Golf Features

Club of the Month: The Links Kennedy Bay

Club of the Month: The Links Kennedy Bay

A decade on from the most turbulent time in its history, this West Australian links layout is cemented among the best public access layouts in the nation. 8 Jan 2019
OGILVY: My Scottish Pilgrimage

OGILVY: My Scottish Pilgrimage

We were in Scotland – 12 of us – to celebrate the 40th birthday of a good friend, Cameron Ferguson. 6 Jan 2019
HUGGAN: Now for something completely different

HUGGAN: Now for something completely different

It always raises a wee smile when, during the prolonged and typically over-the-top build-ups to a Ryder Cup or a Presidents Cup – take your pick – the matches are hailed as gladiatorial contests between the “best players in the world.” They’re not. Of course they’re not. Neither of them. 4 Jan 2019
72 Hours on the … Fleurieu Peninsula

72 Hours on the … Fleurieu Peninsula

South Australia’s Fleurieu Peninsula might just stake a claim as being one of this country’s most underrated golf destinations. 2 Jan 2019
A Golfing Life: Tom Watson

A Golfing Life: Tom Watson

Even after five decades of playing professional golf, Tom Watson is still searching for that next great round. Here, he talks about the competitive fire within and shares his views on the current state of the game. 30 Dec 2018
REVIEW: Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

REVIEW: Coolangatta & Tweed Heads Golf Club

The Gold Coast’s original destination golf club is looking better than ever after an extensive renovation of its greens and bunkers. And there are more changes on the horizon. 27 Dec 2018
Slash your handicap

Slash your handicap

Australia’s three most improved golfers for 2018 reveal how it’s done ... 23 Dec 2018
TESTED: Srixon Z 585 & Z 785 Irons

TESTED: Srixon Z 585 & Z 785 Irons

Srixon says that the new Z Series irons are built to perform through enhanced distance, workability and feel … We put them to the test. 21 Dec 2018
Exotic Destination: Champagne Golf

Exotic Destination: Champagne Golf

No matter where you golf in France, there’s bound to be a stunning château and lashings of gourmet choices close by. Our correspondents tee off at some choice courses to be found in Champagne-Ardenne and Normandy. 19 Dec 2018
TESTED: Cleveland RTX 4 Wedges

TESTED: Cleveland RTX 4 Wedges

Cleveland says it held nothing back during development of the RTX 4, creating a made-for-tour wedge in its purest form, utilising the latest face technologies, tour-preferred shaping and expanded grind offerings. See what happened when we put it through its paces. 16 Dec 2018
TESTED: Srixon Z 585 & Z 785 Drivers

TESTED: Srixon Z 585 & Z 785 Drivers

There has been plenty of hype about what Srixon calls its longest drivers ever. This is what happened when we put the Z 585 and Z 785 to the test. 14 Dec 2018
A Taste of Tasmania

A Taste of Tasmania

Over the course of two decades, the Apple Isle has emerged as a world-class golf holiday destination, with the quality of its courses matched by the incredible food, cool climate wines, award-winning whiskies and natural attractions. 12 Dec 2018
Daddo: Prepping for my major

Daddo: Prepping for my major

I thought the Monthly Medal was something to look forward to. 10 Dec 2018
REVIEW: Spring Valley Golf Club

REVIEW: Spring Valley Golf Club

The star of arguably the most underrated course on the Melbourne Sandbelt has started to rise. 7 Dec 2018
Lucas Herbert's Happy Homecoming

Lucas Herbert's Happy Homecoming

Lucas Herbert has enjoyed a banner year in 2018. He excelled in Europe, gaining a full Tour card and making it all the way to the final event of the season in Dubai. But the kid from Bendigo is happy to be back in his homeland for this week’s Australian PGA, where a good week could improve the year – and his 2019 Presidents Cup chances – even further. 28 Nov 2018
Ogilvy: Tarnished – How the Stonehaven Cup lost its lustre

Ogilvy: Tarnished – How the Stonehaven Cup lost its lustre

Growing up in Melbourne, I was always told that the Australian Open was golf’s ‘fifth major’. It had such a great history, so the case was persuasive. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player had all regularly come down to play and all three had won the event. So I was sold. 12 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Bjørn Again

Exclusive: Bjørn Again

Thomas Bjørn committed all of his energy and focus to capturing the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National during his near two-year tenure as Europe’s captain. Now, with that mission accomplished, the Dane is back to thinking about his own game and future for the first time in a long while, as we found out from the man himself. 8 Nov 2018
Singapore: Where the golf (and food) is ... Hot & Spicy

Singapore: Where the golf (and food) is ... Hot & Spicy

The melting pot of cultures that is Singapore has created a city that offers great food, attractions, unbelievable nightlife and did we mention the food? There’s all this and golf as well. 7 Nov 2018
CLUB OF THE MONTH: Surfers Paradise Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Surfers Paradise Golf Club

If you have ever been to the Gold Coast for a holiday, golfing or not, and you have flown into Coolangatta Airport you will be familiar with the sight. As the plane banks left over the ocean and heads west for the final approach, the long strip of beach and the seemingly endless stand of high rise apartments that stretch north come into view to the right. It is an iconic view that is stereotypically Gold Coast. 7 Nov 2018
CLAYTON: Brown is good

CLAYTON: Brown is good

If you are living in a part of Australia that is drought-affected or under water restrictions, chances are you could be playing on firm, fast-running brown fairways this summer. 6 Nov 2018
OGILVY: Tiger’s Cubs – Taking the game to new levels

OGILVY: Tiger’s Cubs – Taking the game to new levels

It’s been a while since a golfer has impressed me as much as Brooks Koepka did in claiming the US PGA Championship title in August. 6 Nov 2018