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Matt Jones almost blows Australian Open on a whisper

Matt Jones almost blows Australian Open on a whisper

Matt Jones walked up the 18th hole thinking he had a multiple shot cushion as he sought a second Australian Open title. Upon realising he needed to get up and down for par, the New South Welshman did just that to defeat South African Louis Oosthuizen by a single shot. 8 Dec 2019
Top Aussie Open trio earn place into The 149th Open Championship

Top Aussie Open trio earn place into The 149th Open Championship

Matt Jones, Aaron Pike and World No.1 amateur Takumi Kanaya have secured their places in The 149th Open Championship after qualifying at the Emirates Australian Open. 8 Dec 2019
Jones nurses dicky back and 54-hole Open lead

Jones nurses dicky back and 54-hole Open lead

Matt Jones shuffled awkwardly and painfully in his seat as he spoke to the media after a third round 68 to take the Australian Open lead by three. Then quickly denied his back could be one of the only obstacles to claiming a second Stonehaven Cup at his home club. 7 Dec 2019
More than numbers for Kanaya's accountant caddie

More than numbers for Kanaya's accountant caddie

Australian Open contender Takumi Kanaya sits two shots adrift of 36-hole leader Matt Jones after a second round 69 and guiding him on his way is a Sydney accountant and volunteer caddie. 6 Dec 2019
Scott’s Open rhythm & blues

Scott’s Open rhythm & blues

Adam Scott walked onto the 1st tee at The Australian Golf Club shortly before 11.50am. The rapturous applause from the fans ringing the tee was greeted with a smile and a wave from the 2013 Masters Champion. 5 Dec 2019
Amateur hour at the Aussie Open

Amateur hour at the Aussie Open

Two young amateurs hailing from Asia lead the Australian Open after round one at The Australian Golf Club. Japan’s Takumi Kanaya possessing a strong Australian connection beyond this being his fourth time teeing it up in our national open. 5 Dec 2019
Local hero Yuxin Lin reclaims AAC

Local hero Yuxin Lin reclaims AAC

China’s Yuxin Lin brought immense cheers to his home fans when he birdied the par-5 18th twice in a playoff to beat defending champion and World No.1 Takumi Kanaya and become the second two-time winner of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC). 29 Sep 2019
Live telecast of AAC to reach homes in more than 160 countries

Live telecast of AAC to reach homes in more than 160 countries

Fans in more than 160 countries will be able to watch the action unfold live when a new champion is crowned at the 11th edition of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), to be played at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China, from September 26-29. 24 Sep 2019
AAC: Micheluzzi hoping second appearance ends with dream title

AAC: Micheluzzi hoping second appearance ends with dream title

David Micheluzzi, the second-highest ranked player in the field at World No.4, is targeting the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC) later this month in Shanghai to return to the winner’s circle. 12 Sep 2019
Asia-Pacific Amateur: Lin Yuxin eager to impress as home-crowd favourite

Asia-Pacific Amateur: Lin Yuxin eager to impress as home-crowd favourite

Lin Yuxin, winner of the 2017 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (AAC), returns to the 11th edition of the championship in Shanghai later this month confident of putting together a strong performance in front of energized home fans. 9 Sep 2019
Aussies set to lead the way at Asia-Pacific Amateur

Aussies set to lead the way at Asia-Pacific Amateur

The region’s best men’s amateur golfers will battle it out for top honours at the 2019 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship, which will be played from September 26-29 at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. 27 Aug 2019
Australian amateurs fade at Asia-Pacific

Australian amateurs fade at Asia-Pacific

Australia's challenge at the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship fizzled amid Singapore's humidity and an electrical storm. 8 Oct 2018