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Review: Lonsdale Links

Review: Lonsdale Links

Lonsdale Links features template holes and square-cut greens as a deliberate throwback to an earlier, golden, age of course design. But it also possesses plenty of its own character and is destined to feature in the national rankings for years to come. 7 May 2021
2021 Getaways Guide

2021 Getaways Guide

Richard Clapton released that great track, Down in the Lucky Country, 43 years ago. But it’s a message that still rings true today. 30 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #41 – Curtis Strange

The Thing About Golf Podcast #41 – Curtis Strange

He’s remembered by most – and rightly so – for his two US Open wins, but Curtis Strange's achievements in the game go far beyond that. 28 Apr 2021
2021 Golf Ball Guide

2021 Golf Ball Guide

For an outsider, the golf ball is a fairly simple construct. Round with dimples, and white the majority of the time, there would seem to be little else to consider. 28 Apr 2021
CLAYTON: A Question of Strategy

CLAYTON: A Question of Strategy

Great golf holes afford players of all standards the opportunity to test their skills against the questions being asked by the design. How you answer those questions isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach. 27 Apr 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: The Glades Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: The Glades Golf Club

One of the best courses to be found on the golf rich Gold Coast has had recent refurbishments validated with an improved national ranking. Here’s why The Glades’ popularity is growing. 21 Apr 2021
Tested: Callaway Mack Daddy CB Wedges

Tested: Callaway Mack Daddy CB Wedges

Our equipment guru believes the Callaway Mack Daddy CB wedges are an absolute standout when it comes to forgiving wedges. 20 Apr 2021
Baddeley exclusive: “My best golf is still in front of me”

Baddeley exclusive: “My best golf is still in front of me”

Aaron Baddeley turned 40 last month … his Australian Open triumph over Greg Norman and Colin Montgomerie now more than 20 years in the rear view mirror. It was a victory that anointed ‘Badds’ as golf’s next superstar, the man to beat Tiger Woods. His career over the past two decades never lived up to the hype but the now married father-of-six says his best golf is still to come. 20 Apr 2021
EXCLUSIVE: Finding Kameruka

EXCLUSIVE: Finding Kameruka

In another time, the sprawling Kameruka Estate was one of Australia’s largest cattle runs. It was also home to a nine-hole course with links to St. Andrews in Scotland, but has long since disappeared under lush pasture. Here, we go in search of the lost course of Kameruka. 19 Apr 2021
Inside Golf Australia May 2021

Inside Golf Australia May 2021

The May issue of Golf Australia previews the upcoming US PGA Championship and examines Rory McIlroy’s chances of hoisting another Wanamaker Trophy. 15 Apr 2021
Behind the Scenes: Making the No.1 Ball in Golf

Behind the Scenes: Making the No.1 Ball in Golf

There is plenty of focus on drivers in the world of equipment, everyone wants to hit it a long way after all. Irons and putters are often considered pieces of art and wedges are praised for their versatility. But what of the golf ball? We sat down with Titleist’s Jeremy Stone to discuss what goes into making the No.1 ball in golf. 14 Apr 2021
Review: Narooma Golf Club

Review: Narooma Golf Club

In this era of holidaying at home, ‘taking the scenic route’ is one sure way to make a golfing discovery that will live long in the memory. Here is one course to be found on the road less travelled that we’re sure you will agree is simply spectacular. 14 Apr 2021
From the Vault: Freddie & Fans Overwhelm Paz

From the Vault: Freddie & Fans Overwhelm Paz

It took nine appearances and four previous top-10 finishes before Fred Couples finally broke through at Augusta National to win the 1992 Masters and enter the major winner’s circle. 7 Apr 2021
Opposing views: Is the Masters pimento cheese sandwich delicious?

Opposing views: Is the Masters pimento cheese sandwich delicious?

Brendan James and Adrian Logue lock horns over the Masters pimento cheese sandwich … 6 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

In the world of golf administration there is no more important role than Chief Executive of the R&A. 1 Apr 2021
Tour Tip: Aim small, miss small with Minjee Lee

Tour Tip: Aim small, miss small with Minjee Lee

Aiming at small, very precise targets is something Tour pros do very well, not just from tee to green but also when they putt. 24 Mar 2021
Exclusive: Cameron Smith swing study

Exclusive: Cameron Smith swing study

Cameron Smith’s second-placing at the Masters in November may have surprised a few golf followers, but his pure and reliable swing is behind a steady ascent of the world ranking. 22 Mar 2021
Tour Tip: The secret to Jon Rahm’s consistency

Tour Tip: The secret to Jon Rahm’s consistency

Jon Rahm is one of the most consistent ball-strikers in the game and this has been the foundation of his rise to No.3 in the world ranking. 19 Mar 2021
Tested: Callaway Big Bertha B21 Irons

Tested: Callaway Big Bertha B21 Irons

Heads-up all mid- to high-handicappers … these could be the game improvement irons to take your game to the next level. 19 Mar 2021
Inside Golf Australia April 2021

Inside Golf Australia April 2021

One of the silver linings about last year’s coronavirus-delayed visit to Augusta is that we’re able to enjoy the Masters Tournament again just five months later. 18 Mar 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #38 - Matt Millar

The Thing About Golf Podcast #38 - Matt Millar

At the age of 46 Matt Millar is an anomaly in the modern professional game. 17 Mar 2021