Aussies making headlines: October 2021

Newsmaker of the month: Rod Pampling (pictured) It pales in comparison to the 43-year premiership wait for his beloved South Sydney Rabbitohs, yet Rod Pampling broke an Australian golf drought of his own with his breakthrough PGA Tour Champions victory at the Boeing Classic. Australians had gone winless on the American senior circuit since Rodger Read more…

Journeys: Lucas Herbert

The 25-year-old took time out to reflect on his road to the top, and what it means to be teeing it up alongside the world’s greatest players in the new season.

Undercover caddie: Life as a looper on the LPGA Tour

You won’t have job security, and you’re not going to make much money. That’s what a caddie told me when I started looping on the LPGA Tour a decade ago. I thought he was joking or perhaps trying to weed me out. Within a month I realised he was just telling it like it is. Well, mostly.

Golf Simulators: Home-course advantage

Golf simulators have never been more accessible, affordable or necessary with government COVID-19 health orders to ‘stay at home’. Here’s how you can join the growing army of screen-golf lovers.  We are a spoiled generation of golfers. Our forefathers had to battle rainy days and brutal winters and face six-hour rounds at their local council Read more…

The world game

A new take on a World Tour for golf would be one small step for the US, and one giant leap for Australia.