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Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 6

In Episode 6 of Backspin, thanks to Inside Golf, we talk with Mark Hayes from Golf Australia about the state of the game in Australia, and all agree that a middle aged golf pro wearing a bikini in the pro shop will do nothing to help the game, (it will make even less sense when […] Read More

23rd May 2018

Shin donates ActewAGL Canberra Classic prizemoney to ALPG’s Next Generation

South Korean superstar Jiyai Shin claimed victory at the ActewAGL Canberra Classic at Royal Canberra Golf Club back in February this year and has recently announced that she will donate her prizemoney of $22,500 to the ALPG to put towards our ALPG Next Generation Camp and other Development initiatives. When Jiyai first committed to play […] Read More

22nd May 2018

Woods to play 147th Open

Tiger Woods has confirmed his entry for The 147th Open at Carnoustie. Woods has conquered the one true test to become Champion Golfer of the Year on three occasions having lifted the iconic Claret Jug twice at St Andrews (2000, 2005) and once at Royal Liverpool (2006). In 2005, the American became only the sixth […] Read More

22nd May 2018

Global distance insights project launched

The R&A and the USGA have launched a comprehensive project to analyse distance in golf and gather perspectives from the worldwide golf community. The Distance Insights project will examine distance through a multi-pronged approach that includes global stakeholder engagement, third-party data review and primary research. Focus groups and discussion forums will play an important role […] Read More

22nd May 2018

A ‘Renaissance’ at Yarra Yarra Golf Club

ESTABLISHED in 1898, the Yarra Yarra Golf Club is proving that a positive, forward-thinking attitude can pay massive dividends in today’s environment, while still retaining the historic, character-filled charm and traditions of a long and treasured past. Designed in 1926 by Alex Russell in partnership with the great golf architect Dr Alister MacKenzie, the world-class […] Read More

22nd May 2018

‘Embarrassed’ Jamie wins volunteer award

Middlemount Golf Club president Jamie Sullivan is as proud as punch to be named Golf Queensland’s Volunteer of the Year, but extremely embarrassed at what he calls the ‘unnecessary fuss’. “What I do out here is pretty normal in a country community,” said 32-year-old Jamie who has lived and worked in the Central Queensland mining […] Read More

22nd May 2018

Toowoomba’s Zirkler: from trainee to general manager

QUALIFIED accountant Johnathon Zirkler, who did his PGA traineeship at Toowoomba Golf Club at Middle Ridge on Queensland’s Darling Downs, has returned to his old stomping ground as general manager. Inside Golf caught up with Zirkler to find out about his transition into golf club management. What has been your career path to managing Toowoomba […] Read More

22nd May 2018

PGA TOUR – Australian Player Results – Week ending May 21, 2018

The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. AT&T Byron Nelson May 17-13 Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, Texas Purse: $7,700,000 ($1,386,000 to winner)   Next Tournament: Fort Worth Invitational (Fort Worth, Texas, May 24-27) […] Read More

21st May 2018

Preview: The Players Championship

TPC Sawgrass is home to arguably the finest collection of challenging holes on the PGA TOUR schedule, and the assemblage of PLAYERS Championship winners over the last decade or so is reflective of how much of a difficult test the golf course can be, as it’s produced victors from all over the world. The list […] Read More

10th May 2018

Australians all-time at THE PLAYERS

It’s good to be Jason Day these days. The Australian golfer returns to TPC Sawgrass this week fresh off a win at the Wells Fargo Championship, his second victory of the season. And he’ll take a shot at a third at THE PLAYERS Championship, where he won in 2016. Surely, few in the field probably […] Read More

10th May 2018