Check out Kingston Heath’s plan for a spectacular short course

Are we entering the age of the short golf course?

Mooted for decades as a way to increase participation, help time-poor golfers and encourage new people to play, shorter golf courses are only now beginning to come to fruition.

Several great short courses such as the 12-hole concept, par-3 tracks and mini-golf are only now emerging on the Australian golf landscape such as Bougle Run, and a swathe of fantastic mini-golf courses around the country.

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Don’t look, this may be the worst putt we’ve seen at a major

At 24-years, Will Zalatoris has a few putting issues and it’s not pretty to watch.

You’ve really got to see this putt to believe it, but we’re not entirely sure we should be encouraging golfers to watch it.

Will Zalatoris missed a putt during the first round of the Open Championship last night that nearly had us knock over our whisky.

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Scott Hend hilariously explains his crazy trip to Porsche European Open

Next time you think you’ve had a less than ideal preparation for a round of golf, consider Scott Hend’s build-up to the European Tour’s Porsche European Open in Hamburg this week.

In an interview following the first round (in which he broke 80), Hend summarizes his calamitous journey to the tournament that saw him fly into the wrong city, losing his baggage, including his golf clubs and then having to change hotel rooms because of a broken AC.

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