public golf

Morri: Golf at Moore Park not just a numbers game

Morri: Golf at Moore Park not just a numbers game

It might be a game of numbers but golf – and especially public golf – is much more than a numbers game. 22 Mar 2021
Morri: The misinformed attack on public golf

Morri: The misinformed attack on public golf

It’s tiring – and frankly tiresome – to constantly argue about public golf with people who are not only completely uninformed about the game but apparently wilfully ignorant. 22 Feb 2021
Morri: Making cents out of Moore Park debate

Morri: Making cents out of Moore Park debate

It’s not the most important facet of the discussion but the financial reality of Sydney Lord Mayor Clove Moore’s plan to cut Moore Park Golf Course to nine holes shouldn’t be overlooked. 30 Nov 2020
Morri: Why golf needs to change its narrative

Morri: Why golf needs to change its narrative

It’s difficult to put your finger on just what it is about this game that seems to get into the bloodstream. 9 Nov 2020
Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

Clayton: Australia’s Scottish lesson

“At least 25 percent of the golf courses need to be converted into mountain bike trails. The rest can be used for walks and picnics, off-leash dog runs, boot camps and community veggie gardens. Maybe keep one for posterity.” 21 Oct 2020
Morri: Learning to share

Morri: Learning to share

We’ve known for a couple of months that COVID has given golf a major participation boost but what is less obvious is how the game (or more precisely, the industry) intends to harness this new-found interest. 19 Oct 2020
Labor lends support to public golf in Sydney

Labor lends support to public golf in Sydney

Like so many other public golf courses, particularly in Sydney, Marrickville Golf Club in the city’s Inner West is faced with an uncertain future. However, the club received a strong showing of support via a Labor party statement today. 16 Sep 2020
McIlroy wants more majors at public courses

McIlroy wants more majors at public courses

Rory McIlroy says golf should stage more of its biggest tournaments at public courses to make the game more accessible. 6 Aug 2020
Opinion: Sydney’s potential public paradise

Opinion: Sydney’s potential public paradise

Any golfer with an interest in course architecture or accessibility will likely have heard of Winter Park Golf Course in Florida. 4 Jun 2020
Morri: Moore vs. Moore Park

Morri: Moore vs. Moore Park

It’s difficult to know how best to respond to Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s latest salvo in her ongoing campaign to halve the size of one of the country’s busiest golf courses. 25 May 2020
Morri: A new defence of public golf

Morri: A new defence of public golf

In light of some unexpected feedback to a column on the closure of the council-owned Hudson Park golf course in Sydney last month, two interesting pieces of correspondence have emerged on this topic in the past two weeks. 26 Apr 2019