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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
GA Express 335: Golly Matty!

GA Express 335: Golly Matty!

Matt Kuchar, long considered one of the PGA Tour’s nice guys, sits atop the FedExCup standings. But a series of controversial incidents – including last week – have seen the American experience multiple trials by social media that have turned a good year into one the 40-year-old must be looking forward to seeing the end of. 4 Jun 2019
Morri: When less could mean much more

Morri: When less could mean much more

Most language historians attribute the saying ‘less is more’ to Scottish poet Robert Browning – a fitting fact given the topic of today’s column. 29 May 2019
GA Express 334: US Women's Open Preview

GA Express 334: US Women's Open Preview

The 74th US Women’s Open Championship travels to the Country Club of Charleston for the first time this week, where Minjee Lee is looking to end Australia’s 13-year major victory drought and take over the crown as World No.1. 28 May 2019
Morri: A tale of two majors

Morri: A tale of two majors

Like most golf fans, the bulk of my attention this past week was on only one of the two majors being played in the United States. 24 May 2019
Morri: Mind the gap

Morri: Mind the gap

Not for the first time, there was controversy last week when former NFL player Tony Romo – by all accounts a more than capable amateur golfer – was given an invite to play the PGA Tour’s Byron Nelson tournament in Texas. 15 May 2019
Morri: Savour the shot, not the score

Morri: Savour the shot, not the score

Australia has one of the best golf cultures in the world and, for the most part, an approach to the game that is the envy of many outside these shores. 8 May 2019
GA Express 331: Golf’s Ticket to Ride

GA Express 331: Golf’s Ticket to Ride

From Tony Romo to Stephen Curry, sports stars around the world are receiving invitations to pick up their clubs and play in events on the world’s leading Tours. But at what cost? 7 May 2019
Morri: The Endless Summer

Morri: The Endless Summer

Golf shares similarities with lots of other sports but one of its great appeals is that it simultaneously manages to remain wholly unique. 1 May 2019
GA Express 330: While We're Young!

GA Express 330: While We're Young!

Edoardo Molinari went rogue last week ... The Italian took to Twitter and promised to upload the list of timed and fined players from 2019. So now we know the culprits, what is the solution? 30 Apr 2019
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
GA Express 329: Team Mates

GA Express 329: Team Mates

Seventy-nine teams will travel to TPC Louisiana for the Zurich Classic of New Orleans this week. Amongst them will be former World No.1s Jason Day & Adam Scott, European Ryder Cup stars Tommy Fleetwood & Sergio Garcia and brothers Brooks & Chase Koepka. 24 Apr 2019
GA Express 328: Masters Review Early Edition

GA Express 328: Masters Review Early Edition

Tiger Woods emerged atop a star-studded leaderboard to capture his 15th major championship on Sunday, donning his fifth green jacket and ending an 11-year drought in the process. 15 Apr 2019
Morri: When the image of perfection is just a veneer

Morri: When the image of perfection is just a veneer

There was an awful lot to like about the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur but that shouldn’t earn the world’s best-known golf club a free pass for what they got wrong. 10 Apr 2019
GA EXPRESS 327: The 2019 Masters Preview

GA EXPRESS 327: The 2019 Masters Preview

Set your alarms and get ready to call in 'sick' ... The Masters is here – and Golf Australia Express has you covered with everything you need to know. 9 Apr 2019
Morri: Kuchar right to play by the rules

Morri: Kuchar right to play by the rules

The incident was bad enough but the response to it – much of it from people who should know better – was genuinely confronting. 3 Apr 2019
GA EXPRESS 326: ANA Inspiration

GA EXPRESS 326: ANA Inspiration

The first major of the year has arrived in the form of the ANA Inspiration, where six Australians will be looking to break a winless drought that stretches back to 2006. 2 Apr 2019
Morri: Not so picture perfect golf

Morri: Not so picture perfect golf

So deep is the obsession with the year’s first men’s major that there is a website dedicated to counting down the days, hours, minutes and seconds until The Masters is upon us. 28 Mar 2019