Kingston Heath, Victoria GC set to host future Australian Opens

Kingston Heath, Victoria GC set to host future Australian Opens

Two of Australia’s most famous tournament venues have won the rights to host the 2020 and 2022 editions of the Australian Open. A strong field of contenders from Melbourne’s famous Sandbelt put their credentials to Golf Australia to fill the “release years” from the current eight-year contract with Sydney. GA chief executive Stephen Pitt was […]

Davis snags the Stonehaven Cup

Davis snags the Stonehaven Cup

Cameron Davis lived the dream for four and a half hours at The Australian GC, and he is now an Emirates Australian Open champion. Davis, the 22-year-old Sydneysider who has had a difficult first year as a professional, bolted around the layout in just 64 – the lowest round of the day by three shots […]

Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Dual champion Jordan Spieth is coming back to defend his Emirates Australian Open title. American Spieth, the world No.3 fresh off his 10th career US PGA Tour victory, is the first big name to commit to what promises to be an impressive field for the national championship at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from […]

Spieth wins Australian Open in playoff

Spieth wins Australian Open in playoff

American Jordan Spieth has won his second Emirates Australian Open with a clutch birdie at the first hole of a sudden-death playoff against Australians Cameron Smith and Ash Hall at Royal Sydney. Spieth, who previously won at The Australian in 2014 and who was runner-up there in 2015, once again showed his love for Sydney […]

The Open Qualifying Series adds two new events to schedule

The Open Qualifying Series adds two new events to schedule

  The road to The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale will begin at the Emirates Australian Open, the first of 15 events in ten countries that will make up The Open Qualifying Series for 2017. Two new events have been added to the schedule for 2017: the SMBC Singapore Open being played from 19-22 January at Sentosa […]

Past champs commit to Emirates Australian Open

Past champs commit to Emirates Australian Open

A modern who’s who of Australian golf will tee it up in the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club from November 17-20. Aaron Baddeley, who spearheads a group of six past winners, will return to the club at which his career exploded with his victory as an amateur in 1999. Remarkably, Baddeley, who […]

Aussie summer of golf tees off

Aussie summer of golf tees off

Golf in Australia is back underway as the inaugural Northern Territory PGA Championship tees off the second half of the 2016 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia schedule. The 2016 season got off to a huge start with Professionals competing for more than AU$3.8million in nine tournaments that spanned three countries. Victorian Matthew Griffin currently […]

Adam Scott to contest Emirates Australian Open, Australian PGA

Adam Scott to contest Emirates Australian Open, Australian PGA

He’s our Masters hero, a past Stonehaven Cup champion, a multiple winner on the 2016 US PGA Tour – and Adam Scott is coming back to to Australia this summer. Scott, 36, will tee it up in the Emirates Australian Open from November 17-20 at Royal Sydney Golf Club, and the Australian PGA Championship at RACV […]

Spieth to play Australian Open

Spieth to play Australian Open

American golf sensation Jordan Spieth is returning to seek a second Emirates Australian Open title to add to his bulging list of achievements. Spieth, the world’s No. 2 player, has committed to joining what promises to be an impressive field for Australia’s national championship at Royal Sydney Golf Club from November 17. The 22-year-old from […]

Jones clinches Aussie Open victory

Jones clinches Aussie Open victory

After a tough final round, Matt Jones has held on to secure his first victory on home soil at the Emirates Australian Open. Playing The Australian, his home course, Jones fired rounds of 67, 68, 68 and 73 for a tournament total of 8-under 276. It was a challenging day for Jones who described his […]

Colsaerts, Lawrie bound for Australian Open

Colsaerts, Lawrie bound for Australian Open

Ryder Cup heroes Nicolas Colsaerts and Paul Lawrie are the latest big names to commit to the Emirates Australian Open. The pair joins an expanding European contingent striving for the Stonehaven Cup at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from November 26-29. Colsaerts, revered as one of the game’s most powerful ball-strikers, will join former […]

Spieth confirmed for Emirates Australia Open

Spieth confirmed for Emirates Australia Open

  World golf’s new sensation  Jordan Spieth has confirmed he will defend his Emirates Australia Open title. As tickets go on sale around the country today for the November event in Sydney, 21-year-old Spieth, winner of both the Masters tournament and the US Open in 2015, has committed to the Australian Open at The Australian […]

Aussie summer of golf calendar announced

Aussie summer of golf calendar announced

The Australian summer of golf is taking shape with confirmation of the end of season PGA Tour of Australasia schedule. Following on from the exciting announcement that the Australian PGA Championship will be co-sanctioned by the European Tour, a further five events have set their tournament dates. “The European Tour heading back to Australian shores […]

Spieth Spectacular at Australian Open

Spieth Spectacular at Australian Open

Jordan Spieth wowed his Australian audience with a command performance in Sydney, then immediately promised to defend his Emirates Australian Open title in 2015. Spieth, the 21-year-old Texan already close to the top 10 players in the world, smashed the course record at The Australian with a closing 63, finishing six shots ahead of his […]

