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The Thing About Golf: Braith Anasta

The Thing About Golf: Braith Anasta

A premiership winner, New South Wales and Australian representative in rugby league, Braith Anasta has an almost lifelong love affair with golf. 21 Jun 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

The Thing About Golf Podcast #44 – Bill Coore

In the world of golf course architecture Bill Coore is considered royalty. 16 Jun 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

The Thing About Golf Podcast #43 – Padraig Harrington

Three majors and a Ryder Cup captaincy might be the highlights of a stellar career but as John Huggan puts it in the introduction, the most impressive thing about Padraig Harrington is that he’s basically a good bloke. 31 May 2021
Opinion: More women needed in every part of the game

Opinion: More women needed in every part of the game

For anyone with an interest in golf and its future, the suggestion that the game needs more women is not even close to a ground-breaking statement 21 May 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #42 – Andrea Watson

The Thing About Golf Podcast #42 – Andrea Watson

In the male dominated industry of golf club management, Yarra Yarra Golf Club General Manager Andrea Watson stands out but not only because she’s a woman. 12 May 2021
Morri: Tough to even get to the top

Morri: Tough to even get to the top

The biggest change in professional golf over the past 40 years may not be in equipment but competitiveness. 19 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #40 – David Greenhill

The Thing About Golf Podcast #40 – David Greenhill

Since its inception nine years ago, the combined men’s and women's Vic Open has been a roaring success on all fronts. 14 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #39 – R&A Chief Martin Slumbers

In the world of golf administration there is no more important role than Chief Executive of the R&A. 1 Apr 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #38 - Matt Millar

The Thing About Golf Podcast #38 - Matt Millar

At the age of 46 Matt Millar is an anomaly in the modern professional game. 17 Mar 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #37 - Nick Price

The Thing About Golf Podcast #37 - Nick Price

Of all the players who have ascended to World No.1 since the rankings began in 1986, Zimbabwe’s Nick Price is the one who attracts the least attention. 3 Mar 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #35 - Dame Laura Davies

The Thing About Golf Podcast #35 - Dame Laura Davies

For more than 30 years Laura Davies has been a breath of fresh air in the game. 3 Feb 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #34 - Volunteer, Sue Thomson

The Thing About Golf Podcast #34 - Volunteer, Sue Thomson

Luckily for the game of golf there are people like Sue Thomson. She’s one of the army of unsung heroes upon whom the game relies around the world. 20 Jan 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #33 - Author, Tom Callahan

The Thing About Golf Podcast #33 - Author, Tom Callahan

Tom Callahan is one of the best all-round sports writers in the world. 16 Dec 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #32 - Robert MacIntyre

The Thing About Golf Podcast #32 - Robert MacIntyre

This episode of the The Thing About Golf has a distinct Scottish flavour as we welcome John Huggan in his debut episode as co-host where he chats with Scotland’s most promising young professional in Robert MacIntyre. 2 Dec 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #25 - Greg Chalmers

The Thing About Golf Podcast #25 - Greg Chalmers

It’s almost impossible to find anybody in Australian golf with a bad word to say about veteran touring professional Greg Chalmers. 26 Aug 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #24 - Dale Hayes

The Thing About Golf Podcast #24 - Dale Hayes

He might not have the profile or resume of Ernie Els or Gary Player but Dale Hayes’ contribution to golf in South Africa is not diminished because of that. 12 Aug 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #23 - Marc Leishman

The Thing About Golf Podcast #23 - Marc Leishman

It’s a long way from Warrnambool to the dizzying heights of the PGA Tour and for Marc Leishman, the son of a bricklayer, the two worlds could barely be further apart. 29 Jul 2020
Morri: Time to talk like Karrie

Morri: Time to talk like Karrie

Several years ago during a discussion about a now long forgotten issue, the head of what was then the NSW Golf Association, David Allen, told me something which I have never forgotten. 6 Jul 2020
We're Back Baby!

We're Back Baby!

After suspending production for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Golf Australia magazine will roll off the printing presses again starting with the August issue, on sale July 16. 3 Jun 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #7 - Richard Forsyth

The Thing About Golf Podcast #7 - Richard Forsyth

The 2019 Presidents Cup will shine a global spotlight on Dr Alister MacKenzie’s Royal Melbourne masterpiece. 11 Nov 2019
The Thing About Golf Podcast #6 - Peter Lonard

The Thing About Golf Podcast #6 - Peter Lonard

Peter Lonard is one of the most popular golfers ever to represent Australia on the world stage. 16 Oct 2019