LISTEN: New Australian golf podcast – Inside The Ropes

A new Australian golf podcast has been launched and you can listen to episode one now.

“Inside The Ropes” is a new podcast backed by  Golf Australia, Radio RSN and the state golf associations that will  hosted by Andy Maher and Mark Hayes. They will be joined each week by special guests to discuss golf news from the world of golf as well as highlighting great stories from golf around the Australia with a state-specific segment.

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Yarra Yarra GC appoints Renaissance Golf Design for renovation

Tom Doak’s golf design company Renaissance Golf Design has been appointed as the consulting architects for the re-design of Yarra Yarra Golf Club.

In a media release from Yarra Yarra GC, the committee unanimously agreed to appoint Renaissance Golf Design as consulting architects with the aim to restore many of the original design elements original designer Alex Russell intended, and return the course back to one of the best in the Melbourne Sandbelt.

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Fairways launch global fundraising event; the Dawn2Dusk Golf Challenge

There is a great prize on offer as part of the Dawn2Dusk golf fundraising challenge to raise money for underprivileged junior golfers.

Fairways is a not-for-profit organisation that raises money to support underprivileged kids from all over the world who want to play golf. As part of their fundraising efforts, Fairways have recently launched a global event to help raise funds that will see golfers play as many holes as they can in one day.

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Barnbougle opens new luxury ocean front villas

There is a luxurious new way to stay at Barnbougle, with some seriously good ocean views.

Around a year ago now we spent a long weekend walking the fairways of Barnbougle and noticed some construction not far from the ninth hole at The Dunes course. Only now can we reveal that it was the construction three two-bedroom luxury Ocean Villas which has added some luxury with amazing views to the suite of accommodation at Barnbougle.

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Aussie golfers now checking handicap information via Golf Australia

Australian golf handicaps have a new home at the Golf Australia website.

Courtesy of Golf Australia

All Australian golf club members have begun checking their handicap information and scoring history at www.golf.org.au — the Golf Australia home page.

With more than 115,000 individual golfers checking their handicaps on golf.org.au in the first week, Golf Australia chief executive Stephen Pitt was delighted with the transition.

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Golf fitness video: Advanced golf posture drill with Matt Green

The golf swing starts with a good set-up and posture, here is a tip to get your body into the right position.

GolfLink shot a number of short clips with golf physiotherapist Matt Green during their visit to Precision Athletica, and they’re a great way of keeping your body flexible and ‘golf fit’ – especially if you’re someone that sits at a desk all day.

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Royal Adelaide golf course featured on The Golf Show: video

Take a closer look at Royal Adelaide’s iconic par-3 3rd hole with the boys from The Golf Show.

FoxSports’ The Golf Show recently featured the famed Royal Adelaide golf course, where co-hosts Andrew Daddo and Paul Gow played a round before sampling a few local wines. they take a close look at the magnificent short par-4 3rd hole that Gow claims to be one of his favourites anywhere in the world.

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CLOSER LOOK: Proposed new Rules of Golf when dropping a ball

One of the more puzzling proposed changes to the Rules of Golf concerns the new procedure for dropping a ball.

Arguably the proposal for the new Rules of Golf on how to drop the golf ball has raised the most eye-brows. If implemented on January 1, 2019 no longer will golfers have to drop the golf ball from shoulder height, but simply drop it from any height, in any old way.

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John Daly and Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston sit down in kitchen for Q&A: video

At the kitchen table in John Daly’s house, Meat and Beef answer a few fan questions including asking their favourite golf course in Australia.

John Daly and Andrew Johnston are good friends and they got together to answer a few questions on Periscope. It looks like they’ve just decided to have a chat in John Daly’s kitchen and we can’t decide if it’s must-watch viewing or simply something we can’t turn away from.

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