Mike Clayton: Is hard golf the same as good golf?

It doesn’t matter if golf is too easy or too hard, as long as it’s fun. The golf course often dictates play.

In a recent issue for Golf Australia Magazine, Mike Clayton writes about the myth that hard golf doesn’t necessarily translate as good golf.

We particularly loved his take on controversial changes to Huntingdale Golf Club in the 1990s in response to a “low” score from Greg Norman at the Australian Masters.

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My favourite Australian golf podcasts

I’ve listed my favourite Australian golf podcasts in case you’re looking for more great golf chatter from this part of the world.

If there is anything the last year has taught me is that you can’t have enough golf podcasts.

I’ve dabbled in and out of stacks of great Australian golf podcasts over the past few years (as well as the odd international one too) and I thought it was time I shared the list with you.

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Spectacular outback golf tournament a huge success

I’d heard a bit about the Outback Queensland Masters a little bit but it hadn’t properly caught my eye until I spotted a couple of exquisite photographs on their Instagram feed.

The Outback Queensland Masters takes place over six tournaments at six different towns in outback Queensland and includes a hole-in-one shot for $1million and winners claiming a flaming orange jacket.

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Every hole at Ratho Farm, Australia’s oldest golf course

Check out every hole at Tasmania’s very quirky Ratho Farm golf course.

Scott Campbell is sharing some fine looking video content down his YouTube Channel and I was captivated by this recent video at Ratho Farm.

For those who may not know, Ratho Farm is about an hour’s drive north-east from Hobart and is considered to be Australia’s oldest golf course; and quite possibly the quirkiest.

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