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Day, Swatton in surprise split

Jason Day and Col Swatton have split as caddie-player. Image: Getty Jason Day has taken the dramatic decision to end his player-caddie relationship with Colin Swatton, his mentor and coach of more than 15 years. While Swatton will remain as his instructor, Day is using his school friend Luke Reardon ...

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Australian junior titles head west in 2018

The 13th hole at the Royal Perth Golf Club looking back to the clubhouse. The Australian Boys’ and Girls’ Amateur Championships and Interstate Teams Matches will head west in April 2018 for the first time since 2013. The Australian Girls’ Amateur and Interstate Teams Matches will be played at Royal ...

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Leishman's Fedex bid hits climax

Marc Leishman is approaching a top-20 world ranking. Image: Getty Marc Leishman’s bid to be the first Australian to win the Fedex Cup on the US PGA Tour hits full tilt tomorrow as the BMW Championship begins at Conway Farms in Chicago. Leishman is ranked seventh on the points list ...

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Lee heads five Aussies in Evian

Minjee Lee is having a consistent season on the LPGA Tour. Image: Getty Five Australians are teeing it up at the beautiful Evian Resort in France this week for the LPGA Tour’s fifth and final major of 2017, the Evian Championship. Perth’s Minjee Lee, ranked 12th on the season-long points ...

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Aussies go on Kiwi recon mission

A rugged-up Travis Smyth gets a first look at Royal Wellington. Picture: ROBERT KITCHIN/STUFF.co.nz With one of the biggest prizes in amateur golf on the table, it’s no wonder the Australian contingent was eager to get an Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship edge. So when their Golf New Zealand counterparts and the ...

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Oates Vic Open to kickstart bumper month

The 18th hole on 13th Beach’s Beach Course in the closing stages of the 2017 Oates Vic Open. The Oates Vic Open is locked in for 2018, with the biggest staging in the event’s history to get underway on the 1st of February. Australia’s fastest growing golf tournament will return ...

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Ogilvy: We can win Cup

Geoff Ogilvy rips a drive during the 2011 Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne. Picture: GOLFPLUS MEDIA It’s always interesting to see how a prominent player responds to being offered an assistant’s role at a Presidents or Ryder Cup. Obviously, most active players would rather be playing the event, but Masters ...

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Seasons reach crunch time

Hannah Green and Ryan Ruffels need solid season finishes to take the next step up their respective career ladders. As the pointy end of many tours approaches, every shot suddenly has greater importance. For some Aussies pushing their cases for a 2018 promotion, it’s already too late; for others, it’s ...

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Wooster gathers momentum in US

Sue Wooster and her caddie check the distances on the 11th fairway at Waverley Country Club in Oregon. Picture: USGA Australian Sue Wooster has powered into the Round of 32 at the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. After qualifying with ease courtesy of stroke play rounds of 75 and 76 ...

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Wooster cruises in US Senior

Australian Sue Wooster has put herself in a promising position as the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship moves to its match play phase. Wooster, 55, a member at The National south-east of Melbourne, followed an opening 75 with a second-round 76 today at the Waverley Country Club in Portland, Oregon. ...

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