Watch Marc Leishman hit one of the best drivers off the deck you’ll ever see

Here is another reason match play golf is much more interesting to watch than regular stroke play tournaments; drivers off the deck.

Yesterday we saw Sergio Garcia hit driver off the deck to get to the green in two at the WGC Dell Match Play and while we don’t have the same awesome slo-mo footage to watch, Marc Leishman’s driver off the fairway on the same hole today is a thing of beauty.

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Video: Day withdraws from WGC Match Play to be with mum battling lung cancer

Jason Day will take an indefinite leave from golf to be with his mother who is battling cancer.

Jason Day gave an emotional press conference after withdrawing from the WGC Match Play in Austin, Texas. After walking off the course after just six holes, Day revealed that his mother is battling lung cancer and has been given just 12 months to live.

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2017 WGC Dell Match Play: Favourites, picks, groups and video preview

Jason Day and Marc Leishman have been drawn in the same group for this week’s WGC Dell Match Play.

One of our favourite tournaments for the year tees off tomorrow at the Austin Country Club in Texas, the 2017 WGC Dell Technologies Match Play.

The tournament runs over five days beginning with three days of round robin matches (Wed – Fri) which will see the leading player in each of the 16 groups of four moving on to the round of 16 matches on Saturday morning.

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The Masters cracks down on scalpers with high-tech tickets

The Masters are waging war on online ticket re-sellers with the use of some high-tech ticketing.

Tickets to the Masters Tournament have become one of the hottest tickets in sport which means online re-sellers have made huge profits from selling Masters tickets online. But this year Masters organisers have implemented a new tactic to thwart the resale of tournament tickets by adding some extra coding to the tickets.

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FLASHBACK: When Arnold Palmer hit driver off the deck to finish his PGA Tour career

Arnold Palmer played his last PGA tour event at his own Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2004 and the man finished in superb fashion hitting a driver off the deck to the 18th green at Bay Hill.

Australia’s Stuart Appleby finished runners-up to Chad Campbell that year with the American winning by a whopping six-strokes but we doubt few cheers were as loud as when Palmer finished like he did.

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Defending champ Day looking for form at Bay Hill

After recovering from a double-ear infection, Jason Day is looking to defend his title at this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Jason Day is the defending champion of this week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational that takes on extra significance in the wake of Palmer’s death last year.

Day arrives at Bay hill looking to arrest a slide in form to not only defend his title, but to make at run at The Masters Tournament which is now only 20 days away.

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PGA TV bringing fans closer to the action

Australia has some of the most talented professional golfers in the world and thanks to PGA TV sports fans can watch them live and free.

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The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia is bringing fans closer to the golfing action with the launch of PGA TV which in 2017 will live stream the final rounds of the Victorian PGA Championship, Queensland PGA Championship, WA PGA Championship and NSW PGA Championship.

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PGA Tour video tribute: The Legacy of Arnold Palmer

Arnold Palmer’s legacy is beautifully honoured in this wonderful video from the PGA Tour.

This week’s Arnold Palmer Invitational is taking on greater significance than usual as it will be the first since Arnold Palmer passed away in September last year. There are already some wonderful tributes to the Palmer who, as Jack Nicklaus says “came along at a time when golf needed somebody to take hold.”

The PGA Tour have put together this wonderful video tribute to the legacy of Arnold Palmer that not only features Jack Nicklaus but other greats of the game including Greg Norman, Gary Player, Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy.

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Muirfield votes to admit female members; reinstated back on The Open rota

Muirfield is back on The Open rota after voting in favour of allowing female members.

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Ten months ago the Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers voted against allowing female members into their club, based at the famed Muirfield Golf course in Scotland. Subsequently, the R&A decided it would no longer be considered as host venue The Open, even though only St Andrews has hosted the world’s oldest major on more occasions.

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