Australia’s major golf tournaments pushed back

The Covid-19 pandemic, the need to ensure public safety and concerns over quarantine requirements have forced the postponement of the nation’s most prestigious golf tournaments, the Australian Open and the Australian PGA Championship, until early-2022. Media release via Australian Golf MediaThe ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia and Golf Australia jointly announced today that the Australian PGA Championship, scheduled for December 2-5 at Royal Queensland, has been pushed back to January 13-16, 2022, while the Open has moved from 25-28 November at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney to a date yet to be announced in late-January or February. Read more

Australia’s major golf events cancelled

It is with regret that the Australian golf industry announces this summer’s premier events – the Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and Women’s Australian Open – have been cancelled.

Media release via Australian Golf Media

PGA of Australia chief executive Gavin Kirkman, ALPG chief executive Karen Lunn and Golf Australia chief executive James Sutherland confirmed all three events, which were to have been played in February, won’t proceed because of the global pandemic.

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Australian PGA Championship postponed until February 2021

Following discussions with the Queensland government and key stakeholders, the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will postpone the Australian PGA Championship to 18-21 February 2021.

Media release via Australian Golf Media

With a raft of strict control measures in place across most Australian states, the difficult decision to reschedule the tournament was made in hope restrictions will ease by early next year.

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New Australasian golf tour schedule as date for #AusPGA is revealed

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will endeavour to recapture golf’s golden years in this country with a reimagined tournament schedule that will see the tour in full swing from October and culminate with the crowning of the Order of Merit winner in March.

Media release via Australian Golf Media

The restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic has brought about significant disruption to the 2020 schedule but in order to play a full complement of events the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will extend the season until March 2021, a format that will become the norm moving forward.

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Adam Scott back to winning ways claiming Australia PGA

Adam Scott has Augusta on his mind after staving off a host of challengers – and plundering a timely eagle at 15 – to claim his second Australian PGA Championship at RACV Royal Pines Resort on Sunday.

Courtesy of Tony Webeck and Australian Golf Media

Beginning the final round with a one-shot buffer and world ranking position stacked heavily in his favour, Scott flexed his muscle early with a kick-in birdie at the opening hole but took a further 14 holes before delivering the knockout blow.

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Check out this awesome Presidents Cup, Australian PGA golf experience competition

You have to be mad to enter to win this incredible 7-day golf experience including the Presidents Cup and the Australian PGA Championship.

The PGA of Australia, along with the Presidents Cup, Australian PGA Championship, Footjoy and Titleist are offering the opportunity to win this amazing golf experience.

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Dates confirmed for 2019 Australian PGA, Australian Open and Presidents Cup

A change of dates for the Australian PGA Championship will see it finish a big three weeks of golf in Australia this December.

The final dates have been finalized for the three big professional golf tournaments to be held in Australia in December.

The Australian PGA Championship was originally slated to be played in early December but it will now be played at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast from 19 – 22 December completing a big three weeks of professional golf in Australia.

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Cameron Smith sets sights on world top 20 after winning Australian PGA Championship

Cameron Smith has vowed to use his second Australian PGA Championship title to further assert himself on the world golf rankings after emerging triumphant from a drama-filled final day at RACV Royal Pines Resort on Sunday.

Courtesy of Tony Webeck and PGA of Australia

Starting the day three shots clear of good friend Marc Leishman, two early bogeys saw Smith relegated to second position after just four holes as Leishman made his move but the 25-year-old rallied late to win by two shots.

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