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HUGGAN: Now for something completely different

HUGGAN: Now for something completely different

It always raises a wee smile when, during the prolonged and typically over-the-top build-ups to a Ryder Cup or a Presidents Cup – take your pick – the matches are hailed as gladiatorial contests between the “best players in the world.” They’re not. Of course they’re not. Neither of them. 4 Jan 2019
Belgium wins the World Cup at Metro

Belgium wins the World Cup at Metro

Two things became abundantly clear on Sunday afternoon at the Melbourne World Cup of Golf. 25 Nov 2018
Wild weather wreaks havoc at World Cup

Wild weather wreaks havoc at World Cup

Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith swear Australia's hopes of World Cup glory aren't over having braved the worst conditions the pair have faced in a domestic tournament. 23 Nov 2018
Joseph Naffah living World Cup dream

Joseph Naffah living World Cup dream

Ranked outside the world's top 2000, it's a surprise in more ways than one that Venezuela's Joseph Naffah is challenging for the World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. 22 Nov 2018
Aussies chasing Malaysians at Metro

Aussies chasing Malaysians at Metro

Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith have clubhouse leaders Malaysia within reach after a hot front nine on day one of the World Cup of Golf. 22 Nov 2018
Kiradech and Prom seek Cup glory

Kiradech and Prom seek Cup glory

Kiradech Aphibarnrat and Prom Meesawat will bring their friendship up another notch as they live up to their childhood promise of bringing more glory for Thailand at the ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf which starts on Thursday. 21 Nov 2018
Confident Kuchar primed for World Cup

Confident Kuchar primed for World Cup

Spending the day hitting a tennis ball rather than a golf ball has Team USA talisman Matt Kuchar primed to return to winning form in this week's World Cup of Golf in Melbourne. 21 Nov 2018
Australia sets sights on sixth World Cup

Australia sets sights on sixth World Cup

Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith are determined to deliver Australia its sixth World Cup when the event kicks off at Metropolitan Golf Club on Thursday. 20 Nov 2018
Inside Golf Australia November 2018

Inside Golf Australia November 2018

Geoff Ogilvy puts pen to paper to explain how the Australian Open is losing its lustre in an exclusive feature for the November issue of Golf Australia magazine. 25 Oct 2018
World Cup: ‘Australia is the team to beat’ says Poulter

World Cup: ‘Australia is the team to beat’ says Poulter

Ian Poulter has named Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith as favourites to lift the World Cup of Golf when the tournament returns to Melbourne this November. 23 Oct 2018
Exclusive: Martin Kaymer’s mission Down Under

Exclusive: Martin Kaymer’s mission Down Under

Former World No.1 Martin Kaymer’s game has slipped in recent years, resulting in the Ryder Cup hero merely spectating as Europe dominated in Paris. Here, the two-time major winner discusses his plans to return to the game’s pinnacle, which will see him return to Australia this summer. 17 Oct 2018
Cameron Smith’s happy homecoming

Cameron Smith’s happy homecoming

Cameron Smith is champing at the bit to get home for the Australian summer of golf after enjoying another successful year in the United States. 16 Oct 2018
‘I don’t care about fame or fortune’: Marc Leishman

‘I don’t care about fame or fortune’: Marc Leishman

Marc Leishman banked a cool US$1,260,000 yesterday after he captured his fourth career title on the PGA Tour. But the man from Warrnambool, whose career earnings have just ticked over US$24 million, says fame and fortune are the furthest things from his mind as he eyes his next victory. 15 Oct 2018
Teams finalised for Melbourne World Cup

Teams finalised for Melbourne World Cup

Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will face a field that includes the defending champions, major championship winners and leading players from previous Presidents and Ryder Cups at the 2018 ISPS HANDA Melbourne World Cup of Golf, with each country’s leading player having selected his partner for the unique team format. 21 Sep 2018
Tiger defends stars' World Cup absence

Tiger defends stars' World Cup absence

Tiger Woods has gone into bat for his fellow American golfers who declined to take part in the upcoming golf World Cup in Melbourne, asking Australian fans to appreciate the sentimentality of Thanksgiving. 20 Sep 2018
Norman urges Australian golf bodies to work together

Norman urges Australian golf bodies to work together

Greg Norman believes the struggling Australian summer of golf won't consistently attract the world's best players until the sport's governing bodies stop competing with each other. 17 Sep 2018
Leishman selects Smith as World Cup partner

Leishman selects Smith as World Cup partner

Australia will boast the top-ranked player at the US$7 million (AU$9.7 million) World Cup of Golf when Marc Leishman tees up at Melbourne's Metropolitan flanked by confirmed teammate Cameron Smith. 14 Sep 2018
Smith in line for World Cup selection

Smith in line for World Cup selection

Marc Leishman admits a red-hot Cameron Smith is in the driver's seat for a dream World Cup of Golf debut but hasn't ruled out an Adam Scott fightback at this week's BMW Championship. 5 Sep 2018
Scott & Smith to battle for World Cup selection

Scott & Smith to battle for World Cup selection

Adam Scott has thrown down the gauntlet to fellow Queenslander Cameron Smith as the duo battle for a spot on Australia's golf World Cup team. 23 Aug 2018
Thommo’s Top-10 Moments

Thommo’s Top-10 Moments

Peter Thomson will forever be remembered for what he achieved on and off the golf course. Here are just some of the accomplishments that led to him being immortalised in the World Golf Hall of Fame. 27 Jun 2018
World Cup: Fastest hole challenge

World Cup: Fastest hole challenge

To celebrate the public release of tickets to the Melbourne World Cup of Golf, teams of young professionals, PGA Australia trainees and local sports stars assembled at The Metropolitan Golf Club to tackle the fastest hole challenge. 21 Jun 2018