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Vale Jack Newton

Vale Jack Newton

Australian golfing great Jack Newton, who has passed away 72, is being hailed as a trailblazer and fearless competitor who leaves a lasting legacy on his sport. 15 Apr 2022
‘That meant a great deal to me’: Watson

‘That meant a great deal to me’: Watson

Tom Watson never thought eight major championships, including two green jackets, would be enough to join the company of Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus on the first tee at Augusta National. 8 Apr 2022
The R&A confirms special celebratory events at The 150th Open

The R&A confirms special celebratory events at The 150th Open

The R&A marked 150 days to go to The 150th Open at St Andrews with the announcement of special activities that will take place before the first tee shot is struck at the Championship. 15 Feb 2022
Shearer’s legacy lives on with looper

Shearer’s legacy lives on with looper

The passing of Bob Shearer last week was felt by the entire golf fraternity. And there was a touch of serendipity at this week’s Fortinet Australian PGA at Royal Queensland. 15 Jan 2022
Tom Watson added to Masters honorary staters

Tom Watson added to Masters honorary staters

Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, announced today that two-time Masters champion Tom Watson will join Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player as an Honorary Starter beginning Thursday, April 7, 2022, at the 86th Masters Tournament. 12 Jan 2022
The eight words that saved Jack Newton

The eight words that saved Jack Newton

They were the eight precious words that kept Jack Newton alive, the innocent question from a five-year-old that offered the stricken golf great the will to live in the face of unimaginable adversity. 17 Dec 2021
Diet and brain training help Mickelson

Diet and brain training help Mickelson

Phil Mickelson is not the first middle-aged person to change his diet and engage in brain training in a quest to feel and perform better, but he is the first to win a major golf championship after turning 50. 25 May 2021
Ageless Senior dares to dream at NSW Open

Ageless Senior dares to dream at NSW Open

There aren’t many key Australian golf trophies without the name Peter Senior engraved upon them. 25 Mar 2021
The Thing About Golf Podcast #36 - Mat Goggin

The Thing About Golf Podcast #36 - Mat Goggin

There isn’t much Mat Goggin hasn’t done in the game of golf, from Australian Amateur champion to professional tournament winner. 17 Feb 2021
“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
Percy stumbles as Cink captures Safeway Open

Percy stumbles as Cink captures Safeway Open

Stewart Cink won the season-opening Safeway Open, after a disastrous final round from joint overnight leader Cameron Percy ruined any chance the Australian had of victory. 14 Sep 2020
R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

The R&A is inviting golf fans around the world to take part in a very special celebration of golf’s original championship following the cancellation of The Open this year. 7 Jul 2020
Royal Troon announced as 2023 Open host

Royal Troon announced as 2023 Open host

The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from 16-23 July 2023. 26 Feb 2020
The charge of Dad’s army hits the Gold Coast

The charge of Dad’s army hits the Gold Coast

Cameron Smith will dominate early news from RACV Royal Pines as he attempts to win his third Australian PGA. So too will American Cameron Champ and his prodigious driving. But the “old brigade” shouldn’t be dismissed before the first ball is struck if the recent Australian Open is anything to go by. 17 Dec 2019
Ogilvy: A special Open invitation

Ogilvy: A special Open invitation

It’s been 13 years now since I won the US Open, but the benefits from what is the highlight of my career so far keep on coming. 10 Oct 2019
MacKenzie’s Royal Melbourne

MacKenzie’s Royal Melbourne

Their feet were on hallowed ground, Augusta National Golf Club. But with prime vistas and sweeping views, they could easily close their eyes and be taken to Royal Melbourne on the other side of the globe. 1 May 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
Inside Golf Australia December 2018

Inside Golf Australia December 2018

Want to become a match-play maestro? 22 Nov 2018
The 10 Greatest Open Championship Players of All-Time

The 10 Greatest Open Championship Players of All-Time

The 146th Open Championship starting at Royal Birkdale on Thursday will provide an opportunity for one of 156 players to etch their name in history and stand alongside some of the greats of the game. 18 Jul 2017
THE OPEN: Tom Watson's last stand

THE OPEN: Tom Watson's last stand

Tom Watson has taken his final bow in The Open. Brendan James was there to witness the classy departure of the five-time champion 19 Jul 2015