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Australia’s courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australia’s courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australian golfers have always known the courses they play on offer more than just a round of golf. They know that playing the game can not only benefit the well-being and social connectivity of its participants, but also the significant role that Australian golf courses play in the protection of our environment. 22 Jul 2020
Caddying on Tour ... what it's really like

Caddying on Tour ... what it's really like

Almost every golfer has expressed an interest in carrying the bag of a Tour professional. Be it a one off bucket list item, or serious job aspiration, the lure of looping excites many. 8 Apr 2020
Scott set to end win drought

Scott set to end win drought

Adam Scott got off to a slow start on Saturday at RACV Royal Pines but finished with a flurry to take the overnight lead on his own at the Australian PGA Championship. The Queenslander looking to end a nearly four year win drought on Sunday. 21 Dec 2019
Defending champion Smith fires as challengers emerge

Defending champion Smith fires as challengers emerge

Cameron Smith surged back into contention for a third-straight Australian PGA Championship, but he wasn't the only big mover on Friday at RACV Royal Pines. 20 Dec 2019
Bowditch begins long road back

Bowditch begins long road back

Seven over par to open a tournament is not the start any professional golfer wants. But for Steven Bowditch, his 79 on Thursday at Royal Pines is a positive step in the right direction as he resumes his competitive playing career after back surgery. 19 Dec 2019
Hot start for Herbert and Rankin as Smith struggles

Hot start for Herbert and Rankin as Smith struggles

As is so often the case, the morning tee times produced the best scores at RACV Royal Pines during the first round of the Australian PGA Championship on Thursday. 19 Dec 2019
Australian PGA and ALPG align in world first collaboration

Australian PGA and ALPG align in world first collaboration

The full boards of the PGA of Australia and the ALPG met today to celebrate the alignment of their two organisations. 18 Dec 2019
PGA battle of the Queenslanders

PGA battle of the Queenslanders

Adam Scott and Cameron Smith were teammates last week at the Presidents Cup. This week at the Australian PGA Championship is another story however. Scott making that fact clear to Smith as soon as the team event was over last week. 18 Dec 2019
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

This week sees 2019's golf calendar draw to a close with the Australian PGA Championship and Thailand Masters on the Asian Tour. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week. 18 Dec 2019
Hannah Green wins the Greg Norman Medal

Hannah Green wins the Greg Norman Medal

Australia’s latest major champion Hannah Green has capped an extraordinary 2019 season by receiving the most prestigious award in Australian golf, the Greg Norman Medal. 17 Dec 2019
The charge of Dad’s army hits the Gold Coast

The charge of Dad’s army hits the Gold Coast

Cameron Smith will dominate early news from RACV Royal Pines as he attempts to win his third Australian PGA. So too will American Cameron Champ and his prodigious driving. But the “old brigade” shouldn’t be dismissed before the first ball is struck if the recent Australian Open is anything to go by. 17 Dec 2019
Australia’s 50 Favourite Courses, as voted by you

Australia’s 50 Favourite Courses, as voted by you

What makes a golf course find its way onto your list of favourites? Is it the pristine condition it is generally presented in, or are you besotted by quality design that forces you to think your way across the journey? 27 Nov 2019
Adam Scott confirmed for 2019 Aus PGA

Adam Scott confirmed for 2019 Aus PGA

As the first men’s major of 2019 gets underway this week, Australia’s first Masters champion, Adam Scott has confirmed he will tee it up in the 2019 Australian PGA Championship. 9 Apr 2019