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Nov 19, 2019

Course 10: Kingston Heath

Kingston Heath! This Sand Belt classic is such a fun, playable test. Lovely bunkering by the good Dr. MacKenzie and many tremendous green complexes. Also features one of my new...
Nov 19, 2019

Courses 8&9: Barnbougle Comments

Lost Farm @Barnbougle is utterly charming, a leisurely stroll through exceptionally varied terrain. It's the kind of place where you quick step to the next tee, eager to see what...
Nov 17, 2019

Course 7: Ocean Dunes Surprises With Charm

On King Island there is a second epic course, Ocean Dunes. It feautres breath-taking holes along (and across0 the water and a clever routing, over through and around heaving dunes...
Nov 16, 2019

Course 6: Cape Wickham Takes Golf to New Level

For the 6th course visited on the "Golf Trip of a Lifetime" the guys took the pilgrimage to Cape Wickham on King Island. Those of you who have traveled with...

Nov 13, 2019

Course 5: Royal Melbourne Awes on the Golf Trip of a Lifetime

Red letter days are marked when something monumental happens in one's life. October 29th was one of those days for's Alan Shipnuck and Golf Channel's Matt Ginella.


Nov 10, 2019

Course 4: New South Wales Floors Shipnuck and Ginella

On the fourth day of their "Golf Trip of a Lifetime" Alan Shipnuck ( and Matt Ginella (Golf Channel) provided notes from Sydney's own New South Wales GC.


Nov 10, 2019

Best of Australia Golf Featured in Ask Alan

Alan Shipnuck recently answered a number of questions about his trip to New Zealand and Australia. You can view the entire entry here or read below for a few of...

Nov 07, 2019

Australian Open Host 2022 Looks Fantastic

While there are so many great courses in Melbourne's Sandbelt, a few seem to stay with us a little longer for one reason or another. Victoria GC is one of...

Nov 04, 2019

Shipnuck and Ginella Rank Golf Courses They Played in Australia and New Zealand

Recently we were asked by Alan Shipnuck of to put together a buddy's golf trip which would cover top courses in New Zealand and Australia. Although Alan and his...

Nov 03, 2019

Footage of Matt & Alan from Cape Wickham

Leading up to the President's Cup this year we were happy to work with Alan and Matt on their golf trip to Australia and New Zealand. See the link above...

Oct 13, 2019

Length V Experience

In less than two month’s time the International Team (sans Europe) will host the Americans for the 2019 President’s Cup. Aside from having the opportunity to enjoy tournament play on...

Aug 20, 2019

A Look at Melbourne: Ahead of the 2019 President's Cup

The President's Cup was first played in 1994 and has captured the attention of the golfing world since its inception. This year it will be held at Royal Melbourne and...

Aug 07, 2019

Stay Tuned for More on Royal Melbourne & Coverage of the 2019 President's Cup

Golf enthusiasts around the world are looking forward to this year's President's Cup- to be held this December at the gorgeous Royal Melbourne GC. There is already major media coverage...

Jun 17, 2019

Top Ten Reasons to Golf Australia

The 2019 President's Cup will be held at the world renowned Royal Melbourne GC this December. Whether being introduced or reacquainted with the level of golf in this special area...