Aussies Making Headlines: December 2022

Newsmaker of the month: Harrison Crowe As is the modern way, the worldwide awareness of Aussie amateur Harrison Crowe came via a viral video posted by Erik Anders Lang of Random Golf Club Films that at last count boasted 271,000 views. It showed Crowe recreating a shot from the pavement in front of the Dunvegan Read more…

‘A dream week’

This month’s second iteration of the Sandbelt Invitational aims to build on the foundations laid last December.

Journeys: Lucas Herbert

It’s a more rounded and mature golfer on tour today compared to the one who once ‘lost control and rebelled by partying’.

LIV and let LIV

Professional golf’s most turbulent year closed by offering a window into 2023.

10 rules we choose to ignore

The Nudge and my three favourite tournament officials. [Getty images: Mike Ehrmann] Please don’t take offence to this statement of fact, but public-course golfers tend to nudge their golf balls to a better lie more often than private-course players do. I consider myself somewhat of an authority on this subject because I’ve played half my Read more…

The crisis facing Australian golf

Stressed from unrealistic expectations, long hours and being micro-managed, superintendents and turf managers are leaving the golf industry for all the wrong reasons. Along with relatively low pay for apprentice greenkeepers and qualified turf professionals, it is…

Becky Brewerton: My Story

The Solheim Cup star was a rising talent in Europe who saw her world collapse around her – then fought to regain it. 

What’s in my bag : Marina Alex

Age: 32 Lives: Jupiter, FloridaStory: Two-time SEC golfer of the year at Vanderbilt University with one Solheim Cup appearance and two LPGA Tour wins, most recently in May this year.  back on courseI got that first win in 2018 and played in a Solheim Cup, but from that point on my career went in the wrong Read more…

Teeing up in the South Pacific

Golf is just one of the many reasons to visit this idyllic part of the world post-COVID. But it’s a very enticing one.

Living the Laucala life

With 25 luxury residences, unspoiled wilderness surrounded by turquoise-blue seas, this private island escape has your name on it.