Golf

Thu 23 Apr 2020

‘Coronavirus memberships’ prompt a surge in golfers

premium_icon ‘Coronavirus memberships’ prompt a surge in golfers

Golf is one of the few sports you can still play during the COVID-19 pandemic, and people’s need to get active outdoors has driven a surge in memberships for the Roma...

Mon 20 Apr 2020

How’s this for a golf course water hazard?

premium_icon How’s this for a golf course water hazard?

This is why golfers should never try to retrieve a ball from a water hazard on a Far North Queensland golf course.

Tue 7 Apr 2020

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

British Open cancelled, Masters makes way

The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, while the Masters is also on the move.

Mon 6 Apr 2020

Shock at golf course ban

premium_icon Shock at golf course ban

Golfers are calling on the government to reconsider a decision to close down all courses due to the coronavirus crisis.

Thu 2 Apr 2020

Golf courses reopen under strict COVID-19 rules

premium_icon Golf courses reopen under strict COVID-19 rules

Licensed Queensland golf clubs shut a fortnight ago after the State Government cracked down on nightclubs and bars. But now they’re back.

Thu 26 Mar 2020

Lockdowns lifted for local golf courses

premium_icon Lockdowns lifted for local golf courses

Golf clubs have been given a reprieve from COVID-19 lockdowns, with courses allowed to remain open after there was confusion surrounding their future.

Mon 23 Mar 2020

Sports takes further hit in Bundy

premium_icon Sports takes further hit in Bundy

All but two sports remain on after the coronavirus spread further and more restrictions took place.

Fri 20 Mar 2020

The sports surviving COVID-19

premium_icon The sports surviving COVID-19

Two key sports, seemingly tailor made for social distancing restrictions, are playing on at grassroots level.

Sun 8 Mar 2020

Pelican Waters amateur golfer crowned world champion

premium_icon Pelican Waters amateur golfer crowned world champion

A Pelican Waters amateur golfer has shocked all in defeating a Mexican golfer who plays off scratch to be crowned an unlikely world champion.

Star rejected ‘because of my cleavage’

Star rejected ‘because of my cleavage’

Former golfer Paige Spiranac has ripped the sport as one big boys club, claiming she was made to feel like a “s**t” who was ruining the game.

Thu 5 Mar 2020

Dark past of golf’s Insta sensation

Dark past of golf’s Insta sensation

On the surface, Paige Spiranac’s life seems perfect. But that’s before you know about the crippling anxiety, bullying and suicidal thoughts.

Wed 4 Mar 2020

Golfer’s harrowing nude photo ordeal

Golfer’s harrowing nude photo ordeal

Golfer and Instagram sensation Paige Spiranac was haunted for years by a nude photo before “winning” by getting naked on her terms.

Tue 3 Mar 2020

$609m baseball star’s wild golf shot goes viral

$609m baseball star’s wild golf shot goes viral

He’s one of the best baseball players in the world, but this superstar has gone viral after showing off his insane power-playing golf

Sun 23 Feb 2020

Amateur teen Stephanie Kyriacou a pro at winning

premium_icon Amateur teen Stephanie Kyriacou a pro at winning

She’s a fan of the Rabbitohs, going to the beach and a Hollywood hunk. This teenager also plays a mean game of golf.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Sim in pursuit of Qld double

premium_icon Sim in pursuit of Qld double

Fresh from a gritty victory, Michael Sim says he’s carrying plenty of confidence to give the Queensland Open on the Sunshine Coast a good shake.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Scott ends three-year title drought in stunning fashion

premium_icon Scott ends three-year title drought in stunning fashion

Adam Scott once wondered whether he would ever again win against the world’s best. He needn’t have worried.

Noosa golf pro back on track after emotional health scare

premium_icon Noosa golf pro back on track after emotional health scare

Noosa golf pro Jimmy Douris has been through more heartache than most. These days, he loves his golf and helping future sporting stars.

Sun 16 Feb 2020

Sim prevails in dramatic City Golf Club scenes

premium_icon Sim prevails in dramatic City Golf Club scenes

Rollercoaster end to Qld PGA thriller.

Tue 11 Feb 2020

Bill Murray madness wins the internet

Bill Murray madness wins the internet

Life, like comedy, is all about the punchline - as Bill Murray knows well - and he's pulled out one of his best without saying a word.

Wed 5 Feb 2020

The glaring issue threatening ‘golf’s long-term future’

The glaring issue threatening ‘golf’s long-term future’

Golf’s governing bodies have addressed an “undesirable” element of the game that’s emerged in recent years and promised to make change.

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