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Hazardous smog hits Australian Open

Hazardous smog hits Australian Open

Golf Australia plans to bolster on-site medical staff if Sydney's fire-driven smog continues to disrupt this week's Australian Open. 3 Dec 2019
Green, Korda & Lee join Women's Aus Open field

Green, Korda & Lee join Women's Aus Open field

Australia’s latest major golf champion and two more of the world’s most exciting young players have committed to play the 2020 ISPS HANDA Women’s Australian Open at Royal Adelaide in February. 6 Nov 2019
Els, Casey and Oosty en route to Sydney

Els, Casey and Oosty en route to Sydney

Three of the best swings in world golf will be on show at the 2019 Emirates Australian Open. 4 Sep 2019
Newbold takes Golf Australia reins

Newbold takes Golf Australia reins

Andrew Newbold is the new chairman of Golf Australia. 19 Aug 2019
Golf Australia lauds Federal Budget

Golf Australia lauds Federal Budget

Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt has lauded a $300 million allocation given to sport in Tuesday night's Federal Budget. 4 Apr 2019
Support our devastated North Queensland golf clubs

Support our devastated North Queensland golf clubs

Golf Australia will spearhead a fundraising campaign for golf clubs devastated by record-breaking north Queensland floods with the backing of legendary Karrie Webb. 19 Feb 2019
Women’s Open: Minjee’s mantra, Webb’s warning

Women’s Open: Minjee’s mantra, Webb’s warning

Minjee Lee is adamant she’s "let go" of her disappointing title defence at the Vic Open last week and says she is ready to fly the flag for Australia at the Women’s Australian Open. 13 Feb 2019
Qatar Airways becomes official partner of Golf Australia

Qatar Airways becomes official partner of Golf Australia

Golf Australia has announced Qatar Airways as an official partner, signing a three-year agreement with the world-renowned airline. 13 Feb 2019
2019 Emirates Australian Open dates announced

2019 Emirates Australian Open dates announced

The 2019 Emirates Australian Open will be played in the week preceding the Presidents Cup. 13 Nov 2018
Lahiri & Colsaerts commit to Australian Open

Lahiri & Colsaerts commit to Australian Open

Indian superstar and dual Presidents Cup player Anirban Lahiri will contest the 2018 Emirates Australian Open. 30 Oct 2018
Sharing the love. This is Golf Month

Sharing the love. This is Golf Month

Clubs and facilities around the nation will throw open their doors throughout October to offer a wide variety of activities and promotions to inspire people to play golf. 1 Oct 2016
Rules of Golf need to change: GA

Rules of Golf need to change: GA

Australian golf’s governing body, Golf Australia, is backing a top-level push to cut and simplify the Rules of Golf to attract more players to the game. 21 Sep 2016
Spieth is Sydney-bound for Australian Open

Spieth is Sydney-bound for Australian Open

World No.2 Jordan Spieth is a confirmed starter for the Emirates Australian Open in November as he seeks to win a second Stonehaven Cup. 21 Jun 2016
Royal Sydney gets 2016 Emirates Australian Open

Royal Sydney gets 2016 Emirates Australian Open

The 2016 Australian Open will be played at Royal Sydney, while Golf Australia is also looking at other venues outside NSW as part of an eight-year plan. 29 Nov 2015