Archive | April, 2009

MacDonald shines in Alice Springs

MacDonald shines in Alice Springs

QUEENSLAND senior golfer Grahame MacDonald has won the 2009 Northern Territory Seniors Championship after a final day tussle with Sydney’s Denis Dale at the Alice Springs Golf Club. The two players were equal overnight after 36 holes but MacDonald shone through over the closing holes to win by two strokes. It was his first win […]

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China grabs World Golf Championship event

China grabs World Golf Championship event

THE WORLD golf map is changing with China to host one of the elite World Golf Championship events this year. World number one Tiger Woods is already confirmed as a starter for the only WGC event not to be staged in the US. The International Federation of PGA Tours announced this week the HSBC Champions […]

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IN the final part of our golf swing fundamental series, Bobby Eldridge of PurePoint Golf explains the moment of truth –  when the head of the bat hits the ball.  Eldridge says 95 percent of the final part of the swing is getting the club in the right position at the top of the backswing. From there it is just one fluid motion to release and golfing glory, or at least your best chance of hitting a solid golf shot.

Golf Swing – Impact and Follow Through

IN the final part of our golf swing fundamental series, Bobby Eldridge of PurePoint Golf explains the moment of truth – when the head of the bat hits the ball. Eldridge says 95 percent of the final part of the swing is getting the club in the right position at the top of the backswing. […]

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Grady favourite for SA PGA Seniors Championship

Grady favourite for SA PGA Seniors Championship

WAYNE GRADY will be a hot favourite when he heads a star studded line up competing in the inaugural South Australian PGA Seniors Championship at Adelaide Shores next week. Grady is  in top form after winning in Japan last week but will face stiff opposition in the Australian PGA Legends Tour event from the likes […]

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Beware of rip-off Australian Masters tickets

Beware of rip-off Australian Masters tickets

WITH Tiger Woods due to appear at the Australian Masters in November, organisers have warned rip off merchants are already trying to take advantage of the heightened interest in the event. Masters organiser IMG has warned fans not to be misled by websites and ticket brokers offering unofficial tournament tickets for purchase. They say several […]

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Scott Strange wins first OneAsia Super Series event

Scott Strange wins first OneAsia Super Series event

A SIZZLING back nine performance has seen Australian Scott Strange claim the Volvo China Open by one shot and make history by becoming the first winner on the OneAsia Super Series. The 33 year old West Australian shot a final round four under 68, including three birdies in his final five holes to claim the […]

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BRINGING the clubhead to the back of the ball is the critical moment in golf. In Part 6 of our Full Golf Swing Fundamentals series, Bobby Eldridge, Head Teaching Professional at PurePoint Golf, says it is the point of no return.
As the right arm begins to unfold and the left hip moves one or two inches towards the target before it begins to turn out of the way, the downswing is in full swing mode. In other words, he says, the game is on. There’s no holding back, no stopping and no bailing out.
There are some very important moves that have to take place here for a solid shot with maximum clubhead speed.

The Downswing

BRINGING the clubhead to the back of the ball is the critical moment in golf. In Part 6 of our Full Golf Swing Fundamentals series, Bobby Eldridge, Head Teaching Professional at PurePoint Golf, says it is the point of no return. As the right arm begins to unfold and the left hip moves one or […]

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Congratulations to Argentina's Angel Cabrera on winning the 2009 US Masters at Augusta National

Cabrera wins 2009 Masters

Congratulations to Argentina’s Angel Cabrera on winning the 2009 US Masters at Augusta National

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Gary Player closes Masters curtain

Gary Player closes Masters curtain

Three times US Masters winner Gary Player has decided 2009 will be his final appearance at Augusta National. The 73 year old South African will be calling it quits after an amazing 52 starts. “I’m hitting the ball so short now I  can hear it land,” the winner of nine majors and a Grand Slam […]

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Just 40 spots remain for Cairns national veterans championship

Just 40 spots remain for Cairns national veterans championship

VETERAN GOLFERS considering playing in the 2009 Australian Veteran Golfers National Championships in Cairns need to get in soon with just 40 playing spots remaining. The Ladies Competition is already closed and there is a waiting list so that would seem out of the question. Tournament director Claud Clark said this week he currently had […]

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