Articles by Rohan Clarke

Business Of Golf: Multi-Pronged Strategy

In 2023, Challenger became the naming-rights sponsor for the PGA Tour of Australasia. Managing director and chief executive officer Nick Hamilton explains why golf is a good fit for the retirement-income provider

Business Of Golf: Beyond Expectations

As preparations are finalised for the second edition of LIV Golf Adelaide, executive tournament director Nick Haslam gave an insight into the remarkable success of the inaugural event

The Ever-changing Nature Of Clubfitting

Clubfitting has evolved substantially in recent years. And a young Australian biomechanical engineer at equipment manufacturer Ping says it’s all the more reason to be professionally fitted for your next set of sticks.

2023 Player Of The Year Awards

In a close battle between Australia’s best male and female tour professionals, it was our leading LPGA star who shone brightest in the past 12 months.

Australian Open 2023: Local trio hold round one lead

Former winner Cameron Davis, 16-year-old schoolgirl Rachel Lee and all-abilities champion Cameron Pollard sit atop the leaderboard, spearheading the local challenge to reclaim the three Australian Open titles swept by foreigners a year ago.

Australian Open 2023: Cameron Smith vows to bounce back

The tournament favourite spent the past few days working with coach Grant Field on tweaking his swing for the ISPS Handa Australian Open being staged this week in Sydney at The Australian and The Lakes.

Analysis: Golf’s Burning Issue

A devastating fire that ripped through Eastern Golf Club’s treasured clubhouse has raised serious safety concerns about charging lithium-ion batteries used in golf carts and walk-behinds. Australian Golf Digest examined the dangers.

How Golf Clubs Treat Women Today

Golf clubs have a duty to promote equal opportunity for women and girls while eradicating all forms of discrimination. We reflect upon the historical treatment of women and initiatives now being offered to help golf clubs change for the better. 

Asia duo lead after day two at Royal Melbourne

Chinese Taipei’s Chuan-Tai Lin and China’s Wenyi Ding shared the 36-hole lead at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship on a day when Royal Melbourne’s fickle breezes brought many rounds undone. Chinese-Taipei’s ‘Teddy’ Lin fired the day’s lowest score, a 4-under 67 that catapulted him into a tie for the lead. He credited his caddie, a Royal Melbourne member, Read more…

The Day Cam Came Of Age

In 13 months as a professional, Cameron Davis had hardly set the world on fire.