideki Matsuyama

Swing Study: Hideki Matsuyama

Masters Champion Hideki Matsuyama has the hopes of a golfing nation backing him to win gold in the men's Olympic competition. Here we examine the swing that could turn green into gold. 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
Rahm COVID-19 positive again, out of Olympics

Rahm COVID-19 positive again, out of Olympics

World No.1 Jon Rahm is out of the Olympic Games after testing positive for COVID-19. It is the second time the Spaniard has contracted the virus in less than two months. 25 Jul 2021
DeChambeau COVID positive, Reed heading for Tokyo

DeChambeau COVID positive, Reed heading for Tokyo

Bryson DeChambeau has tested positive for COVID-19, as part of the final testing protocol before he left the United States for the Olympics 2020 in Japan. He will be unable to compete for Team USA. 25 Jul 2021
Fowler in three-way tie atop 3M Open leaderboard

Fowler in three-way tie atop 3M Open leaderboard

Rickie Fowler has posted a bogey-free 64 to hold a share of the lead after the first round at the 3M Open at TPC Twin Cities. 23 Jul 2021
Rezone ruling may force Top-100 Course into redesign

Rezone ruling may force Top-100 Course into redesign

Mt Compass Golf Course – one of Australia’s Top-100 ranked layouts – could be forced to sell off some of its land for residential development if a local council rezoning ruling is not overturned. 19 Jul 2021
Oosthuizen rues another major near miss

Oosthuizen rues another major near miss

Louis Oosthuizen has been left to rue yet another near-miss at a major championship after finishing tied for third at The Open Championship. 19 Jul 2021