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“Jack is Back” – 40 years on from Nicklaus’ greatest comeback

“Jack is Back” – 40 years on from Nicklaus’ greatest comeback

It’s commonplace and often a little frustrating that we have a tendency to assign the moniker of ‘legend’ or ‘great’ far too casually these days. 16 Sep 2020
Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

England’s Benjamin Schmidt, the top ranked player in the field, has comfortably advanced in his quest to win The 125th Amateur Championship. 28 Aug 2020
Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Scotland’s Ruben Lindsay claimed the top spot in stroke play qualifying at The 125th Amateur Championship in England. 27 Aug 2020
Scott still yearns for legend status

Scott still yearns for legend status

He knows the clock's ticking but Adam Scott still harbours the highest of ambitions as he steels himself for the most exciting stretch of the PGA Tour season. 20 Aug 2020
Morri: Spieth’s career obituary a little premature

Morri: Spieth’s career obituary a little premature

For all sorts of reasons I haven’t been following the week to week professional game as closely as I once did (as anyone who follows my weekly tips should already have worked out). 17 Aug 2020
The Masters to go ahead without patrons

The Masters to go ahead without patrons

Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, announced today that the 2020 Masters Tournament will take place November 9-15 without patrons or guests on the grounds. 13 Aug 2020
Tiger admits Nicklaus’ major record is looking slim

Tiger admits Nicklaus’ major record is looking slim

Tiger Woods concedes he faces an increasingly tough task to match Jack Nicklaus's record tally of 18 major titles after his chances of a fifth US PGA Championship victory disappeared. 9 Aug 2020
Family Scott's major inspiration

Family Scott's major inspiration

Adam Scott has opened up on the sacrifices he has made juggling family commitments with the pressures of elite golf and is determined to reward his clan with a second major championship victory. 6 Aug 2020
Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

The 2020 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) and Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships (AAC) have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
Concerned Scott plans late PGA Tour return

Concerned Scott plans late PGA Tour return

Unsatisfied with the PGA Tour's safety measures, Adam Scott is set to go into the year's first major championship with just one tournament under his belt following the shutdown. 21 May 2020
Will there be an Australian Open in 2020?

Will there be an Australian Open in 2020?

Most major sports have unveiled plans to return at some stage in 2020, including golf. The PGA Tour’s June restart combining with other factors to perhaps push our national Open off the schedule this year. 4 May 2020
WATCH: Scott vs Perske on the Sunshine Coast

WATCH: Scott vs Perske on the Sunshine Coast

Adam Scott gave the golf public a special treat last week. The Queenslander taking on friend Wayne Perske in a nine hole match broadcast on Instagram Live. 4 May 2020
PGA Tour extends exemptions to 2021

PGA Tour extends exemptions to 2021

No player will lose their PGA Tour card this year because of the interrupted season caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 1 May 2020
Watch Scott live at Maleny Golf Club

Watch Scott live at Maleny Golf Club

This time of the year was meant to be all about the Masters for Adam Scott, but instead he'll tee it up in the sleepy Queensland Sunshine Coast town of Maleny for a Friday round broadcast live on his Instagram account. 30 Apr 2020
Morri: Benefits of golf’s enforced off season

Morri: Benefits of golf’s enforced off season

There’s long been a belief (this writer included) that professional golf does itself – and the game more broadly – no favours with its relentless, year-long schedule. 27 Apr 2020
PGA Tour targets June return without fans

PGA Tour targets June return without fans

The PGA Tour has announced plans to resume in June, with the first four golf tournaments being closed to spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. 17 Apr 2020
Opinion: Loving golf in the age of COVID-19

Opinion: Loving golf in the age of COVID-19

The above image might not mean much to others. Personally, however, it is a sign of renewed enjoyment of a game that has been a lifelong fixture, bizarrely when not playing golf. 16 Apr 2020
Morri: No golf reinforces Masters evolution

Morri: No golf reinforces Masters evolution

It’s difficult to know just what to make of the Masters. Every year reverence for the event seems to get more overblown yet somehow, most years, it delivers in terms of golf. 14 Apr 2020
The Masters Crossword

The Masters Crossword

In a week when we should have been fixated on the action from Augusta National, we thought we would keep The Masters front of mind with a challenging crossword. 8 Apr 2020
Q&A: What’s it like to play Augusta National

Q&A: What’s it like to play Augusta National

Playing Augusta National is top of most golfers’ bucket list. Here, Editor Brendan James, answers questions on what that experience is like having done so on the Monday after the 2014 Masters, via the tournament’s media ballot. 6 Apr 2020
Masters week without the golf

Masters week without the golf

The first full week of April is a special one in golf. And despite The Masters being postponed due to Covid-19, Fox Sports are doing their best to make this week a good one for golf fans. 6 Apr 2020