From the purest ball-strikers to some scrambling wizards, we look at the Texas Showdowns every golf fan will want to see battling it out for the trophy.

Jimmy Emanuel and Michael Jones also preview the PGA Tour’s event in the Dominican Republic and the LPGA’s Kia Classic in California.

Columnist Rod Morri suggests we should be need to hear more of the ‘F’ in golf … and it’s not quite what you think.

If you’re looking to improve your game by this weekend, we also have short game tips from three experts – Phil Mickelson, Jordan Spieth and Dave Pelz – to get you back on track.

And if you’re in need of some golf balls, send us a witty caption to go with our selected photo and you might just win a dozen Callaway Chrome Soft golf balls.

There’s all this and more in this week’s Golf Australia Express.