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Clayton, DeVries & Pont and Kruse Golf to advise Royal Perth

Clayton, DeVries & Pont and Kruse Golf to advise Royal Perth

Clayton, DeVries & Pont (CDP) and Kruse Golf (KG) are delighted to announce that they have been jointly retained by the Royal Perth Golf Club of South Perth, Western Australia to author a long-term plan for its course and advise on prospective renovations thereafter. 1 Dec 2021
Morri: Behaviour not just a crowd issue

Morri: Behaviour not just a crowd issue

Imagine, if you can, Peter Thomson chugging beer and inciting the crowd on the first tee of a major international golf event. 27 Sep 2021
Aussie big guns out to end Open drought

Aussie big guns out to end Open drought

Blame it on Ash Barty. Or on the recent spate of other Australian sporting success stories. Or on Cameron Smith convincing himself that being born exactly a month after Greg Norman last won The Open could be some sort of omen. 14 Jul 2021
117 years of Aussies at The Open Championship

117 years of Aussies at The Open Championship

Australian golfers have a rich history at The Open Championship. 12 Jul 2021
Moonah Links home of the Vic PGA for next three years

Moonah Links home of the Vic PGA for next three years

The Victorian PGA Championship has found a new home for the next three years with Moonah Links Resort signing on as host and major support partner. 6 Jul 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Long Reef GC

Top-100 Spotlight: Long Reef GC

Five-time Open Champion Peter Thomson once described Long Reef as occupying “one of the best sites of any golf course in Sydney.” 7 Jun 2021
Baddeley exclusive: “My best golf is still in front of me”

Baddeley exclusive: “My best golf is still in front of me”

Aaron Baddeley turned 40 last month … his Australian Open triumph over Greg Norman and Colin Montgomerie now more than 20 years in the rear view mirror. It was a victory that anointed ‘Badds’ as golf’s next superstar, the man to beat Tiger Woods. His career over the past two decades never lived up to the hype but the now married father-of-six says his best golf is still to come. 20 Apr 2021
The Preview: Moonah Links PGA Classic

The Preview: Moonah Links PGA Classic

The PGA Tour of Australasia remains at Moonah Links this week for the return of the Moonah Links PGA Classic, which was last played in 2010. 8 Feb 2021
The Preview: Victorian PGA Championship

The Preview: Victorian PGA Championship

The return of local tournament golf continues for a third straight week on the PGA Tour of Australasia. The best men’s professionals in the country are headed for Moonah Links and the Vic PGA. 2 Feb 2021
Inside Royal Queensland

Inside Royal Queensland

As Royal Queensland Golf Club’s centennial year drew to a close in 2020, one of the men who masterminded its rebirth 14 years ago offered some insights into the layout and addressed some misconceptions about the design. 18 Jan 2021
Review: Hamilton Island Golf Club

Review: Hamilton Island Golf Club

An island that was once home to little more than “two goats and a lighthouse”, is today the spectacular setting for one of Australia’s best golf courses. 11 Jan 2021
Join A Club: Club Mandalay

Join A Club: Club Mandalay

Club Mandalay’s Peter Thomson-designed course has risen across a range of golf course rankings since its inception. 7 Dec 2020
Morri: The notion of par

Morri: The notion of par

If you’ve ever wondered whether golf is more a mental or physical pursuit then wonder no more. 2 Nov 2020
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