Golf Features

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Bankstown Golf Club

CLUB OF THE MONTH: Bankstown Golf Club

Amongst the hustle and bustle of the industrial area of Milperra, in Sydney’s south west, sits a nondescript entrance signed ‘Bankstown Golf Club’. Easily missed, the long driveway leads to the almost oasis-like property that is Bankstown Golf Club. 27 Apr 2017
REVIEW: Curlewis Golf Club

REVIEW: Curlewis Golf Club

New owners with a new direction have been the saviour for Curlewis Golf Club, which is now fulfilling the potential it had promised for more than four decades. 27 Apr 2017
Guyatt: Journeymen on Tour, the other side of pro golf

Guyatt: Journeymen on Tour, the other side of pro golf

Queenstown attracts people from all over the globe and even more so during the week of the New Zealand Open. 28 Mar 2017
VIDEO TIP: Dave Pelz's lowdown on wedge bounce

VIDEO TIP: Dave Pelz's lowdown on wedge bounce

Short game coaching guru, Dave Pelz, shows how the bounce of your wedge is designed to make chipping, pitching and bunker shots easier. 23 Mar 2017
VIDEO TIP: Ian Baker-Finch's speed putting drill

VIDEO TIP: Ian Baker-Finch's speed putting drill

There is nothing more frustrating than three-putting. Ian Baker-Finch has a drill that will help you not only hole more putts, but get that first putt closer to the hole ... everytime. 23 Mar 2017
VIDEO TIP: The basic pitch with Brett Rumford

VIDEO TIP: The basic pitch with Brett Rumford

Brett Rumford is widely acclaimed as having one of the best short games in world golf. If you want to shoot lower scores, watch this simple but effective lesson. 23 Mar 2017
VIDEO TIP: How to aim at your target correctly

VIDEO TIP: How to aim at your target correctly

Alignment and aim are two of the biggest problems facing amateur golfers who strive to shoot lower scores. Here's a quick fix to help you hit straight at the target. 23 Mar 2017
HUGGAN: Professional golf really is a ‘different game’

HUGGAN: Professional golf really is a ‘different game’

You’ll have heard before now that today’s professionals play a “different game” from the rest of us mere mortals. 23 Mar 2017
REVIEW: Paradise Palms

REVIEW: Paradise Palms

With new owners, a new management team and a much-improved course, there is plenty to be excited about for the future of this iconic tropical North Queensland course. 23 Mar 2017
OGILVY: ‘Reward fast players, don’t punish the slow’

OGILVY: ‘Reward fast players, don’t punish the slow’

It’s a fact of golfing life that the subject of slow play is guaranteed to provoke a reaction in almost every player. 22 Mar 2017
OPINION: Golf & the demon drink … here’s cheers!

OPINION: Golf & the demon drink … here’s cheers!

Despite some incredible performances on the course, the game’s leading players continue to stand accused of being boring. The reason, it has to be said, is the terrible scourge of teetotalism. 23 Feb 2017
The Royal Treatment

The Royal Treatment

Royal Canberra has undergone major changes during the past two years and the new layout has now been revealed. Mike Cocking from the design firm Ogilvy, Clayton, Cocking and Mead reveals some of the key changes and why they needed to be made. 23 Feb 2017
REVIEW: Magenta Shores Country Club

REVIEW: Magenta Shores Country Club

Having recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, Magenta Shores is looking to the future with some important changes 23 Feb 2017
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Twin Waters Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: Twin Waters Golf Club

Twin Waters has been a fixture of Sunshine Coast golf ever since the Peter Thomson and Mike Wolveridge design opened for play in 1991. 22 Feb 2017
MARC LEISHMAN: My three keys to better iron play

MARC LEISHMAN: My three keys to better iron play

With a reputation for precise iron play, World Cup player Marc Leishman keeps his approach simple and straightforward. 21 Feb 2017
Vive La Difference!

Vive La Difference!

No South Pacific island is nearer to Australia than New Caledonia. And a hot new course has given golfers even more reason to make the short journey to the French territory. 21 Feb 2017
CLAYTON: We need to look back to move forward

CLAYTON: We need to look back to move forward

The architecture of the golf course is one thing separating the game from most others where the field of play is confined, regulated by lines, and very often flat. Think, tennis, football, swimming, snooker, athletics or darts. 20 Feb 2017
30 Fearless Predictions For 2017

30 Fearless Predictions For 2017

Golf in 2016 will be remembered for its first time major winners and the success of the Olympics. As a new year begins, we look at who and what will make the headlines in world golf. 19 Jan 2017
Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2017

Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2017

Golf Australia ranks Australia's Top-100 Public Access Courses for 2017 and there's a new No.1. Check out the list here and see how many you have played. 17 Jan 2017
TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: The Grange Golf Club

TOP-100 SPOTLIGHT: The Grange Golf Club

Blessed with twin layouts possessing subtly different design characteristics on mildly undulating, sandy terrain, The Grange Golf Club is rich with not just its volume of holes but also the physical form nurturing them. 19 Dec 2016
REVIEW: Bonnie Doon Golf Club

REVIEW: Bonnie Doon Golf Club

The evolution of one of Sydney’s best known courses continues and the transformation is stunning. Here, is an insight into the redesign of the layout from one of the men overseeing the project. 19 Dec 2016