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Clayton: Designing in the field

Clayton: Designing in the field

Normally a brief from a golf club or a client to a golf course architect is reasonably extensive. Something of an exception was Richard Sattler, the Barnbougle owner who simply told Tom Doak and I – “I don’t care what you do – just don’t screw it up.” 8 Jul 2022
Clayton, DeVries & Pont and Kruse Golf to advise Royal Perth

Clayton, DeVries & Pont and Kruse Golf to advise Royal Perth

Clayton, DeVries & Pont (CDP) and Kruse Golf (KG) are delighted to announce that they have been jointly retained by the Royal Perth Golf Club of South Perth, Western Australia to author a long-term plan for its course and advise on prospective renovations thereafter. 1 Dec 2021
Aussie Michel shares AAC lead with big guns

Aussie Michel shares AAC lead with big guns

Two of the world’s leading men’s amateur golfers, Keita Nakajima and Yuxin Lin, lived up to all expectations in Wednesday’s opening round of the 12th Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club. 4 Nov 2021
Elite Aussie amateurs relish return to competition in UAE

Elite Aussie amateurs relish return to competition in UAE

After almost two years of frustration Australia’s best amateur golfers will return to elite representative competition at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship and the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific Championship in the United Arab Emirates next month. 21 Oct 2021
Michel misses match play in U.S. Mid-Amateur defence

Michel misses match play in U.S. Mid-Amateur defence

The Round of 64 got underway on Monday in the fog-delayed 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at Sankaty Head Golf Club, a windy day highlighted by the winnowing of the field to 64 players, with a dramatic eagle hole-out earning Hayes Brown the final spot in the match-play bracket. 28 Sep 2021
Merkulov sets record at suspended U.S. Mid-Amateur

Merkulov sets record at suspended U.S. Mid-Amateur

Yaroslav Merkulov shot a five-under-par 65 at Sankaty Head Golf Club on Sunday to complete 36 holes of stroke play in the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship at nine-under, breaking the championship record by one stroke. 27 Sep 2021
Rain continues to wreak havoc at U.S. Amateur as Dobbelaar advances

Rain continues to wreak havoc at U.S. Amateur as Dobbelaar advances

Mark Goetz completed 36 holes of stroke play at eight-under-par 132 at Oakmont Country Club and stroke play co-host the Longue Vue Club to earn medallist honours in the rain-delayed 121st U.S. Amateur Championship on Wednesday. 12 Aug 2021
Dobbelaar stakes match play claim at weather delayed U.S. Amateur

Dobbelaar stakes match play claim at weather delayed U.S. Amateur

The U.S. Amateur, the USGA’s oldest championship, is known as a test of fortitude, and the patience and resilience factors for the 312-player field were ramped up on Tuesday afternoon when play in the championship’s 121st edition was halted for nearly four hours by storms in the area. 11 Aug 2021
Aussies well back after U.S. Amateur first round

Aussies well back after U.S. Amateur first round

Oakmont Country Club has a reputation as one of golf’s sternest tests, and it kept to that unyielding standard in Round 1 of strokeplay on Monday in the 121st U.S. Amateur Championship, where the three Australians struggled to stay within reach of match play qualification. 10 Aug 2021
Michel in battle to get home from Masters

Michel in battle to get home from Masters

Australian amateur Lukas Michel will turn his attention to trying to get back to Australia before Christmas after missing the cut in his Masters debut. 15 Nov 2020
Gallery: Masters Round 2

Gallery: Masters Round 2

As was the case on Thursday, fading light will mean much of The Masters field will be back early on Saturday to finish their second round. Here are some of the best images from Friday's play, where Cameron Smith took a share of the lead at nine under. 14 Nov 2020
Gallery: Masters Round 1

Gallery: Masters Round 1

The first round of the 84th Masters was suspended early for inclement weather, then once light had disappeared with many players still on course. Here are some of the best images of a wet and low scoring first day at Augusta. 13 Nov 2020
Casey sets hot pace at wet Masters

Casey sets hot pace at wet Masters

Paul Casey is chasing his first major victory with an impressive seven-under-par first round, making him the early leader at the 2020 Masters. 13 Nov 2020
Scott leads Aussie charge at the Masters

Scott leads Aussie charge at the Masters

Former champion Adam Scott is looking forward to an early-morning assault on Amen Corner after he led the Australian charge during a weather-affected opening round at the Masters. 13 Nov 2020
Masters stuff you may have missed

Masters stuff you may have missed

The field for the 84th Masters Tournament has completed its work before Thursday’s opening round. And despite all the coverage, there have been plenty of smaller tidbits to come from the practice days, from caddies to equipment and even plane tickets. 12 Nov 2020
Small but fierce Aussie contingent ready for Masters tilt

Small but fierce Aussie contingent ready for Masters tilt

Jason Day senses the four Australian professionals in the Masters field are poised to recreate a 2013-like scenario that ended in the country's first green jacket win. 11 Nov 2020
Who's who at Augusta National in 2020

Who's who at Augusta National in 2020

Who are the Australians and top international contenders at the Masters this week? 11 Nov 2020
Gallery: Masters Practice Day 1

Gallery: Masters Practice Day 1

Masters week is well and truly upon us. Here are some of the best images from the grounds of Augusta National Golf Club from the first official day of practice. 10 Nov 2020
US Open: Aussies struggle on day one

US Open: Aussies struggle on day one

Adam Scott still believes despite Australia's nine-strong contingent making a rough start to the US Open in New York. 18 Sep 2020
Michel’s Major Leap

Michel’s Major Leap

Lukas Michel will make his long-awaited major debut at Winged Foot Golf Club this week, courtesy of his historic victory at the US Mid-Amateur last September. 17 Sep 2020
Marc Leishman: On A Wing & A Prayer

Marc Leishman: On A Wing & A Prayer

Marc Leishman heads to the 120th US Open Championship at New York’s Winged Foot Golf Club with few expectations but a fierce determination to have a red-hot crack at the title. 17 Sep 2020