Lydia Ko is shortest priced golf favourite

8:30 PM   Not even Tiger Woods at his absolute peak was such an odds-on favourite as Lydia Ko is for the New Zealand Women's Open.

Jason Day is feeling old at 28

"I'm talking about taxes and all this other stuff that is very, very boring. And these guys are talking about music": ...

Carl Steward 12:11 PM   ​Jason Day often gets lumped in with golf's new wave of young stars that includes Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler, but Australia's top player and third-ranked golfer worldwide doesn't feel like he's part of the boys' club.

Lisa Jean to tee off with the men at Vic PGA

Proven performer: Nick Cullen, with his 2014 Australian Masters trophy, has a great strike rate at Huntingdale.

Victorian Lisa Jean will break through golf's glass ceiling at Huntingdale on Tuesday by becoming the first woman to contest the men's Victorian PGA Championship.

Willett wins Dubai Desert Classic

Danny Willett celebrates his victory.

Britain's Danny Willett has held his nerve to win the Dubai Desert Classic by a stroke from compatriot Andy Sullivan and Spain's Rafa Cabrera-Bello.

Incredible shot steals Vic Open for Long in another play-off finish

Golden oldie: Michael Long, 47, made history by becoming one of the oldest winners of the tournament.

Michael Long reckons he could not have hit the incredible chip shot that won him this year's Vic Open if he had another 99 tries.

Jang clinches first LPGA win

Emotional victory: Ha Na Jang.

South Korean Jang Ha Na overcame waterlogged conditions and a marathon final day to clinch her first LPGA victory, a two-shot triumph at the Coates Golf Championship in Ocala, Florida, on Saturday.

Canberra's Matthew Millar in contention at Victorian Open

Canberra's Matthew Millar is in contention for the title after a strong third round at the Victorian Open on Saturday.

Jon Tuxworth   Canberra golfer has surged into contention after the third round of the Victorian Open.

Webb holds her nerve, makes cut at Vic Open

Made the cut: Karrie Webb.

Tournament drawcard Karrie Webb held her nerve to sink a clutch final-hole birdie on Friday, ensuring she would make the halfway cut in the Victorian Open at 13th Beach.

McIlroy's sights on treble and a crack at Tiger

Rory McIlroy tees off on the 11th hole during the first round of the Dubai Desert Classic on Thursday.

James Corrigan   In the short term Rory McIlroy fully expects to win his third Dubai tournament in a row this week.

Webb in trouble on a Strange day

Great round: Scott Strange on his way to a 63 at the Victorian Open.

The Vic Open has in recent years batted above its profile for creating storylines and, if day one of the 2016 edition is any pointer, fans could be in for another intriguing weekend at 13th Beach Golf Club.


Millar hopes life's a Beach at Vic Open

Canberra golfer Matthew Millar begins his 2016 in the Victorian Open at 13th Beach.

David Polkinghorne    Canberra golfer looking for another fast start to 2016 after equaling course record at 13th Beach last year.

Webb to start Olympic medal mission at Vic Open

On a mission: An Olympic medal in Rio would cap Karrie Webb's career.

Matt Murnane   Karrie Webb says she would place an Olympic medal on the same level as any of the seven majors she has won.

Webb excited by Rio Olympics

Headline act: Karrie Webb would cherish an Olympic medal of any colour.

Karrie Webb, self-confessed sports nut and Australia's greatest female golfer, is unequivocal - an Olympic medal of any colour in Rio would sit proudly alongside any of her seven major trophies.

Jason Day's hometown pays tribute to champion golfer

Jason Day is one of Australia's most successful golfers.

Tim Schaefer   Former Hills International College student Jason Day will have a street in Beaudesert named after him.

Snedeker wins without hitting shot on Monday

Brandt Snedeker thought it most unlikely his score would hold up for victory.

American Brandt Snedeker won the weather-hit Farmers Insurance Open without hitting a shot on Monday as his closest pursuers succumbed to brutal conditions in southern California.

Song upstages idol Spieth in Singapore

Song Young-han poses with his trophy.

South Korean Song Young-han held his nerve to edge his role model, world No.1 Jordan Spieth, by a shot to win the Singapore Open in a weather-delayed Monday finish.

Snedeker bucks weather at wild Torrey Pines as play suspended

Brandt Snedeker: The clubhouse leader at Torrey Pines as play is suspended.

Former champion Brandt Snedeker defied difficult weather conditions to post the clubhouse lead in a suspended final round of the US PGA Tour tournament at Torrey Pines.

'Love double' back, and Webb, as Vic Open steps up another level

Richard Green and Marianne Skarpnord will return for the Oates Vic Open.

Matt Murnane   The "love double" storyline that swept the Vic Open last year will be at the forefront of the tournament again this year, with Richard Green and Marianne Skarpnord set to defend their respective men's and women's titles.

Relaxed Baddeley finds key to better golf

Aaron Baddeley: The Australian's more relaxed attitude is paying dividends at Torry Pines.

Golf is fun again for Aaron Baddeley and a new relaxed approach has helped him secure an outside chance for a US PGA Tour victory at Torrey Pines.

Ha Na Jang makes LPGA history

Record setter: Ha Na Jang.

South Korea's Ha Na Jang has made the first par-4 hole-in-one in LPGA Tour history.