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Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

“That was last week, and we're glad that we've moved on and hopefully continue playing some good golf with these guys this week and bring home the Cup.” 10 Dec 2019
The Preview: Hero World Challenge

The Preview: Hero World Challenge

The limited-field Hero World Challenge has returned to Albany in The Bahamas this week for the fifth consecutive year. Will Jon Rahm become the first back-to-back champion since Tiger Woods successfully defended his title in 2007? Or can the tournament host claim his sixth victory at the event? 4 Dec 2019
GA Express 357: An Expert Eye

GA Express 357: An Expert Eye

Recent major course renovations at some big-name clubs in Australia have come under the watchful eye of experienced course architects and have received rave reviews. The club’s have benefited from trusting an expert eye, reminding once again of the potential pitfalls DIY course changes, or lack thereof, can cause. 5 Nov 2019
McIlroy dethrones Schauffele in playoff to win WGC-HSBC Champions

McIlroy dethrones Schauffele in playoff to win WGC-HSBC Champions

World No.2 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland showed why he is in a class of his own by defeating defending champion Xander Schauffele of the United States with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday. 3 Nov 2019
Li leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Li leads WGC-HSBC Champions

China’s Haotong Li fired a spectacular eight-under-par 64 to become the first-ever Chinese to hold the opening-round lead at a World Golf Championships event when the WGC-HSBC Champions got underway on Thursday. 31 Oct 2019
McIlroy looking to leapfrog injured Koepka in Shanghai

McIlroy looking to leapfrog injured Koepka in Shanghai

World No.2 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is looking forward to closing the gap on the world rankings as he makes his eighth appearance at the WGC-HSBC Champions, which starts today. 31 Oct 2019
PGA Tour targets non-conforming drivers

PGA Tour targets non-conforming drivers

Several players were deemed to be using non-conforming drivers at last week's Safeway Open in California as the new PGA Tour testing procedure swung into full gear, Reuters has learned. 30 Sep 2019
McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy may not have added to his collection of major titles during the 2018-19 campaign, but the Northern Irishman did enough to be named the PGA Tour Player of the Year for a third time. 12 Sep 2019
Scott 'absolutely' in $15-million Cup race

Scott 'absolutely' in $15-million Cup race

Adam Scott believes the race to win the US$15 million (AU$22.20m) FedExCup is far from over having reduced his deficit after round one at the season-ending Tour Championship. 23 Aug 2019
Leader Koepka blasts photo-shoot critics

Leader Koepka blasts photo-shoot critics

World No.1 Brooks Koepka has taken a commanding position at the Tour Championship on the same day the first images from his naked photoshoot for ESPN's The Body Issue were revealed. 23 Aug 2019
Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods’ final top-eight qualifiers

Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods’ final top-eight qualifiers

The top-eight qualifiers for the 2019 Presidents Cup US Team are final and captain Tiger Woods will lead a group that are all inside the top 20 in the Official World Golf Ranking and have a combined 11 PGA Tour victories this season. 19 Aug 2019
Schauffele lets fly at R&A over failed driver test

Schauffele lets fly at R&A over failed driver test

Xander Schauffele was still running hot on Saturday at The Open, and it had nothing to do with a round of 69 that left him 11 shots off the lead at Royal Portrush. 21 Jul 2019
Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods Blog Vol.3

Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods Blog Vol.3

A lot has happened since I last wrote one of these. After a trip to Thailand to show Sam and Charlie where their grandma is from, I wanted to share a few of my thoughts on the past couple of months and how our team is shaping up for the Presidents Cup. It’s hard to believe that in a little over a month the top 8 for each team will be locked in. 15 Jul 2019
Tiger masters Augusta for the fifth time

Tiger masters Augusta for the fifth time

“Just unreal.” 15 Apr 2019
Scott and Day in five way tie for Masters lead

Scott and Day in five way tie for Masters lead

Overcast skies and rain were a constant during Friday afternoon at Augusta National. But the inclement weather and a short delay did nothing to dampen the spirits of the patrons. Particularly the strong Australian contingent. 13 Apr 2019
Callaway adds Triple Track to Chrome Soft X

Callaway adds Triple Track to Chrome Soft X

Callaway today announced the retail launch of Phil Mickelson’s Pebble Beach Pro-Am-winning golf ball; the Chrome Soft X featuring Triple Track Technology, which the company says will “improve alignment and accuracy compared to a regular side stamp alignment aid.” 3 Apr 2019
Genesis Open: Spieth co-leads incomplete opening round

Genesis Open: Spieth co-leads incomplete opening round

Jordan Spieth chipping in for birdie to take a share of the Genesis Open lead was the highlight of a rain-soaked and incomplete first round in Los Angeles. 15 Feb 2019
GA Express 311: Money Games

GA Express 311: Money Games

The beauty of golf’s unique handicapping system is that it allows people of all abilities to compete on level terms; anybody can beat anybody. So it makes perfect sense that some people choose to add some extra spice to their matches by playing for money. 30 Oct 2018
Schauffele wins WGC-HSBC Champions after playoff

Schauffele wins WGC-HSBC Champions after playoff

Xander Schauffele celebrated his 25th birthday week in some style by beating fellow American Tony Finau in a playoff to win the $10 million (AUD$14.1 million) WGC-HSBC Champions at the Sheshan International course on Sunday. 28 Oct 2018
Reed on top at WGC-HSBC Champions

Reed on top at WGC-HSBC Champions

Patrick Reed overcame windy conditions to claim a two-shot lead at the WGC-HSBC Champions in Shanghai with an eight-under-par 64 in the opening round. 26 Oct 2018
U.S PGA Championship: Glory’s last shot

U.S PGA Championship: Glory’s last shot

Some of the game’s best players yet to win a major will be hoping recent history repeats this week at St Louis’ Bellerive Country Club, home of the 100th U.S PGA Championship. 8 Aug 2018