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GA Express 346: FedExCup Finale

GA Express 346: FedExCup Finale

Making the 30-man Tour Championship has long been included on PGA Tour players’ goals' lists each year. But with format changes to decide who will walk away with the eye-watering first prize of US$15 million dollars, will the event maintain its pedigree? And will starting players on different scores prove masterstroke or mistake? 20 Aug 2019
Morri: Dear Gabi … I was wrong

Morri: Dear Gabi … I was wrong

The enduring memory of Gabi Ruffels’ historic US Women’s Amateur win will, for many, be the gutsy 7-iron approach and seemingly nerveless birdie putt at the 36th hole to seal victory. 14 Aug 2019
The Thing About Golf Podcast #4 - Author, Paul Daley

The Thing About Golf Podcast #4 - Author, Paul Daley

Any golfer with an interest in golf course architecture is no doubt familiar with the name Paul Daley. For the past two decades, Paul has been publishing books about the sub-culture that is golf course design. 14 Aug 2019
GA Express 345: History Maker

GA Express 345: History Maker

In the same year that Hannah Green broke our LPGA major drought and Minjee Lee has made herself a fixture in the top-10 of the world rankings, Gabi Ruffels has claimed Australia’s first US Women’s Amateur victory. 13 Aug 2019
Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

To all those who think golf is boring, consider this a big fat raspberry in your general direction. 8 Aug 2019
GA Express 344: Playoff Picture

GA Express 344: Playoff Picture

The new-look, US$60 million FedExCup Playoffs have arrived, as 125 players finalise their preparations at Liberty National for The Northern Trust. 6 Aug 2019
Morri: More to majors than money

Morri: More to majors than money

Is it or isn’t it? Since 2013 the LPGA says ‘yes’ but for many in the golf world the answer remains ‘no’ when it comes to the Evian Championship and its major status. 31 Jul 2019
GA Express 343: Women's British Open

GA Express 343: Women's British Open

Eight major championships have come and gone since April … But there’s still one more chance for someone to taste major glory in 2019, as the Women’s British Open returns to Woburn Golf Club this week. 30 Jul 2019
Morri: Where to from here?

Morri: Where to from here?

It would be difficult to imagine a major season bookended by two more memorable results. Tiger at Augusta and Lowry at Portrush will forever be remembered as special moments in the game, even among the historic Grand Slam events. 25 Jul 2019
GA Express 342: The Open wrap

GA Express 342: The Open wrap

There is always plenty to take away from a major championship. But last week’s Open Championship was one of the most memorable in recent times for a wide variety of reasons. 23 Jul 2019
Morri: Wunderkinds Beware

Morri: Wunderkinds Beware

Golf, perhaps more than any other sport, likes to anoint its stars of the future early but it’s a dangerous practise which backfires more often than not. In truth, the list of ‘Can’t Miss Kids’ who have missed is a long one. 17 Jul 2019
GA Express 341: Open Championship Preview

GA Express 341: Open Championship Preview

The Open has returned to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years. Will local favourite Rory McIlroy be able to handle the pressure and lift the Claret Jug on home soil? 16 Jul 2019
Morri: Come and see the real thing

Morri: Come and see the real thing

There was some remarkable golf played on the world’s Tours at the weekend. Jon Rahm’s charging finish to claim a second Irish Open title, the stunning play of rookie Matthew Wolff to win in Minnesota and the birdie fest that was the LPGA event in Wisconsin weren’t short on entertainment. 10 Jul 2019
GA Express 340: Ernie's Core Strength

GA Express 340: Ernie's Core Strength

International Team Captain Ernie Els will be hoping his core players can lead the way and help him convince rookies such as Cameron Smith and Haotong Li that their team has what it takes to lift the Presidents Cup for the first time since 1998. 9 Jul 2019
Morri: Links golf … Now that’s entertainment

Morri: Links golf … Now that’s entertainment

For many golf fans – this writer included – the next few weeks represent the best time of year to be a spectator of the professional game. 4 Jul 2019
GA Express 339: Australian Ninja Golfer

GA Express 339: Australian Ninja Golfer

What happens when you place an up-and-coming scratch marker on an obstacle course in front of the entire nation? 2 Jul 2019
Morri: Coverage Calamity

Morri: Coverage Calamity

Here’s an unthinkable scenario. A young Australian player in just their second year on Tour holds the 54-hole lead at one of the game’s majors. 27 Jun 2019
GA Express 338: Drought Breaker

GA Express 338: Drought Breaker

Hannah Green became the third Australian woman to lift major silverware when she won the Women’s PGA Championship at the weekend. 25 Jun 2019
Morri: A major lesson

Morri: A major lesson

It’s often difficult to know what major championship golf teaches us – if anything – about the game. 20 Jun 2019
GA Express 336: U.S Open Preview

GA Express 336: U.S Open Preview

The 119th US Open at Pebble Beach has the potential to be one of the great major championships … if the USGA doesn’t overplay its hand. 11 Jun 2019
Morri: Not where but how you get there

Morri: Not where but how you get there

In golf, no matter what level, there is no destination. The real game is the journey. Or more importantly, how the player deals with the good and bad along the way as opposed to where he or she finishes on the leaderboard. 5 Jun 2019