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Major boost for Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific as Evian Championship offers exemption to the champion

The rewards for the champion of the Women’s Amateur AsiaPacific (WAAP) continue to grow, with the Evian Championship announcing it would create a special exemption for the winner. The Evian Championship joins the AIG Women’s British Open in offering places to the WAAPchampion. As well as the two major championships, the winner will also receive […] Read More

17th January 2019

Royal Queensland GC loses Sexual Discrimination case

A landmark ruling has been handed down against Royal Queensland Golf Club which will doubtless stir debate across the Australian golf club landscape. In December, Judge Jarret handed down in his findings in the case of Barnett v Royal Queensland Golf Club [2018] FCCA 3697, in which Barbara Barnett, a Full Member at RQGC, claims […] Read More

16th January 2019

Min Woo Lee joins professional ranks

Western Australia’s Min Woo Lee will this week take his long-anticipated professional plunge. The 20-year-old, Australia’s top-ranked amateur for the past 18 months, will leave the world rankings at a career-high No.5 without a professional card, but with a busy 2019 planned as he strives to achieve one or more. Lee hopes to secure exemptions […] Read More

13th January 2019

Stuart Appleby, Justin Leonard named 2019 Junior Presidents Cup Captains

The PGA TOUR and American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) have announced Australia’s Stuart Appleby and the United States’ Justin Leonard as captains of the International and U.S. Teams, respectively, for the 2019 Junior Presidents Cup. The event will be contested for the second time Dec. 8-9, 2019 at The Royal Melbourne Golf Club in Melbourne, […] Read More

10th January 2019

Shin to defend 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic

With just 50 days to go until the start of the 2019 ActewAGL Canberra Classic, ALPG is delighted to announce that Jiyai Shin has elected to defend the title she won so impressively at Royal Canberra Golf Club in 2018. The win set Shin up for another incredibly successful season on the lucrative LPGA Tour […] Read More

10th January 2019

January 2019 Australian Golf Gear Demo Dates and Event Calendar

The January 2019 Australian Golf Demo Date Listings are now online, featuring upcoming Demo Days and Fitting Days to check out the top new golf gear at an Australian golf club near you! Read More

7th January 2019

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 16

In Episode 16 of Backspin, the boys catch up with PGA Chairman, Rodger Davis and cover a multitude of topics, from the state of the game heading into 2019 to Jack Wilson’s haircut. John Dyer, the Managing Director of Air Adventures Australia joins Larry and Steve to talk about the amazing history of the company, […] Read More

3rd January 2019

Inside Golf – January 2019 Issue – Read Online

The January 2019 Issue of Inside Golf is online. This month, we look at Australia’s best-performing golfer from 2018: Minjee Lee ALSO THIS MONTH: WIN! A Massive Hawaii Golf trip PLUS a full set of Wilson Golf Gear SYDNEY SENSATIONS: Our favourite courses around the Harbour City GREAT GOLF ADVENTURES: World-Class golf on King Island WE TRIED […] Read More

26th December 2018

Time-shifting and golf

  We’ve heard it over and over: “People are Time Poor.” Over the last few years, amid declining memberships and participation, the golf industry has adopted that phrase as a scapegoat of sorts; citing “Time Poverty” as one of the main reasons why people are playing less golf. While I admit that I have used […] Read More

26th December 2018

Fixing the Australi-yawn Open

  I’ll warn you all straight away that I’m especially grumpy this month. Not just because I put some extreme stress on my body in an attempt to play 72 holes of golf in a single day, but primarily because I was witness to a “train wreck” of a tragedy for Australian Golf: This year’s […] Read More

26th December 2018