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The Thing About Golf Podcast #71 – Jose Maria Olazabal

The Thing About Golf Podcast #71 – Jose Maria Olazabal

Jose Maria Olazabal was one of the best of his generation – a dual Masters winner with one of the most admired short games in history. 27 Jul 2022
The Thing About Golf Podcast #69 – Jaime Diaz

The Thing About Golf Podcast #69 – Jaime Diaz

Technically, writing is just the putting together of words to form sentences. However, like golf, that undersells by quite a margin the gift some have for it. 29 Jun 2022
Foster revelling in Fitzpatrick (and his) first major win

Foster revelling in Fitzpatrick (and his) first major win

Billy Foster grabbed the flag on the 18th green, pulled it toward his face and gave it a kiss. Finally, that flag belongs to him. 20 Jun 2022
Vale Jack Newton

Vale Jack Newton

Australian golfing great Jack Newton, who has passed away 72, is being hailed as a trailblazer and fearless competitor who leaves a lasting legacy on his sport. 15 Apr 2022
Rahm claims Seve Ballesteros Award

Rahm claims Seve Ballesteros Award

World No.1 Jon Rahm has been voted the 2021 player of the year by professionals on the DP World Tour, picking up the Seve Ballesteros Award named after his fellow Spaniard. 17 Feb 2022
Tom Watson added to Masters honorary staters

Tom Watson added to Masters honorary staters

Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, announced today that two-time Masters champion Tom Watson will join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as an Honorary Starter beginning Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the 86th Masters Tournament. 12 Jan 2022
The Preview: Mallorca Golf Open

The Preview: Mallorca Golf Open

The European Tour wraps up its Spanish swing in the Balearic Islands at the Mallorca Golf Open. It will be the first Tour event played on the island in a decade. Here is all you need to know. 19 Oct 2021
Rahm makes fast start at home

Rahm makes fast start at home

Jon Rahm has made a strong start on his return to Spain, shooting an eight-under-par 63 in the first round of the Spanish Open. 8 Oct 2021
‘It's coming back home that's important’: Rahm

‘It's coming back home that's important’: Rahm

World No.1 Jon Rahm is hopeful that he can emulate compatriot Seve Ballesteros by becoming only the second three-time winner of the Spanish Open. 7 Oct 2021
Rahm out to equal Seve and partner Nadal

Rahm out to equal Seve and partner Nadal

Spanish World No.1 Jon Rahm has outlined his ambition of one day partnering his fellow countryman, tennis legend Rafael Nadal, on the golf course. 6 Oct 2021
The Preview: Acciona Open de Espana

The Preview: Acciona Open de Espana

The European Tour commences a three-week swing through Spain in the nation’s capital and the Spanish Open with two-time defending champion, World No.1 Jon Rahm, headlining the event. Here is all you need to know. 5 Oct 2021
Huggan: Europe’s Ryder Cup imbalance

Huggan: Europe’s Ryder Cup imbalance

It’s only been “Europe” since 1979, of course. Before that, hapless bands of professional stragglers drawn from only Great Britain and Ireland made biennial attempts to take on the might of the United States of America in the Ryder Cup. 21 Sep 2021
The Preview: Omega European Masters

The Preview: Omega European Masters

What do Roger Moore, Adam Scott and Sergio Garcia have in common? All have lived in the beautiful ski resort area of Crans-Montana, in the heart of the Swiss Alps – this week’s host of the Omega European Masters. 24 Aug 2021
Emotional Elvira claims Cazoo Wales Open

Emotional Elvira claims Cazoo Wales Open

Nacho Elvira has squandered a six-shot overnight lead in the Cazoo Wales Open supported by Gareth Bale and bogeyed the 18th hole before rallying to beat Justin Harding in a playoff to win his first European Tour title. 26 Jul 2021
Remembering Seve’s special moment at the Memorial

Remembering Seve’s special moment at the Memorial

It is impossible to be cold at the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village. Not in early June when stifling humidity engulfs the Midwest. 1 Jun 2021
The Preview: Betfred British Masters

The Preview: Betfred British Masters

The European Tour heads for England and The Belfry this week, as Danny Willett hosts the British Masters. Here is all you need to know, including the six Aussies teeing it up and TV times. 11 May 2021
The Preview: Tenerife Open

The Preview: Tenerife Open

The European Tour remains in the Canary Islands for another week and the Tenerife Open. Here’s all you need to know about the event which returns to the circuit for the first time since 1995. 28 Apr 2021
50 memorable Masters moments

50 memorable Masters moments

Over the course of the 84 previous Masters Tournaments held on the hallowed grounds of Augusta National there has been many iconic moments. From heartbreaks to unlikely comebacks, here are 50 of the best in Masters history. 6 Apr 2021
Review: The Lakes Golf Club

Review: The Lakes Golf Club

This iconic Sydney course has a rich history dating back 92 years – but it is only in recent times that its fame and reputation has soared as a big tournament venue and a wonderful place to play. 2 Dec 2020
Huggan: Wasted talent

Huggan: Wasted talent

Whenever I bang on about the increasingly one-dimensional nature of the play at (male) golf’s elite level, I have first to make myself clear. 4 Nov 2020
Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Ogilvy: The importance of course set-up

Course set-up has long been a topic of hot conversation on professional Tours all over the world. But it is important for every golfer. No matter how well or badly you perform, having fun and finding the game more interesting is a lot easier to achieve when the playing field is set-up properly. 2 Nov 2020