Golf fans injured as lightning hits tree at TOUR Championship

Two lighting strikes hurt six people during a break in play at the TOUR Championship on Saturday.

Two lightning strikes, including one that hit a tree near the 16th tee has seen six golf fans injured at the TOUR Championship.

While play had been suspended for almost half an hour because of impending thunderstorms, a bolt of lightning was captured on camera hitting a large tree and sending debris flying.

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Day, Leishman and Smith confirm to play 2019 Australian Open in Sydney

Three of the biggest names in Australian golf will contest the 2019 Emirates Australian Open.

Australians Jason Day, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith have all confirmed as starters for the 2019 Australian Open to be held at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, December 5-8.

It’s great news for a tournament that has lacked star power over the past few years and had trouble enticing some of Australia’s best golfers to come and play.

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Presidents Cup media blitz hits Australian TV and radio

The eight automatic selections for the US and International Presidents Cup teams were decided yesterday and with it came a batch of interviews on Australian TV and radio.

Adam Scott and Brooks Koepka Louis Oosthuizen were interviewed on Nine’s Today Show yesterday morning. The affable pair are great ambassadors for golf and were happily amused as Oosthuizen was accidentally introduced as Brooks Koepka.

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Jason Day, Tiger Woods miss automatic spots in Presidents Cup teams

As Justin Thomas closed out on a dominant victory at the BMW Championship, the final automatic eight spots on each Presidents Cup teams were locked in place and a few big names have missed out.

While Brooke Koepka. Dustin Johnson, Adam Scott and Marc Leishman are all certainties to be playing at Royal Melbourne in December, Jason Day and Tiger Woods will be relying on captain’s picks.

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Wembley Golf Course has just added a PGA Centre for Learning and Performance

Golfers in Western Australia will be able to take their game to a new level thanks to the opening of the PGA Centre for Learning and Performance at Wembley Golf Course.

Media release

Wembley Golf Course in Perth is delighted to launch Australia’s second PGA Centre for Learning and Performance in addition to its original location at the PGA National Office at the Sandhurst Club in Melbourne.

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