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THIS American golf instructor appears too young to be channelling the late, great Ben Hogan, but he is certainly dressed for the part... maybe a bit too much so. Still, you can't dismiss the Hogan golf swing wisdom, in this case examining the "magic of the trail elbow" and how its correct positioning can be one of the best ball striking moves.
The ISPA HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will forge ahead in 2021 with its seven-event schedule to start the new year despite the ongoing border uncertainty due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Larry Canning presents his highly regarded, much anticipated, industry leading, hugely sought-after, annual golfing awards - "The Larrys". 

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2020 “a year like no other” for NSW Super Senior golfers

A year like no other would be an apt description of 2020 with regard to the Super Senior Pennant. Starting with 63 teams when the draw was released Covid 19 quickly took its toll by reducing that number to 54. As well, the Super Senior Championship held at Toukley Golf Club every year since 2012 became another casualty due to the virus and the restrictions imposed at the time. It will hopefully be held on the 10th May in 2021.

Larry Canning: After a crappy year all I want for Christmas is… Dustin’s walk, Bryson’s golf shoes, Cam Smith’s grit…and…and…and…

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Australian senior amateur golfing wrap: December 2020

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The 2020 NSW Veteran Golfers Matchplay Championships overcomes the covid hurdles to stage a great week of golf at Port Stephens

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Peter Alliss “The Voice of Golf” passes away aged 89

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Australian golf clubs have more than 42,000 new members this year – the job now is to keep them

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IF 2020 has taught us anything it is that we can't be in control of everything. So too the golf swing, with this golf instruction video suggesting that the "foundation of a beautiful natural golf swing" lies in learning to let go.

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Margie Masters is known as a pioneer of Australian women’s professional golf but there’s a lot more to her than just that. She speaks about her life in golf to KAREN HARDING.

PGA and ALPG undertake world-first unifying brand refresh

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A Hole in One double header!

Penrith veteran golfer Steve Williams was delighted when his tee shot on the 15th hole at Penrith GC finished at the bottom of the cup, for a hole in one and a certain 'Nearest the Pin' prize.