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MacDonald shines in Alice Springs

QUEENSLAND senior golfer Grahame MacDonald has won the 2009 Northern Territory Seniors Championship after a final day tussle with Sydney’s Denis Dale at the...

China grabs World Golf Championship event

THE WORLD golf map is changing with China to host one of the elite World Golf Championship events this year. World number one Tiger Woods...

Golf Swing – Impact and Follow Through

IN the final part of our golf swing fundamental series, Bobby Eldridge of PurePoint Golf explains the moment of truth – when the head of the bat hits the ball. Eldridge says 95 percent of the final part of the swing is getting the club in the right position at the top of the backswing. From there it is just one fluid motion to release and golfing glory, or at least your best chance of hitting a solid golf shot.

Grady favourite for SA PGA Seniors Championship

WAYNE GRADY will be a hot favourite when he heads a star studded line up competing in the inaugural South Australian PGA Seniors Championship...

Beware of rip-off Australian Masters tickets

WITH Tiger Woods due to appear at the Australian Masters in November, organisers have warned rip off merchants are already trying to take advantage...

Scott Strange wins first OneAsia Super Series event

A SIZZLING back nine performance has seen Australian Scott Strange claim the Volvo China Open by one shot and make history by becoming the...

The Downswing

BRINGING the clubhead to the back of the ball is the critical moment in golf. In Part 6 of our Full Golf Swing Fundamentals series, Bobby Eldridge, Head Teaching Professional at PurePoint Golf, says it is the point of no return. As the right arm begins to unfold and the left hip moves one or two inches towards the target before it begins to turn out of the way, the downswing is in full swing mode. In other words, he says, the game is on. There’s no holding back, no stopping and no bailing out. There are some very important moves that have to take place here for a solid shot with maximum clubhead speed.

Cabrera wins 2009 Masters

Congratulations to Argentina's Angel Cabrera on winning the 2009 US Masters at Augusta National

Gary Player closes Masters curtain

Three times US Masters winner Gary Player has decided 2009 will be his final appearance at Augusta National. The 73 year old South African will...

Just 40 spots remain for Cairns national veterans championship

VETERAN GOLFERS considering playing in the 2009 Australian Veteran Golfers National Championships in Cairns need to get in soon with just 40 playing spots...

Augusta – where one word is never enough

“Augusta...where nature’s renewal meets golf’s quest for immortality.” Holy crap it's important.

Sim wins in US while Ogilvy and Norman falter before Masters

AUSTRALIAN Nick O’Hern has tied for third at the Shell Houston Open, while the rounds of Geoff Ogilvy and Greg Norman unraveled in their US Masters lead ups. After being tied for first overnight, Ogilvy finished in a five person tie for sixth and Norman, in his much vaunted lead up to Augusta, finished 70th. Meanwhile, Michael Sim became the third Australasian winner on the Nationwide Tour this season, blitzing the field by a whopping six shots to claim the Stonebrae Classic in California. See the full Aussies in Action world round up.