Archive | March, 2011

2011 Shell Houston Open

2011 Shell Houston Open

THE 2011 Shell Houston Open begins Friday morning Australian time with four of the Australians in the field hoping to use the event to help fine tune their games before the US Masters next week. Stuart Appleby, Robert Allenby, Aaron Baddeley and Jason Day will all be playing at the Redstone Golf Club outside Houston […]

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2011 PGA Legends Tour hits South Australia

2011 PGA Legends Tour hits South Australia

THE South Australian leg of the 2011 E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour kicks off today with current Order of Merit leader Ken Tarling keen to extend his lead over Gary Merrick. Tarling, from Canada, has been in great form since arriving in Australia and has recorded two wins and accumulating $15,000 in just nine events. Merrick […]

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Albinski favourite to take 2011 Australian senior amateur golf title

Albinski favourite to take 2011 Australian senior amateur golf title

DEFENDING champion Stefan Albinski has won the 2011 Western Australian Senior Amateur Golf Championship by a record 14 strokes and is a red hot favourite to again take out the national title in May. In a commanding display at the Mandurah Golf Club, Albinski showed the form that has kept him on top of the […]

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Leishman goes close at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

Leishman goes close at the Arnold Palmer Invitational

AUSTRALIA’S Marc Leishman had the chance to snatch an unlikely win at the 2011 Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida this morning but in the end fell two short of Scottish winner Martin Laird. Laird, 28, began the day two strokes ahead of the field but battled with nerves and hit four bogeys and one double-bogey […]

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Stolz wins first 2011 OneAsia event

Stolz wins first 2011 OneAsia event

TWO years after coming out of “retirement”, Australian golfer Andre Stolz has recorded an emotional triumph in the US$1 million Indonesia PGA Championship. The 40 year old fired a final round four-under-par 68 for a winning total of 14-under-par 274. Overnight leader Rory Hie from Indonesia carded a 72 to finish alone in second place […]

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Magic Round for Millar in Indonesia PGA Championship

Magic Round for Millar in Indonesia PGA Championship

Jakarta, 24 March 2011 – Australian Matthew Millar shot the round of his life today to take the lead in the Indonesia PGA Championship. He broke the course record with a nine-under-par 63 and at one stage looked like he could break the 60 barrier. His compatriot Matthew Griffin finished in second place with a […]

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New Australian handicap system under review

New Australian handicap system under review

THE controversial new Australian handicapping system is set for further refinement with a representative from the US Golf Association in Australia this week looking at ways adapt the system to better suit local conditions. USGA Senior Director of Handicapping Kevin O’Connor has been taking part in seminars in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane that have looked […]

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Indonesian PGA Champ kicks off 2011 OneAsia Tour

Indonesian PGA Champ kicks off 2011 OneAsia Tour

 FORTY FOUR Aussie golfers are taking part in the first event of the 2011 OneAsia Tour in Indonesia this week, ranging from seasoned veterans like Wayne Grady and Peter Fowler to the younger brigade who are hoping to use it as a springboard to Europe and the USA. OneAsia is being touted as the fastest […]

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International 2011 Presidents Cup team gets a boost

International 2011 Presidents Cup team gets a boost

GREG NORMAN’S International team for the 2011 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne has received a boost with news a scheduling conflict between the cup and the South African Open will likely be averted. On current standings, Norman could lose the top half of his team if the five leading South Africans – Ernie Els, Retief […]

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Adam Scott riding a broomstick all the way to Augusta

Adam Scott riding a broomstick all the way to Augusta

ADAM SCOTT is delighted with his performance with his new broomstick putter and believes it will be a big positive for him when he fronts at the 2011 US Masters in April. “I think it’s going to be great for me,” Scott said in the midst of his impressive display at the WGC- Cadillac Championship […]

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