McIlroy was considering Australian Open because of Kingston Heath

If you haven’t heard it already, make sure you check out Rory McIlroy’s chat with Lawrence Donegan and John Huggan on the McKellar Golf Podcast.

The laid-back chat with McIlroy is a fun listen and early in the podcast, the conversation turns to golf architecture.

By his own admission, golf course design wasn’t something McIlroy was overly interested in early in his career but he’s since begun taking a closer interest and is now more likely to play a golf tournament simply because it is being played on a great golf course.

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New Australasian golf tour schedule as date for #AusPGA is revealed

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will endeavour to recapture golf’s golden years in this country with a reimagined tournament schedule that will see the tour in full swing from October and culminate with the crowning of the Order of Merit winner in March.

Media release via Australian Golf Media

The restrictions caused by the coronavirus pandemic has brought about significant disruption to the 2020 schedule but in order to play a full complement of events the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will extend the season until March 2021, a format that will become the norm moving forward.

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Official date set for Woods v Mickelson rematch

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will face off with a couple of famous playing partners at Medalist Golf Club in Florida on May 24, 2020.

The rematch called “The Match: Champions for Charity on TNT,”  will raise money for COVID-19 relief efforts.

Woods will partner with former Colts and Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning in the charity challenge, facing off against Phil Mickelson and New England Patriots Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady.

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