Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Home 2008 October

Monthly Archives: October 2008

Albinski takes Victorian Senior Amateur Golf Championship

Sydney golfer Stefan Albinski has started the senior amateur golf season with a bang with a magnificent come from behind win in the 2008...

PGA Australia Summer of Golf

 THE PGA of Australia has released a new look “Summer of Golf” schedule for 2009 and a “refreshed” PGA Tour of Australasia  brand that...

Peter Senior wins the Handa Australia Cup

Peter Senior wound back the clock to win the Handa Australia Cup in Perth, Mathew Goggin fired a seven-under par 63 to finish in third place at the Frys.com Open in Scottsdale, Arizona, Gavin Coles fired a three-under par 68 to finish in a tie for third place at the Miccosukee Championships in Miami, Florida and David Gleeson clinched a three shot victory at the Macau Open to break his six year drought. See the full Aussies in Action world roundup

Are You Fit For Golf?

Loss of flexibility and strength can be a real problem for older golfers. Here, Trent Malcolm, an Accredited Exercise Physiologist, provides a tailored improvement program especially for older golfers.

Ross Percy record win in SA Seniors

Victorian golfer Ross Percy has recorded the lowest ever score in an Australian Senior Order of Merit round to win the 2008 South Australian...

Australian Veteran Golfers Union National Championship Result

Victorian golfer Richard Froebel has won the Australian Veteran Golfers Union National Championship in Adelaide. It was two years on the trot for Froebel, from Cranbourne Golf Club, who also won the event in Darwin last year. Some 250 golfers from around the country took part in the week long event, with the 54 championship holes played at thee of Adelaide’s premier courses. NOW UPDATED WITH FULL RESULTS.

Want to caddie for Rodger Davis?

Legendary Australian golfer Rodger Davis is looking for a caddie for the 2008 NSW Open in November. Davis is leaving his caddie at home and...

Caddie says Norman was as good as Woods

Leading caddie Steve Williams has revealed some fascinating insights into his current boss Tiger Woods compared to former boss and friend Greg Norman. In an interview with Peter Stone, published on smh.com.au, Williams says Norman was as good a player as Woods and could have been equal to the best of what Tiger has done. But his fatal flaw was in dwelling on bad shots and not being able to get over them.

Leishman smashes field in maiden Nationwide Tour win

Marc Leishman became the sixth Aussie winner on the Nationwide Tour on the weekend, claiming the WNB Golf Classic in Texas by a whopping 11 shots and rocketing into the Top 25. The 24 year old Victorian smashed the field to finish on 21 under par, equaling the Nationwide Tour's largest margin of victory. See the full roundup of world golf inlcudng the senior tour results.

Ballesteros diagnosed with brain tumour

Five times major winner Seve Ballesteros has been diagnosed with a brain tumour after undergoing tests at a Madrid hospital. “I inform you that after...

Denis Dale over arch rival in senior match play

Denis Dale (pictured left) has beaten arch rival Rick Oliver to take out the 2008 Australian Men’s Senior Golf Match Play Championship at Barwon...

Golf Humour

With all the gloom and doom of the world financial crisis it is a good time to add to our much neglected golf humour section. Here are a few new golf jokes to lighten up the situation. When searching for golf jokes, religion often seems to play a big part and in two of the new jokes it is a major player. In the first, a golfer in his golden years gets some divine help while playing the famous 17th hole at TPC Sawgrass.