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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.

Golf industry sees continued growth across Australia in 2015

THE Australian golf industry had some welcome end of year news with the latest figures showing continued growth in golf participation.

2015 Golf Month Tees Off: Get a mate involved

GOLF facilities across Australia have thrown open their doors for GOLF MONTH, which spans the month of October.

Something for everyone during 2015 GOLF MONTH

GOLF FACILITIES across Australia are gearing up to throw open their doors for GOLF MONTH this October. Club members can also win a great Australian Open prize.

Victorian Government and golf industry tee off for charity at Royal...

THE heavy hitters of Melbourne’s corporate world, professional golf, government and celebrity will showcase their golfing skills on the prestigious Royal Melbourne course in February 2016 to raise money for the Royal Children’s Hospital.

Positive trends for golf in Australia says 2015 report

GOLF participation is on the rise across Australia with golf club members playing an increased number of competition rounds in the 2014/15 financial year.