The only place where professional golf might be more competitive than on the course is in the world of equipment endorsements.
The major manufacturers are always looking to entice current and future stars of the game to use their equipment and Callaway Golf recently scored a coup in signing two of the most promising players of recent times.
The Yarra Triers have consolidated their lead at the top of the Series Two Teams Leaderboard. The team from the Murray region in NSW extended their score by 5,000 points while the teams trailing them fell away in Week 13.
Many a great round has started with a bogey and so it was when Week 12 A Grade winner Peter Neill thinned a gap wedge through the green at his opening hole before going on to fire a personal best of 1-under at his home course of Murrumbidgee in Canberra.
The Yarra Triers are back in charge of the Genesis Golf Link Cup Teams Competition in Series Two!
On the back of outstanding performances from team members Dot, Phil and Stephen, the team sits on top of the leaderboard at the end of Week 12, but not as comfortably as they'd like - with The Hardcases turning in a similar week to sit just 2,000 points behind.
With 111 years of tournament history, the exclusive Royal Sydney Golf Club has seen some indelible golfing moments created as host of the Emirates Australian Open.
In the third and final Australian Open Classics article, we look back at the venue that has seen some of golf’s legends lift the Stonehaven Cup, as well as some contemporary players destined for greatness.