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Course Design: Two-Shot Stars

Course Design: Two-Shot Stars

Two-shot holes – whether they are medium to long par-4s or short par-5s – make up the majority of holes we all play. Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton explains what separates the great from the good and reveals a host of Australia’s best. 17 Jul 2019
Course Design: Short Fours

Course Design: Short Fours

Golf Australia Architecture Editor Mike Clayton dissects the qualities of what makes a great short par-4 and reveals some of the best in the game can be found here in Australia. 4 Jul 2019
Cam Smith: History Australian Open’s best asset

Cam Smith: History Australian Open’s best asset

Cameron Smith believes the chance to join golf greats Jack Nicklaus and Greg Norman as Australian Open champions should be used by event organisers to lure stars next year. 18 Nov 2018
Abraham has The Lakes Ancer

Abraham has The Lakes Ancer

Mexican birdie machine Abraham Ancer has played the round of his life to burst from the pack and seize command of the Australian Open after a drama-charged third round in Sydney. 17 Nov 2018
Micheluzzi grabs Aus Open lead

Micheluzzi grabs Aus Open lead

Victorian amateur David Micheluzzi has snatched the Australian Open lead midway through the second round at The Lakes. 16 Nov 2018
Tough conditions deliver crowded Australian Open leaderboard

Tough conditions deliver crowded Australian Open leaderboard

A sunny, albeit windy, morning greeted the early field for the commencement of the 103rd Australian Open at The Lakes, before a Scottish Open broke out in the afternoon. Blustery winds and drizzling rain making scoring difficult for the second half of the draw. 15 Nov 2018
Davis' Open defence on life support

Davis' Open defence on life support

Dropping seven shots in his first three holes was not how Cameron Davis imagined his Australian Open title defence beginning. 15 Nov 2018
Cameron Smith vows Open fight back

Cameron Smith vows Open fight back

Cameron Smith predicts the Australian Open will prove a survival test that he intends to last despite failing to capitalise on better morning conditions on day one. 15 Nov 2018
Aus Open: Uber driver steals the show

Aus Open: Uber driver steals the show

He's an Uber driver ranked No.1939 in the world but now golf battler Adam Stephens is threatening to turn the Australian Open on its head. 15 Nov 2018
Aus Open: Ben An on top at The Lakes

Aus Open: Ben An on top at The Lakes

South Korean Byeong Hun An holds the early lead at the Australian Open after posting five-under 67. 15 Nov 2018
Brandt Snedeker: "It’s unbelievable"

Brandt Snedeker: "It’s unbelievable"

A world first is taking place at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney this week, where 12 disabled golfers will compete in the Australian All Abilities Championship held in conjunction with the Emirates Australian Open. 14 Nov 2018
Aus Open: Resurgent Americans raring to go

Aus Open: Resurgent Americans raring to go

A revitalised Brandt Snedeker has recognised the significance of the Stonehaven Cup ahead of the Australian Open to be played at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney this week. 13 Nov 2018
Scrap Australian Open prize money: Fraser

Scrap Australian Open prize money: Fraser

Olympian Marcus Fraser is proposing officials scrap Australian Open prize money in a bid to lure more of the world's best golfers down under. 13 Nov 2018
Smith: "I’ve been thinking about this all year"

Smith: "I’ve been thinking about this all year"

Cameron Smith's coach believes the youngster is on the cusp of building a great domestic golf resume as he prepares to headline the field at this week's Australian Open. 13 Nov 2018
Lahiri hungry for Indian success Down Under

Lahiri hungry for Indian success Down Under

Anirban Lahiri is hungry to lift the Australian Open's Stonehaven Cup and lay a platform for his beloved Indian cricket team ahead of their Down Under tour. 12 Nov 2018
VIDEO: Zach Murray to make pro debut in Sydney

VIDEO: Zach Murray to make pro debut in Sydney

Gentle giant Zach Murray has taken the professional plunge in time for the Australian Open. 12 Nov 2018
Thankful Kuchar set for Aussie holiday

Thankful Kuchar set for Aussie holiday

Unlike many of his compatriots, Matt Kuchar will forgo Thanksgiving at home in America to tee it up in the Emirates Australian Open and partner Kyle Stanley at the ISPS HANDA World Cup of Golf. 1 Nov 2018
Davis confirms Stonehaven Cup defence

Davis confirms Stonehaven Cup defence

Home-grown hero Cameron Davis has confirmed he’ll defend his Australian Open title. 26 Oct 2018
Kyle Stanley strengthens Aussie summer of golf

Kyle Stanley strengthens Aussie summer of golf

American World Cup star Kyle Stanley has announced he will be extending his stay Down Under to play the Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship. 14 Oct 2018
Keegan Bradley rolling towards Sydney

Keegan Bradley rolling towards Sydney

As a major winner, multiple Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup team member and with over $20million in career earnings on the PGA Tour alone, Keegan Bradley would be forgiven for staying at home and resting in the upcoming quiet period of the PGA Tour season. 13 Oct 2018
2017 Meriton Sydney Invitational Pro-Am

2017 Meriton Sydney Invitational Pro-Am

NSW's Aaron Townsend, Englishwoman Sarah-Jane Boyd and Victorian Glenn Joyner were the big winners of another successful Meriton Sydney Invitational. 27 Feb 2017