Frisbee golf has players in a spin

“Most people think we hit frisbees with a stick, but as soon as they see it and understand what it’s about they love it,” Finn said. “It’s similar to normal golf but instead of hitting a ball into a hole you throw a frisbee into a basket.” There are three main discs — putter, mid-range […]

Aussies secure first International Challenge win

Australia has won the International Challenge for the first time in the event’s four-year history. Team China and Team Australia went head-to-head on the Sanctuary Cove Palms Course on the Gold Coast last week in the first stage of the home and away style tournament. Earlier this year both the structure of the event and […]

New Sport of Urban Golf Gains Fans Around the World

For urban golfers, there are no limits to what a golf course can be, whether it’s a city sidewalk, a playground, or a roof. Now played around the world, urban golf differs from the typical country club version of the sport in its no-boundaries style of play and its frequent use of tennis or foam […]

World Urban Golf Day IX

Kicking off across the country as part of GOLFMONTH, Urban Golf Australia took on its greatest challenge yet holding events in 3 states to celebrate the growth of Urban Golfing around Australia and through the world. So far events have been held in Newcastle, Toowoomba and Perth where hundreds of golfers both new and old […]

Growing Golf In Fiji Through Schools

A PGA Professional and Coaching Programmes manager for the PGA of Australia, Bielawski is introducing golf to children in Fiji. He arrived this week to work with teachers around the country on how best to coach golf inschools. “I am going to Nadi and Suva to do teacher training, so five to six schools are […]

11-year-old Dabawenya qualifies to Kids world golf

DABAWENYA golfer Alessandra Zozobrado-Nagayo is set to represent the country in the US Kids Golf World Championship in Pinehurst, North Carolina on July 29 to August 2. Alessandra earned a ticket to the world championships after she emerged champion in the girls 11 years old division in the recently concluded US Kids Golf World Championship […]

Masters winner plans trip back to Australia

Newly-crowned Masters champion Jordan Spieth says he intends to defend his Australian Open crown in Sydney later this year. Wearing his new green jacket after tying the Masters’ scoring record and winning by four shots, 21-year-old Spieth credited his stunning Australian Open win in November as a major catalyst towards his Augusta National triumph, teaching […]

Australia host China in International Challenge

Team Australia will be aiming for a maiden victory this year when Team China return to Australian shores for the 2015 International Challenge. Now in its fourth year, the International Challenge gives participants from theBuickChina Golf Club League and the Holden Scramble the opportunity to play in an international tournament. The friendly competition will be […]

Golf participation in Australia on the rise

Golf participation across Australia is on the rise according to new data released by the Australian Golf Industry Council (AGIC). An increase of 7.2 per cent in competition rounds was recorded across Australia in 2014, with every month recording a steady increase compared to the corresponding month in 2013. Competition rounds are defined as single […]

Golf Queensland announces 2015 QAS Squad

Golf Queensland has today announced the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) Golf Squad for 2015, with two new faces joining seven existing squad members. Rebecca Kay (Coolangatta-Tweed) and Anthony Quayle (Sanctuary Cove) will join Jack Sullivan (Palmer Gold Coast), Cory Crawford (Sanctuary Cove), Blake Proverbs (Pacific), Amy Walsh (Palmer Gold Coast), Taylor Macdonald (Redcliffe), Jake […]