World Cup of Golf shines light on Melbourne Sandbelt

The Metropolitan Golf Club is in pristine condition entering this week’s World Cup of Golf. (photo by Gary Lisbon)

While the 2018 portion of the current U.S. PGA Tour season concluded last week on frosty Sea Island, Ga., there’s still professional action on the schedule in the final weeks of the year.

The ISPS Handa Melbourne World Cup of Golf begins Wednesday Night in South Victoria, Australia. Golf Channel is televising the entire 72-hole stroke play event which features 28 two-man teams representing countries from around the world. The first round coverage is from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time. Rainy weather is in the forecast for the first two rounds, which feature a round each of fourball and foursomes.

An Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi Golf Vacation

A PerryGolf Signature Golf Vacation 2014

All good things must come to end. Well, not always, but thus is true in the case of PerryGolf’s Australian golf vacation which spanned 11 nights and 6 rounds from 3-16 March 2014. The trip was fully escorted with a GolfTravel specialist and PerryGolf tour host, Howie Knodt, who recounts his experience…