Jason Dufner pleased with comeback at 2014 Perth International

Brad Elborough   American golfer Jason Dufner has passed the first hurdle of his return to golf – completing four competitive rounds at the ISPS HANDA Perth International.

Golf: Perth International could move to different part of the year

Rory McIlroy has largely surpassed Tiger Woods as the world's most sought-after golfing talent.

Brad Elborough   Organisers of the Perth International golf tournament are considering moving the event to the start of the year in a bid to attract bigger names and larger corporate sponsorship.

Iceman Thorbjorn Olesen keeps his cool in Perth International sun

Thorbjorn Olesen

Simon White   Thorbjorn Olesen's birthplace of Fureso is named after a lake - which adds a touch of the fitting to the Dane's stunning return to winning form in the surrounds of Lake Karrinyup on the weekend.

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Olesen holds off late challenge to win Perth International

Brad Elborough   Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen held off a final-round challenge from world No. 22 Victor Dubuisson to claim the Perth International at Lake Karrinyup.

Thorbjorn Olesen holds off Victor Dubuisson, wins Perth International

Thorbjorn Olesen won the Perth International.

Brad Elborough   Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen held off a final round challenge from world No. 22 Victor Dubuisson to claim the ISPS HANDA Perth International at Lake Karrinyup.

Young Aussie Murdaca headed to US Masters

Anthony Murdaca's victory assures him of a place at Augusta in April.

Michael Davis   Anthony Murdaca didn’t just stroll into the clubhouse at Augusta National: he kicked the door down in emphatic fashion at Royal Melbourne on Sunday, winning the Asia Pacific Amateur Championship by seven shots.

Bishop firing backed for 'lil girl' jibe

Ted Bishop.

PGA commissioner Tim Finchem and the LPGA both came out solidly Saturday in support of the firing of Ted Bishop as PGA of America president after "inappropriate" remarks on Twitter.

Murdaca leads by eight strokes

Antonio Murdaca.

Michael Davis   The concept of warming down after a game of golf is anathema to most of us.

Thorbjorn Olesen takes lead into final day of the Perth International

Young Dane Thorbjorn Olesen takes the lead into the final day of the Perth International.

Brad Elborough   If Dane Thorbjorn Olesen produces a final round at Lake Karrinyup on Sunday as bad as his third, he’s likely to win the IPSP HANDA Perth International.

Henley fires with the putter in Georgia

On target: Russell Henley.

Doug Ferguson   Russell Henley has a reminder on his phone that goes off every day at midday to tell him he's the best putter in the world.

Golf's PGA president fired for 'insensitive' remarks

Insulted: England's Ian Poulter.

PGA of America president Ted Bishop was removed from office on Friday by his board of directors for "insensitive gender-based statements" posted on social media at the expense of English golfer Ian Poulter.

Scot Peter Whiteford leads Perth International

Peter Whiteford of Scotland checks his shot on the ninth hole during day two of the Perth International on Friday.

Brad Elborough   Europeans dominate the leaderboard at the halfway mark of the ISPS HANDA Perth International golf tournament.

Victor Dubuisson rues putting on day two of Perth International

Victor Dubuisson.

Simon White   The record books will show that little-known English James Morrison carded a tournament record score on day two of the Perth International.

Shot at Augusta just one win away for amateur

Anthony Murdaca.

Michael Davis   Anthony Murdaca sat at home last year watching WA's Oliver Goss treading the hallowed fairways at Augusta National thinking of a childhood dream to play the Masters as an amateur.

Olesen overcomes injury caused by camel

Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen watches his tee shot on the fourth hole on day two of the Perth International at Lake Karrinyup Country Club on Friday.

Have you heard the joke about the golfer and the camel? In the case of Denmark's Thorbjorn Olesen, it wasn't quite a laughing matter.

Baddeley in the mix at US PGA event

Aaron Baddeley

Aaron Baddeley is two shots off the lead following the opening round of the US PGA Tour's McGladrey Classic in Georgia.

John Wade, Thorbjorn Olesen lead after Perth International day one

John Wade couldn't quite believe he had the lead after the first round of the Perth International.

Brad Elborough   Veteran Victorian golfer John Wade says it’s ridiculous that he recorded a new tournament record at Lake Karrinyup on Thursday to hold a share of the lead at the end of the opening day of the $1.75 million Perth International.

Sinnott feels the power at amateur championship

Mick Davis   Perhaps it was an omen. Willowy Williamstown youngster Todd Sinnott slid easily into the seat only minutes earlier occupied by one of the most powerful men in the world of golf – Augusta chairman Billy Payne.

Ruffels having a ball dreaming of Augusta

Young gun: Ryan Ruffels practises relentlessly.

Matt Murnane   It's 7am at Royal Melbourne Golf Course. Or is it 7pm?

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Millar to match wits with major winners in Perth

Matthew Millar is relishing a chance to take on some of the world's best in Australia's richest golf event.

Jon Tuxworth   He might be a part-timer about to tee off in Australia's richest event, but Canberra golfer Matt Millar believes he can compete against a top-class field in the Perth International starting on Thursday.