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Huge crowds flock to see… the Americans win the Presidents Cup...

Local golf writer CHRIS VOGT was at Royal Melbourne bright and early for a day that promised so much for Ernie Els and his...

Just two tied matches but a huge afternoon for the International...

Things were looking decidedly grim for Ernie Els’ International Team halfway through the Saturday afternoon foursomes. Then there was a huge late momentum shift...

Tiger and Ernie’s Yarra tee off gets the 2019 Presidents Cup...

By Chris Vogt. There’s been much anticipation around the first appearances of this week’s Presidents Cup players. On Monday a blazing Melbourne morning had deteriorated...

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.