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Golf in Godzone: Lydia Ko Beats The Pros

14-year-old Kiwi amateur golfer, Lydia Ko has become the youngest-ever player to win a professional golf tournament.

Golf: The Timberlake Touch

“Bringing Sexy Back to Golf?” is the WSJ’s Suzanne Vranica’s spin on the news that Callaway have announced Justin Timberlake, as Callaway's creative director.

Golf: Gimme A Break With My Belly Putter

“Is the use of belly putters unethical?” Asks Ian Carter at BBC Sports.

A timely question since I’ve resorted to using one in recent weeks and it’s led to lots of banter with an occasional touch of abuse from my mates at the 19th hole.

Golf: “A gentlemen’s sport”

Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki believes golf, especially the pro game, lends itself to a more laid-back approach to competition. Although as Emily Kay suggests, “a high-strung Rory Sabbatini, among others, might disagree.”

Golf: A Braai At The Masters – Don’t Bet On It

Golf: A Braai At The Masters – Don’t Bet On It

“An Ambition Unlike Any Other…Why the Master’s Champions Dinner may never be the same.”

Golf: Maybe It's Not Over For Matt

"There's a lot worse stuff that goes on out here," said Matt Every in response to questions about his three-month suspension for conduct unbecoming a professional golfer.

Golf: Johnny Miller Admits Mistake

Golf: Johnny Miller Admits Mistake

Johnny Miller is often criticised for being highly critical during his commentaries however Doug Ferguson’s report suggests Johnny does recognise his own fallibility.

Golf: “The purest links golf course in the world”

Five-times Open Champion, Peter Thompson describes Brora as, “The purest links golf course in the world” and Robin Wilson at Scottish Golf View writes, “Brora Ranked No 9 in Britain’s Value For Money Courses.”

Golf in Godzone: “Plonker Of The Year”

“…how could anyone get close to this intellectually challenged Kiwi?" writes John Huggan discussing his annual “Huggy” awards.

Golf: Baker-Finch’s Driver “Yips”

“Golfers of quality are not immune to the "yips" but in 99 cases out of 100 it’s the putting "yips.