Nick Flanagan

Aussie Nitties battles way into big time

James Dampney Newcastle golfer James Nitties' stop-start career is back on track after he secured a spot on the lucrative US PGA Tour for 2009.

Leishman, Price grab US PGA Tour cards

Robert Grant Australians Marc Leishman and Aron Price will be newcomers on the US PGA Tour next year.

Flanagan joins birdie spree in Las Vegas

Australian rookie Nick Flanagan found hot scoring form in a late bid to retain his US PGA Tour card next season.

Ogilvy feels pressure of home crowds

He has won a major and kept a storming Tiger Woods at bay but Geoff Ogilvy says the pressure of playing in Australia still gets to him.

Green and Buckle make strong starts

Chris Talbot Australia's Nathan Green and Andrew Buckle have carded five-under par 67s to be equal third after the opening round of the PGA Tour's Viking Classic.

Lonard cards four-under in opening round

Andrew Both Peter Lonard has bounced back from a disappointing performance at the final major with a four-under-par 66 in the opening round at the Wyndham Championship.

McLachlin on fire as Wie flames out

Scott Sonner Michelle Wie failed again in her latest bid to make a cut on the PGA Tour, struggling to an eight-over-par 80 at the Reno-Tahoe Open.

Sweden's Johnson posts 8 birdies to win

Overnight leaders Gavin Coles and Nick Flanagan have both faded in the final round of the $US4 million ($A4.11 million) US Bank Championship in Wisconsin.

Aussies Coles, Flanagan lead PGA event

Australians Nick Flanagan and Gavin Coles have a dream opportunity to grab a maiden US PGA Tour victory and some career security.

Flanagan joins Johnson atop leaderboard

Australian Nick Flanagan has joined Sweden's Richard Johnson atop the US Bank Championship leaderboard on Friday.

Goggin four-shots back in Texas

Andrew Both Tasmanian Mathew Goggin tamed strong winds to head the Australian golf contingent after the opening round at the Colonial tournament.

Ogilvy frets despite solid opening round

Andrew Both Geoff Ogilvy has carded a very respectable two-under-par 70 in the opening round at the Wachovia Championship, but is less than pleased.

Scott leads as Aussies fire in Texas

Andrew Both It was more like Australia Day than Anzac Day as Australians filled three of the top four positions after the second round at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship.

Goggin shares lead at Bob Hope Classic

Australia's Mat Goggin has fired a seven-under-par 65 to share in a five-way tie for the lead after the opening round of the US PGA Tour's Bob Hope Classic.

Aussie rookie Jones shines in Hawaii

Unheralded Australian rookie Matt Jones showed up his more illustrious countrymen in a lucrative debut as a US PGA Tour member.

PGA-bound Flanagan takes aim at top 50

By Robert Grant Emerging Australian golf star Nick Flanagan has targeted a place in the world's top 50 in 2008 as he prepares for his rookie year on the US PGA Tour.

Golf needs to attract more women: Newton

By Darren Walton Jack Newton has called on golf clubs in Australia to move with the times in order to attract more women to the sport.

Young Aussies are better, says Snedeker

By Wayne Heming US PGA Tour rookie-in-waiting Brandt Snedeker says Australia's young golfers are better than their American counterparts.

US young guns to take on Aussies in PGA

By Wayne Heming Four of America's brightest golf prospects will clash with Australia's best young guns in next month's $1.4m Australian PGA Championship at Coolum in Qld.

SA's Jason Norris wins NSW Open golf

South Australian golfer Jason Norris had one narrow victory and narrowly missed out on another when he clinched the NSW Open by one stroke.