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Aussie & Asian Golf News

Quayle embarks on marathon schedule

Play, eat, sleep and repeat. That’s the routine Queensland’s Anthony Quayle is set to embark on for the next 15 weeks as he chases lofty goals on both the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and Japan Golf Tour. Runner-up at the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways three weeks ago, Quayle played in the one-day Mercedes-Benz Gold Coast Sanctuary ...

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PODCAST: Episode #57 out now

On Episode 57, we talk to European Tour CEO Keith Pelley (26:11), discuss the amazing tale of Keeley Marx (39:35), hear from a golfer that recorded two aces in a single round (58:35) plus much more. Andy Maher and Mark Hayes are joined by Jo Charlton in the host seats.  HOW TO LISTEN EACH WEEK • Subscribe on iTunes 

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Biles wins fifth all-around title at US Champs

BOSTON: Olympic champion Simone Biles won her fifth all-around title at the US Women’s Gymnastics Championships in Boston on Sunday (Aug 19). Biles’s total of 119.850 gave her a 6.55-point margin of victory over nearest challenger and reigning world champion Morgan Hurd (113.300). Riley McCusker (112.750), Grace McCallum (111.650) and Shilese Jones (109.850) rounded out the top five.

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Victorian golf industry celebrates

The Arts Centre Melbourne hosted 230 people as the Victorian Golf Industry celebrated another successful year. The night saw Golf Victoria, Golf Management Victoria, the Victorian Golf Course Superintendents Association & the PGA of Australia come together to celebrate the achievements of the people and clubs within the Victorian Golf Industry. Amongst the attendees was Simon Brookhouse – Golf Victoria ...

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Chinese hotshots reign supreme at Asian Games

PALEMBANG: China’s sharpshooters reigned supreme in the 10m air rifle at the Asian Games on Monday (Aug 20), shrugging off strong challenges from India and Korea to claim both the men’s and women’s titles. Yang Haoran, 22, and Zhao Ruozhu, 20, bagged gold in the men’s and women’s events respectively, securing their second medal in two days after winning silver ...

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Ronaldo, Modric, Salah up for Uefa Player of the Year award

Nyon: Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohammad Salah have been shortlisted for the Uefa Player of the Year award, the sport’s European governing body said on Monday. Ronaldo, who won the award last season, helped Real Madrid to a third consecutive Champions League title and finished as the competition’s top scorer with 15 goals. The Portuguese, who has three wins ...

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Herbert closing in on Tour card

Lucas Herbert’s goal of playing his way onto the European Tour in 2019 has been given a major boost with a top-five finish at the Nordea Masters in Sweden. Despondent after a disappointing 77 in the final round of The Open Championship, Herbert was top 30 at the Porsche European Open a week later, finished inside the top 20 at ...

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