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Eight Aussies set to battle at 147th Open Championship

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will be well represented at the 147th Open Championship with eight Australians and two New Zealanders teeing it up. Among them is 2017 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit winner Brett Rumford, current Australian Open champion Cameron Davis who makes his Major debut and Matt Jones who […] Read More

17th July 2018

Golf club participation report for 2017 released

Golf Australia has released the 2017 National Golf Club Participation Report, which provides annual figures and trends on membership, competition rounds, general participation and specific program participation. The report breaks data into states/territories, districts, gender and age. The 2017 report also includes participation data recorded from AusPlay and comparison trends with other sports. The 2017 report […] Read More

16th July 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results – July 16, 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. PGA TOUR John Deere Classic TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Illinois Purse: $5,800,000 ($1,044,000 to winner)   Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby* CUT (+4) — […] Read More

16th July 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of July 15th 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances.   MARATHON CLASSIC PRESENTED BY OWENS CORNING AND O-I SYLVANIA, OH JUL 12-15 Purse: $1,600,000 ($240,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings Race to CME  Notes Rebecca Artis MC Sarah Kemp MC   Next Tournament: Aberdeen Standard Investments Ladies Scottish Open East […] Read More

16th July 2018

Canberra’s Thorp wins World Junior Championship

Canberra 17-year-old Adam Thorp has pulled off a remarkable victory in the IMG Junior World Championships at the Torrey Pines Golf Resort near San Diego, California. Thorp, who will turn 18 on July 22nd, has finished with a final round 73 for a four-round total of four under par 284 to win the coveted prize […] Read More

14th July 2018

Backspin Golf Podcast Episode 9

With the British Open coming up at Carnoustie, we revisit the 1999 Open at the same venue, when it famously fell apart for tournament leader Jean Van Der Velde on the 72nd hole. His playing partner that day was Craig Parry, who talks us through what happened on that incredible final hole. Larry’s love affair […] Read More

13th July 2018

PGA TOUR unveils revamped 2018-19 Season schedule

PGA TOUR has unveiled a revamped tournament schedule for next season, providing an exciting change for players and fans as they are able to engage in – and better follow – a cadence of events highlighted by significant championships every month and culminating with the FedExCup Playoffs in August. Highlights from the new 46-tournament schedule: […] Read More

10th July 2018

PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours, Australian Player Results, July 9, 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances. A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier The Old White TPC, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia Purse: $7,300,000 ($1,314,000 to winner) Player Result Earnings FedExCup Standing Notes Robert Allenby CUT (+4) — 239 Missed the cut for the third time, in his fifth […] Read More

10th July 2018

ALPG – Australian Player Results, Week of June 8th July 2018

Here is the recap from this past week’s action and our ALPG member performances. THORNBERRY CREEK LPGA CLASSIC ONEIDA, WISCONSIN JULY 05-08 Purse: $2,000,000 ($300,000 to winner)     Player Result Earnings Race to CME Standing Notes Rebecca Artis T72 US$3,823 120 Hannah Green DNP 63 Katherine Kirk T20 US$22,186 61 Minjee Lee T23 US$18,755 […] Read More

9th July 2018

Kingston Heath, Victoria GC set to host future Australian Opens

Two of Australia’s most famous tournament venues have won the rights to host the 2020 and 2022 editions of the Australian Open. A strong field of contenders from Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt put their credentials to Golf Australia to fill the “release years” from the current eight-year contract with Sydney. GA chief executive Stephen Pitt was […] Read More

5th July 2018