Five things to watch at the PGA Tour’s Desert Classic

FIVE things to keep an eye on at this week’s Desert Classic in La Quinta, California. The Aussies Six Aussies are in the field this week, led by Matt Jones. The Sydneysider is coming off a respectable T29 at last week’s Sony Open in Hawaii and will be joined in the California desert event by Curtis Read more…

Five things to watch at the Sony Open in Hawaii

Adam Scott Adam Scott will kick off his year at Waialae Country Club for the first time since 2016. Although he didn’t feature in that edition, he went on to tie second at the LA Open and then win back-to-back events in his next three PGA Tour starts. Scott is coming off an 11-week break that Read more…

Warnie’s big idea for a Melbourne celebrity pro-am

Imagine a celebrity pro-am with rounds at Victoria Golf Club, Metropolitan, Royal Melbourne and Kingston Heath. It’s an idea Shane Warne believes could rival the Pebble Beach Pro Am on the US PGA Tour or the Dunhill Links Championship on the European Tour. And if you think about the former sports stars, actors and business Read more…

What the Aussie players thought of Tiger’s Tour Championship win

Three Australians were among the 30-man Tour Championship field last week when Tiger Woods captured his first win in five years, and 80th US PGA Tour title. Although the Australians would have rather have won a first victory at Atlanta’s East Lake Golf Club since Adam Scott in 2006, the trio were still impressed at Read more…

The event Leishman says will be a huge winner from FedEx Cup tweaks

By Evin Priest – in Atlanta Until this year, the Wyndham Championship was a much-needed week off for the elite players on the US PGA Tour. It sat between the PGA Championship, the final major of the year, and the Northern Trust – the first event of the $US67 million playoffs. Only those fighting to Read more…

Guide to the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup

That’s it. The Tour Championship is here and thus, the end of a very long US PGA Tour season. It won’t be this long next year, and the Tour Championship’s delivery of the FedEx Cup champion will be far different. (Instead, the FedEx Cup leader will start the season-finale at 10 under par, while the Read more…

How are the Aussies tracking in the FedEx Cup playoffs?

FOUR Australians in the $US67 million FedEx Cup playoffs is the smallest representation we’ve had since the US PGA Tour’s finals series was launched in 2007. But it seems a case of quality over quantity as Jason Day (8), Cameron Smith (16), Marc Leishman (24) and Adam Scott (40) are all in healthy positions on Read more…

Five things you need to know about Aussie pro Grant Booth

By Evin Priest – US PGA Tour editor Australian youngster Grant Booth is putting the finishing touches on preparation ahead of his US PGA Tour debut at next week’s Barracuda Championship in Reno, Nevada. The 22-year-old has flown under the radar relative to other star amateurs based in Australia, but don’t worry – he was Read more…

Start Your Swing Right: Nick Randall

By Nick Randall – strength and conditioning coach on the PGA Tour All of the quality golf coaches I have spent time with stress the importance of starting your swing with a good movement. They attribute many of their student’s swing issues to poor set up and first move, and spend considerable time and effort Read more…

Five things you need to know about Australia’s newest Junior World Champ

If you hadn’t heard of young Australian golfer Adam Thorp, you have now. On Saturday, the 17-year-old from Canberra joined an illustrious group of golfers including fellow Australian Jason Day (2004), David Toms (1984), and Nick Price (1974) in winning the Junior World Championship at the famed Torrey Pines in California. Afterwards, Thorp revealed a whopping Read more…

Could this month of mouth-watering golf lure the stars to Australia?

It is the packaged deal with the potential to take Australian golf into a new era. Former Web .com Tour winner-turned golf broadcaster Ewan Porter has conceptualised a solution to the isolation problem our summer of golf faces each year. With a majority of the world’s best players using the ‘fall’ swing (late September through Read more…

VIDEO: Tiger holes pitch shot, in the mix at Quicken Loans

By Evin Priest A holed pitch shot for birdie from 30 yards was the highlight of Tiger Woods’ second round as he moved into weekend contention at the US PGA Tour’s Quicken Loans National in Maryland. Woods carded a 5-under-par 65 at TPC Potomac which left him at five-under-par and four shots back of clubhouse Read more…

Aussie tee times AEST + everything you need to know about US Open

Australian Golf Digest will be on the ground at Shinnecock Hills in New York for the US Open. To get you up to speed, here is a guide to the year’s second major. First round tee times, Aussies Thursday AEST 8:56pm – Trey Mullinax, Gardendale, Ala.; (a) Matt Parziale, Brockton, Mass.; Jason Scrivener, Australia 9:07pm – Read more…

What Cam Davis’ Web.com Tour win means for his 2018/19 PGA Tour hopes

Reigning Australian Open champ Cam Davis is poised to snare a US PGA Tour card for next year courtesy of his victory at the Web.com Tour’s Nashville Open. The 23-year-old from Sydney made light work of a six-shot deficit he faced teeing off on Sunday, firing a seven-under-par 65. At 18 under, Davis bagged a one-shot Read more…

Leishman takes a liking to new Byron Nelson host venue

New venue, same old good results for Marc Leishman at the AT&T Byron Nelson Championship. Leishman was a big fan of previous host TPC Four Seasons, which held the Dallas event for 35 years.  In nine starts at Las Colinas, he recorded six top-15 finishes, including a couple of third-place ties. But with the US PGA Read more…