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Perry heroics keep dream alive

Dylan Perry is enjoying a great week at Royal St George’s. The Hunter Valley’s Dylan Perry will fly the Australian flag alone when The Amateur Championship reaches quarter-final stage tonight at Royal St George’s in England. The Vintage Golf Club member enjoyed two great wins overnight and became the last ...

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Emotional Toyne snares national title

Steve Toyne shows off his first national championship trophy. Steve Toyne has won his share of golf events across three continents, but he’s never had a more moving experience on the golf course. The Queenslander capped a spectacular week today, taking down the Australian Senior Match Play Championship with a ...

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Brisbane Golf Club generously ‘Pitches In’

Lawry Flynn and Stephen Deane from the Brisbane Golf Club presenting the cheque to Golf Queensland Chair David Brett and CEO Lindsay Ellis A decision by The Brisbane Golf Club committee just on 12 months ago has resulted in a windfall for aspiring golfers in Central Western Queensland and the ...

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PODCAST: Episode #5 out now

Episode 5 features Mark Hayes’ beef with Brandel Chamblee over lengthening courses (4:40), golf writer John Huggan is on the line from Scotland (7:36), Rory McIlroy’s strange year and his social media spat with Steve Elkington (37:10) and Su Oh joins the show from the U.S. (43:05). Jo Charlton is ...

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Four Aussies alive at St George's

Perth’s Min Woo Lee, Wodonga’s Zach Murray, Sydney’s Harrison Endycott and the Hunter Valley’s Dylan Perry all won overnight at Royal St George’s, giving Australia one of its deepest representations at this level of one the world’s great amateur titles. Reigning US Boys’ Amateur champ Lee took down dangerous Irishman ...

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AUDIO: Flanagan finds spark

It’s been a long time between US Open drinks for Newcastle’s Nick Flanagan. But despite that 13-year break, Flanagan said he was “strangely” comfortable back in the cut and thrust of a major championship. The Texas-based Aussie didn’t make the cut at Erin Hill last week, but as he explains ...

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Indigenous kids' big chance

Indigenous Golf Team to Compete in Pacific School Games A representative Indigenous team will, for the first time, compete in the Pacific School Games in Adelaide, from 3-8 December. Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia have created the 12-and-under team to give more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children ...

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COMMENT: It's ball o'clock, surely

I nearly choked. As millions of others doubtless had, I’d been marvelling at Justin Thomas’ record US Open score (against par) as a storm of third-round birdies washed over Erin Hills. And then, in the post-round Golf Channel analysis, Brandel Chamblee uttered words that surely made Alister MacKenzie roll in ...

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Toyne winds back the clock

Gordon Claney tees off on the picturesque par-three 10th hole at Coolangatta Tweed. Steve Toyne arrived at Coolangatta Tweed Heads this week swinging as well as he has in 40 years. And it’s showing. The 59-year-old Queenslander powered into the final of the Australian Senior Match Play Championship today, dispatching ...

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Eight Aussies through at British Am

Sydney’s Harrison Endycott closed with a spectacular run to reach fourth in British Amateur qualifying. Picture: R&A Australia will launch a spectacular eight-strong attack on the British Amateur Championship tonight. Led by world No.25 Harrison Endycott, an equal tournament-high six of Australia’s 19 players qualified directly into the round of ...

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