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So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Desert golf is the theme this week on both major men’s Tours, with the PGA Tour heading to the Phoenix Open and the European Tour hosting the second Saudi International. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week 29 Jan 2020
Inside Golf Australia February 2020

Inside Golf Australia February 2020

Min Woo Lee is an unquestioned rising star of Australian golf. 28 Jan 2020
Morri: In their hour of need, go and play golf

Morri: In their hour of need, go and play golf

It’s not often that the best response to a major catastrophe is to play golf but the recent bushfires on the South Coast of NSW are one instance. 27 Jan 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The PGA Tour heads to the cliff tops of Torrey Pines this week as an impressive field continues the European Tour's Desert Swing in Dubai, the LPGA hosts a new event in Florida with some big name starters. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week 22 Jan 2020
Morri: Forget the handicap system, just play

Morri: Forget the handicap system, just play

Is there anything less interesting in the game than discussions about handicaps and the system that calculates them? 20 Jan 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The PGA Tour moves to California this week, Europe's best head to the desert, Singapore welcomes the Asian and Japan Tours and the LPGA season kicks off in Florida. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week. 15 Jan 2020
MORRI: Farewell to a great golf mate

MORRI: Farewell to a great golf mate

Golf lost two of its finest last week. One was Pete Dye, the famous golf course architect who gave us TPC Sawgrass and Hilton Head, among others. 13 Jan 2020
Morri: Why Royal Melbourne could host the PGA Championship

Morri: Why Royal Melbourne could host the PGA Championship

The starring role of Royal Melbourne at the Presidents Cup has brought three ideas into sharp focus and perhaps offered up a solution to some of the professional game’s nagging issues. 16 Dec 2019
Golf Australia magazine claims major awards

Golf Australia magazine claims major awards

Golf Australia magazine was one of the big winners at the Australian Golf Media Awards presented in Sydney last night. 8 Dec 2019
MORRI: What do we mean by ‘better’?

MORRI: What do we mean by ‘better’?

For all that we’ve gained through technology in golf the past three decades we have also given some things up. 2 Dec 2019
Morri: Time to take 10?

Morri: Time to take 10?

It’s not a new idea, of course, but then nothing really is. It does remain, however, one of the more intriguing routes the game could pursue and will remain so for as long as there is a 14-club rule. 21 Nov 2019
Morri: Give it time

Morri: Give it time

You don’t have to look far on social media to find the Presidents Cup naysayers and, frankly, that’s no great surprise. 13 Nov 2019
Morri: Walk or Ride

Morri: Walk or Ride

There are a couple of debates that simmer in golf with no obvious resolution, old faithful topics that can always be drawn on by a golf writer struggling for a column idea. 6 Nov 2019
Morri: Why golf needs to be its own harshest critic

Morri: Why golf needs to be its own harshest critic

Those of us who write and speak critically about golf for a living sometimes get accused of ‘talking the game down’. 30 Oct 2019
Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Morri: Planning for golf’s future

Do you ever wonder what golf will look like 50 or 100 years from now? Not the clubs and balls and gadgets, but the game itself? 23 Oct 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
Exclusive: The reason Hannah Green plays golf

Exclusive: The reason Hannah Green plays golf

The role of Karrie Webb in mentoring Hannah Green to major championship glory has been well documented but the influence of another woman has been equal – or perhaps even more important – in the development of Australia’s third women’s Grand Slam tournament winner. 10 Oct 2019
Morri: Time to put the scorecard away

Morri: Time to put the scorecard away

Here’s a topic to add to the list of ‘do not discuss at dinner parties’: Golf is about more than score. 9 Oct 2019
Morri: Golf’s perception problem

Morri: Golf’s perception problem

No doubt it takes great skill to achieve but can somebody please explain the fascination with tournament courses cutting their fairways in a chequerboard pattern? 2 Oct 2019
Morri: Hope

Morri: Hope

According to the old joke, it’s called golf because all the other four-letter words were taken and – like most jokes – there is some truth in that. 26 Sep 2019
Morri: The long and the short of it

Morri: The long and the short of it

The enduring image of the 2019 Solheim Cup will be that of Suzann Pettersen, arms raised, screaming to the heavens after holing the most dramatic putt of her life to both clinch the trophy and simultaneously end her professional career. 19 Sep 2019