Grierson grabs place in US Am

Grierson grabs place in US Am

Bonnie Doon Golf Club’s James Grierson has booked his place in next month’s US Amateur Championship at The Riviera Country Club in California after shooting a solid three-under par 141 in sectional qualifying on Monday. Grierson carded rounds of 71 and 70 at Brea Burn...
A microscope on the Open

A microscope on the Open

The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale is big in so many ways. It’s big for Adam Scott, who’s had enough near-misses, including a heartbreaker at Royal Lytham five years ago, to leave him with a certain yearning. And it’s big for Jason Day, whose injuries and family...
Armstrong earns chill time

Armstrong earns chill time

Josh Armstrong rushed to the practice range after the first round of the US Junior Amateur. After today’s second round, the Canberran dangled his feet in a lake at his host family’s house and tried to land hismelf a Kansas catfish. A 66 will do that....
Aussie trio handy at US Junior

Aussie trio handy at US Junior

All three Australians in the US Junior Amateur Championship are well placed after the first of two rounds of stroke play. Defending champion Min Woo Lee, trying to become the first player to successfully defend this title since Tiger Woods won three straight years...
Endycott set to power at the Porter

Endycott set to power at the Porter

Avondale’s Harrison Endycott will headline a four strong NSW contingent at the 2017 Porter Cup which begins tomorrow night at the Niagara Falls Country Club in New York. Endycott, who was a one stroke winner in this event last year, feels his game is peaking at the...
The Open: TV guide & Aussie tee times

The Open: TV guide & Aussie tee times

The Open has long been a happy hunting ground for Australians. Four Aussies have hoisted the famous Claret Jug a total of nine times, ranking us fifth by country in total wins. And on a per-visit basis, no venue has been “happier” than Royal Birkdale, with...
Function booking scam affecting golf clubs

Function booking scam affecting golf clubs

We have received news of a scam, running for months, that is now in the hospitality industry and affecting some golf clubs. It involves a person booking a function for his 80th whilst claiming to be hospitalised. After weeks of organising with dates, menus and seating...
Wilcannia is back on course

Wilcannia is back on course

The folk from Wilcannia are back on course. The Central Darling Shire town in north-west NSW with a population of about 600, will be back on Golf’s map soon after the NSW State Government committed to assist Golf NSW help rebuild the town’s disused nine-hole...
Dodt embraces holiday dilemma

Dodt embraces holiday dilemma

Queenslander Andrew Dodt muscled his way to a share of second place on day one of the Scottish Open, but then confessed a predicament. Dodt, 31, birdied four of his closing five holes to be among six players at 67, trailing just two shots behind Finland’s Mikko Ilonen...

Look out minigolf world, here comes Australia

When discussion of representing your country at golf comes around, most people think of the Olympics or World Cup.   Not any more. For the first time, Australia will send a team to compete in this year’s World Minigolf Championships in Croatia. Dave Maiolo, who...