Castle Stuart

A wonderful new links in northern Scotland, designed by Mark Parsinen and Gil Hanse


Picturesque 12th green at Tenby on the Pembrokeshire coast in Wales


1st hole at Dooks in south west Ireland with a storm approaching


Harry Colt's marvellous creation at Rye in southern England

About David Worley



1972 Started my own Investment Advisory business which eventually became Worley Securities.

1989 Voted Investment Advisor of the year for Australia by the industry magazine 'Money Management' (editor was David Koch)



Played tennis all my life but in 1992,playing in Victorian Over 45's team, aggravated injuries to my shoulder and hip and was forced to quit tennis for good within 12 months.

Golf became the new passion and luckily I was already a member at Commonwealth Golf Club.  Also a founder shareholder at Moonah Links and a member of Sorrento Golf Club. Current handicap is 11.



1995  Wrote and published -   Bill Edgar - A Legend in Amateur Golf

1999  Wrote and published -   Fairways in Heaven, Bunkers from Hell

          (listed in The Age in March 2000 as the non-fiction no.8 Best Seller in  Melb.

          though  only for sale in about 8 book stores.)                                                     

2007  Wrote and published, (July in Australia),-  Journey through the Links.

          In September Journey was published in the UK and USA

          by Aurum Press in London.

          Journey was voted book of the month in October 2007 Issue of

          'UK Golf Monthly' and December 2007 was awarded Golf Book of the Year

           by 'Sports Illustrated' in the USA -circulation 23 million. 

2010 Wrote and published - Another Journey through the Links.

          Released in August 2010 in Australia and late October through Aurum Press

          In the UK  and USA. Another Journey was the only golf book shortlisted  in        2011 for the British Sports Book Awards.

2015 Wrote and published Golf in the Heather and Gorse


Travelled over  40.000 miles in hire cars in first six trips to UK and Ireland and have played  nearly 300 courses there. Have played or walked every single 18 hole links course in UK and Ireland  - 165 in total.


I am a member of the Senior Golfers Society of Victoria, the Australian Golf Writers Association  and I am on the judging panel for The Golf Course Guide which reviews all public access courses in Australia.