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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Golf Australia’s Inside the Ropes podcast extended for second season

Golf Australia’s ground-breaking Inside The Ropes podcast will continue for a second season.

Media release:

GA digital director John Sutherland announced a second season of Inside The Ropes will start this week after great feedback on the show’s initial 10-week run.

“We’re very excited with the show’s reach in such a short timeframe,” Sutherland said.

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Vietnam based company buys Cape Wickham Links for $16million

Cape Wickham golf course has been snapped up to the tune of $16 million.

The Australian Financial Review has reported that Cape Wickham Golf Links has been purchased by a mystery Vietnam based investor for almost $16million.

Course developer and founder Duncan Andrews put the course up for sale earlier this year after establishing the world class golf course and declining to be involved in any further resort and hospitality development for the site.

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New phone app touted as the ‘UberEats’ of golf

Fetched on the Fairway launches a mobile app for golfers to order food, drinks and golf gear delivered during a round of golf.

A new Australian-made golf app has launched aimed at delivering food and drink to golfers during a round of golf.

Fetched on the Fairway can be thought of as the ‘UberEats’ of golf offering a way to get food, drink and golf gear delivered to golfers on course via a GPS enabled phone app.

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Spectacular golf development approved for Kangaroo Island

The South Australian Government announced last month, that Development Authorisation had been granted to Kangaroo Island Links Pty Ltd for a revision to a previously approved golf development on pristine Kangaroo Island in Australia.

Known as The Cliffs, Kangaroo Island and constructed on a premium 600-acre parcel of ocean front land in Pelican Lagoon, the 18 hole golf course takes full advantage of the areas rolling sand dunes and sweeping coastal views.

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It’s getting ridiculous, roll back the golf ball

A couple of Australia’s best golf writers have made a desperate call out to roll back the golf ball.

Some of the great golf courses around the world are no longer capable of hosting a professional golf tournament because they aren’t long enough.

While distance doesn’t always correlate with difficulty, professional golfers are overpowering golf courses with a combination of improved athleticism and advanced technology, and in order to remain relevant, clubs are being forced to lengthen their golf courses.

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