Greg Norman’s new golf league and its impact on Australian golf comes under scrutiny

The potential ramifications on Australian golf of a proposed golf league backed by a Saudi Arabian-based organisation have come under closer scrutiny.

Since the appointment of Greg Norman as CEO of LIV Golf Investments and its plan to take over the Asian Golf Tour, there has been a lot of discussion about the potential impact, or perhaps windfall for Australian golf.

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Japan’s Mizuki Hashimoto wins 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship

Early eagle sends Mizuki Hashimoto on the way to victory in the 2021 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific championship.

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ABU DHABI, November 13: Japan’s outstanding year in golf continued when Mizuki Hashimoto shot a fourth successive round of four-under-par 68 to win the third edition of the Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) championship by one stroke on Saturday.

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The Athena golf tournament returns to Melbourne in 2022 with a twist

Female golfers throughout Australia will have the opportunity to play alongside 10 rising stars of Australian and New Zealand professional golf as The Athena returns to the WPGA Tour of Australasia schedule in 2022.

The Athena, a compact two-day event, will be played at newly re-designed Sandy Links Golf course on Melbourne’s Sandbelt on the 26th and 27th of February, and will be broadcast live on Fox Sports and Kayo from 12:30pm to 4:30pm each day (AEDT).

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New event honours Australia’s greatest major champion

Major champion Hannah Green will headline the inaugural Australian WPGA Championship as 24 of Australia’s best female golfers compete for the Karrie Webb Cup to be staged alongside the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Queensland Golf Club in Brisbane.

The 2021 Scottish Open champion Min Woo Lee, and former US Open champion and winner of the Joe Kirkwood Cup in 2008, Geoff Ogilvy will tee it up in the 2021 Australian PGA Championship from January 13-16.

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World No.1 Nakajima triumphs at Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship

World no.1 Nakajima earns himself a spot in The Masters and The Open after triumphing in a two-hole playoff to become third Japanese winner of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship.

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DUBAI (UAE): Keita Nakajima became the third player from Japan to win the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), defeating Hong Kong’s Taichi Kho on the second hole of a thrilling playoff on Saturday at Dubai Creek Golf & Yacht Club.

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Lucas Herbert claims maiden PGA Tour win in Bermuda

In brutal conditions, Lucas Herbert has claimed his first PGA Tour victory in Bermuda, sewing up a spot in The Masters in the process.

Lucas Herbert has claimed his maiden PGA Tour victory at the Butterfield Bermuda Championship. Herbert’s one-stroke victory over Patrick Reed and Danny Lee came in brutal conditions which saw players bashed by strong winds and rain for most of the weekend.

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