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Jason Day out of Rio Olympics but bound for OZ in November

WORLD number one Jason Day has confirmed his withdrawal from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio but has committed to at least two events in the upcoming Aussie summer of golf.

Early morning rant … just par for the course

By Larry Canning. THE other morning, at some ridiculous hour, I was sitting in my lounge room, with a Nespresso Apregio Lungo in my left hand, a remote in the other and a plate with a jam covered crumpet on my lap.

Billy Hurley 111 overcomes the hurdles for maiden TOUR victory: Weekend Roundup

BILLY HURLEY 111 was a feel-good story with his debut win in the US PGA TOUR, Henrik Stenson won his 10th European Tour title and the unstoppable Lydia Ko made it 13 wins on the LPGA.

How to improve your short putts

SINKING those three and four foot putts can make all the difference to your golf game – just ask Dustin Johnson and his experience at the last two US Opens.
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Rory McIlroy pulls out of Rio Olympics with Jason Day also casting doubt

RORY MCILROY announced this week he is pulling out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics over fears surrounding the Zika virus while Australia’s Jason Day has suggested he is yet to make a final decision.

The Evolution of the Golf Ball: Infographic

GOLFERS love their little white balls (even though they might throw an occasional one in a dam in frustration) and we found this infographic of the history and development of golf balls very interesting.

Jordan Spieth back for 2016 Australian Open at Royal Sydney

GREAT news for the Aussie Open at the Royal Sydney Golf Club this year with 2014 champion Jordan Spieth confirmed as a starter for the third year in a row.

Jason Day’s “all or nothing” moment at the 2016 US Open

JASON DAY stood on the 17th tee knowing it was all or nothing. Mark Hayes of Golf Australia reports from Oakmont.

Scott Hend on the road to Rio after Thai win?

BIG hitting Aussie golfer Scott Hend has made a big stride toward the Rio Australian Olympic team after claiming his ninth Asian Tour title on the weekend.

Dustin Johnson overcomes rules controversy to win 2016 US Open

DUSTIN JOHNSON overcame the old scars – and a potential new one – to win his first major with an emphatic victory at the 2016 US Open at the Oakmont Country Club.

How to improve your putting and get rid of the dreaded three putts

WITH the world’s best golfers about to take on the punishing Oakmont Country Club greens for the 2016 US Open it’s a good time to talk about putting – and getting rid of the dreaded three and even four putts.

Adam Scott vows to challenge a brutal Oakmont

On the ground in the US, Mark Hayes from Golf Australia reports Adam Scott is feeling confident ahead of his quest for a second major at the 2016 US Open