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WATCH: Five of the best … Greg Norman victories

WATCH: Five of the best … Greg Norman victories

Greg Norman won 91 professional titles between 1976 and 2001. Here, in chronological order, are five of The Shark’s most memorable victories. 25 May 2020
Round to forget: The day ‘Carnasty’ put Sergio Garcia on the canvas

Round to forget: The day ‘Carnasty’ put Sergio Garcia on the canvas

The 1999 Open has been written into the championship’s folklore for Jean Van de Velde’s 72nd hole meltdown. But for the 156 players who teed up at Carnoustie, it is the difficulty of the course in the first round they’ll remember above all else. 18 May 2020
Free crossword: Jack Nicklaus' Brilliant Career

Free crossword: Jack Nicklaus' Brilliant Career

Jack Nicklaus is the greatest golfer of all time, with more major titles than any player to swing a club. 6 May 2020
Free crossword: The life & times of Greg Norman

Free crossword: The life & times of Greg Norman

How well do you know Greg Norman? 29 Apr 2020
Morri: Remembering the incredible Dan Cullen

Morri: Remembering the incredible Dan Cullen

Golf is full of remarkable stories but to this day few can match the feat of Australia’s Dan Cullen, a lifelong club professional who qualified for The Open Championship in 1977 – at the age of 64. 20 Apr 2020
R&A ponders Open Championship postponement

R&A ponders Open Championship postponement

The Open Championship could become the latest major sporting event to be postponed because of the coronavirus crisis, but a final decision has not yet been taken, organisers say. 3 Apr 2020
Top Aussie Open trio earn place into The 149th Open Championship

Top Aussie Open trio earn place into The 149th Open Championship

Matt Jones, Aaron Pike and World No.1 amateur Takumi Kanaya have secured their places in The 149th Open Championship after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. 8 Dec 2019
Profile: Meet “Bob from Oban”

Profile: Meet “Bob from Oban”

Robert MacIntyre is not a name you might readily recognise. But this down-to-earth greenkeeper’s son might just be Scotland’s next golfing superstar. 20 Nov 2019
Royal Portrush bares its teeth as McIlroy cards “inexcusable” 79

Royal Portrush bares its teeth as McIlroy cards “inexcusable” 79

It was quite a day at Royal Portrush in the opening round of the 148th Open Championship. Much that hardly ever happens actually did. And much that was expected to occur eventually didn’t. 19 Jul 2019
Morri: Links golf … Now that’s entertainment

Morri: Links golf … Now that’s entertainment

For many golf fans – this writer included – the next few weeks represent the best time of year to be a spectator of the professional game. 4 Jul 2019
R&A to allow shorts for Open practise

R&A to allow shorts for Open practise

The world's top golfers will be permitted to wear shorts as they practise for this year’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush, the R&A has announced. 3 Apr 2019
European Vocation: Jake McLeod

European Vocation: Jake McLeod

A twenty-something planning a year travelling around Europe is nothing new. Jake McLeod’s arrival in the Old World in 2019 won’t be any holiday as he takes his place as a European Tour rookie. 27 Mar 2019
Profile: Eddie Pepperell

Profile: Eddie Pepperell

He’s well aware that his jokey persona has led some circles of the golfing media to christen him a party-boy, but Eddie Pepperell insists he’s nothing of the sort. Here he talks exclusively to Golf Australia about courting controversy, career ambitions, and his willingness to accept his flaws. 24 Feb 2019
A Golfing Life: Tom Watson

A Golfing Life: Tom Watson

Even after five decades of playing professional golf, Tom Watson is still searching for that next great round. Here, he talks about the competitive fire within and shares his views on the current state of the game. 30 Dec 2018
CLAYTON: Brown is good

CLAYTON: Brown is good

If you are living in a part of Australia that is drought-affected or under water restrictions, chances are you could be playing on firm, fast-running brown fairways this summer. 6 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Against all odds

Exclusive: Against all odds

Open Champion Francesco Molinari says even he is surprised by the success of his most recent season but believes he can ride this wave of form into 2019 and beyond. 5 Nov 2018
10 Things we learned at The Open

10 Things we learned at The Open

Italy’s Francesco Molinari is the Champion Golfer of the Year, but there was more to take away from the 147th Open Championship ... 25 Jul 2018
Your chance to play at The 148th Open in Northern Ireland

Your chance to play at The 148th Open in Northern Ireland

As the dust settles on an incredible 147th Open, Golf Australia is thrilled to announce that, in 2019, two Australian golfers will fly to Northern Ireland to compete in the R&A's nine-hole championship final at Royal Portrush – the venue for the 148th Open – the day before championship week begins. 24 Jul 2018
Cool hand Molinari claims thrilling Open victory

Cool hand Molinari claims thrilling Open victory

Francesco Molinari kept his cool to outlast a jam-packed leaderboard full of stars to win the 147th Open Championship and claim Italy's first major golf title. 23 Jul 2018
Day's kind words for disheartened Herbert

Day's kind words for disheartened Herbert

Jason Day offered Lucas Herbert some words of comfort after the ambitious youngster endured a gut-wrenching finish to his promising Open Championship debut. 23 Jul 2018
Gallery: The 50 best images from The Open final round

Gallery: The 50 best images from The Open final round

IT was an action packed closing round of The Open Championship at Carnoustie with Tiger Woods, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy all battling to try and catch eventual winner Francesco Molinari. He are the best images from the final day. 23 Jul 2018