GOLF TIP / Perfecting the chip-putt technique

The PGA of Australia recently shared a great short video featuring WA PGA Professional Kerrod Gray tasking us though the simple chip-putt technique.

If you’re struggling to get the ball to the hole from the short stuff next to the green this is great instruction for what should really be one of the simplest and dare we say, easiest shots you’ll need to play on the golf course.

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Daniel Nisbet goes low to capture NZ Open title

A stunning Sunday 62 has seen Queenslander Daniel Nisbet become the 99th winner of the ISPS HANDA New Zealand Open.

Daniel Nisbet with the NZ Open trophy. (Photo credit: Photosport NZ)

Media release via PGA of Australia

Nisbet ran down West Australian Terry Pilkadaris’ five shot overnight lead with an eagle and four straight birdies on the back-9 to finish on 27-under 258 with rounds of 63, 66, 67, 62.

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Check out these photos of snow covering St Andrews Old Course

The home of golf has shared some stunning photographs of a blanket of snow covering The Old Course at St Andrews.

Current scenes at the Home of Golf. The Road Hole bunker has been filled… with snow as has the Swilcan Burn. #beastfromtheeast

— St Andrews Links (@TheHomeofGolf) February 28, 2018

While snow in this part of the world is by no means uncommon, the current ‘Beast from the East’ is producing some strange weather patterns across Europe, Great Britain and Ireland which has also seen some truly strange temperature rises in the Arctic.

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US Open ditches 18-hole Monday playoff in favour of two-hole aggregate

With golf fans, TV broadcasters and many pro golfers pushing for a Sunday result, the US Open will ditch their traditional Monday 18-hole playoff.

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The USGA have announced that the US Open will no longer be decided with an 18-hole playoff instead opting to decide the tournament with a 2-hole aggregate format.

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VIDEO / Tiger Woods has goose and critics in his sights

A video of Tiger Woods almost taking out a goose with one of his drives has had golf fans laughing, but his driving stats have golf fans amazed.

Look out little guy!

Tiger caught the Golden Goose 😂

— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) February 25, 2018

Just a year ago any golf fan who thought Tiger Woods would make a good recovery and play more than two tournaments in a row was considered an optimist at best.

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