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Planet Golf Modern Masterpieces Released for Father’s Day
The third installment in the Planet Golf series – Planet Golf Modern Masterpieces – has been released in Australia and New Zealand in time for Father’s Day. Written and published by Darius Oliver of the Global Golf Group, the book focuses on the greatest golf courses of the modern era. It features in excess of 100 course reviews, a detailed ratings and rankings section and foreword by master golf developer Mike Keiser, the owner of a number of acclaimed layouts reviewed in the book.
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14 Jan
Masters Champion Bubba Watson to play Shenzhen International event in China
The Shenzhen International golf tournament – the first stop of the European Tour in China in 2016 – will light up the award-winning Shenzhen Genzon Golf Club from April 21-24. Among the star attractions announced today (Jan 8) will be Bubba Watson, the two-time former Masters champion and world No.4, who made such an impact in the inaugural event last year.
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21 Sep
Vale Peter Dawson
While away recently I missed the news that Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of the R&A, had passed away. Catching up over the weekend I noted several, “Golf to Farewell Dawson” type headlines, which gave pause. Now nobody likes to speak ill of the dead but while Dawson’s family will no doubt grieve, the game of golf will not miss him.
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18 Mar
The spectacular new Cape Wickham Links in Australia has opened for a sneak preview. From earlier this month, a series of preview groups have been sampling this exciting new golf course on the northwestern coast of Tasmania’s King Island.
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16 Mar
Cape Wickham - The Background Story, Part I
Later this year the Cape Wickham golf course will open on King Island in Tasmania, the culmination of several years toil for a small but dedicated group of passionate individuals. While there is still much work to do in preparation of the November opening, and grass left to mature, for those involved in the project the divots can’t come soon enough.
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18 Aug
Cape Wickham Golf Course – August Construction Update
The countdown is on, with the opening of the Cape Wickham golf course only months away now that the final holes have been finished and the all-important grow-in phase of development is underway. Winter weather prevented the 15th fairway from being completely grassed, but the rest of the course has been and it’s expected that the outstanding fairway will be grassed in October when the weather warms up.
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