Pampling, Rumford and Chalmers qualify for The Open

Pampling, Rumford and Chalmers qualify for The Open

Home favourites Rod Pampling, Brett Rumford and Greg Chalmers  have qualified for The Open, courtesy of their final rounds of the Emirates Australian Open. Pampling finished on a seven-under-par total of 277 in second place, six shots behind the winner America’s Jordan Spieth, to qualify for the 144th Open at St Andrews in July. He […]

Australian Open Radio to launch in Sydney

Australian Open Radio to launch in Sydney

Next week at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, Golf Australia will launch a first in Aussie golf. Australian Open Radio will bring golf fans more than 20 hours of live, exclusive coverage as the world’s best players battle it out for our national championship. Not only will AO Radio be available free through a […]

Superstars to be split at Australian Open

Superstars to be split at Australian Open

It has been the talk of Sydney since they announced their Emirates Australian Open rematch. But ever since world No.2 Adam Scott raised the prospect of a direct shootout with world No.1 Rory McIlroy in China recently, the golfing world has been waiting to learn whether or not last year’s combatants would be paired in […]

Spieth bound for Sydney

Spieth bound for Sydney

One of world golf’s rising stars, World Number 13 Jordan Spieth, will head to Sydney in November to compete in the Emirates Australian Open from 27-30 November at The Australian Golf Club. 21 year-old American Spieth has taken the golf world by storm in the last 18 months after his breakthrough win on the PGA […]

Adam Scott set for Aussie Summer

Adam Scott set for Aussie Summer

Adam Scott has confirmed his participation in the PGA Tour of Australasia signature events for 2014: The Australian Masters, Emirates Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship. The World Number Two created Australian sporting history in April last year by becoming the first Australian to win the coveted Green Jacket at Augusta National And since then […]

Adam Scott on board for Australian Open

Adam Scott on board for Australian Open

Australia’s World Number 2 Adam Scott has confirmed he will return to play the Emirates Australian Open at The Australian Golf Club from 27-30 November. Scott came agonisingly close to securing an historic triple crown of Australian events last year before Northern Ireland’s World Number 1 Rory McIlroy birdied the final hole to clinch victory. […]

Jason Day to join Australian Open field

Jason Day to join Australian Open field

Golf Australia has confirmed that World Number 9 Jason Day has joined the Emirates Australian Open field in Sydney from 27-30 November. The 26 year-old Queenslander won his second PGA Tour title, the WGC – Accenture Match Play Championship in Arizona in February and finished fourth at the U.S Open in June. “It’s always good to […]

Rory McIlroy to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Rory McIlroy to defend Emirates Australian Open title

Fresh from victories at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio and The Open Championship at Hoylake, world number one Rory McIlroy has confirmed he will return to Sydney to defend his Emirates Australian Open title. The $1.25 million tournament will be played at The Australian Golf Club from November 27 to 30 and is jointly […]

Dates announced for 2014 PGA Tour of Australasia season

Dates announced for 2014 PGA Tour of Australasia season

Following on from an exciting start to the 2014 PGA Tour of Australasia season, the PGA has announced the key dates for Australia’s biggest tournaments towards the end of the year. Sports fans will be treated to plenty of golfing action this summer when the PGA Tour of Australasia travels to four Australian states and […]

Senden, Gibson and Macpherson qualify for The Open

Senden, Gibson and Macpherson qualify for The Open

John Senden, Rhein Gibson and Bryden Macpherson qualified for next year’s Open Championship at Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) through the first event in the new Open Qualifying Series in Australia . The three Australians secured the three places on offer at the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney to join winner Rory McIlroy and runner-up Adam […]

Senior shines in Sydney

Senior shines in Sydney

53-year-old Peter Senior proved once again that age is no barrier to success, capturing the Emirates Australian Open amidst fading light and extreme conditions. With an even-par 72 in the windy and wild final round at The Lakes Golf Club in Sydney, Senior became the oldest golfer to lift the Stonehaven Cup, surpassing the legendary Peter Thomson who won at the age of 43 in 1972.

Greg Chalmers claims second Stonehaven Cup

Greg Chalmers claims second Stonehaven Cup

Greg Chalmers has won the 2011 Emirates Australian Open following an intense final round at The Lakes Golf Club. Chalmers, the 1998 Australian Open Champion, claimed his second Stonehaven Cup holding off a world class leaderboard of challengers to take the title. “I’ve got my name twice on the Stonehaven Cup, that’s phenomenal,” said Chalmers. […]

Massive field to contest Australian Open

Massive field to contest Australian Open

More of the world’s top 20 players are set for Sydney with World Number 9 Matt Kuchar, World Number 11 Nick Watney, former champions Robert Allenby and John Senden, and American Hunter Mahan all confirming they will be part of the action at the Emirates Australian Open at The Lakes Golf Club from 10-13 November.