Major championship golf returns this week with 2020 PGA Championship

Major golf is back this week, albeit without spectators and with a few withdrawals due to COVID-19 concerns.

The 2020 PGA Championship begins this week at Harding Park in San Francisco marking the first major golf championship of the year.

Several golfers have withdrawn due to coronavirus concerns (Francesco Molinari, Padraig Harrington among others), and one (Brandan Grace) has withdrawn because of a positive test to COVID-19, but the golf will go on.

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Golf Australia Participation Report reveals 0.05 per cent increase in 2019

For the first time in 21 years, Australian golf club membership has risen in the past year.

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The 2019 Golf Australia Participation Report has revealed a 0.05 per cent increase, the first of its kind since 1998.

Golf Australia chairman Andrew Newbold acknowledged the “fantastic result”, just one of several promising numbers in the report, compiled annually by Golf Business Advisory Services.

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Golfer destroys golf hole with a groundbreaking hole-in-one

It looks like someone has lost their temper, but it’s really just a groundbreaking hole-in-one.

Bonnie Doon Golf Club posted this photo down their Twitter feed taken in the aftermath of a hole-in-one.

Club member Brendon Syder locked in a low tracer straight at the flagstick at the uphill par-3 15th hole and it smashed straight through the turf on its way to the bottom of the hole.

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