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The Australian Amateur Championship has changed almost beyond recognition since way back in the day when my contemporaries and I were playing our ... Read more
We are often reminded professional golf is about ‘entertainment’ and ‘we are in the entertainment business’. Read more
Bruce Crampton was one of a quartet of top Australian players in the 1960s and early 1970s. Read more
The last thing most former pro-golfers want to do is walk around golf tournaments they used to play in watching golf. Read more
Peter O’Malley must tire of constant references to his less than stellar putting. Read more
It might have been 1974 but probably it was a year earlier. Read more
The golf in Rio this past fortnight surely exceeded every hope of those who sought to have the game included in the Olympics and did something to ... Read more
Very weirdly I’m staying in the Olympic Village this week as a caddy for Su Oh who, with Minjee Lee, represent us in the Women’s event starting on ... Read more
The most sought after golf course design commission for the longest time was the one to choose who would build the new Olympic golf course in Rio de ... Read more
At the US Open in June, Geoff Ogilvy spoke of Oakmont, the most penal of championship courses in the United States: “It does everything to make you ... Read more
Only rarely does a player shoot a score wildly beyond the imagination of the rest of the field. Read more
Herbert Warren-Wind, a man who said it took him a thousand words just to clear his throat, was one of America’s greatest golf writers Read more
I well remember watching David Graham warm up before the final day of the 1985 Open Championship at Royal St Georges. Read more
My first memory of Su Oh was watching her as a twelve-year-old curiosity in the 2009 Australian Women’s Open at Metropolitan. Read more
Early in the week of last years Open Championship at St Andrews I suggested to fellow columnist John Huggan Jason Day might be the winner. Read more
In 1984 we played the New South Wales Open at The Lakes. The course set-up was the debate of the week as the greens were as hard and as fast as we ... Read more
Imagine the story of the opening round at Augusta being of a player who has never won the Masters conspiring to open his championship with a nine. Read more
It’s hardly a secret state governments are big sponsors of Australian professional golf and the predictable result is each state, with the exception ... Read more
To those on the inside of the world of golf course design, Bruce Hepner is known as a first-class architect but one those on the outside have likely ... Read more
Golf tournament weeks are very predictable things. Monday’s are fun, relaxed and players get to see the course for the first time. If they are lucky ... Read more
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Australian Amateur
20 January 2017
ALBANY: Tuesday Scroungers: M Cummins 22 A Depledge J Lunt 21. Women: M Smith 36 P Ruoss 35 S Le Quesne. 9-hole: J Austin 19 R Sourness 15. more
20 January 2017
NORTH ADELAIDE: Women Stroke: K Colclasure 72 D Schwarz 73 M Kaines 74 C Mroczek 77 A Chevin 77 C Coleman 78 M Pyke 79. more
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