Articles by Steve Keipert

Kalgoorlie Golf Course

he premier desert course in Australia, Kalgoorlie is as rough and tough as the arid terrain surrounding the course in remote central Western Australia.

Every club has one: Do you recognise these characters?

The complexion of any golf club is a many and varied thing, yet similarities often still shine through. In our experience, it doesn’t matter the size, calibre or socio-economic background of a golf club, certain characters will always be evident.

Top 100 Spotlight: Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club

Sanctuary Lakes’ life began from a low base. The site of a former salt works on the edge of Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay was flat, exposed and almost featureless from an architectural point of view.

Royal Hobart Golf Club

This year marks 50 years since Royal Hobart hosted the only Australian Open ever held in Tasmania, and recent years have seen slow but steady improvements to the venerable club.

Sorrento Golf Club

Sorrento began as something of a ‘holiday’ course for members of the esteemed Melbourne clubs.

Rising son

There are lessons from Australia in how Japanese golf should react to its first Masters champion.

Grange Golf Club

Think about how few golf holes allow you to see the flag while standing on the tee. Doglegs, treelines, spurs in the land – anything might obscure the view.

Tasmania Golf Club

Tasmania Golf Club might be blessed with one of the best holes in the state but it is far from being a one-trick pony.

Ranfurlie Golf Club

Ranfurlie represented a watershed moment in the burgeoning design career of Mike Clayton when the course opened in 2001.

Masters 2021: Lottery tickets

Australian travellers and tour companies lost out when the 2020 Masters was postponed then staged without galleries. So what will future Masters trips look like?

Rules review

Grading golf’s most recent rule changes two years on.