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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
GA Express 360: The Final Issue – Sizzling Summer

GA Express 360: The Final Issue – Sizzling Summer

Australians all let us rejoice. The summer of golf has finally arrived. 26 Nov 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
GA Express 359: Race To The Finish

GA Express 359: Race To The Finish

Bernd Wiesberger, Tommy Fleetwood, Jon Rahm, Shane Lowry and Matthew Fitzpatrick are the only players who remain in the running to win the European Tour’s Race to Dubai as it culminates at Jumeirah Golf Estates this week. 19 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
GA Express 358: Presidential Picks

GA Express 358: Presidential Picks

The final pieces of the puzzle have come together with Tiger Woods and Ernie Els revealing their Captain’s picks for the Presidents Cup to be played at Royal Melbourne next month. 12 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
GA Express 357: An Expert Eye

GA Express 357: An Expert Eye

Recent major course renovations at some big-name clubs in Australia have come under the watchful eye of experienced course architects and have received rave reviews. The club’s have benefited from trusting an expert eye, reminding once again of the potential pitfalls DIY course changes, or lack thereof, can cause. 5 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
GA Express 356: If Trump Comes

GA Express 356: If Trump Comes

Donald Trump made history when he attended the final day of the 2017 Presidents Cup at Liberty National. And the controversial US President has been rumoured to be heading to our shores for the 2019 staging in December. 29 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
GA Express 353: Welcome to Mining Country

GA Express 353: Welcome to Mining Country

The TX Civil & Logistics WA PGA Championship takes place this week in Kalgoorlie for the eighth time, with arguably the strongest field in recent years. 8 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
GA Express 352: Major Move

GA Express 352: Major Move

Two-hundred-and-forty-four days. That will be the length of time between Shane Lowry holing out on the 18th at Royal Portrush to win The Open and Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player striking their tee shots off the first at Augusta National to get the year’s first men’s major underway. Seems like an eternity doesn’t it? 1 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
GA Express 351: Asia-Pacific Amateur Preview

GA Express 351: Asia-Pacific Amateur Preview

The Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship has arrived at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, where the region’s best amateurs are set to compete for an invitation to the Masters and Open Championship. 24 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