Jones has served as the national coach for the Japan Golf Association since October 2015 and has no doubt that Matsuyama’s win will inspire the next wave of Japanese golfers to chase equally lofty goals.
His short game has been his saviour but Adam Scott knows he must overcome recent struggles with his ball-striking to contend at this week’s Honda Classic at PGA National’s Champions course and its infamous ‘Bear Trap’.
Rip driver and go for the green? Fly the cross-bunkers that split the fairway and squeeze a 3-wood towards the front-left edge of the putting surface? Or lay right back with a mid-iron and trust your wedge game to make birdie?
This year’s WA PGA Championship is not an official PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit event due to the border restrictions, but it has still attracted the best and brightest talent currently in Western Australia.
Victorian Marc Leishman is hoping that a change of date will bring a change of fortune as he attempts to wrestle with one of golf’s sternest tests and improve on a US Open record he admits is underwhelming.
Sick of playing the blame game, Jason Day has credited a positive mindset and an improved putting performance for logging just his second top-10 finish in more than 12 months at the Workday Charity Open in Ohio.
It’s been 130 days since an Australian last won on the PGA Tour but there are eight in action at the Travelers Championship in Connecticut this week hoping to add their names to the list of Aussie winners in 2020.
Victorian Brett Coletta has taken advantage of being first group out to take the early lead at the Korn Ferry Tour’s King and Bear Classic at World Golf Village and in the process set a new course record at the Arnold Palmer-Jack Nicklaus Florida layout.