Adam Scott launches new ‘Pin’ golf app

World Champion Golfer Adam Scott launches Pin, a golf app designed to make the game more accessible.

Adam Scott and the team at Upswing Labs have launched a new golf app, Pin which has been in the works for a few years.

The app is multi-faceted providing golfers with a way to access golf courses, keep scorecards and track performance with statistics, and keep up-to-date with golf news lifestyle articles, coaching and fitness tips, and view up-to-date leader boards from around the globe.

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GOLF TRAVEL / You can now hire golf clubs for your golf holiday in Australia

The Sweet Spot Club Hire have launched in Australia to make golf travel much simpler.

Golfers in Australia now have a sweet new service available to them when travelling about the country to play golf.

Rather than lugging your golf clubs with you on your travels, you can now have a set of golf clubs delivered to your door, hotel or golf course thanks to the newly launched The Sweet Spot Club Hire.

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Rio’s Olympic Golf Course could be under water by the end of the century

Many of the world’s links golf courses will be under threat if sea levels rise due to climate change, including the iconic Old Course at St Andrews.

Recent projections have indicated that a large part of the low-lying areas of Rio de Janeiro would be under water by the end of the century if global temperatures rise by 3 degrees Celcius.

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ADVENTURES IN GOLF / How many shots would it take to get a hole-in-one?

Erik from Adventures in Golf sets out to make a hole-in-one, no matter how long it takes. Or how insane he becomes in the process.

We think Adventures in Golf (via Skratch TV) is a must-see internet golf series for all golfers and this episode from Season 2 is another ripper where we see series host Erik Anders Lang (who was previously married to Sia I just learned) do whatever it takes to make a hole-in-one.

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CATHEDRAL LODGE / Greg Norman opens Australia’s newest golf course

A spectacular, exclusive golf course has opened in country Victoria with hopes to become Australia’s Augusta National.

The spectacular Cathedral Lodge Golf Course. Image courtesy of instagram.com/cathedrallodge

Greg Norman was on hand over the weekend for the official opening of Cathedral Lodge, the newest Australian golf course that sits on the private property of former Essendon Football Club president David Evans.

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Shibui Golf shirts preview: unboxing video

We’ve been sent a couple golf shirts from Australian company Shibui Golf to review. And to kick things off, we opened them!

Shibui Golf is an Australian company that have launched with a range of four (not three) golf shirt designs. We’ll add our full review here in the coming weeks but in the mean time, here is the striped ‘Ellerston’ and the pink ‘Hector Hirono’ coming out of the bags.

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THE DAN PLAN / Dan returns to Australia to talk about failure

The Dan Plan project has been abandoned due to injury and Dan is only just starting to deal it.

A few years ago we had the pleasure of meeting, talking and playing golf with Dan McLaughlin from The Dan Plan. You may recall that Dan had set out at the age of 30 to spend 10,000 hours of deliberate practise to see if he could become a professional golfer.

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THE LONGEST HOLE / Golfer hits 20,093 shots on 2000km golf hole in Mongolia

A golfer has just played golf across 2000km in Mongolia. And his mate caddied for him the whole way.

Adam Rolston, his caddie Ron Rutland and the dog in Mongolia (Photo: Andrew King)

Good friends Adam Rolston and Ron Rutland decided to play the longest ever golf hole by trekking across 2000km of central Mongolia. Rolston would hit the golf ball while Rutland would pull the clubs and equipment on a make-shift cart to raise money for Laureus’ children’s sports charity.

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Seven Australian golf courses in Golf Magazine’s Top-100

Golf Magazine have published their biennial list of the world’s best golf courses with seven Australian courses featuring on the list.

Royal Melbourne’s 17th hole – Photo Credit: Matthew Mollica

Seven Australian golf courses are ranked in Golf Magazine’s 2017 list of the world’s best golf courses that is topped once again by Pine Valley in New Jersey.

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