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Golf Australia Express : GA Express 193
DALY SOLID IN CHAMPIONS DEBUT FOR a brief time during the final round it looked like PGA Tour Champions debutante John Daly might pull off a fairytale beginning to his senior golf career at the Insperity Invitational. The headliner moved to within two shots of the lead early with birdies at each of the first three holes, and a fourth birdie at the sixth hole. But he could not maintain the momentum as bogeys followed at the 7th and 8th holes. MORE> ______________________________________ NSW OPEN GETS HUGE BOOST The NSW Open has been upgraded to Tier One status on the PGA Tour of Australasia and will offer a minimum $400,000 prizemoney when it is played later this year. The 2016 Championship will mark the start of this year's Australian summer of golf and will be played from November 10 to 13, the week prior to the Emirates Australian Open. The Greg Norman designed Stonecutters Ridge, at Colebee in western Sydney, will host the event for the third consecutive year. The increased prize pool, almost triple last year's purse, and Tier One status means the winner will not only lift the Kel Nagle Cup but they will be exempt for the remainder of the 2016 season and the next two years, a one-year increase from recent state-based Championships. MORE> ______________________________________ CHARLES NAMED HONORARY MEMBER Open Champion Sir Bob Charles has become an Honorary Member of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews. Charles won The Open in a playoff at Royal Lytham & St Annes in 1963, and was victorious 80 times around the world. He was inducted to the World Golf Hall of Fame in 2008. “I am extremely proud and gratified to be invited to become an Honorary Member of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club,” Charles said. MORE> TRAPS AROUND the
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