Archive | February, 2009

IMAGINE you’ve had an eight month lay off from golf, you’ve had major knee surgery, you’re on the first tee of your first competition game after spending all those months in rehabilitation.

Forget that you’re Tiger Woods and you have the added pressure of the eyes and cameras of the world on you, as you tee up your ball after being away for so long what are you thinking?

If you are Tiger Woods hitting of at the Accenture Match Play, what you are thinking is going to help you start back with a birdie, eagle on the first two holes, and to go on and comfortably win the match.

Tiger Woods: The “Secret” Revealed

IMAGINE you’ve had an eight month lay off from golf, you’ve had major knee surgery, you’re on the first tee of your first competition game after spending all those months in rehabilitation. Forget that you’re Tiger Woods and you have the added pressure of the eyes and cameras of the world on you, as you […]

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Entries open for 2009 Men's Senior Amateur Championship

Entries open for 2009 Men’s Senior Amateur Championship

ENTRIES are now open for the 2009 Australian Men’s Senior Amateur Championship to be played at the picturesque Bribie Island Golf Club in Queensland. The championship has been played since 1981 and has become one of Australia’s great men’s senior events. The event, to be played from May 12 to 14 over 54 holes of […]

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Tasmania Senior Open 2009

Tasmania Senior Open 2009

VICTORIAN Michael Harwood has won the Tasmania Senior Open Championship for 2009 whilst local Michael Leedham (pictured) made it three in a row in the amateur section. Harwood won the championship with rounds of 75 and 69, a 36-hole total of 144 (EV), from fellow Victorian Trevor McDonald and defending champion Garry Merrick, who were […]

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Greg Norman keeps on walking

Greg Norman keeps on walking

GREG NORMAN will be helping celebrate his recent 54th birthday with a serious tilt at the Johnnie Walker Classic in Perth. After his stunning British Open performance last year, Norman is looking to start fine tuning his game for his 23rd trip to the US Masters. In the ultimate fairy tale that almost was, Norman […]

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One of the inspiring venues for the Australian Veteran Golfers National Championship to be held in Cairns from August 23 to 28.

Half Moon Bay Golf Course

One of the inspiring venues for the Australian Veteran Golfers National Championship to be held in Cairns from August 23 to 28.

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THE 2009 Australian Veteran Golfers National Championship is shaping up as a spectacular event with organisers delighted with the interest shown by senior golfers. The Bendigo Bank sponsored event will be held in Cairns from the 23rd to 28th August. The ceiling of 360 male starters is likely to be reached well in advance of the closing date of June 12th. Current champion Richard Froebell will be vying for a third title.

Veteran Golfers National Championship Cairns 2009

THE 2009 Australian Veteran Golfers National Championship is shaping up as a spectacular event with organisers delighted with the interest shown by senior golfers. The Bendigo Bank sponsored event will be held in Cairns from the 23rd to 28th August. The ceiling of 360 male starters is likely to be reached well in advance of […]

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Women's Australian Open

Women’s Australian Open

MERCURIAL Briton Laura Davies has claimed her second Australian Open title after a sensational day of see-sawing fortunes at Metropolitan Golf Club in Melbourne. In the clubhouse on 285, seven-under, after her final round 68, Davies watched as nearest rival Tania Elosegui of Spain imploded with a double-bogey six on the 72nd hole which she […]

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First 2009 senior golf events

First 2009 senior golf events

THE 2009 Victorian and NSW Senior Orders of Merit are underway with the first two events decided. In Victoria, scratch marker Thomas Warren from Queenscliff GC won the 36 hole Lonsdale Senior Amateur with 75 – 72 (147) for a convincing three shot margin in the first event of the year. Warren, in only his […]

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Women's Australian Open supports bushfire appeal

Women’s Australian Open supports bushfire appeal

PLAYERS and officials at the Women’s Australian Open in Melbourne have pledged their support to the Victorian Bushfire Relief Fund. The Ladies European Tour (LET) and Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG) Tour, who co-sanction the A$500,000 tournament, will donate A$5 for every birdie made this week. Players are being invited to match this or to […]

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2009 Senior amateur golf calender

2009 Senior amateur golf calender

ELITE Australian senior amateur golf gets underway for the year this month with a number of national and state events scheduled. Over at AUSOOM, Denis Dale (pictured) has produced a very helpful online calender that sets out the major events of the year. His articles also help to explain the new Australian Senior Amateur Ranking […]

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