Our man on the ground, Brendan James, explains why the famed course is Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground on the Open rota.

Who will lift the Claret Jug? You will also find an in-depth preview to the game’s oldest major and each of our experts’ tips. There is also a preview to the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship and we re-live THAT Jean Van De Velde moment 19 years on.


Columnist Rod Morri wonders whether golf is targeting the wrong demographic. And we take a look inside the winning bag of Michael Kim after his maiden PGA Tour victory earnt him a last-gasp start at Carnoustie.

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