courses and travel

Top-100 Spotlight: Commonwealth Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Commonwealth Golf Club

A century after being established, one of the Melbourne Sandbelt’s finest layouts is looking to tweak its design to better reflect its origins. 27 Oct 2020
Review: Magenta Shores Golf & Country Club

Review: Magenta Shores Golf & Country Club

Despite being already well-established among the nation’s Top-100 Courses, the team at Magenta Shores is continually striving to improve its acclaimed layout and climb even higher in the rankings. 26 Oct 2020
Top-100 Spotlight: Lakelands Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Lakelands Golf Club

Jack Nicklaus’ first ‘signature’ course design in Australia is fast approaching its 25th anniversary and remains steadfastly ranked among the Top-100 Courses in the nation and a ‘must play’ for golfing visitors to the Gold Coast. 7 Oct 2020
Review: The Brisbane Golf Club

Review: The Brisbane Golf Club

The oldest club in the Queensland capital has managed to embrace its significant and historic roots while also not shying away from change and continual improvement. 6 Oct 2020
Australia's 100 Best Short Par-4s

Australia's 100 Best Short Par-4s

At the heart of all great short par-4s is the interesting choice to be made on the tee. As a rule, if you decide to eschew the challenge and play the ‘easy’ tee shot the pitch will be pretty demanding. It works the other way too. 5 Oct 2020
Review: The Vintage Golf Club

Review: The Vintage Golf Club

New South Wales’ Hunter Valley is rich in world-class wine and food, and since opening in 2004 The Vintage Golf Club has become the feature offering of the high quality golf in the region. And, like many of the top drops of the area, it just keeps getting better with age. 26 Aug 2020
Review: Joondalup Resort

Review: Joondalup Resort

Joondalup sets a high standard for visually striking and immaculate presented golf, both of which make for a fun and memorable experience. 24 Aug 2020
Ranking: Victoria's Best Courses

Ranking: Victoria's Best Courses

Victoria boasts 38 layouts in Australia's Top-100 ranked courses making it a world-class destination for golf. 17 Jun 2020
Ranking: Best South Australian & Northern Territory courses

Ranking: Best South Australian & Northern Territory courses

From the sand dunes of Adelaide's sandbelt courses to the ochre sands of Alice Springs, we celebrate the best courses to play in South Australia and the Northern Territory. 10 Jun 2020
Ranking: Best NSW & ACT Courses

Ranking: Best NSW & ACT Courses

We continue our celebration of this country's best places to play the game by showcasing the finest layouts in New South Wales and the ACT. 3 Jun 2020
Ranking: Tasmania's best courses

Ranking: Tasmania's best courses

Tasmania punches well above its weight in terms of high quality golf courses. Here, we aim to showcase the cream of the crop. 27 May 2020
Ranking: Western Australia's finest layouts

Ranking: Western Australia's finest layouts

We continue our celebration of this country's best golf courses by showcasing the high quality of courses to be found in Western Australia. 20 May 2020
Ranking: Queensland's Best Courses

Ranking: Queensland's Best Courses

With lockdown restrictions starting to ease, it's a good time to celebrate this country's best places to play the game. 13 May 2020
South Australian Road Trip: Vine to Vine

South Australian Road Trip: Vine to Vine

South Australia is home to some of the world’s great wineries. If you have a penchant for a good drop of red, and you love playing golf, here’s how you can combine the two pursuits into a terrific (responsible) driving holiday. 23 Apr 2020
Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Japan has emerged as a hotspot for golf-trotting pin seekers looking for something special. As a regular visitor to the country that is planning to host the Olympics at some stage next year, our correspondent jumped at the opportunity to take this golfing assignment. 21 Apr 2020
Ogilvy: My perfect course

Ogilvy: My perfect course

It hasn’t been built yet. And it probably never will be; the perfect golf course, that is. 20 Apr 2020
Review: Moonah Links Golf Club

Review: Moonah Links Golf Club

With two contrasting layouts firmly entrenched in Australia’s Top-100 Courses, Moonah Links continues to enjoy its status as one of this country’s best 36-hole complexes. 16 Apr 2020
Travel: The Road to Cornwall

Travel: The Road to Cornwall

Cornwall is renowned for its great food – everything from traditional Cornish pasties to incredible seafood – warm welcomes and incredible scenery from the wild moorlands and rugged cliffs to its sandy beaches. All of which makes this golfing journey as spectacular as the destination itself. 25 Mar 2020
Review: The National Golf Club

Review: The National Golf Club

If there is such a thing as a ‘super club’, The National Golf Club can rightly claim to be one. In fact, there are few clubs around the world that can boast as many diverse and interesting holes as can be experienced at The National. 23 Mar 2020
The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

The Architects’ Series: Legacy of the Morcoms

Mick Morcom and his son, Vern, were this country’s most pre-eminent greens keepers for more than half a century, but their influence on course design and construction remain today. 19 Mar 2020
What now for Royal Melbourne?

What now for Royal Melbourne?

The Presidents Cup reacquainted the golfing world with the majesty of Royal Melbourne Golf Club. But what lies ahead for the famed Dr Alister MacKenzie layout? 16 Mar 2020