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Greg Norman Bound for Australian Open 2009

Greg Norman Bound for Australian Open 2009

IN A MAJOR coup, Greg Norman has agreed to play in the next three Australian Open championships in Sydney. Australia’s greatest ever golfer will head the field in the 2009 Australian Open to be played at the NSW Golf Club at La Perouse from December 3 to 6. The 54 year old can expect to […]

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GOLF COACHES often talk about the importance of good posture in the golf swing.
Here, Accredited Exercise Physiologist Trent Malcolm says that while some postural deterioration is expected with age, there are a number of exercises and stretches that can help rectify poor posture, which will improve your body for golf (and life).
Trent’s easy to follow routine will help improve your swing mechanics (and your health and well being) and give you “THE POWER OF POSTURE!”

The Power of Posture

GOLF COACHES often talk about the importance of good posture in the golf swing. Here, Accredited Exercise Physiologist Trent Malcolm says that while some postural deterioration is expected with age, there are a number of exercises and stretches that can help rectify poor posture, which will improve your body for golf (and life). Trent’s easy […]

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Golf Goes to Canberra

Golf Goes to Canberra

THE Australian golf industry has taken its case to Canberra in a bid to put itself further before the political spotlight. Industry representatives wanted to impress on Canberra the contribution golf makes to the nation, both economically and otherwise. Federal Minister for Sport Kate Ellis and Richard Marles, Parliamentary Secretary for innovation and Industry, welcomed […]

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NOTHING could be finer for South Carolina’s Lucas Glover than his stunning victory in the 2009 US Open.

Lucas Glover wins US Open

NOTHING could be finer for South Carolina’s Lucas Glover than his stunning victory in the 2009 US Open.

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US Open Golf on normal free to air television service

US Open Golf on normal free to air television service

FORGET our previous story, regional Australians (and all those without ONE HD access) will once again be stiffed by Channel 10 and the Southern Cross regional network and they will not be getting full coverage of the Final Round of the 2009 US Open, which begins around 11pm Monday Sydney time tonight. Channel 10 Network television […]

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EARLY tearaway leader Ricky Barnes had dropped a couple of strokes but Australia’s Michael Sim had faired little better as partial final rounds of the US Open were halted due to poor light.
Americans Barnes and Lucas Glover were at seven under after just one final round hole, with a resurgent Phil Mickelson looming behind at minus two.
Sim is paired with Tiger Woods (sitting on Even after seven holes) and both he and Adam Scott (9 holes completed) are at four over. Australian television coverage will recommence early Tuesday morning. Live Leaderboard.

US Open Golf 2009

EARLY tearaway leader Ricky Barnes had dropped a couple of strokes but Australia’s Michael Sim had faired little better as partial final rounds of the US Open were halted due to poor light. Americans Barnes and Lucas Glover were at seven under after just one final round hole, with a resurgent Phil Mickelson looming behind […]

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This heavily bunkered green surrounded by big grandstands and lots of New York noise awaits US Open competitors on the par 3, 207 yard 17th at Bethpage Black.

The 17th at Bethpage Black

This heavily bunkered green surrounded by big grandstands and lots of New York noise awaits US Open competitors on the par 3, 207 yard 17th at Bethpage Black.

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Golf industry "staying ahead of the game"

Golf industry “staying ahead of the game”

THE Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC) is requesting the help of golf clubs nationally for an innovative data research project that aims to help the industry ‘stay ahead of the game.’ The new national research project is reliant on the collection of monthly round data from clubs across Australia so that industry trends can be […]

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IT CERTAINLY took some doing, but Port Kembla’s Rod Hall has finally taken out the NSW Veteran Matchplay Championship.
Hall was beaten by a whisker on the 18th hole in last year’s final and today it took him till the 22nd hole to topple Canberra’s Joe Marumo.
There was never more than one stroke difference throughout the match and in a golf format that can be nerve wracking at the best of times, Hall called on some 50 years of golfing experience to retain his composure.
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NSW Veteran Matchplay Championship 2009

IT CERTAINLY took some doing, but Port Kembla’s Rod Hall has finally taken out the NSW Veteran Matchplay Championship. Hall was beaten by a whisker on the 18th hole in last year’s final and today it took him till the 22nd hole to topple Canberra’s Joe Marumo. There was never more than one stroke difference […]

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Australian Masters final day tickets selling out

Australian Masters final day tickets selling out

THE Tiger Woods factor is proving to be a major drawcard for this year’s Australian Masters golf with ticket sales for the final day of the four-day event selling fast. Victorian Sports Minister James Merlino said more than 70 per cent of the Sunday general admission tickets had been snapped up after four hours on […]

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