Tom Doak sits down to chat to Erik Anders Lang: video

I was going to preface this one with “One for the golf architecture nerds”, but I think many golfers will get something out of Erik Anders Lang’s informal chat with golf course designer Tom Doak.

Doak is one of the great golf courses designers of our time having designed Barnbougle Dunes with Mike Clayton, Cape Kidnappers, Tara Iti, Pacific Dunes at Bandon Dunes, and the new Gunnamatta course at The National.

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COVID-19: Can you still play golf in Australia?

Golf in Australia is in uncertain times as measures to contain the coronavirus sweep across the states.

ANSWER: No.  Golf Australia has told Australian golf courses to close.

For the most updated information please refer to the Golf Australia COVID-19 page.

Golf clubs across Australia are experiencing a boom in the number of people out playing golf as the social distancing measures to combat the coronavirus take place.

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Colombian drug dealers are smuggling cocaine in golf clubs

Drugs hidden in golf clubs have given new meaning to the phrase “non-conforming golf clubs”.

Golfweek’s Adam Woodard has reported that police in Miami intercepted a shipment of cocaine hidden in the shafts of golf clubs from Colombia.

Federal agents intercepted a set of golf clubs from Colombia destined for New York at the international mail facility in Miami-Dade County on Monday.

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Australian Golf Digest rank Australia’s top 100 golf courses – state by state rankings

Australia’s top-100 golf courses for 2020 have been revealed in the latest issue of Australian Golf Digest and they’ve broken them down state by state.

Media release via Australian Golf Digest Images Courtesy: Gary Lisbon Golf Photography

The industry-standard biennial rankings of Australia’s golf courses have just been released and, as always, provide plenty to talk about.

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Golf Business Forum 2020 in Melbourne unveils speakers, tickets on sale

Golf Business Forum 2020 unveils its next group of speakers, with early-bird delegate tickets now on sale.

Media release

Working together with Event Partner, Australian Sports Turf Managers Association, and Foundation Partner Golf Australia, Golf Business Forum has just announced its next group of speakers for Australia’s most influential golf business event, to be held in Melbourne from 23-24 June.

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