By Larry Canning. Well, if that’s the “new normal” until we get to the “next new normal” Golf Major, then I reckon it was a ripper! The Masters with some people definitely looked better than no people.
Golf Australia has released its new Handicap App and on first inspection it certainly appears to be a simple, fast and easy way to track your handicap, and the handicaps of others should you so desire. There are other useful features such as quickly looking up your daily handicap whatever course or tees you are playing.
Top senior amateur golfer Darryl Hearsch wraps up the latest events on the Australian senior amateur circuit and lays out all the opportunities available for senior golfers on what will hopefully be a much more positive year
CONGRATULATIONS to new Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama and to the golf fans of Japan, who get to experience what Aussie golfers went through in 2013 in celebrating their country's first ever green jacket. With Adam Scott local golfers knew all they had to do was copy his classically elegant swing and they were a big chance if they turned up with it for the Saturday stableford. But what is the average golfer to make of the Hideki "pause".
The Golf NSW Men's and Women's Senior Amateur Championships are set to tee off in the Shoalhaven on Monday, to be held at Shoalhaven Heads and Nowra Golf Clubs from April 19th to the 22nd. The event will see over 260 golfers descend on the region for five nights to contest the events.
The 2021 Australian PGA Championship will return to its traditional early summer timeslot following a one-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The flagship event will be played from 2-5 December at Brisbane’s historic Royal Queensland Golf Club. Tickets for the popular golf event are now on sale
IT just isn’t fair! Every Christmas it seems Santa is more than willing to step up to the plate and offer some yuletide golfing advice but when we try and approach the Easter Bunny for a few morsels of golf swing wisdom he just doesn’t give a shit... chocolate or otherwise. After much hand wringing we decided there was just one logical solution to our dilemma - we need something from the Irish. And on queue comes three time major winner Paddy Harrington with the very latest on why you should be flipping the wrists.
Ahhh!!! It's US Masters week, and can't you just smell the fragile scent of the Azaleas wafting across the Augusta National fairways? Well maybe not from Bondi, Beaumaris, or Bullamakanka but if you tune in to some of the extensive media coverage that will be available on free to air, pay TV, streaming services and elsewhere you're certain to hear plenty of flowery commentary... at least until the final showdown sometime early Monday morning.
As a 17-year-old from Brisbane, Cameron Smith couldn’t imagine winning a more important tournament than the 2010 Greg Norman Junior Masters. Ten years on and Smith has completed another career ambition by claiming the 2020 Greg Norman Medal.
There aren’t many key Australian golf trophies without the name Peter Senior engraved upon them. For that matter, there aren’t many decades in which the evergreen Queenslander hasn’t saluted professionally.
APPROACHING his 41st birthday Australia’s Matt Jones has seemingly swooped from the clouds to win his second US PGA TOUR title by a commanding 5 strokes… and earn a place in his second US Masters. The two-time Australian Open winner and noted golfing speedster has perhaps learnt a valuable lesson he can take with him on his second Augusta National journey.
No matter how many tournaments they play, in whatever country and weather conditions, managing your game and emotions is critical to your success in professional golf, as it is in life. All week at Concord Golf Club it was a story of mental toughness.