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Golf numbers on the rise across Australia
The number of rounds of competition golf played in Australia continues to grow.
Scramble ready to tee off
The countdown is on with only a few short weeks until Holden Scramble’s biggest season yet tees off.
Olympian set to inspire Aussie kids
Minjee Lee has proudly put her name to MyGolf, Australia’s national junior participation program, which is jointly run by Golf Australia and the PGA of Australia.
PGA Pros triumph in WA State Team Challenge
The PGA team of Brett Rumford, Jason Scrivener, Michael Long, Steve Dartnall, Daniel Fox, Rick Kulacz, Jarryd Felton and Brody Martin took victory in the reinvigorated rivalry of the WA State Team Cha
Yoyo on the ride of her life
Born into a family of athletes in China, Qianyao Han has used the PGA of Australia Trainee Program to launch a sporting career on her own two feet.
Maroon Festival Amateur Golf Championship
The inaugural Maroon Festival Amateur Golf Championship brings together one of Queensland’s most recognised sporting events, the Holden State of Origin, with the great game of golf.
Perth’s Curtis Luck is the new No.1 amateur in the world.
When the R&A released its rankings overnight, the reigning US Amateur champ, the dominant amateur through 2016, had finally earnt enough points to usurp American Maverick McNealy atop the rankings
Rumford and PGA Pros set to school WA amateurs
The Western Australia Men’s State Amateur Team is set to revive an old rivalry as it bids to try and win the Interstate Series for the first time since 1999.
Improve Your Long Game- raising the awareness of sun protection in golf
Cancer Council NSW is aiming to raise awareness and educate golfers on the importance of sun protection through their ‘Improve Your Long Game’ program. Their goal is to connect to golfers