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Victoria’s storied Barwon Heads Golf Club lures a rising new general manager

By Chris Vogt. THERE is an aura surrounding the club at Barwon Heads. Much of its storied past is folklore in these parts. The ‘house on the hill’ surveys the sleepy seaside town and the coast beyond.

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GOLF CONFIDENCE: The Golfer's Mind Part 2

GOLF CONFIDENCE: The Golfer’s Mind Part 2

MANY golfers have a much bigger reaction when they hit a bad shot compared to when they hit a good one. They’ll beat up on themselves unmercifully for fluffing a shot, and don’t mind doing it publicly. But hit a great shot and they’ll brush it off with little actual acknowledgement. And that, according to […]

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Aussies take on golf world cup

Aussies take on golf world cup

Brendan Jones will join countryman Richard Green to represent Australia at the 2008 Omega Mission Hills World Cup to be played from November 27-30 at the Mission Hills Golf Club in China. Jones’ inclusion to partner Green will see the duo attempt to claim the World Cup for the Aussies for the fifth time in […]

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Turning Golf Pro at 48

Turning Golf Pro at 48

PROVING it’s never too late, English amateur golfer Gary Wolstenholme has decided to turn pro at the ripe old age of 48. Wolstenholme, one of the world’s best known and most successful amateurs, gained further notoriety earlier this year when he was called in as first alternate for the U.S. Open. Much was made of […]

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Queensland Mid Amateur Golf

Queensland Mid Amateur Golf

Horton Park’s David Grenfell has won the 2008 Queensland Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship after shooting a final round one-under par 71 at Club Pelican. The championship has become a popular annual event and is is open to male amateur golfers aged between 30 and 54. In fine but breezy conditions, Grenfell registered birdies on holes 5, […]

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Strong Aussie team for Senior Asia Pacific golf championship

Strong Aussie team for Senior Asia Pacific golf championship

The strong six man Australian team chosen to compete in the 2008 Asia-Pacific Senior Golf Championship in Malaysia in November is hoping to go one better after previous national teams finished second in the last two championships. The Australian team includes Rick Oliver (NSW), Denis Dale (NSW), Ross Percy (VIC), Brian Sams (NSW), Nigel Goodall […]

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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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Many people have long suspected Tiger Woods could walk on water and now there is a video to "prove" it. The first look at a long-rumoured "Jesus Shot" has been posted on YouTube, showing Woods hitting a wedge from the middle of a water hazard. Problem is, he does break Rule 13-4 in the process.

Tiger Woods Walks on Water

Many people have long suspected Tiger Woods could walk on water and now there is a video to “prove” it. The first look at a long-rumoured “Jesus Shot” has been posted on YouTube, showing Woods hitting a wedge from the middle of a water hazard. Problem is, he does break Rule 13-4 in the process.

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Tony and Joe are playing a course that is wet and muddy.  Both have played their second shots to just short of the green.  Joe is away by a few centimetres.  Tony, thinking his ball will interfere with Joe's play, marks, lifts and puts it in his pocket so he can hold an umbrella and his clubs.

Golf Rules Quiz No 3

Tony and Joe are playing a course that is wet and muddy. Both have played their second shots to just short of the green. Joe is away by a few centimetres. Tony, thinking his ball will interfere with Joe’s play, marks, lifts and puts it in his pocket so he can hold an umbrella and […]

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Your dodgy knee mightn’t make the headlines but this quick routine developed by physiotherapist Ramsey McMaster is designed to build up “feel” in your swing– and may also help prevent injury. ## New video added

Your 5 minute golf warm-up

Your dodgy knee mightn’t make the headlines but this quick routine developed by physiotherapist Ramsey McMaster is designed to build up “feel” in your swing– and may also help prevent injury. ## New video added

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