Golf Features

The 15 Toughest Walks in World Golf

The 15 Toughest Walks in World Golf

Golf was invented as a walking game. But in the modern age of course construction where layouts are longer and cover expansive areas across sometimes hilly topography, they can be a difficult slog. Here’s 15 of the toughest for walking golfers. 13 Sep 2018
The Evian Championship: Minjee’s Mission

The Evian Championship: Minjee’s Mission

Minjee Lee has enjoyed a solid career on the LPGA Tour so far but she’s failed to make her presence felt at the majors. Can she break that sequence and claim The Evian Championship this week? 12 Sep 2018
TESTED: Garmin Approach Z80 laser range finder with GPS

TESTED: Garmin Approach Z80 laser range finder with GPS

Laser range finders and GPS units both have their unique benefits when delivering distances on the golf course. The Garmin Approach Z80 incorporates both style of distance measuring device in the viewfinder. See what we found out when testing the unit. 12 Sep 2018
TESTED: Cobra KING F8 One Length irons

TESTED: Cobra KING F8 One Length irons

Bryson DeChambeau has collected three wins in 2018 utilising irons and wedges all made to the same length. See what happened when we put the KING F8 One Length irons from the American's equipment sponsor Cobra to the test. 11 Sep 2018
HUGGAN: Why Bjorn was right to go with Cup ‘old guard’

HUGGAN: Why Bjorn was right to go with Cup ‘old guard’

In the 35 years or so that have passed since the Ryder Cup began to matter to this outside the world inhabited only by golf nerds, many things have changed and emerged. 6 Sep 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Sydney

CITY LIGHTS: Sydney

Australia’s largest city is blessed with some of the nation’s most famous attractions. After you’re done with the Opera House and Harbour Bridge, here are the dozen highest-ranked courses to be found, all within a 45-minute drive of Sydney’s GPO. 5 Sep 2018
REVIEW: Sanctuary Cove Golf & Country Club

REVIEW: Sanctuary Cove Golf & Country Club

The words ‘Sanctuary Cove’ have always invoked thoughts of high quality, on and off its golf courses. And 30 years after being presented to the world, the Gold Coast jewel still impresses. 2 Sep 2018
OGILVY: Where the USGA continues to get it wrong

OGILVY: Where the USGA continues to get it wrong

Sitting at home watching the US Open at Shinnecock Hills, the first emotion I felt was envy. I’ve missed the last two championships after playing a ton of them in a row, but 2018 was different from 2017. Apart from a little bit of bruised ego, I wasn’t jealous at all of those who played at Erin Hills last year. It looked like a pretty good one to miss. 29 Aug 2018
2018 Father’s Day gift guide

2018 Father’s Day gift guide

If Dad is a golfer, we have you covered with some of the latest and greatest golf gift ideas – from gadgets to golf balls and everything in between. 26 Aug 2018
Cup Kings: Five players who always cash in at the play-offs

Cup Kings: Five players who always cash in at the play-offs

The FedEx Cup is the most lucrative series of four tournaments in the game with the eventual winner pocketing a $10 million bonus. Some of the most successful players in play-offs history will again be contending over the next five weeks for the huge pot of cash. 22 Aug 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Perth

CITY LIGHTS: Perth

Perth has the distinction of being the most isolated capital (state or national) in the world. The West Australian capital lies beside the Swan River and is wedged into a coastal strip between the Indian Ocean and Darling Ranges, which means you’re never really that far from anything … including good golf courses. Here we showcase the Top-12 Courses you will find within a 45-minute drive of Perth’s city centre. 16 Aug 2018
Brooks Koepka: Who can stop this major-winning machine?

Brooks Koepka: Who can stop this major-winning machine?

Brooks Koepka has now captured three of the past six majors he has entered. With 48 majors to be played before he turns 40 … Could he surpass Tiger Woods? 15 Aug 2018
ANALYSIS: The Most Talked About Putting Stroke in Golf

ANALYSIS: The Most Talked About Putting Stroke in Golf

Adam Scott’s decision to return to an unanchored long putter has reignited debate around the anchoring rule that came into effect in 2016. We look at how Scott’s stroke has changed, whether it’s working and if you should try it. 14 Aug 2018
U.S PGA Championship: Glory’s last shot

U.S PGA Championship: Glory’s last shot

Some of the game’s best players yet to win a major will be hoping recent history repeats this week at St Louis’ Bellerive Country Club, home of the 100th U.S PGA Championship. 8 Aug 2018
TESTED: Odyssey EXO Putters

TESTED: Odyssey EXO Putters

Odyssey’s EXO putter range combines a multi-material design, with an insert that replicates the feel of the company’s White Hot insert and a unique look. Brendan James and Jimmy Emanuel put two of the new models to the test. 1 Aug 2018
Su Oh: It all starts with a ‘W’

Su Oh: It all starts with a ‘W’

A win in this week’s Women’s British Open would be a life-changer for young Victorian Su Oh. Here, she reflects on what winning might mean and her journey so far as a professional golfer. 1 Aug 2018
TESTED: Cobra King F8 Driver

TESTED: Cobra King F8 Driver

The Cobra King F8 driver is packed full of innovative technology, including a uniquely CNC milled face. See what happened when we put it to the test. 31 Jul 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Kooyonga Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Kooyonga Golf Club

Adelaide is often overshadowed by Australia’s larger capital cities. But when it comes to golf it certainly packs a punch – and Kooyonga Golf Club continues to present one of the finest courses in the nation. 31 Jul 2018
REVIEW: Commonwealth Golf Club

REVIEW: Commonwealth Golf Club

The simplest values of strategic course design are being rediscovered by one of the star courses of the Melbourne Sandbelt and the golf is more interesting for it. 29 Jul 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

The Victorian capital is one of the world’s great golfing destinations. Do you need any more proof other than knowing all 12 courses showcased here have cemented a place in the ranking of the nation’s Top-100 Courses and can be found within a 45-minute drive of Melbourne’s GPO? 27 Jul 2018
Clayton: Bunkers 101

Clayton: Bunkers 101

Believe it or not, bunkers are not scattered across a golf course simply to make your life a misery. The great designers used them to improve the strategy of their creations, but, as Mike Clayton points out here, not all bunkering is good and often it can be misplaced to make a hole more difficult. 26 Jul 2018