Entries by Mathilda

Joy for 13yr old Juliana at Faldo Series New Zealand Championship

Christchurch, New Zealand (January 20): Watch out Lydia Ko, there’s a new kid on the block! Announcing her arrival on the international stage in spectacular fashion, fresh-faced 13-year-old Juliana Hung scored a runaway victory in the second Faldo Series New Zealand Championship, presented by the Canterbury Golf Development Trust.   A member of the Canterbury […]

Tim Finchem Named World Golf Foundation Chairman for 2016

Tim Finchem, PGA TOUR Commissioner, has been named World Golf Foundation (WGF) Chairman for 2016 by the Board of Directors. He succeeds Pete Bevacqua, CEO of the PGA of America. Finchem became Commissioner of the PGA TOUR on June 1, 1994. Now entering his 26th year with the organization, he has played an integral role […]

Hitting into the Light 2, The Hole in One Challenge

Swing your arms continuously around your body for 60 seconds. Now imagine doing this non-stop for 12 hours straight. That’s what Tom Hughson will attempt on February 6 at The Western Australian Golf Club, all in the name of charity. Hughson, who will undertake the Hitting into the Light 2, the HOLE-IN-1 CHALLENGE of hitting […]

Caddy Call for 2016 BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open

Social and serious golfers are being invited to “take part in the action” for this year’s 2016 BMW ISPS Handa New Zealand Open in Queenstown from March 10 to 13. An iconic and hugely popular sporting event that’s back on the Queenstown calendar, the Open will be played in a Pro-Am format incorporating 144 professional […]

Chinese Quartet Aim for Glory in FootGolf World Cup

Shenzhen, China: Mission Hills will be leading the cheering when a four-strong China team kicks-off its campaign in the second edition of the FootGolf World Cup. As the driving force behind the introduction and development of FootGolf in China, it was fitting that Mission Hills should be the venue for the formal announcement of the […]

Spieth, Day top Olympic rankings as Rio approaches

The calendar officially reads 2016, which means a new Olympic year has begun. Not just any Olympic year, of course, but one that will usher in the return of golf to the Olympics for the first time since 1904. The fields of 60 men and 60 women will be finalized after the Open Championship in […]

Tiger Woods proud of Aussie golfer Jason Day after winning first major title

Australian professional golfer Jason Day has grabbed his first PGA Championship title in a record-breaking win against Jordan Spieth last Sunday. Day finally broke through to win a Major after shortcomings in this year’s previous tournaments, but the Aussie’s recent victory may just be the beginning of his journey in winning further Majors, and fellow PGA […]

The Handicap May Finally Go Global

Say you meet a 12-handicap golfer from Australia on the first tee at St. Andrews in Scotland. If your U.S. handicap index also happens to be 12, you might suggest a friendly little money game, with no strokes given. Bad move. That’s because Golf Australia, the sport’s governing body there, doesn’t calculate handicaps the way […]