Articles by Steve Keipert

Top 100 Courses: Will we ever see a new No.1?

If it were to happen, recent history suggests Kingston Heath, Cape Wickham or PK’s North course appear most likely to claim the No.1 ranking based on anecdotal evidence and our numbers.

Top 100 Courses: A little sibling rivalry?

The National’s Moonah course has held sway at the Cape Schanck club ever since it opened just before the beginning of the new millennium, but there is a genuine contender to ascend the family throne.

Change is constant

However, some things remain delightfully the same as we unveil our 18th biennial ranking of Australia’s Top 100 Courses.

Equipment: Old is new

A legion of avid Australians is breathing new life into old golf equipment.

Top 100 spotlight: Concord Golf Club

This month sees a second New South Wales Open at Concord after the course’s successful return to the PGA Tour of Australasia schedule last March.

Like no other: Unique Courses

Looking for a unique place to play golf? We’re guessing you haven’t tried all of these courses. 

Courses: Bang for your buck

To get more for your money, you need to go where land is reasonable, golf is plentiful and the experience is memorable. With these best bang-for-your-buck options, you’ll never have to leave Australia.

Top 100 spotlight: Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort

It was only fitting that the glamour location of Noosa eventually received a golf course to match. Graham Papworth’s 1999 creation gave the Queensland holiday locale a premier resort course to complement the nearby member clubs. The course touches picturesque Lake Weyba early on before the layout unfolds across moderately sloping land that winds its Read more…

Top 100 Spotlight: Links Lady Bay

Links Lady Bay is a different golf course when firm and fast versus lush or when the winds switch with the seasons.

Course review: Lonsdale Links

A revitalised Lonsdale Links layout has captured the essence of links golf and provided experts and novice players alike an endlessly fascinating place to play.