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How Aussie Tour pros are passing time

How Aussie Tour pros are passing time

No industry or walk of life has been unaffected by coronavirus and new lockdown restrictions. Professional golf dramatically so, with all tournaments postponed or cancelled. 1 Apr 2020
Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

An extraordinary Masters in November, when autumn leaves are falling at Augusta National, could cap a triumphant return for golf as organisers look to squeeze in the four majors at the end of the year. 1 Apr 2020
Watch: The biggest collapses at the majors

Watch: The biggest collapses at the majors

Pressure often diminishes our judgement, decision making and performance – which is probably why we have witnessed so many bizarre moments from major championship leaders over the years. Here are seven of the worst final-round major collapses in recent history. 1 Apr 2020
Favourite images of golf's stars and fans

Favourite images of golf's stars and fans

With the golf world grinding to a halt, golfers - some famous and some not - have been posting their favourite golf photo. 31 Mar 2020
$5 billion warning on course turf management

$5 billion warning on course turf management

Australia's peak turf management body has warned of multi-billion dollar damage to the nation's sporting assets should staff be locked out of work because of Covid-19. 31 Mar 2020
Irish Open postponed due to coronavirus

Irish Open postponed due to coronavirus

The Irish Open has become the latest European Tour tournament to be postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 31 Mar 2020
Augusta National fights virus with handout

Augusta National fights virus with handout

Augusta National is donating US$2 million to help fight the coronavirus which has already forced the postponement of the Masters. 31 Mar 2020
All Australian golf clubs advised to close

All Australian golf clubs advised to close

Golf Australia has advised all Australian golf clubs and facilities to close until further notice. 30 Mar 2020
Drive, Chip and Putt update

Drive, Chip and Putt update

On March 13, it was announced that the 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals had been postponed due to the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). After thoughtful deliberation, and with the guidance of public health experts, the Founding Partners have provided the following update: 30 Mar 2020
Opinion: Course closures better for the game's image and players

Opinion: Course closures better for the game's image and players

It won’t be long now before every golf course in Australia will have the closed sign hanging on the front gate. For the health of the game and its players, this is a good thing. 30 Mar 2020
Morri: When was the last time you thought about your game?

Morri: When was the last time you thought about your game?

Time for some respite from the coronavirus, methinks. We all know how it is impacting life and golf, so there’s no need to be going over it here. 30 Mar 2020
Fleetwood still has Ryder Cup hopes

Fleetwood still has Ryder Cup hopes

World No.10 Tommy Fleetwood hopes this year's scheduled Ryder Cup can act as an "amazing torch" after the coronavirus pandemic. 30 Mar 2020
The new rules as golf provides a sanctuary

The new rules as golf provides a sanctuary

No flagsticks, lids on the hole, no rakes in bunkers, only one person per cart and mark your own scorecard. 26 Mar 2020
Make Ryder Cup priority in golf year: Rose

Make Ryder Cup priority in golf year: Rose

Justin Rose believes the Ryder Cup deserves to remain a highlight of the golfing calendar when sporting action resumes following the coronavirus pandemic. 26 Mar 2020
An important message for Golf Australia readers

An important message for Golf Australia readers

Dear valued Golf Australia readers and subscribers, 25 Mar 2020
COVID-19 Update: Can I still play golf?

COVID-19 Update: Can I still play golf?

Federal and State Government restrictions to enforce social-distancing has seen the closure of golf clubhouses across the country but nearly all courses remain open for play. For now. 25 Mar 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #14 - Meghan MacLaren

The Thing About Golf Podcast #14 - Meghan MacLaren

To many in the golf world, England’s Meghan MacLaren is recognisable only as ‘that equal pay girl.’ 25 Mar 2020
Morri: Playing through the uncertainty

Morri: Playing through the uncertainty

Perhaps it was Ben Hogan who said it or perhaps someone else. Not that it really matters as it’s not the utterer that’s important in this instance but the utterance. 23 Mar 2020
Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

We are closely monitoring the constantly-moving situation in the COVID-19 pandemic and carefully following the advice issued to us by the UK Government, relevant health authorities and our medical consultants. 20 Mar 2020
Augusta-bound Kim in holding pattern

Augusta-bound Kim in holding pattern

Grace Kim was understandably ecstatic upon hearing of her invitation to the Augusta National Women’s Amateur before the 2020 Masters. However, she is now waiting to see if she will get her chance to play the famed course. 19 Mar 2020
Inside Golf Australia April 2020

Inside Golf Australia April 2020

The latest issue of Golf Australia magazine has arrived just in time to keep you company during the game's extended blackout. 19 Mar 2020