Davis, Blixt and Jones qualify for The Open

Davis, Blixt and Jones qualify for The Open

Cameron Davis, Jonas Blixt and Matt Jones secured their places in the starting field of The 147th Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. The 102nd staging of the championship, played at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney, was the first opportunity for players to book their place at Carnoustie next year through The […]

Aussie first round tee times, stats at The Open 2017

Aussie first round tee times, stats at The Open 2017

The ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia will be well represented at the 146th Open Championship with 11 Australians and two New Zealanders teeing it up. Among them is 2016 ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit winner Matthew Griffin, current New Zealand Open champion Michael Hendry and our trio of qualifiers from the […]

Hendry, Bland qualify for The Open

Hendry, Bland qualify for The Open

  Chan Kim of the United States, Michael Hendry of New Zealand, Adam Bland of Australia and KT Kim of South Korea have earned places in The 146th Open after qualifying at the Mizuno Open in Japan. Chan Kim led the way to Royal Birkdale after capturing a five-shot victory at JFE Setonakai Golf Club […]

Hall, Smith and Baddeley qualify for The Open

Hall, Smith and Baddeley qualify for The Open

Australia’s Ashley Hall, Cameron Smith and Aaron Baddeley secured their places in The Open after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open at Royal Sydney Golf Club. The 101st playing of Australia’s most prestigious championship served as the first event in The Open Qualifying Series for The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale which will be played […]

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 […]

The Open Championship Preview: The A to Z of Royal Troon

The Open Championship Preview: The A to Z of Royal Troon

FOR the ninth time in 93 years, the Open Championship returns to Royal Troon Golf Club from July 14-17. Founded in 1878, Royal Troon is renowned as one of the greatest links courses. The Old Course represents a stern golfing examination and, in particular, the inward half of Royal Troon is widely accepted as the […]

The Open Championship drawing near

The Open Championship drawing near

St Andrews is bracing for an Aussie invasion as 15 Aussies prepare to compete in The Open at the home of golf from the 16-19 July. Australia has a strong affinity to The Open and always has a healthy contingent of competitors vying for the Claret Jug, however 2015 will see the most Aussies in […]

Fraser, Hend grab spots at The Open

Fraser, Hend grab spots at The Open

Marcus Fraser narrowly missed out on claiming his first win since 2010 at the 2014 Thailand Golf Championship, but his disappointment was largely offset by the knowledge that he had qualified for The Open at St Andrews next year. The Australian, who finished in a tie for second alongside Martin Kaymer, a shot behind winner […]

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 […]

Muirfield to test world’s best

Muirfield to test world’s best

The Open Championship returns to historic Muirfield this month for the first time since Ernie Els’ triumph on a late Sunday afternoon in 2002 following a rain and windstorm of immense proportions only the day before. Located in the East of Scotland, Muirfield is a meaningful Open Championship venue for many reasons. It was built […]

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