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Exclusive: New future of the Australian Open

Exclusive: New future of the Australian Open

A significant change in Australian golf’s biggest tournament occurred in 2021 without much fanfare or notice. But it has significant repercussions and possibly signals a very different men’s Australian Open in the future. 24 Mar 2022
Felton reigns supreme in Sydney rain

Felton reigns supreme in Sydney rain

A tee shot marginally off-line provided Jarryd Felton with the slice of good fortune to win TPS Sydney in a play-off after rain forced the tournament to be reduced to 54 holes on Sunday. 6 Mar 2022
Winner’s Bag: Jarryd Felton – TPS Sydney

Winner’s Bag: Jarryd Felton – TPS Sydney

After watching his girlfriend Hannah Green win two weeks in a row, Jarryd Felton has claimed The Players Series Sydney hosted by Braith Anasta. Here is what the West Australian had in the bag. 6 Mar 2022
The Preview: The Players Series – Sydney

The Preview: The Players Series – Sydney

The PGA and WPGA Tours of Australasia roll on this week, the latest instalment of The Players Series headed for Sydney’s Bonnie Doon in what marks the commencement of three straight weeks of top-level tournament golf in New South Wales for the men. 1 Mar 2022
Golf memberships soar

Golf memberships soar

Golf Australia today announced participation figures not seen in 50 years of data collection, as the boom in golf gathers pace. 25 Nov 2021
Construction to start on Merewether Golf Club retirement living project

Construction to start on Merewether Golf Club retirement living project

Construction of a $120 million retirement living resort project at Merewether Golf Club could start as early as mid-next year following its approval by the Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel. 27 Oct 2021
Legends add their names to Webex Players Series

Legends add their names to Webex Players Series

Two of the greats of Australian golf have added their names to the Webex Players Series with a new tournament confirmed for the New South Wales Hunter Valley in March 2022. 5 Oct 2021
Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Opinion: Why I (sometimes) side with the haters of the game I love

Golf is an easy game to fall in love with. The pursuit of a purely struck shot; the ability of all to compete on a level playing field; the joy of a walk outdoors with friends. It has a lot to recommend it. 21 Jul 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: Eastlake Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: Eastlake Golf Club

Wedged between the private Bonnie Doon and The Lakes Golf Clubs, on a long stretch of undulating terrain, is Eastlake Golf Club – a wonderful public access course making its mark in the national rankings. 28 Jun 2021
Final Round Masters Tee Times (AEST)

Final Round Masters Tee Times (AEST)

Want to know what time your favourite player tees off in the final round of the Masters? We have done the hard work for you. Listed here is every player, their starting score, plus what time in Australia (AEST) they tee off, with the Aussies in bold. 11 Apr 2021
Top-100 Spotlight: The Coast Golf Club

Top-100 Spotlight: The Coast Golf Club

A course on great golfing land isn’t always guaranteed to offer golf to match the quality of its location. Located among a string of seaside courses on some of the best golfing land in Sydney, The Coast provides a golfing experience the equal of its impressive address. 10 Mar 2021
Morri: The misinformed attack on public golf

Morri: The misinformed attack on public golf

It’s tiring – and frankly tiresome – to constantly argue about public golf with people who are not only completely uninformed about the game but apparently wilfully ignorant. 22 Feb 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
Labor lends support to public golf in Sydney

Labor lends support to public golf in Sydney

Like so many other public golf courses, particularly in Sydney, Marrickville Golf Club in the city’s Inner West is faced with an uncertain future. However, the club received a strong showing of support via a Labor party statement today. 16 Sep 2020
Opinion: Sydney’s potential public paradise

Opinion: Sydney’s potential public paradise

Any golfer with an interest in course architecture or accessibility will likely have heard of Winter Park Golf Course in Florida. 4 Jun 2020
Morri: Moore vs. Moore Park

Morri: Moore vs. Moore Park

It’s difficult to know how best to respond to Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore’s latest salvo in her ongoing campaign to halve the size of one of the country’s busiest golf courses. 25 May 2020
Travel: Down by the beach

Travel: Down by the beach

Sydney’s northern beaches are a tourist hot spot for those seeking great food, ocean views and world-class beaches. Visiting golfers are not neglected either. 18 Jul 2019
Morri: Golf’s Image Problem

Morri: Golf’s Image Problem

News of the closure of Sydney’s Hudson Park golf course this past week got me thinking – again – about the future of the game in this country. 21 Mar 2019
Club of the Month: Concord Golf Club

Club of the Month: Concord Golf Club

One of Sydney’s best-known clubs has been transformed through the creative eyes of course architect Tom Doak and the results are stunning. 26 Feb 2019
Smith’s heartbreak: “I really want to get this one”

Smith’s heartbreak: “I really want to get this one”

Cameron Smith has turned to a “heartbreaking” play-off loss after finalising his preparations for the Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney. 14 Nov 2018
Ogilvy: Tarnished – How the Stonehaven Cup lost its lustre

Ogilvy: Tarnished – How the Stonehaven Cup lost its lustre

Growing up in Melbourne, I was always told that the Australian Open was golf’s ‘fifth major’. It had such a great history, so the case was persuasive. Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player had all regularly come down to play and all three had won the event. So I was sold. 12 Nov 2018