The Last Stand

Tree removal has been at the heart of golf-course architecture for the past few decades. Has the game finally arrived at its natural balance?

Top 100 Spotlight: Brisbane Golf Club

It was a calculated risk but one that paid off for Brisbane Golf Club. It was the first club in Australia to switch its putting surfaces from Bermuda 328 to the Champion Ultradwarf Bermuda strain of grass, doing so during a 40-month program prior to the club hosting the 2016 Queensland Open. Champion is a Read more…

Aussies making headlines: January 2023

Newsmaker of the month: Cameron Smith When Cameron Smith last played on home soil, he was still considered a baby-faced prodigy of extraordinary promise. After a close-to three-year wait, Smith’s return solidified his new-found status as the pied piper of Australian golf. From the moment he touched down in Brisbane with the claret jug in Read more…

Tournaments: Cause and effect

The concurrent Australian Opens were fantastic, but questions remain for the format in the future

DON’T MISS OUT: Be the King of Barnbougle!

EDITORS’ CHOICE: Best Australian Golf Tour Full disclosure: the decision to award this option as our Editors’ Choice tour came with a hint of bias – our editors will be hosting it. And with that said, we make absolutely no apologies because, well, it’s a long weekend of golf you simply can’t afford to miss. Read more…

2022 Player of the Year Awards

A year headlined by two Major winners reinforced the magnitude of the golf talent emanating from our shores.

Wealth & toil

How LIV Golf is making owner-operators – and multi-millionaires – out of Cameron Smith, Marc Leishman and others.

Cracking the code

Months of hard work led to my first major. Here’s what you can learn.