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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 179
CELEBS JOIN THE PROS A HOST of Australian celebrities will join Tour Professionals for an inside the ropes experience at Huntingdale Golf Club for the Mercedes-Benz Truck and Bus Victorian PGA Championship next week. As an added bonus, professionals at this year’s tournament will also be vying for an increased prize purse of AU$110,000. The tournament, which is modelled on the famous AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am in California, will see 92 of Australia's finest young and upcoming professionals alongside celebrities and amateurs. Adelaide Strikers BBL captain, Brad Hodge, former Olympic gold medallist and tennis superstar, Todd Woodbridge, and celebrated Australian cricketers, Ricky Ponting [pictured] and Damien Fleming, will be among the sports stars teeing up in the event starting on February 9. MORE> ___________________________________ VIC OPEN DEPTH GROWS THE field for the 2016 Oates Vic Open has been filled with Nick Cullen, Rebecca Artis, Peter Fowler and Laura Davies all the latest confirmed starters for the event which starts at Thirteenth Beach Golf Links tomorrow. Cullen, the 2014 Australian Masters Champion, finished runner-up after a two- hole playoff with eventual winner Richard Green last year. Cullen enjoyed a number of high finishes in 2015 including a tied third place finish at the 2015 Fiji International and a share of fifth at the 2015 Emirates Australian Open. MORE> ___________________________________ HENDERSON GOLD COAST BOUND ONE of the world’s most exciting young talents in women’s golf, Brooke Henderson, will make her first appearance at the RACV Ladies Masters from February 25 to 28. Tournament chairman Bob Tuohy said the 18-year-old Canadian, ranked No.17 in the world, will light up the tournament at RACV Royal Pines on the Gold Coast. “Brooke Henderson is a sensational player,” he said. “She has already won on the LPGA Tour and is going to be golf’s next megastar and we are delighted she is playing at RACV Royal Pines Resort." MORE> ___________________________________ NATIONAL SQUADS ANNOUNCED THREE of Australia’s most prodigious young talents have been added to Golf Australia’s national squad. Queenslander Louis Dobbelaar, West Australian Min Woo Lee and Victorian Cameron John have been added as junior members. Aside from rewarding recent outstanding performances, Golf Australia high performance director Brad James said their selection would enable them to have access to more international tournaments, along with increased resources and expertise to help them take the next step. MORE> TRAPS AROUND the With a golf course established in 1899 and views to the Blue Mountains conveniently located only 14km from Sydney’s CBD, prestigious Killara Golf Club offers a picturesque setting, both from the indoors and outdoors, making it a perfect venue. Killara Golf Club is known as one of Sydney’s most prestigious private member clubs, we warmly welcome membership, event and corporate golf enquiries. Choose Killara Golf Club. Killara Golf Club 556 Pacific Highway, Killara NSW 2071 PHONE: (02) 9498 2700 EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org WEB: www.kgc.com.au Killara Golf Club Golf is just the Beginning...
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