opinion

Opinion: The two sides of golf

Opinion: The two sides of golf

Golf is hard. 20 May 2020
Opinion: Why putters?

Opinion: Why putters?

Golf possesses a variety of areas of attraction. From course architecture to instruction, equipment and everything in between. Within each area, there are golfers who border on obsession. Sometimes to the detriment of their game. 1 Apr 2020
HUGGAN: 'Is the game in safe hands?'

HUGGAN: 'Is the game in safe hands?'

It’s an annual affair. The chief executive of the R&A invites members of the media to a “roundtable chat” in what has to be the greatest office in golf. 27 Apr 2017
OGILVY: ‘Different & fun formats have their place’

OGILVY: ‘Different & fun formats have their place’

Like most people in golf I watched the World Super 6 tournament played at Lake Karrinyup in Perth back in February. 27 Apr 2017
HUGGAN: Professional golf really is a ‘different game’

HUGGAN: Professional golf really is a ‘different game’

You’ll have heard before now that today’s professionals play a “different game” from the rest of us mere mortals. 23 Mar 2017
OGILVY: ‘Reward fast players, don’t punish the slow’

OGILVY: ‘Reward fast players, don’t punish the slow’

It’s a fact of golfing life that the subject of slow play is guaranteed to provoke a reaction in almost every player. 22 Mar 2017
OPINION: Why the Vic Open goes from strength-to-strength

OPINION: Why the Vic Open goes from strength-to-strength

As unfortunate as it always for a professional golfer to sit on a Qantas plane early on a Saturday morning – the same Saturday morning of the Vic Open third round – I did give me time to reflect on the event. 15 Feb 2017
OPINION: Who fills the void after Arnie?

OPINION: Who fills the void after Arnie?

The passing this week of golf – and sports – icon Arnold Palmer raises the question: Who carries the torch from here? 28 Sep 2016
Geoff Ogilvy's Major observations

Geoff Ogilvy's Major observations

The four majors of 2016 managed to give us a little bit of everything by the time Jimmy Walker holed out on the 18th green at Baltusrol to win the USPGA Championship. 22 Sep 2016
OPINION: Have Tour chiefs missed the mark with Super 6?

OPINION: Have Tour chiefs missed the mark with Super 6?

The launch of the World Super 6 Perth tournament this summer seems innovative on the surface but in reality is a recipe that’s already been tried – and failed. Why not spice things up further? 15 Sep 2016