Golf Features

Morri: Lee’s win cause for reflection

Morri: Lee’s win cause for reflection

Australia’s newest major champion will likely never come to be known as one of the game’s best interviews or most thoughtful players. 26 Jul 2021
Golf’s ‘Man of Mystery’ looks to turn green to gold in Tokyo

Golf’s ‘Man of Mystery’ looks to turn green to gold in Tokyo

Behind the trademark wraparound shades, Hideki Matsuyama portrays himself as a man of mystery and of few words. 26 Jul 2021
Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Golf is an easy game to fall in love with. The pursuit of a purely struck shot; the ability of all to compete on a level playing field; the joy of a walk outdoors with friends. It has a lot to recommend it. 21 Jul 2021
Morri: Paying due to the supporting cast

Morri: Paying due to the supporting cast

The harsh reality is we will have forgotten them a year from now but the role of the supporting cast should not be overlooked at the game’s most important tournaments. 19 Jul 2021
Opinion: St. George’s exposes flaws and strengths alike

Opinion: St. George’s exposes flaws and strengths alike

Golf is a frustrating game. Every person who has played it knows this to be fact. 16 Jul 2021
Royal St.George's is not everyone's cup of tea

Royal St.George's is not everyone's cup of tea

Royal St. George’s will take centre stage for the 149th Open Championship when the first groups take to the course at 3.35pm today (AEST). 15 Jul 2021
Opinion: Irate DeChambeau not helping himself

Opinion: Irate DeChambeau not helping himself

Bryson DeChambeau is a magnet for coverage and controversy these days, with almost every comment met with suggestion that the origin of negative coverage is distaste for the American. 15 Jul 2021
The Open: When the Shark attacked Royal St. George’s

The Open: When the Shark attacked Royal St. George’s

Sometimes what you need the most can be the hardest to attain. 14 Jul 2021
The Open: Age is just a number

The Open: Age is just a number

At the 2021 PGA Championship in May, Phil Mickelson was 50 years old and he hadn’t won on Tour for two years, yet he won on the longest golf course in the history of the majors, with the Ocean Course at Kiawah Island measuring 7,876 yards. 13 Jul 2021
Morri: Time to mix it up?

Morri: Time to mix it up?

Is it worth sacrificing the Solheim Cup to create a mixed Presidents Cup? That is the simple question that needs to be answered by those calling for the PGA Tour’s biennial US v Rest of the World concept to include women in the competition. 12 Jul 2021
The Open: Langer’s bitter-sweet taste of Sandwich

The Open: Langer’s bitter-sweet taste of Sandwich

Golf is a sport of the unexpected. Take Bernhard Langer and The Open: six times the German legend finished in the top-three yet never lifted the Claret Jug. Three of those near misses were at Royal St. George’s, where the championship returns this week. Here, he talks to Robin Barwick about the Claret Jug he never won 12 Jul 2021
117 years of Aussies at The Open Championship

117 years of Aussies at The Open Championship

Australian golfers have a rich history at The Open Championship. 12 Jul 2021
Opinion: Where are the women?

Opinion: Where are the women?

On Monday, my colleague Rod Morri mused on the idea that golf doesn’t get a fair shake when it comes to mainstream media coverage. 8 Jul 2021
Morri: You can’t read all about it

Morri: You can’t read all about it

During our ‘The Thing About Golf’ podcast interview back in February, Mat Goggin said something which remains front of mind whenever the topic of the game’s image among the non-golf public comes up. 5 Jul 2021
14 Reasons to put Tassie atop your golf holiday bucket list

14 Reasons to put Tassie atop your golf holiday bucket list

Make no mistake, if you are undecided where to go for your next golfing holiday or extended weekend away with a group of friends, put Tasmania at the top of your list. 30 Jun 2021
TESTED: Callaway Big Bertha Reva

TESTED: Callaway Big Bertha Reva

The Callaway Big Bertha Reva range delivers distance specifically designed for women, so we handed a set to beginner golfer Ashley Carolan to put them to the test. 29 Jun 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Eastlake Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Eastlake Golf Club

Wedged between the private Bonnie Doon and The Lakes Golf Clubs, on a long stretch of undulating terrain, is Eastlake Golf Club – a wonderful public access course making its mark in the national rankings. 28 Jun 2021
MORRI: Slow play penalty impetus for introspection

MORRI: Slow play penalty impetus for introspection

The only interesting thing about slow play is the reaction of those who get penalised for it and what that tells us about ourselves. 28 Jun 2021
No More Guesswork: The Best Tech in Golf

No More Guesswork: The Best Tech in Golf

Golf and technology have become intrinsically linked in the modern game. The advantages are evident in instruction, club fitting and playing the game. From launch monitors to lasers, these are some of the best pieces of golf tech. 28 Jun 2021
Growing the game: The Chrysalis Moment

Growing the game: The Chrysalis Moment

They’ve been considered the untapped sector of golf, but they’re coming. It’s time to apply a different lens to the emergence of women and girls in golf. 23 Jun 2021
Tested: FootJoy HyperFlex Golf Shoes

Tested: FootJoy HyperFlex Golf Shoes

These shoes offer more technology than their sleek looks might suggest. 23 Jun 2021