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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...

Tiger Woods vs Adam Scott golf swing

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US Wins Ryder Cup

Jim Furyk hugs Justin Leonard after defeating Spain's Miquel Angel Jimenez to secure the Ryder Cup for the US after three successive European victories. CLICK HERE

Callaway Golf FT-iQ Driver

Having a mid or later life crisis and can’t afford a new sports car. Perhaps Callaway’s new FT-iQ Driver will fit the bill. Among all the usual technical babble and sales hyperbole – we’re talking about the “New dawn” of the “World’s Smartest Driver” here – Callaway claims the club was styled on the Lamborghini Reventon sports car. As well as the odd stealth jet.

New Golf Australia CEO

  QUEENSLANDER Stephen Pitt has been named as the new chief executive of Golf Australia. Pitt is an experienced sports administrator and was selected from more...

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...

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...

The 7 deadly sins of warming up

By Ramsay McMaster, Golf Physiotherapist. Seven bad habits that can destroy your round. Number one is starting the day by rushing to the course. The tension and anxiety created can not only disrupt your golf rhythm but can lead to common injuries.

Golf aids memory, at least for some

WALKING not only boosts physical health but new Australian research shows it can also help your brain stay younger longer. That’s good news for (the many cartless) older golfers and means that even if your score starts to skyrocket as your aging body deteriorates, at least you’ll still have the mental capacity to add it all up at the end of the round.

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...

Men’s golf handicap increased and cheats targeted

The maximum men’s golf handicap has now increased to 36.4 under changes announced by Golf Australia. A number of other measures also come into force as of September 1, including new provisions cracking down on players suspected of “manipulating” their handicaps, and help for those returning from injury.