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Huge cash on offer for Leishman

Marc Leishman after winning the BMW Championship. Marc Leishman has already won $ US5.7 million in his groundbreaking year on the US PGA Tour; this week in Atlanta, he gets another opportunity to back up the truck and cash in. Leishman’s two wins including the lucrative BMW Championship in Chicago ...

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Fujitsu extends Open partnership

One of the Emirates Australian Open’s longest standing and best recognised partners has signed on for another three years. Fujitsu Australia and New Zealand, one of the world’s largest global IT companies, will partner with Australian golf’s national championship until at least 2020, making a 13-year association that has been ...

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Chalmers chases third Stonehaven

Greg Chalmers after winning the 1998 Australian Open in Adelaide. Dual Emirates Australian Open champion Greg Chalmers has committed to a third shot at the title. Chalmers, 43, has made a career out of proving people wrong and, as ever, won’t enter the chase for the Stonehaven Cup among the ...

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AFL boys always find time for golf

Gerard Healy watches Jack Riewoldt at Albert Park. Naturally, Jack Riewoldt, Leigh Montagna and Sam Fisher would all prefer to be on the MCG on the last Saturday in September. But you can bet your bottom dollar that the Richmond champ and St Kilda stars will take a walk down ...

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Cassie wins her idol’s event

Sunshine Coast youngster Cassie Porter today stormed home to become just the second local to win the prestigious Katherine Kirk Classic, named after her golfing idol. Cassie (223; 82-73-68) came from seven shots back to win by a stroke from defending champion Ashley Lau. Her brilliant final-round four under par ...

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It's about timing, says Day's former caddie

Day and Swatton in their days as player-caddie. Image: Getty   Displaced caddie Colin Swatton has spoken out publicly for the first time since Jason Day switched bagmen at the BMW Championship. Swatton told Golfworld’s Tim Rosaforte in Chicago that he had continued to exchange texts with Day during the ...

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Leishman soars into top 15

  Marc Leishman has climbed into the top 15 on the official world rankings for the first time after his victory in the BMW Championship in Chicago. Leishman leapt from what was already a career-high of No. 22 to 15th in this week’s rankings list, pushing him to No. 2 ...

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Aussies alive in tangled Web

Cameron Percy during the final round of the Boise Open. There wasn’t the knockout blow required, but four Australians remain within touching distance of their US PGA Tour cards after a dour Web.Com Tour fight today. Needing a solo top-five finish in any of the four playoff events – or ...

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Five minutes with Stacey Peters

With Golf Month 2017 almost upon us, we caught up with Golf Australia’s newest recruit – female national pathway manager, Stacey Peters.   Q: Stacey, you’ve won seven times on the ALPG Tour and twice on the Ladies European Tour, but when and how did it all start for you? ...

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Super Green powers way to LPGA

Hannah Green kisses the El Dorado Shootout trophy. (Photo: Wesley Hitt/Symetra Tour) Hannah Green has punched her LPGA Tour ticket with an emphatic Symetra Tour victory in Arkansas. The rising West Australian star broke the Mystic Creek course record with a bogey-free eight-under-par 64 to win by a shot at ...

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