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A green thumbs up for Royal Melbourne course director ahead of...

The 2019 Presidents Cup looms as the biggest tournament in Australia for many years. Just a little pressure for Royal Melbourne’s Director of Courses...

2019 Presidents Cup: Tiger and Ernie prepare for battle at Royal...

By Chris Vogt TWO modern greats of golf slipped into Australia recently on reconnaissance missions ahead of next year’s Presidents Cup. Ernie Els and Tiger...

Aussie #WorldCupofGolf final round charge falls short as the sun shines...

By Chris Vogt A bleak morning cleared to reveal the splendour of Metropolitan’s course, and drew large crowds to an enthralling final round at the...

Brian the former bagman one of the characters at the 2018...

Melbourne golf writer CHRIS VOGT has a talent for spotting the great stories behind the scenes at big golf tournaments   “Bring your coffee over and...

World Cup of Golf Day 2: Surprise leaders as weather lashes...

  By Chris Vogt The weather crew got it right this time. Thursday’s dire forecast never materialised. Instead, they copied and pasted it to the second...

Everything from A to Zimbabwe at the 2018 World Cup of...

By Chris Vogt The rain held off, the wind freshened, and the Metropolitan Golf Club basked in sunshine on the first day of its World...

Nick O’Hern golf book: Tour Mentality – Inside the Mind of...

Popular Aussie golfer Nick O'Hern has shared some great insights in his new book "Tour Mentality - Inside the Mind of a Pro Golfer"

2017 Australian Open: Action everywhere on a thrilling final day

By Chris Vogt. More sun, more wind, more great crowds. But this was never going to be just another day. Plenty of pressure for the young players in search of big things; experienced heads hoping to summon their best when it matters. Plus the small matter of a national title and places at Carnoustie in 2018.

60 years at the Australian Open: this club member, decorated amateur...

By Chris Vogt. There’s so much that goes into staging an event of this size and scale. Members, staff and contractors swarm over the site, busying themselves with delivering a great experience for players, guests, sponsors and the general public. One such member has seen more than most when it comes to Australian Opens.

Jason right in the spirit of moving day at the Australian...

By Chris Vogt 7:30am on moving day, and the sun already has sting. There’s a breeze, too. But it’s light, cool and welcomed by the early arrivals at The Australian. Sydneysiders have turned up all week in good numbers, promising healthy weekend crowds.

Hits and misses on day two of the 2017 Australian Open:...

Sydney and The Australian Golf Club decided to throw another day of changeable conditions at the tournament. Which is only fair, given the usual swapping of tee times. Chris Vogt reports

Two 9 hole golfing delights hold their own amidst their more...

Two bayside clubs in Melbourne are just the ticket for a peaceful day…. Chris Vogt reports