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An Irish tiger

Padraig Harrington has come from nowhere to win the US PGA Championship and end Europe's 78 year drought in the event. It was Harrignton's second major on the trot and he's won three of the last six majors. Aaron Baddeley was the best placed Australian

The Golfer’s Mind

Ten mental game goals for your next round of golf from the renowned golf psychologist Dr Bob Rotella. CLICK HERE

Appleby in form

Stuart Appleby is back in form ahead of the US PGA Championship, Greg Norman posted his third top five finish with a fourth at the US Senior Open and Aussie Peter Lonard is feeling his age, but he did manage to pocket $200,000 for a sixth placing at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational. News Roundup.

Big savings on golf books

I have just sourced some new software through the Australian Senior Golfer Bookshop and was more than pleasantly surprised at the big saving involved. The purchase prompted me to do some price comparisons with major retailers that confirmed the great prices on the huge selection of new and used golf books available in the ASG Bookshop.

Greg Norman to take on old nemesis Augusta National

Veteran golfer Greg Norman is odds on to resume his troubled relationship with the US Masters next year. Norman, playing in his third tournament on the trot this week and with his competitive juices flowing, will also play in Perth and is in the sights of Australian Open organisers.

Rick Oliver wins senior order of merit

NSW golfer Rick Oliver has won the Australian Senior Order of Merit with an exceptional year of consistent golf. Oliver posted an amazing record of 11 Top 10 finishes from 12 starts and takes the 2007-2008 title despite not winning an individual event.

Shock! Horror! Life after 50

With his new bride watching from the sidelines at the British Open, an Old Grey Shark has captivated the sporting world - and inspired older golfers everywhere to keep on swinging

Queensland Senior Open Golf

On a miserable cold and wet day at Nudgee Golf Club, Queensland professional Neil Wall has taken out the 2008 Queensland Senior Open in a dramatic playoff against Kiwi Stuart Reese. The event also signalled the end of the Australian Amateur Senior Order of Merit.

Queensland Mid Amateur Golf

The 2008 Queensland Mid Amateur Golf Championship will return to Caloundra’s Club Pelican in September and this year there will be a new division for the 44 to 54 age group. The Mid Amateur concept has proven increasingly popular since its inception in 2005, with one big factor the family friendly attitude.

Norman’s Open Honeymoon

We wrote about Greg Norman’s new lease of life back in May and he is certainly showing it at the British Open at Royal Birkdale. As one television commentator untidily put it: “Norman has been up in Scotland practising with his new wife.”

Another Albinski senior golf win

NSW golfer Stefan Albinski is confirming his growing reputation as the best senior amateur golfer in Australia after defeating New Zealand's Rodney Barltrop in a playoff to win the 2008 Queensland Senior Amateur Championship at Bribie Island Golf Course.

2009 national veteran golf championships for Cairns

With the 2008 Australian Veteran Golfers Union National Championships due to start in Adelaide in October, tropical Cairns has been chosen to host the event in August next year. Staged on two spectacular local courses, the Queensland event is sure to be a winner.