Golf

Wed 14 Nov 2018

Quirky golf star takes a shine to Australia

Quirky golf star takes a shine to Australia

The stop, prop, set up and swing of American golfer Keegan Bradley has taken off on social media and the star could not hide his admiration.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Tiger Woods robbing Aussie golf fans

premium_icon Tiger Woods robbing Aussie golf fans

In another blow for fans, next year’s Australian Open is unlikely to include any of golf’s biggest names because of Tiger Woods’ event in the Bahamas.

Smith’s stunning rise inspires golf’s new generation

premium_icon Smith’s stunning rise inspires golf’s new generation

Cameron Smith was just an anonymous amateur when he experienced the Australian Open for the first time in 2011. Now he’s Australia’s greatest hope.

Goddard concedes door closing on AFL career

premium_icon Goddard concedes door closing on AFL career

He’s not shutting the door, but former St Kilda and Essendon star Brendon Goddard knows it’s unlikely he’ll be involved at AFL level next year

How $10 can make Aussie Open great again

premium_icon How $10 can make Aussie Open great again

Former champion Geoff Ogilvy has advocated a levy on every golf club member in the country to overhaul the “second-rate feel” to the Australian Open.

VIDEO: one-legged golfer puts pros to shame

premium_icon VIDEO: one-legged golfer puts pros to shame

In a first for world golf, Juan Postigo will lead the game’s best disabled golfers alongside pro players at the Australian Open.

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Kuchar fires 64 to lead by two in Mexico

Kuchar fires 64 to lead by two in Mexico

Matt Kuchar has claimed the outright lead after the second round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico, ahead by two strokes after eight birdies

Thu 8 Nov 2018

Akermanis has drive to ace it on the golf course

premium_icon Akermanis has drive to ace it on the golf course

FORMER Brisbane Lions champ Jason Akermanis is going back to school at 41 – qualifying school that is – with a bold bid to become a golf pro in Noosa.

Sat 3 Nov 2018

Minjee Lee closes in on second LPGA Tour victory of the year

Minjee Lee closes in on second LPGA Tour victory of the year

Australian No.1 Minjee Lee holds a three-stroke leading heading into the final round of the LPGA Tour's Japan Classic in Shiba

Fri 2 Nov 2018

Minjee fires 67 to sit two off the pace at Japan Classic

Minjee fires 67 to sit two off the pace at Japan Classic

Leading Australian female golfer Minjee Lee has made a blemish-free start to the LPGA Tour's Toto Japan Classic in Shiga.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Kuchar aiming to take down Aussies in Melbourne

Kuchar aiming to take down Aussies in Melbourne

AMERICA'S Ryder Cup defeat only increased Matt Kuchar’s desire to get to the World Cup of Golf next month, beat the Aussies and restore some national pride.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

PGA Tour: Smith’s helping hand for Queensland teens

PGA Tour: Smith’s helping hand for Queensland teens

Teen golf talents Louis Dobbelaar and Jed Morgan are still pinching themselves after PGA star Cameron Smith’s generosity to pay their way in the US

Mon 22 Oct 2018

Queensland sun set to roast Beef

Queensland sun set to roast Beef

WHAT’S hairy, has half-brown arms, a sun-starved torso and will be falling off a surfboard on the Gold Coast next month? Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston.

Sat 20 Oct 2018

Smith and Day move up leaderboard in South Korea

Smith and Day move up leaderboard in South Korea

Australia's Cameron Smith is on track for another impressive finish at the PGA Tour's CJ Cup in South Korea after placing third in the event last year

Fri 19 Oct 2018

Tiger on course to play in Melbourne

Tiger on course to play in Melbourne

TIGER Woods knows what it takes to be a playing captain at the Presidents Cup - and that’s what he wants to be when the event returns to Royal Melbourne.

Mon 15 Oct 2018

Leishman storms to US PGA Tour win No.4

Leishman storms to US PGA Tour win No.4

AUSTRALIAN golfer Marc Leishman has stormed to an imperious five-shot victory in the US PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.

Sun 14 Oct 2018

Pass the screwdriver, golf conditions so harsh in drought

premium_icon Pass the screwdriver, golf conditions so harsh in drought

It's so dry, golfers have to use a screwdriver to make a hole for their tees.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

Tiger Woods and Ernie Eels coming to Melbourne

Tiger Woods and Ernie Eels coming to Melbourne

Rival Presidents Cup golf captains Tiger Woods and Ernie Els will travel to Melbourne during the next two months to undertake reconnaissance missions

Thu 11 Oct 2018

Aussie Stephenson named in golf Hall of Fame

Aussie Stephenson named in golf Hall of Fame

JAN Stephenson nearly chose a life that would have led to a White House residence with Donald Trump.

Wed 10 Oct 2018

Australian PGA boasts Beefed-up field

Australian PGA boasts Beefed-up field

AUSTRALIAN PGA organisers over the moon after enticing English fan favourite Andrew Johnston to bring his clubs, lush beard and big game to the Gold Coast.

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