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August 2020 Issue of Inside Golf Online

We’re BACK!!! The August 2020 issue of Inside Golf Magazine is online, packed with the latest golf news, reviews, tips and more: This month: Great Aussie Golf Getaways: With international travel off the menu, NOW is the time to play the world’s BEST golf…on our very own shores. Father’s Day Favourites: The top golf gifts […] Read More

3rd August 2020

Golf Gear Demo Dates – August 2020

The August 2020 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! NOTE: Due to Covid-19 restrictions, It is highly recommended that you contact the club or course prior to your visit to ensure the […] Read More

28th July 2020

COVID-19: Has it actually been GOOD for golf?

While businesses and lives across the world have been tragically affected by the COVID-19 crisis, there has been, surprisingly, a bit of a bright side…at least in Australia. The numerous lockdowns and restrictions imposed by governments—which have generally banned most sporting activities—have named golf as one of the few sports/activities that can legally be played. […] Read More

28th July 2020

2020 Australian Open to be rescheduled to 2021

The Australian Open will not be played in 2020. Golf Australia operations manager Simon Brookhouse remains very hopeful that the national championship, the fifth oldest in professional golf, will still be played this summer. “These are very challenging times for all Australians and the uncertainty the global pandemic has caused makes it very difficult to […] Read More

28th July 2020

Report: Golf memberships rise for first time in 21 years

For the first time in 21 years, Australian golf club membership has risen in the past year. The 2019 Golf Australia Participation Report has revealed a 0.05 per cent increase, the first of its kind since 1998. Golf Australia chairman Andrew Newbold acknowledged the “fantastic result”, just one of several promising numbers in the report, […] Read More

25th July 2020

Australia’s golf courses playing a role in our sustainable future

Australian golfers have always known the courses they play on offer more than just a round of golf. They know that playing the game can not only benefit the wellbeing and social connectivity of its participants, but also the significant role that Australian golf courses play in the protection of our environment. Golf: Benefits to […] Read More

25th July 2020

RACV announces closure of RACV Golf Membership

Members of the RACV Golf Club membership program were left scrambling this week, following notification that the RACV is shutting down the program. The club, which began operating in 2011—offering official Golf Australia handicaps, golf events and discounted golf rates at RACV golf courses—announced the August 24 discontinuation of the program via an email to […] Read More

25th July 2020

Tiger v Jack v Seve v Rory? Stats and fans to decide ‘The Open for the Ages’

Who would win if Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros and other Open Champions IN THEIR PRIME, battled it out at once for The Open Championship, on the most spectacular golf course on the planet? The R&A is inviting golf fans around the world to take part in a very special celebration of golf’s original […] Read More

14th July 2020

Gamers alert: R&A Launches Inaugural E-Open Tournament

Gamers around the world will be able to test themselves against the unrelenting challenge of links golf as the inaugural e-Open presented by Mastercard launches today. The virtual stroke play tournament will take place over the iconic links of Royal St George’s from 13 July to 8 September, with qualifying events and knock-out rounds running throughout […] Read More

14th July 2020

Olympic and Paralympic sports receive funding boost

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) has announced a boost in high performance funding for Olympic and Paralympic national sporting organisations (NSOs), with increased allocations to Rugby 7s, Football, Paralympics and Surfing. This critical funding also provides 34 NSOs with much-needed certainty as they re-set for the Tokyo Games in 2021 and follows the Federal […] Read More

14th July 2020