Entries by Bruce Young

Jumbo Ozaki – The Thrill of Winning

This photo shows Jumbo and I standing together with Peter Thomson (putting) and Frank Malloy Having tasted my first caddying experience late in my last year of high school (1970) and really enjoying what professional golf provided, even as a caddy, I began almost immediately to think how best I could be involved again. The […]

The Otago Charity Classic – My Caddying Debut

This grainy photo (apologies) shows me caddying in my first tournament and using a pull buggy for the first and only time. Following my initial encounter with the world of professional golf, described here in the first of this series, I played golf through my high school years in Dunedin in New Zealand in the […]

Hideki Matsuyama’s Brilliance In Vain

Matsuyama in action today – photo Getty Images Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama has not won an event on the PGA Tour in early three years but after his opening round of 63 at Players Championship in Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida today, there was every reason to believe that the drought might end in the game’s […]

The Players Championship – The Chances

This week’s Players Championship attracts the attention of the golfing world perhaps more than any other non major event and some might say more than a couple of the majors. I assess the chances this week and provide evidence as to just why they might be considered as such. Below: Last year’s champion and now […]

Andrew Dodt’s Near Miss in Malaysia

The Malaysia Open Champion – Trevor Simsby Queensland’s Andrew Dodt has lost a playoff for the Banda Malaysia Open in Kuala Lumpur today, the Queenslander eventually being knocked out of the race for the title at the second extra hole when beaten by 27 year old American, Trevor Simsby, who won his first event as […]

Andrew Dodt Chasing Further Queensland Success

Dodt in action this week – photo courtesy of Asian Tour Australia’s Andrew Dodt is on target to continue the outstanding run of Queensland based professionals when he takes to the Kota Permai layout in Kuala Lumpur in round three of the Bandar Malaysia Open. Although 77 players are yet to complete round two, Dodt […]

Five Australians Earn Asian Tour Cards

Scott Strange – one of five Aussies to gain Asian Tour status Five Australians have earned Asian Tour Status for 2020 following the completion of the Qualifying Tour’s Qualifying School in Cha Am in Thailand. Victorian Will Heffernan has finished runner-up, West Australian and former two time European Tour winner, Scott Strange 9th, Victorian Ben […]