Golf Features

Morri: Time to put the scorecard away

Morri: Time to put the scorecard away

Here’s a topic to add to the list of ‘do not discuss at dinner parties’: Golf is about more than score. 9 Oct 2019
Review: Brookwater Golf & Country Club

Review: Brookwater Golf & Country Club

Having achieved its highest national public access course ranking in nearly eight years, there is no better time to book a round at this Greg Norman and Bob Harrison-designed classic. 9 Oct 2019
Morri: Golf’s perception problem

Morri: Golf’s perception problem

No doubt it takes great skill to achieve but can somebody please explain the fascination with tournament courses cutting their fairways in a chequerboard pattern? 2 Oct 2019
Morri: Hope

Morri: Hope

According to the old joke, it’s called golf because all the other four-letter words were taken and – like most jokes – there is some truth in that. 26 Sep 2019
Morri: The long and the short of it

Morri: The long and the short of it

The enduring image of the 2019 Solheim Cup will be that of Suzann Pettersen, arms raised, screaming to the heavens after holing the most dramatic putt of her life to both clinch the trophy and simultaneously end her professional career. 19 Sep 2019
Course Design: Fantastic Fives

Course Design: Fantastic Fives

Par-5s aren’t what they used to be, at least in the way they are played at the top echelons of the game. But as Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton explains, Australia still has a bunch of first-class long holes no one would ever describe as ‘nondescripts’. 13 Sep 2019
Travel: Take your clubs to the Presidents Cup

Travel: Take your clubs to the Presidents Cup

The 13th edition of the biennial matches between the Internationals and the United States returns to Royal Melbourne in December. If you’re planning to be there, make sure to take your gear and sample 14 of the best layouts in the sandbelt. 12 Sep 2019
Morri: Trial by social media

Morri: Trial by social media

Matt Kuchar. 11 Sep 2019
Morri: Cash isn’t always king

Morri: Cash isn’t always king

The problem with the FedExCup isn’t that Rory McIlroy won $15 million. It’s that he won another $15 million. 4 Sep 2019
Opinion: Where is our next Greg Norman?

Opinion: Where is our next Greg Norman?

The Australian footprint in the top 100 of the men’s world ranking isn’t as large as it once was, laments Australasian Tour Tournament Director Andrew Langford-Jones. Here, he examines why our numbers have been in decline over the past dozen years. 23 Aug 2019
Review: Port Fairy Golf Links

Review: Port Fairy Golf Links

A genuine links golf experience doesn’t require a 24-hour flight to Great Britain or Ireland as there’s an absolute beauty in our own backyard. 22 Aug 2019
Tested: Callaway ERC Soft Golf Balls

Tested: Callaway ERC Soft Golf Balls

Struggling with your alignment? This high-performing golf ball has the answer. 21 Aug 2019
The Lost Art of Putting: Part III

The Lost Art of Putting: Part III

Ask two questions … Challenge yourself to provide the answers before every putt you hit. 20 Aug 2019
Travel: Next Stop, Vietnam

Travel: Next Stop, Vietnam

Vietnam is one of the most beautiful countries in South-East Asia. Its people are warm and welcoming, its history is fascinating, its food is epic and the landscapes are simply stunning. It is also one of the fastest-growing golf markets in the world. 19 Aug 2019
Tested: Rail Line Putters

Tested: Rail Line Putters

Although Rail Line putters are different looking and created in a unique way, they are certainly effective … 16 Aug 2019
Daddo: Born to tinker

Daddo: Born to tinker

Some writers say writer’s block doesn’t exist. They say you just have to work harder, by plonking yourself at your desk where you must write and write and write until the good words come. I say bollocks to that. But for fear of offending anyone, it may also be true. 15 Aug 2019
Morri: Dear Gabi … I was wrong

Morri: Dear Gabi … I was wrong

The enduring memory of Gabi Ruffels’ historic US Women’s Amateur win will, for many, be the gutsy 7-iron approach and seemingly nerveless birdie putt at the 36th hole to seal victory. 14 Aug 2019
Ogilvy: Koepka is leading golf’s evolution

Ogilvy: Koepka is leading golf’s evolution

In golf, especially at the professional level, the best techniques have always hit the longest shots. Always. 14 Aug 2019
Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

To all those who think golf is boring, consider this a big fat raspberry in your general direction. 8 Aug 2019
Morri: More to majors than money

Morri: More to majors than money

Is it or isn’t it? Since 2013 the LPGA says ‘yes’ but for many in the golf world the answer remains ‘no’ when it comes to the Evian Championship and its major status. 31 Jul 2019
Morri: Where to from here?

Morri: Where to from here?

It would be difficult to imagine a major season bookended by two more memorable results. Tiger at Augusta and Lowry at Portrush will forever be remembered as special moments in the game, even among the historic Grand Slam events. 25 Jul 2019