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The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

Three majors and a Ryder Cup captaincy might be the highlights of a stellar career but as John Huggan puts it in the introduction, the most impressive thing about Padraig Harrington is that he’s basically a good bloke. 31 May 2021
Diet and brain training help Mickelson

Diet and brain training help Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is not the first middle-aged person to change his diet and engage in brain training in a quest to feel and perform better, but he is the first to win a major golf championship after turning 50. 25 May 2021
Players herald tough, but fair, PGA opening round

Players herald tough, but fair, PGA opening round

The opening round of the 103rd PGA Championship was a tough but fair challenge, with 16 players in the field of 155 breaking par. Here’s what some players said, in assessing the course and their game, after the first round. 21 May 2021
New video series to help juniors learn the Rules of Golf

New video series to help juniors learn the Rules of Golf

The R&A is launching a new video series which has been created for junior golfers to learn about the Rules of Golf and improve their enjoyment of the sport by understanding how to apply them on the course. 4 Feb 2021
The Huggan Interview: Padraig Harrington

The Huggan Interview: Padraig Harrington

The European Ryder Cup Captain turns 50 in August and has reserved aspirations to play the Champions Tour. Here, he reveals his dream of inspiring Tour pros of his generation by winning a fourth major and what it will take to win the Ryder Cup on US soil later this year. 25 Jan 2021
Scrivener in world of his own in Abu Dhabi

Scrivener in world of his own in Abu Dhabi

West Australian Jason Scrivener felt like he was performing wonders in his "own little world" as he delivered the best nine holes of golf of his professional career to land a monster cheque at the Abu Dhabi Championship. 25 Jan 2021
Inside Golf Australia January 2021

Inside Golf Australia January 2021

Our biennial ranking of Australia’s Top-100 Public Access Courses means more than ever this year, with international travel restrictions likely to be in place for the foreseeable future. 17 Dec 2020
Otaegui fires to win Scottish Championship

Otaegui fires to win Scottish Championship

Spain's Adrian Otaegui produced a barnstorming closing round of nine-under-par 63 to claim a four-stroke win at the Scottish Championship on Sunday. 19 Oct 2020
Otaegui leads Scottish Championship

Otaegui leads Scottish Championship

Adrian Otaegui made an early statement of intent at the Scottish Championship, defying the chilly, autumnal conditions at Fairmont St Andrews to claim a three-shot lead after the opening round. 16 Oct 2020
R&A announces four new honorary members

R&A announces four new honorary members

Four of golf’s great champions have accepted invitations to become Honorary Members of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. 28 Sep 2020
The Preview: Portugal Masters

The Preview: Portugal Masters

The European Tour heads to Portugal for back-to-back events this week. First up: The Portugal Masters at Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course. 8 Sep 2020
Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

England’s Benjamin Schmidt, the top ranked player in the field, has comfortably advanced in his quest to win The 125th Amateur Championship. 28 Aug 2020
Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Scotland’s Ruben Lindsay claimed the top spot in stroke play qualifying at The 125th Amateur Championship in England. 27 Aug 2020
Ryder Cup captains back postponement

Ryder Cup captains back postponement

Padraig Harrington and Steve Stricker have welcomed the event's postponement for 12 months. 9 Jul 2020
Stricker: Ryder Cup a yawn without fans

Stricker: Ryder Cup a yawn without fans

Holding the Ryder Cup later this year without fans due to the COVID-19 pandemic would almost make the event a "yawner", US captain Steve Stricker has said. 4 Jun 2020
Harrington accidently names Ryder Cup vice-captain

Harrington accidently names Ryder Cup vice-captain

Europe captain Padraig Harrington has let slip former World No.1 Luke Donald is one of his vice-captains at this year's Ryder Cup during a live broadcast on Tuesday. 6 May 2020
Morri: The Euro Tour needs a fan-free Ryder Cup

Morri: The Euro Tour needs a fan-free Ryder Cup

Professional golf without fans is nothing unusual. At almost every tournament on every Tour every week, the first few groups each day have little more than family and friends tagging along. If anybody at all. 4 May 2020
Ryder Cup might go ahead without fans

Ryder Cup might go ahead without fans

Staging this year's Ryder Cup without fans is not in the event's best interests but it might have to proceed that way due to the COVID-19 crisis, according to Team Europe captain Padraig Harrington. 30 Apr 2020
10 of golf’s best: Twitter accounts

10 of golf’s best: Twitter accounts

The coronavirus pandemic has effectively forced golf’s professional circuits into hibernation. But the game’s analysts, players and impressionists continue to utilise other platforms to entertain members of the golfing world – one of which includes Twitter. Here are 10 of the best golf accounts in the Twittersphere. 14 Apr 2020
Harrington: Shorten passage to Ryder Cup

Harrington: Shorten passage to Ryder Cup

Padraig Harrington says it would be better to stage the Ryder Cup on schedule this September with a shortened qualification period than postpone the biennial showpiece. 2 Apr 2020
Karlsson named vice-captain for Ryder Cup

Karlsson named vice-captain for Ryder Cup

Europe captain Padraig Harrington has named Sweden's Robert Karlsson as his first vice-captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup, which will be held at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin. 19 Sep 2019