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Yarra looks to Doak for reshape

The Yarra Yarra Golf Club. Melbourne’s famous Yarra Yarra Golf Club is about to undergo a Tom Doak-inspired restoration. The club has been a seven-time host of the Women’s Australian Open and many other large championships, including this year’s Australian Amateur. But club officials have decided that to “restore its ...

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Murray's terriers primed for #IntSeries

Zach Murray tunes up for the #IntSeries, to be played at Melville Glades in Perth next week. Zach Murray is a proud man, not least about the Big V he’ll don in next week’s Interstate Series. He led the Victorian boys’ team to glory in 2014 at the junior version ...

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CLAYTON: Sneaky Smith just keeps building

Flashback: 2013 Australian Amateur champions Cameron Smith and Minjee Lee. The 2013 Australian Amateur championship was played at Commonwealth, one of the best of the courses on the Melbourne Sandbelt. It’s not particularly long in this age of power, but it’s a course full of strategic merit and thoughtful play ...

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Brisbane to Perth, via Seoul

QAS athletes Shae Wools-Cobb, left, and Charlie Dann have a busy fortnight ahead. Picture: GOLF QUEENSLAND Queenslanders Charlie Dann and Shae Wools-Cobb are taking a novel route to next week’s Interstate Series in Perth. The pair, likely to play at No.1 and No.2 for Queensland in next week’s team matchplay ...

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There's no ceiling on Cam

Cam Smith has made a habit of winning at every level – right up to the US PGA Tour. Picture: GETTY IMAGES Expert opinions on a blueprint of a champion golfer would struggle to pinpoint one perfect physique. But if you could choose one intangible trait you’d hand a youngster, ...

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#IntSeries: Play Melville Glades with Min Woo

Golfing hot bed Perth is playing host to next week’s Interstate Series. And while the women’s title will be decided at the world-renowned Royal Fremantle, the host club for the men’s division is perhaps not as well known. Melville Glades, a private club in the southern suburb of Leeming, is ...

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Australian Mid Amateur Heads to Links Lady Bay

Links Lady Bay Resort in South Australia will host the 2017 Australian Mid Amateur Championships from 8-10 November. With the event in its 11th year, it is the only national title for players in the 30-54 years age bracket. Contested over 54-holes stroke play, it attracts some of the best ...

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AUDIO: Smith chats after win

Cameron Smith and Jonas Blixt embrace after win. Cameron Smith joins Melbourne radio station SEN on Tuesday morning just hours after his win in the Zurich Classic at TPC Louisiana. Listen Let’s block ads! (Why?) Golf Australia – News Headlines

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“Superstar” Smith lands PGA title

Cam Smith pumps his fist after draining the winning birdie on the fourth playoff hole of the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. It took 76 holes, but Cameron Smith is a US PGA Tour champion. And what’s more, partner Jonas Blixt thinks the 23-year-old Australian is “going to be a ...

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Lee rises in windy Shootout

Minjee Lee putts on her way to fifth in Dallas. It took almost two hours in a playoff, but 2016 Women’s Australian Open champ Haru Nomura finally saluted in Dallas. Nomura, of Japan, hit a great approach to the sixth playoff hole and made a birdie to beat American veteran ...

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