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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
GA Express #297: The Italian Job

GA Express #297: The Italian Job

Francesco Molinari brought Carnoustie to its knees to lift the Claret Jug and become the first Italian to capture a major championship. 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
US Open champion's praise for Aussie Davis

US Open champion's praise for Aussie Davis

Rising Australian golf star Cameron Davis has drawn rich praise from American gun Brooks Koepka after finishing the Open Championship with a flurry at Carnoustie. 22 Jul 2018
Spieth one step closer to making Open history

Spieth one step closer to making Open history

Defending champion Jordan Spieth has a share of The Open lead heading into the final round after a bogey-free 65 at Carnoustie. 22 Jul 2018
Sizzling 66 puts Woods in Open mix

Sizzling 66 puts Woods in Open mix

Three-time champion Tiger Woods rolled back the years and roared into contention at The Open Championship with a brilliant third round 66 at Carnoustie. 22 Jul 2018
Gallery: Moving day at the Open Championship

Gallery: Moving day at the Open Championship

The third round of the 147th Open Championship saw some huge names like Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods stamp their presence on the tournament. Here are some of the best images from round three, moving day, at Carnoustie. 22 Jul 2018
Carnoustie wind could be Scott’s best friend

Carnoustie wind could be Scott’s best friend

Adam Scott will start the final round of the 147th Open Championship just five shots in arrears of the leaders but knows “anything can happen in the final round” of a major. 22 Jul 2018
Johnson, Kisner lead Open as big guns head home

Johnson, Kisner lead Open as big guns head home

Americans Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner will take a one-shot into the weekend of the 147th Open Championship after a mostly rain-soaked second round, which has seen some of the world’s top-ranked golfers miss the cut. 21 Jul 2018
Fleetwood tames Carnoustie again with 65

Fleetwood tames Carnoustie again with 65

The heavens opened at Carnoustie and it rained birdies for Tommy Fleetwood as he flew up The Open Championship leaderboard with a blemish-free six-under 65 in the second round. 21 Jul 2018
Scott heads seven Aussies still with a shot at Open glory

Scott heads seven Aussies still with a shot at Open glory

Seven of the eight Australians at Carnoustie for the 147th Open Championship have made the cut, with Adam Scott leading the charge at one under and just five shots from the halfway lead. 21 Jul 2018
Ogilvy: Why only the greats win at Carnoustie

Ogilvy: Why only the greats win at Carnoustie

I played in my first Open Championship at Carnoustie in 1999. I was pretty excited. I had failed to qualify a couple of times while I was still an amateur, so it was special for me to make my Open debut during my first year as a professional. I had performed really well in the qualifying and was really looking forward to playing a course I had been to and really enjoyed a couple of times before. 20 Jul 2018
Kisner grabs Open lead, six Aussies in chasing pack

Kisner grabs Open lead, six Aussies in chasing pack

American Kevin Kisner has ridden a hot putter to a five under 66 to claim the first round lead in the Open Championship at Carnoustie. 20 Jul 2018
Lost Vegas in last-gasp Carnoustie dash

Lost Vegas in last-gasp Carnoustie dash

Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas was involved in a late helicopter dash to make his first round tee time at the Open Championship. 20 Jul 2018