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2023 Australian Golf Media Awards winners announced

POSTED ON December 5, 2023 @ 8:37 pm

2023 AGMA Award winners were announced last week during the Australian Open Week in Sydney. These are the people who bring you the news, stories, insights visuals across all types of platforms. Unsung to many. Thank you.

Best Short Form Story (less than 1000 words)

  • Winner   Mark Hayes – Golf Australia Magazine – “The Story of ‘Chook’ – Golf’s Greatest Grinder”

Runner-up

  • Adam Pengilly – Sydney Morning Herald – “A former North Sydney Bears ballboy earned $3 million in a week … for carrying a golf bag”

Best Long Form Story (more than 1000 words)

  • Winner Matt Cleary – Golf Australia Magazine – “It’s Golf But Not As You Know It”

Runners-up

  • Steve Keipert – Australian Golf Digest – “Golf’s darkest day”
  • Karen Harding – Golf Australia Magazine – “Baker’s History in the Making”
  • Mark Hayes – Golf Australia Magazine – “Meet The Furrows”

 

Best Photographic/Illustration Presentation

  • Winner David Tease for his photograph of the NSW team practising during Interstate Series at St Michael’s Golf Club.

Best Reportage of Women’s Golf

  • Winner  Mark Hayes – Golf Australia Magazine article on Annika Rathbone.

 

Runner-up

  • Karen Harding – Golf Australia Magazine piece with Karrie Webb – “Karrie’s Open Road”

Best Opinion Piece

Winner  Mark Hayes – Golf Australia Magazine – “Hard to pity PGA Tour in LIV Golf Stoush”

 

Runner-up…

  • Brendan James – Golf Australia Magazine – “Thankfully, The Golf Was Great”

Best Visual Presentation

  • Ross Flannigan for his inspiring Empower Golf videos.

 

Best Aural Presentation

  • Winner  Rod Morri for his interview with Briony Lyle on the The Thing About Golf podcast.
  • Runner-up Rod Morri for his interview with Mary Thomson on the The Thing About Golf podcast.

 

The Tom Ramsey Memorial Award for Excellence in 2023

AGMA members were asked to nominate and then vote for a fellow AGMA member who they believe has displayed a high degree of excellence in the reporting and/or presentation of Australian golf in 2023.

  • Winner Rod Morri

The Peter Thomson Quill

Members are invited to nominate a fellow AGMA member who they believe has displayed a high degree of excellence in the reporting and/or presentation of Australian golf throughout their career.

  • Winner   Bruce Young

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