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Arnold Palmer remembered by the Australian Golf Writers Association

THE members of the Australian Golf Writers Association join the rest of the golfing fraternity in their sorrow at the passing of Arnold Palmer. His magnificent record of seven majors and the charisma that attracted unprecedented numbers to “Arnie’s Army” are well known.

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Arnold Palmer dead at 87

THE truly legendary golfer Arnold Palmer died today in Pittsburgh aged 87.

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Australian golf mourns Dan Cullen DFC

The PGA of Australia is mourning the loss of its longest serving Member and decorated returned soldier, Dan Cullen DFC. Cullen passed away on Australia Day aged 101.

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Golf pioneer Calvin Peete dies

CALVIN PEETE, the most decorated African-American golfer in US PGA Tour history prior to Tiger Woods, died Wednesday aged 71. Peete won 12 times on the US PGA Tour between 1979-86, highlighted by a victory at the 1985 Players Championship. He captured a career-best four victories in 1982. One of the most accurate ball-strikers of […]

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Australian golf loses the great Kel Nagle

KEL NAGLE, one of the greats of Australian golf, passed away peacefully overnight in Sydney aged 94.

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Ken Venturi dies at 82

FORMER US Open winner and long-time golf broadcaster Ken Venturi has died aged 82. Venturi won the 1964 United States Open while nearing collapse from heat exhaustion and went on to be the chief golf analyst for America’s CBS Sports for many years. He was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame in May. […]

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Vale Seve Ballesteros

THE TRIBUTES flow for Seve Ballesteros, five time Major winner and an inspirational figure in world golf. The Spaniard died on the weekend aged 54 following respiratory failure three years after he underwent a series of operations to remove a brain tumour. The tributes of his peers perhaps speak best for an amazing career. First, […]

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Billy McWilliam was one of Australia's most famous golf coaches and when he passed away this week he left a legacy that had touched golfing careers going back to the likes of a young Greg Norman and stretched to more recently guiding Sarah Kemp on the path to LPGA success. He was still an active coach well into his 80's.

Billy McWilliam a golfing great

Billy McWilliam was one of Australia’s most famous golf coaches and when he passed away this week he left a legacy that had touched golfing careers going back to the likes of a young Greg Norman and stretched to more recently guiding Sarah Kemp on the path to LPGA success. He was still an active […]

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