kingston heath

Course Design: Two-Shot Stars

Course Design: Two-Shot Stars

Two-shot holes – whether they are medium to long par-4s or short par-5s – make up the majority of holes we all play. Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton explains what separates the great from the good and reveals a host of Australia’s best. 17 Jul 2019
Course Design: Short Fours

Course Design: Short Fours

Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton dissects the qualities of what makes a great short par-4 and reveals some of the best in the game can be found here in Australia. 4 Jul 2019
Course design: The joy of 3s

Course design: The joy of 3s

One-shot holes are golf’s great leveller, where professionals and high handicappers can find success. What are some of the greatest par-3s in the nation? Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton casts his eye across the best and what makes them better than others. 18 Jun 2019
Defending Danes the World Cup danger men

Defending Danes the World Cup danger men

It is reasonable to expect the reigning ‘World Champions’ would enter the next World Cup among the hot favourites. And when you consider one half of the Danish team attempting to defend in Melbourne has had arguably his best year ever, it seems it should be even more obviously the case. 21 Nov 2018
CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

CITY LIGHTS: Melbourne

The Victorian capital is one of the world’s great golfing destinations. Do you need any more proof other than knowing all 12 courses showcased here have cemented a place in the ranking of the nation’s Top-100 Courses and can be found within a 45-minute drive of Melbourne’s GPO? 27 Jul 2018
Clayton: Bunkers 101

Clayton: Bunkers 101

Believe it or not, bunkers are not scattered across a golf course simply to make your life a misery. The great designers used them to improve the strategy of their creations, but, as Mike Clayton points out here, not all bunkering is good and often it can be misplaced to make a hole more difficult. 26 Jul 2018
WORLD CUP: Frustrated Aussies “won’t give up”

WORLD CUP: Frustrated Aussies “won’t give up”

The Australian pair of Adam Scott and Marc Leishman has managed to grind out a two under 70 to reach four under and are on the edge of the top-10 at the World Cup of Golf. 26 Nov 2016
WORLD CUP: Good to be King

WORLD CUP: Good to be King

Kingston Heath’s many admirers will revel seeing the great dame in full springtime splendour for the best players in the world 22 Nov 2016
Taking on the World

Taking on the World

Adam Scott and Marc Leishman headline the most global field in golf, but which twosome will adapt best to the reprised foursomes and fourball format? 22 Nov 2016
Walker, Fowler team up for World Cup bid

Walker, Fowler team up for World Cup bid

Recent US Olympian Rickie Fowler has replaced Bubba Watson as the top player to represent the United States at the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne in November. 24 Aug 2016
Day, Scott reunite for World Cup defence

Day, Scott reunite for World Cup defence

World No.1 Jason Day will team up with Adam Scott to represent Australia at a revamped World Cup of Golf to be played in Melbourne in November. 16 Aug 2016
Kingston Heath gets 2016 World Cup of Golf

Kingston Heath gets 2016 World Cup of Golf

The 58th World Cup of Golf will be played at Kingston Heath Golf Club this November, with high hopes Jason Day and Adam Scott will team together for Australia in the two-man team event. 7 Jan 2016