peter thomson

Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Aussies Abroad: Tim Lobb – Course Architect

Tim Lobb is one of this country’s proudest exports when it comes to golf course design. We caught up with the Surrey-based architect to talk everything golf. 29 Apr 2020
Review: Moonah Links Golf Club

Review: Moonah Links Golf Club

With two contrasting layouts firmly entrenched in Australia’s Top-100 Courses, Moonah Links continues to enjoy its status as one of this country’s best 36-hole complexes. 16 Apr 2020
Fans to decide Australia's greatest golfer

Fans to decide Australia's greatest golfer

The mantle as Australia’s Greatest Golfer will be put in the hands of the public as the PGA of Australia launches a head-to-head battle of Australia’s 64 most accomplished professionals. 14 Apr 2020
Morri: No golf reinforces Masters evolution

Morri: No golf reinforces Masters evolution

It’s difficult to know just what to make of the Masters. Every year reverence for the event seems to get more overblown yet somehow, most years, it delivers in terms of golf. 14 Apr 2020
Review: The National Golf Club

Review: The National Golf Club

If there is such a thing as a ‘super club’, The National Golf Club can rightly claim to be one. In fact, there are few clubs around the world that can boast as many diverse and interesting holes as can be experienced at The National. 23 Mar 2020
18 viewing pleasures to ease you through golf's blackout

18 viewing pleasures to ease you through golf's blackout

The global coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has left no aspect of our everyday lives untouched. In the golfing world, the professional game is in shutdown mode. 16 Mar 2020
Review: Rich River Golf Club

Review: Rich River Golf Club

Long established as one of the go-to destinations on the Murray River, this 36-hole venue is set to further enhance its appeal with major course upgrades as part of a multi-million dollar reinvestment. 9 Dec 2019
Morri: The Conundrum

Morri: The Conundrum

Too hard, too easy; too firm, too soft. Too wide, too narrow; too long, too short. 16 Oct 2019
Review: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Review: Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort

Yarrawonga Mulwala Golf Club Resort is Australia’s largest public access golf facility with 45 holes on offer. With a range of non-golf activities and two layouts entrenched in the Top-100 Public Access Courses in the country it is certainly worth a visit. 15 Oct 2019
Slow Pokes: The solutions to slow play

Slow Pokes: The solutions to slow play

Pace of play is the one blight on the game that trickles down from the professional Tours to grass roots club golf. At the elite level, slow play is frustrating for all from players to fans. Here, the man at the coalface of administering pro golf in Australia offers some solutions. 16 Jul 2019
Review: Hamilton Island Golf Club

Review: Hamilton Island Golf Club

The spectacular Peter Thomson and Ross Perrett-designed Hamilton Island course has never looked better as it celebrates its 10th anniversary this year. 24 Jun 2019
The Open to return to Hoylake in 2022

The Open to return to Hoylake in 2022

The Open Championship will return to Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake for its 151st edition in 2022, organisers the R&A said on Tuesday. 27 Feb 2019
Jacklin wants colour-coded golf balls

Jacklin wants colour-coded golf balls

Ryder Cup great Tony Jacklin has urged the sport to follow squash by using colour-coded balls to distinguish the professional game from the amateur one in the modern era of 'grip it and rip it golf'. 2 Nov 2018
Inside Golf Australia August 2018

Inside Golf Australia August 2018

Well played, sir. Peter Thomson was our greatest ever golfer and forever changed the way the sport is played in this country. 26 Jul 2018
Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

If an Australian is to win at The Open at Carnoustie this week he will have to defy 87 years of heart-breaking history on the Scottish Links. 19 Jul 2018
The Open: Barren Years

The Open: Barren Years

It has been 25 years since Greg Norman won The Open at Royal St George’s. There have been close calls since but the claret jug continues to dodge Australian hands. Will one of the seven Aussies heading to Carnoustie end the drought? 16 Jul 2018
Peter Thomson farewelled

Peter Thomson farewelled

Family, friends and the Auld Claret Jug gathered to celebrate the life of Peter Thomson in Melbourne yesterday. 29 Jun 2018
MORRI: A wise man once wrote …

MORRI: A wise man once wrote …

THE loss of five-time Open champion Peter Thomson last week brought to mind an age-old saying in this business. 28 Jun 2018
Thommo’s Top-10 Moments

Thommo’s Top-10 Moments

Peter Thomson will forever be remembered for what he achieved on and off the golf course. Here are just some of the accomplishments that led to him being immortalised in the World Golf Hall of Fame. 27 Jun 2018
Thomson one of the all-time greats, our hero: Spieth & Ogilvy

Thomson one of the all-time greats, our hero: Spieth & Ogilvy

Reigning Open champion Jordan Spieth has paid tribute to "one of the most masterful links players" to ever play the game after the death of Peter Thomson. 21 Jun 2018
Peter Thomson remembered as golfing great

Peter Thomson remembered as golfing great

Tributes are flowing for Australian golfing great Peter Thomson after the five-time Open champion lost his long battle with Parkinson's disease. 20 Jun 2018