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Ranking: Victoria's best courses for 2022

Ranking: Victoria's best courses for 2022

Looking for the best places to play around Australia? Here, we showcase the very best layouts to be played in Victoria as voted by our Top-100 Courses ranking judges for 2022. 1 Jun 2022
Morri: Australian Open decision combines our best assets

Morri: Australian Open decision combines our best assets

There will be those not in favour, but I say Golf Australia are to be applauded for last week’s announcement that the 2022 Australia Opens will adopt the Vic Open model of the past decade. 2 May 2022
Joint Australian opens mark world first

Joint Australian opens mark world first

In a world-first for golf, the Men’s Australian Open and the Women’s Australian Open are joining forces. 29 Apr 2022
Clayton: The Makings Of A Top-100 Course

Clayton: The Makings Of A Top-100 Course

Golf courses are lots of things to lots of people and ranking them in some sort of rational order is fraught given the emotions golf courses engender are not always rational. 15 Mar 2022
Miya claims first ever international Junior 6s title

Miya claims first ever international Junior 6s title

Despite border restrictions wreaking havoc with the organisation, and attendance, of the first adidas Junior 6s Tour event to be played outside Australia, the Royal Wellington tournament played this past week was a huge success. 16 Feb 2022
RANKING: Australia’s Top-100 Courses for 2022

RANKING: Australia’s Top-100 Courses for 2022

After two years of uncertainty brought by pandemic lockdowns and border closures, here is the most comprehensive ranking of the nation’s finest layouts. 24 Jan 2022
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