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Pampling wins Australian Masters

Rod Pampling has defeated  Marcus Fraser on the third hole of a sudden-death play-off to win the $1.5 million Sportsbet Masters at Huntingdale Golf Club. The...

The golf swing – in every minute, gory detail

If it is possible to focus too much on the modern golf swing then maybe Jeff Mann has done it. Jeff is a retired doctor who has built an amazing resource at his website, Perfect Golf Swing. As Jeff happily admits, his analysis of the golf swing is so detailed it is not for everyone. But for those who are interested, it is fascinating stuff

Parry and Daly hit off

The summer of golf was just 10 minutes old when defending Australian Open Champion Craig Parry hit off with John Daly at the Australian Masters n the first of many expected highlights. Live Scoring link.

Peter Senior hasn’t lost the passion

Peter Senior will make golfing history when he fronts up for his 30th Australian Masters event this week but the 49 year old has...

John Daly kicks off feast of Aussie golf

JOHN DALY could be more than just a sideshow when he arrives on Australian shores this week to spice up the start of the...

Correct address – foundation of the golf swing

Correct setup at address is critical for a balanced, repeatable golf swing. Bobby Eldridge from Pure Point Golf likens it constructing a building, if you haven’t got a stable foundation, nothing else you do is going to matter. In an easy to understand style, with lots of accompanying pictures, Eldridge explains the correcting positioning of feet, knees, hips, shoulders, spine and head.

Seniors tour renamed PGA Legends Tour

THE Australian PGA Seniors Tour has been renamed the PGA Legends Tour. PGA Australia says the new name was approved at a recent board...

Australian Men’s Mid Amateur Golf Championship

See updated news and results of 2009 Championship The 2009 Australian Men's Mid Amateur Golf Championship, open to golfers aged 30 to 54 with a...

Golf pushing for inclusion as Olympic sport

GOLF hasn’t been played at the Olympics for over a century but now many of its leading players and governing bodies are pushing for...

Townsend wins NSW Open and Von Nida decided

Local favorite Aaron Townsend has claimed the NSW Open by seven shots whist Michael Long has been crowned the 2008 Von Nida Tour Money...

Aussie team wins Asia-Pacific Senior Championship

The Australian team has recorded a resounding victory at the 2008 Asia-Pacific Senior Golf Championship played in Sabah, Malaysia. Current Australian Senior Amateur Champion Stefan...

Titleist Pro V1 Golf Balls Banned?

There are news reports that the Titleist Pro V1 golf ball is on the verge of being banned. But if you are one of the many who hold the Titleist Pro V1’s dear, don’t panic. Reports of their demise may be premature. It all revolves around a long running dispute with Callaway over alleged infringement of technology patents. Titleist has responded to a US District court injunction stopping the manufacture of the balls. UPDATED WITH TITLEIST FAQ.