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Golfers all have one thing in common. 19 May 2020
Round to forget: The day ‘Carnasty’ put Sergio Garcia on the canvas

Round to forget: The day ‘Carnasty’ put Sergio Garcia on the canvas

The 1999 Open has been written into the championship’s folklore for Jean Van de Velde’s 72nd hole meltdown. But for the 156 players who teed up at Carnoustie, it is the difficulty of the course in the first round they’ll remember above all else. 18 May 2020
Morri: McIlroy’s Australian Open motivation

Morri: McIlroy’s Australian Open motivation

If we played the Australian Open on the Sandbelt every year, would the world’s best players flock to be a part of it? 18 May 2020
Aussies Abroad: Clinton Southorn – Agronomist

Aussies Abroad: Clinton Southorn – Agronomist

Clinton Southorn grew up in Hobart before moving to the UAE and is now the Cluster Director of Agronomy at Abu Dhabi Golf Club. We caught up with the Tasmanian to learn more about his life and profession ... 18 May 2020
Free crossword: How well do you remember golf in the Year 2000?

Free crossword: How well do you remember golf in the Year 2000?

If you're old enough to remember the year 2000, you will recall that after the hysteria of the Y2K bug there was the hysteria of another kind. And it all surrounded Tiger Woods. 14 May 2020
Sharing is caring: The most charitable golfers

Sharing is caring: The most charitable golfers

From Arnold Palmer to Robert Allenby, golf, thankfully, has produced some extremely charitable players. Here, in no particular order, are 10 golfers known for their charitable contributions. 12 May 2020
Opinion: When honesty isn’t the best policy

Opinion: When honesty isn’t the best policy

Honesty is always appreciated by the media, and fans, when interviewing players. 12 May 2020
Round to remember: The day Karrie went from great to 'Super'

Round to remember: The day Karrie went from great to 'Super'

Karrie Webb’s fabled playing career is littered with records and milestones. But one rain-soaked afternoon in Scotland will long be remembered as a ‘Super’ performance. 11 May 2020
Morri: Reimagined schedule good on paper

Morri: Reimagined schedule good on paper

The announcement by the PGA of Australia this week that they will endeavour to ‘recapture golf’s golden years in this country’ with a ‘reimagined tournament schedule’ is a noble one. 11 May 2020
Opinion: The simplicity of suburban golf

Opinion: The simplicity of suburban golf

For the first time since coronavirus-enforced isolation, I played golf this week. 6 May 2020
Free crossword: Jack Nicklaus' Brilliant Career

Free crossword: Jack Nicklaus' Brilliant Career

Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer of all time, with more major titles than any player to swing a club. 6 May 2020
My favourite & worst moment: Ewan Porter

My favourite & worst moment: Ewan Porter

If there is a player to have experienced the highs and lows of professional golf, Ewan Porter might be the poster child. 5 May 2020
Round to remember: David Graham “near perfection”

Round to remember: David Graham “near perfection”

David Graham had a simple philosophy when he arrived in Pennsylvania for the 1981 US Open Championship: “Hit fairways and greens and see what happens.” 4 May 2020
My favourite and worst moment: Jake Trbojevic

My favourite and worst moment: Jake Trbojevic

Current Australian and New South Wales rugby league representative Jake Trbojevic is fairly new to the game of golf. But the Manly Sea Eagles lock is not short on golf memories. Both good and bad. 30 Apr 2020
My favourite and worst moment: Braith Anasta

My favourite and worst moment: Braith Anasta

Braith Anasta didn’t make his name in golf. The New South Welshman enjoying a 14-year first grade rugby league career, winning a premiership and regularly playing for his state and country. 29 Apr 2020
Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Tim Lobb is one of this country’s proudest exports when it comes to golf course design. We caught up with the Surrey-based architect to talk everything golf. 29 Apr 2020
Free crossword: The life & times of Greg Norman

Free crossword: The life & times of Greg Norman

How well do you know Greg Norman? 29 Apr 2020
Opinion: The players who could be lost to the game

Opinion: The players who could be lost to the game

The Covid-19 pandemic has touched every corner of the globe. And when it comes to the game of golf, the same reach within our industry is certainly true. 28 Apr 2020
Round to remember: Rory, Rory hallelujah

Round to remember: Rory, Rory hallelujah

Six weeks into joining the PGA Tour full time in 2010, Rory McIlroy could have been forgiven for longing to be back among his European mates. 28 Apr 2020
Morri: Benefits of golf’s enforced off season

Morri: Benefits of golf’s enforced off season

There’s long been a belief (this writer included) that professional golf does itself – and the game more broadly – no favours with its relentless, year-long schedule. 27 Apr 2020
South Australian Road Trip: Vine to Vine

South Australian Road Trip: Vine to Vine

South Australia is home to some of the world’s great wineries. If you have a penchant for a good drop of red, and you love playing golf, here’s how you can combine the two pursuits into a terrific (responsible) driving holiday. 23 Apr 2020