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When was the first Australian Amateur Championship held?

The Australian Golf Union was formed in 1898 and the following year it organized the first official Australian Amateur Championship. However, since 1894 Melbourne Golf Club had organized an event open to all amateurs in Australia (the Victorian Gold Cup). Now the tournament had the authority of a national governing body in control of proceedings.

Why is the Australian Open being played in Sydney?

Golf Australia chief executive James Sutherland was excited to announce the 105th edition of the national championship would be played in Sydney after a year’s hiatus caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. “The Open has been a focal point of the Australian summer for decades and we’re extremely pleased to bring it back,” Sutherland said.

Where is the 2020 Australian Open being played?

The Open’s 2020 edition was originally scheduled to be played at Melbourne’s Kingston Heath, then postponed from November to February this year, but later cancelled because of the pandemic.

What is the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia?

It is the week before the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Queensland, giving the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia a two-week block of world-class golf.

What is Royal Hobart Golf Club known for?

The course at Royal Hobart Golf Club is renowned for the quality of its bunkers and the club has hosted many Tasmanian Opens and national Amateur championships.

What is Kingston Heath Golf Club?

Kingston Heath Golf Club pushes Royal Melbourne – and in some opinions exceeds it – as the premier course in Australian golf.

When did Gailes Golf Club change its name?

In 1935 , the club changed its name from Goodna to Gailes Golf Club, reflecting a similar name change made to the local railway station. The club immediately contacted Western Gailes in Scotland and the two clubs exchanged trophies for perpetual competition.

How many Australian Opens have been played?

Three clubs have hosted half of all the Australian Opens that have been played – The Australian (21), Royal Melbourne (16) and Royal Sydney (15) – with fourteen other clubs sharing more than fifty editions between them. Most of these courses have held the event multiple times but a handful of them have been used as one-off venues: Gailes in 1955, Commonwealth in 1967, Royal Hobart in 1971, The Grand in 2001 and New South Wales in 2009.

How much money did Arnold Palmer win?

In the modern era, prize money for the winner has risen from the 1,600 dollars that Arnold Palmer picked up for winning in 1966 to the 315,000 dollars that champion Craig Parry pocketed in 2007, though the sums of money involved nowadays are relatively modest compared to similar high-profile competitions elsewhere in the world. Sponsors down the years include well-known global brands such as Quantas, Dunhill, National Panasonic, Heineken and Emirates.

Where is Commonwealth Golf Club?

Commonwealth Golf Club is a close neighbour of The Metropolitan and Yarra Yarra Golf Clubs, the three forming private golfing oases in modern Melbourne’s southward suburbs.

When was the Australian Golf Union formed?

The Australian Golf Union was formed in 1898 and the following year it organized the first official Australian Amateur Championship. However, since 1894 Melbourne Golf Club had organized an event open to all amateurs in Australia (the Victorian Gold Cup). Now the tournament had the authority of a national governing body in control of proceedings.

How many points does the Australian Open have?

The Australian Open is a flagship tournament on the ISPS Handa PGA Tour of Australasia. The winner will receive a minimum of 32 Official World Golf Ranking points.

When is the Australian Open 2021?

The battle for the time-honoured Stonehaven Cup, one of world golf’s oldest trophies, will take place at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from 25-28 November.

Who tied for fourth on the @pgatour?

Cam Smith ties for fourth on the @pgatour in Georg

Who is the spokesman for Golf Australia?

Mark Hardess, spokesman for Golf Australia’s staging partner SPORTFIVE, said confirmation the event would run had provided a surge of energy.