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Opinion: Sandbelt Invitational spectacular, just don’t say the ‘P’ word

Opinion: Sandbelt Invitational spectacular, just don’t say the ‘P’ word

There is no such thing as perfect in golf. It simply doesn’t exist. 24 Dec 2021
Past champion Fowler ‘devastated’ by Aussie Open’s plight

Past champion Fowler ‘devastated’ by Aussie Open’s plight

1983 Australian Open champion Peter Fowler says he was ‘devastated’ when the national championship was cancelled for the second consecutive year. 22 Dec 2021
Sandbelt Invitational getting by with a little help from its friends

Sandbelt Invitational getting by with a little help from its friends

Playing golf for a living might seem a pretty easy deal. 21 Dec 2021
Sandbelt Invitational – Kingston Heath

Sandbelt Invitational – Kingston Heath

The opening day of the inaugural Sandbelt Invitational at Kingston Heath was one to remember. Here are the best shots from on the grounds of the famed course. 20 Dec 2021
Opinion: Signs of something special on the Sandbelt

Opinion: Signs of something special on the Sandbelt

There are golf tournaments, and then there are golf tournaments. 20 Dec 2021
Birthday boy Blake celebrates at Sandbelt Invitational

Birthday boy Blake celebrates at Sandbelt Invitational

Brady Watt emanated everything about the Sandbelt Invitational at Kingston Heath on Monday. 20 Dec 2021
The Preview: Sandbelt Invitational

The Preview: Sandbelt Invitational

Monday signals the start of a brand new event in Australian golf. The Sandbelt Invitational, brainchild of Golf Australia magazine columnists Geoff Ogilvy and Mike Clayton, a hugely anticipated concept the world over. 16 Dec 2021
Ogilvy behind new Sandbelt Invitational

Ogilvy behind new Sandbelt Invitational

When Golf Australia magazine columnist Geoff Ogilvy speaks, most listen. And the 2006 U.S. Open champion had the ear of the golfing world again on Tuesday when he announced a new tournament, The Sandbelt Invitational. 20 Oct 2021
adidas Junior 6s Tour headed to Kingston Heath

adidas Junior 6s Tour headed to Kingston Heath

Like all the professional Tours around the world, the adidas Junior 6s Tour have been forced to consistently adjust its schedule over the past 18 months. But the Tour, founded by Ewan Porter, today announced some positive news for its 2022 schedule. 3 Sep 2021
Australian Open returns for summer

Australian Open returns for summer

It is with great delight that Golf Australia confirms the Australian Open will be played in 2021. 29 Jun 2021
Australian summer of golf cancelled

Australian summer of golf cancelled

It is with regret that the Australian golf industry announces this summer’s premier events – the Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and Women’s Australian Open – have been cancelled. 16 Oct 2020
Course Design: Beyond COVID

Course Design: Beyond COVID

From the golf courses played on the game’s biggest pro Tours to interesting short courses and the public layouts in our biggest urban centres, the architectural quality of those layouts in a post-COVID golfing world will be important for the game and the environment. 7 Oct 2020
Australia's 100 Best Short Par-4s

Australia's 100 Best Short Par-4s

At the heart of all great short par-4s is the interesting choice to be made on the tee. As a rule, if you decide to eschew the challenge and play the ‘easy’ tee shot the pitch will be pretty demanding. It works the other way too. 5 Oct 2020
Australia's 100 Best Par-3s

Australia's 100 Best Par-3s

Bigger is not always better and, when it comes to golf, the shortest offerings can often provide the most memorable moments during a round. They can be the most picturesque and, in many cases, they can be the most difficult holes. 8 Sep 2020
Jones unlikely to defend Australian Open title

Jones unlikely to defend Australian Open title

Two-time Australian Open champion Matt Jones says it’s going to be tough for him to defend the Stonehaven Cup at Kingston Heath, regardless of whether the event is played during its traditional end-of-year time slot or pushed back to February next year. 24 Jun 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
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
REVIEW: Gary Lisbon golf course jigsaw puzzles

REVIEW: Gary Lisbon golf course jigsaw puzzles

It is said that “necessity is the mother of invention and in these challenging Covid-19 times many businesses have been greatly affected. 11 May 2020
Late Masters an issue for Aussie Open: Day

Late Masters an issue for Aussie Open: Day

Jason Day says he would love to face off against Adam Scott at the Australian Open but the late-season Masters could complicate Australia's top male golfers returning this year. 7 May 2020
Clayton calls on stars to prop up Aussie summer

Clayton calls on stars to prop up Aussie summer

Mike Clayton has challenged the likes of Jason Day and Adam Scott to rush home after the Masters to give Australian golf a boost in the post-coronavirus era. 6 May 2020
Will there be an Australian Open in 2020?

Will there be an Australian Open in 2020?

Most major sports have unveiled plans to return at some stage in 2020, including golf. The PGA Tour’s June restart combining with other factors to perhaps push our national Open off the schedule this year. 4 May 2020