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Inside Golf Australia September 2020

Inside Golf Australia September 2020

The September issue of Golf Australia previews the 120th US Open at Winged Foot Golf Club by speaking exclusively with the affable Marc Leishman. 20 Aug 2020
Inside Golf Australia August 2020

Inside Golf Australia August 2020

The August issue of Golf Australia celebrates the magnificence of par-3s and previews the first major of the year, where Brooks Koepka will take aim at three consecutive US PGA Championship titles. 16 Jul 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
The Huggan Interview: Ian Poulter

The Huggan Interview: Ian Poulter

One of the last Tour players to emerge from the ranks of pro-shop assistant, Ryder Cup hero and 17-time Tour winner Ian Poulter has exceeded the expectations of many, except his own. Here, he reflects on a career … not quite done yet. 25 Mar 2020
The Huggan Interview: R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers

The Huggan Interview: R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers

The R&A chief sits down to talk about the biggest issues facing golf, from grass roots participation numbers to the distance debate, gender equality, slow play and the Home of Golf, St Andrews. 11 Mar 2020
Huggan: “This is a lad who has never forgotten where he came from”

Huggan: “This is a lad who has never forgotten where he came from”

As was clear for all to see in the immediate aftermath of his victory at the Nedbank Golf Challenge in South Africa last November, Tommy Fleetwood is an emotional wee soul. Almost two years had passed since his previous win in Abu Dhabi – a near-eternity for one of golf’s top-10 players – and he was, at least briefly, quite overcome by it all. 25 Feb 2020
Inside Golf Australia February 2020

Inside Golf Australia February 2020

Min Woo Lee is an unquestioned rising star of Australian golf. 28 Jan 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #9 - John Huggan

The Thing About Golf Podcast #9 - John Huggan

Golf has more than its fair share of cheerleaders but Golf Australia columnist John Huggan is not one of them. And the game is better for it. 7 Jan 2020
The Huggan Interview: Pete Cowen

The Huggan Interview: Pete Cowen

John Huggan sits down with world-renowned coach Pete Cowen – whose clients have included Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia – to talk everything golf. 10 Dec 2019
Profile: Meet “Bob from Oban”

Profile: Meet “Bob from Oban”

Robert MacIntyre is not a name you might readily recognise. But this down-to-earth greenkeeper’s son might just be Scotland’s next golfing superstar. 20 Nov 2019
Exclusive: “I can still be a great player,” says Adam Scott

Exclusive: “I can still be a great player,” says Adam Scott

In this exclusive interview with Golf Australia columnist-at-large, John Huggan, Adam Scott speaks candidly about playing at home, the Presidents Cup, juggling Tour and family commitments as well as the drive to still be competitive, very competitive, beyond 40. 14 Nov 2019
Inside Golf Australia November 2019

Inside Golf Australia November 2019

From shots and strategies to physical and mental fitness, some of the world’s best players and coaches share 101 of their best tips to improve your game in the November issue of Golf Australia. 17 Oct 2019
Inside Golf Australia October 2019

Inside Golf Australia October 2019

Former World No.1 Adam Scott rediscovered some of his best form throughout 2019. The October issue of Golf Australia features an exclusive interview with the Queenslander, who speaks candidly about the Presidents Cup, career Grand Slams and juggling Tour and family commitments. 19 Sep 2019
Royal Portrush: A Beautiful Beast

Royal Portrush: A Beautiful Beast

Exactly 1,367 days after the formal announcement was made to the world on October 20 2015, the Open Championship is finally returning to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. 18 Jul 2019
Inside Golf Australia June 2019

Inside Golf Australia June 2019

The US Open returns to Pebble Beach Golf Links this month … Nineteen years after Tiger Woods produced one of the most dominant performances in sporting history. 23 May 2019
Koepka stumbles to PGA victory & World No.1 rank

Koepka stumbles to PGA victory & World No.1 rank

In the end, the PGA of America could have played the 101st USPGA Championship at Bethpage Black on paper rather than grass. 20 May 2019
Huggan: The real cost of ‘show me the money’

Huggan: The real cost of ‘show me the money’

If you are anything like me – and if you are, get immediate psychological and psychiatric help, especially with your pitching from 75-yards or so – you have derived an enormous amount of enjoyment from the social media output of the European Tour. 17 Apr 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
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
Huggan: Why the Hall needs a proper home

Huggan: Why the Hall needs a proper home

Greetings from St. Andrews and the Senior Open Championship. Looking out from the media centre to the right of the 1st fairway on the Old Course, I can see a small tent. On the front it reads “World Golf Hall of Fame.” The actual hall is nowhere near the East Neuk of Fife of course. It is in St. Augustine, Florida, not coincidentally close to the headquarters of the PGA Tour along the road in Ponte Vedra. 1 Nov 2018
HUGGAN: Why Bjorn was right to go with Cup ‘old guard’

HUGGAN: Why Bjorn was right to go with Cup ‘old guard’

In the 35 years or so that have passed since the Ryder Cup began to matter to this outside the world inhabited only by golf nerds, many things have changed and emerged. 6 Sep 2018