Articles by Tony Webeck @ RACV Royal Pines Resort

AUS PGA: Smith’s miracle save earns playoff win

In a year to remember for Australian sporting Cameron Smiths, the 24-year-old Queenslander punctuated his maiden win on the US PGA Tour earlier this year to claim the Joe Kirkwood Cup and continue his ascent up the world rankings.

Nick O’Hern exclusive: Mentality Zunic needs to win Aussie PGA

He is the man being credited with unleashing the “scary potential” hiding within 25-year-old Jordan Zunic and now Nick O’Hern has revealed just what his new pupil must do to claim the Australian PGA Championship at RACV Royal Pines Sunday.

Scott’s coach sets Bransdon straight at PGA

A former Wauchope Blues goal-kicking front-rower who has turned to Adam Scott’s coach to cure his conniptions with the putter is one of a host of players who need a miracle final round to deny Jordan Zunic the 2017 Australian PGA Championship.

Leishman braces for another Senior assault at RACV Royal Pines

With the opportunity to assume the mantle of Australia’s No.1-ranked male golfer by claiming the Joe Kirkwood Cup on Sunday, Leishman’s position at the top of the leaderboard alongside Adam Bland after 36 holes is to be expected but Pete Senior’s spot just inside the top 10 is a shock to all but his fellow professionals.

Garcia defies early start to set Aus PGA alight

Playing in Australia for the first time since the 2010 Australian Masters, Garcia rose 40 minutes before the sun, tried to not wake his new bride, ate some granola and muesli and headed to the practice putting green at a most unfamiliar time.

CONFIRMED: Adam Scott switching back to long putter

Adam Scott today confirmed he will put the long putter back in play at this week’s Australian PGA Championship with a view to a permanent return in his bag, inspired by the success of Bernhard Langer and Scott McCarron on the Champions Tour.

AUS PGA: Harold Varner III wants Tiger showdown

Defending Australian PGA champion Harold Varner III is hoping that the return of Tiger Woods to golf exceeds all expectations so that he one day has the chance to take him down.

AUS PGA: Leishman out to upstage Scott, Garcia

The unassuming boy from Warrnambool wouldn’t mind going unnoticed but having committed late to play in the Australian PGA Championship at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast this week, Marc Leishman insists he is ready to steal the limelight from two of golf’s most recognisable faces.