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How older golfers are keeping the Australian golf industry viable

WHILST many individual golf clubs continue to struggle with dwindling memberships and financial issues, the latest Australian industry report showing a continued overall upward...

Denis Dale honoured for his service to senior golf: 22 other...

PROMINENT senior golfer Denis Dale is among a number of individuals and organisations honoured this week as part of the inaugural NSW Golf Industry...

“One Golf”: Australian golf takes a big leap toward a unified...

Australian golf has a new face with the backbone of a new streamlined governing body taking shape.

Some of golf’s often unsung volunteer heroes recognised

VOLUNTEERS are the lifeblood of many golf clubs but too often they go unnoticed or taken for granted.

Golf course greens staff deserve a big pat on the back:...

SOME golfers can be quick to criticise when they perceive they’ve stumbled over even a minor “imperfection” in their favourite golf course, well now it is time to acknowledge the great work Golf Course Superintendents and their staff do each and every day of the year.

Older golfers happier, healthier and more community connected: New report

Golfers are happier, healthier, and more connected to their community as they age than the average non-golfer, according to a new Australian study.

Golf is Australia’s most popular club sport for adults

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.

Australian PGA looking for new CEO as Brian Thorburn steps down...

THE PGA of Australia has announced CEO Brian Thorburn will be stepping down when he completes his second three-year stint with the organisation in February 2017.

Darryl Reid: A fixture at Australian golf events for 20 years...

Darryl Reid has been an integral part of Australian golf for two decades. He’s always there, usually just off camera, as the star players do their stuff. Golf writer CHRIS VOGT spoke to the golf security expert and discovered the big guy in black, a long time confidant of Greg Norman, still gets a buzz from the action.

Jack Newton to be inducted into golf Hall of Fame

GOLF icon Jack Newton OAM will be recognised for his contribution to Australian golf and his work with juniors by being inducted into the Sports Australia Hall of Fame this month.

Encouraging signs for Australian golf industry says latest national report

THE number of golf competition rounds played in Australia continues to increase while the decline in golf club membership numbers has slowed, according to the latest industry report.

R&A introduces new golf Pace of Play Manual to speed up...

GOLF’S governing body the R&A has acted on one of the sport’s perennial problems – slow play – and the encouraging news is that the cause hasn’t been found to lay solely at the feet of players themselves.