Fox Sports celebrates The Masters on Foxtel and Foxtel Now

Australian golf fans will be pleased to hear that FoxSports will launch a dedicated Masters Tournament channel next week, despite the 2020 event being postponed due to the coronavirus.

Beginning on Monday, April 6, FoxSports 503 will turn into a Masters-only channel featuring a bunch of great highlights from Augusta National over the years.

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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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