Monthly Archives: December 2016
WE’VE long heard rumours about Santa’s fabled North Pole Invitational Golf Tournament but we’ve never seen any actual footage before.
THE revamped Thurgoona Country Club in Albury will host a new 54 hole tournament on the E-Z-GO PGA Legends Tour that will see some of the country’s top older professionals playing alongside elite amateurs.
THE innovative new ISPS HANDA World Super 6 Perth tournament is taking shape with world top ten players Patrick Reed and Alex Noren the first to announce their participation.
THE European Tour has decided these are the best ten shots of 2016. They include an albatross from Scott Hend and a great bunker shot at the Perth International by Brett Rumford.
SOME of the world’s top lady golfers will be gracing the fairways of Royal Adelaide Golf Club for the 2017 ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open in February.
THEY’VE pensioned big John Daly off to the US Champions Tour but it looks like the colourful dynasty will continue with his 13 year old son showing all his dad’s prodigious golfing talents.
MANY may be surprised to learn that in 2016 golf is Australia’s most popular club-based sport for adults, beating other contenders including cricket, netball, basketball and Australian football.
HARD WORKING Peter Fowler probably would have liked a better finale to his 2016 European Senior Tour season but again finished as the top Aussie after the final event on the weekend.
COMMON sense for once reigns in the golfing world with the powers that be announcing a new local rule that says there will be no penalty if a ball is accidentally moved on the putting green. INFOGRAPHIC
GREG NORMAN always enjoyed putting the cat among the pigeons as an aggressive golfer and now reportedly has a plan to “shatter” the status quo in golf.
UNHERALDED 37 year old Aussie golfer Sam Brazel had a career changing weekend in Hong Kong with his first professional win in the $US 2 million UBS Hong Kong Open.
A RARE opportunity has come up to play the hyper exclusive and highly rated Ellerston Golf Course at Scone in country NSW … though you are probably going to need some reasonably deep pockets.
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