courses and travel

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

Blessed with two Top-100 Public Access Courses, this iconic Gold Coast club is not resting on its laurels as it fast approaches its centenary year. 22 Mar 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: The Coast Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: The Coast Golf Club

Perched above the Pacific Ocean and laid out across the rugged clifftops of Little Bay, The Coast occupies some of the most picturesque land in Sydney and provides its members and guests with a spectacular test of golf. 26 Feb 2018
REVIEW: The Sandhurst Club

REVIEW: The Sandhurst Club

Ever the strategist in winning five Open championships, Peter Thomson and design partner Ross Perrett bring the same emphasis to thinking golf in their course designs, including this 36-hole complex on the doorstep of Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt. 23 Feb 2018
REVIEW: Murray Downs Golf & Country Club

REVIEW: Murray Downs Golf & Country Club

For nearly three decades, Murray Downs has been one of the premier courses to be found along the entire length of Australia’s biggest river. Here’s why it continues to be ranked among the nation’s finest layouts. 22 Jan 2018
Cathedral Lodge: Heaven Sent

Cathedral Lodge: Heaven Sent

Ellerston look out – there’s a new Victorian course about to take the “most exclusive” title out of New South Wales. It’s called Cathedral Lodge and this uber-expensive Greg Norman designed layout has the Shark calling it his best design yet. 29 Dec 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Windsor Country Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Windsor Country Golf Club

Despite being ravaged by floods numerous times throughout its 54-year history, Windsor Country Golf Club continues to rise from the depths and offers one of north-western Sydney’s most enjoyable rounds. 26 Dec 2017
REVIEW: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

REVIEW: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

This Murray River golfing haven is not resting on 90 years of history as it continues to go from strength-to-strength, on and off the course. 22 Dec 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Growling Frog Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Growling Frog Golf Club

A tick over 13 years after it opened, Melbourne’s Growling Frog is no longer just the public access course with an ‘out there’ name. It really is something to croak about. 20 Dec 2017
GA Express Special #2: Australia's 50 Favourite Courses for 2017 Revealed

GA Express Special #2: Australia's 50 Favourite Courses for 2017 Revealed

Our readers have spoken and their votes have been cast. Here are Australia's 50 Favourite Courses, as selected by you, and presented by Callaway. 15 Dec 2017
New Caledonia: A Pacific Paradise

New Caledonia: A Pacific Paradise

White sand beaches, translucent blue water and a pair of exceptional golf courses; no wonder New Caledonia is fast becoming a favourite destination for golfers eyeing off the South Pacific. 15 Nov 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Black Bull Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Black Bull Golf Club

The Murray River region is home to the best value golf in Australia. There’s a quality mix of traditional and resort-style courses and standing alongside the best of them is the newest kid on the block. 27 Oct 2017
REVIEW: Mona Vale Golf Club

REVIEW: Mona Vale Golf Club

Lying beside the Pacific Ocean on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Mona Vale Golf Club will celebrate its 90th anniversary this month as one of the most popular courses to be found in the Harbour City. Here’s why. 27 Oct 2017
VIDEO: Lydia Ko's favourite Auckland fairways

VIDEO: Lydia Ko's favourite Auckland fairways

Former World No.1 Lydia Ko has shared her favourite fairways in Auckland, New Zealand, with the 16th hole at Gulf Harbour Country Club coming out on top. 29 Sep 2017
REVIEW: Tocumwal Golf & Bowls Club

REVIEW: Tocumwal Golf & Bowls Club

If you are planning a golfing getaway along the Murray River, you should consider adding the superb Tocumwal Golf & Bowls Club to your itinerary. 22 Sep 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Byron Bay Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Byron Bay Golf Club

Byron Bay is renowned for its natural beauty and laid-back vibe, both of which you will find at its Top-100 ranked golf course. 17 Sep 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: North Lakes Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: North Lakes Golf Club

Later this year North Lakes will celebrate its 15th anniversary and some might suggest in all that time, the course has not looked as good as it does now. 14 Sep 2017
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Long Reef Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Long Reef Golf Club

Occupying a sloping headland on Sydney’s Northern Beaches, Long Reef boasts more than just magnificent ocean views. The golf is good enough to have the course ranked in the Top-100 Public Access Courses in Australia. 14 Sep 2017
REVIEW: Pacific Dunes Port Stephens

REVIEW: Pacific Dunes Port Stephens

Port Stephens is one of New South Wales’ most popular golfing destinations, and one of its leading lights has firmly entrenched itself amongst Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses. 25 Aug 2017
REVIEW: Ballarat Golf Club

REVIEW: Ballarat Golf Club

One of Australia’s oldest clubs was given a new lease of life with the opening of a new modern layout nearly eight years ago. Today, it is cemented among the Top-100 Public Access Courses in Australia. 23 Aug 2017
THE OPEN: Where the Claret Jug will be won and lost

THE OPEN: Where the Claret Jug will be won and lost

Royal Birkdale “is tough but fair”. That’s the general consensus among the players ahead of the first round of 146th Open Championship. 20 Jul 2017
Spectacular Kangaroo Island course gets the green light

Spectacular Kangaroo Island course gets the green light

The South Australian Government has granted development authorisation for a new seaside course to be built on Kangaroo Island. 6 Jul 2017