“There remains in the non-golf population a mythical link between wealth and golf”

I just wanted to direct you all to this considerate article by Rod Morri over at Golf Australia: Golf. A Rich Person’s Sport?

It came about on the back of a tweet about the inaccurate link between golf and wealth.

“Disappointingly, a small minority took the bait and reacted with abuse (hardly helpful to improving the image of the game they profess to love) but an encouraging majority instead attempted to engage with reasoned and reasonable responses.

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Australian golf legend Jack Newton dies aged 72

Australian golfer Jack Newton has died at the age of 72.

The golf world has been rocked by the news of Jack Newton’s death.

A statement released by Newton’s family on Friday morning announced that Jack Newton had passed away overnight.

The PGA of Australia and the Australian Golf Media reported:

Newton had been battling Alzheimer’s disease for a number of years, he and his family sharing his plight with the broader community as his health deteriorated.

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