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AAAC: Johan goes back-to-back in Sydney

AAAC: Johan goes back-to-back in Sydney

For all the drama of the closing stages of the Emirates Australian Open there was equal intrigue in the finish to the second Australian All Abilities Championship Presented by ISPS Handa at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney. 8 Dec 2019
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
Best images from the 104th Australian Open

Best images from the 104th Australian Open

Matt Jones is the new Australian Open champion after four days of intense competition at The Australian Golf Club. Here are the best shots from the team of Getty Images photographers covering the championship. 8 Dec 2019
Winner's Bag: Matt Jones – Emirates Australian Open

Winner's Bag: Matt Jones – Emirates Australian Open

Matt Jones joined the list of multiple time winners of the Australian Open on Sunday, his par at the par-5 18th delivering victory over Louis Oosthuizen by one shot. Take a look inside the New South Welshman's winning bag. 8 Dec 2019
Cameron Smith won't cop Reed’s “bulls**t response”

Cameron Smith won't cop Reed’s “bulls**t response”

Not wearing Patrick Reed’s excuses, Cameron Smith expects the Melbourne crowds to stick it to him at this week's Presidents Cup as the fallout continues from the American's cheating scandal in the Bahamas. 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
Leishman six back but still in Aussie Open hunt

Leishman six back but still in Aussie Open hunt

Marc Leishman knows how to chase down a tournament leader. 7 Dec 2019
Jones leads as stars shine at Aussie Open

Jones leads as stars shine at Aussie Open

The stage is set for a thrilling weekend shootout after the cream rose to the top on day two of the 104th Australian Open. 6 Dec 2019
Elvis hasn't left the building, or Open, yet

Elvis hasn't left the building, or Open, yet

He's the son of a gun who won't mind Elvis impersonators flocking to The Australian Golf club on Sunday as he looks to win the Australian Open. 6 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
Els not worried by Cup stars’ mixed Open form

Els not worried by Cup stars’ mixed Open form

The mixed form of International players during the first two rounds of the Australian Open won’t influence captain Ernie Els to change his mind on pairings for the matches. 6 Dec 2019
Open first-timer Campbell ready for Saturday fourball

Open first-timer Campbell ready for Saturday fourball

As the likes of Adam Scott, Paul Casey and Louis Oosthuizen put the finishing touches on their preparations for this week's Australian Open, championship debutante Andrew Campbell took a different approach. 6 Dec 2019
Time is nigh … For short-form golf

Time is nigh … For short-form golf

The common complaint from the part-time golfer is they wish they could play more. Matt Cleary is among those time-poor swingers and he ponders the opportunities clubs have to tap into shorter forms of the game. 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
The pursuit of agronomic perfection

The pursuit of agronomic perfection

The first time I went to Augusta National I was in awe of its colours. They were seductive. The palette of pink, white and fuchsia azaleas and sweeping green fairways punctuated by clean white bunkers is striking to the eye. 5 Dec 2019
Adam Scott eyeing a second Australian Open title

Adam Scott eyeing a second Australian Open title

An elusive second major aside, a second Stonehaven Cup is what Adam Scott craves most as the former World No.1 makes his eagerly-awaited Australian Open return on Thursday. 4 Dec 2019
The Preview: The Emirates Australian Open

The Preview: The Emirates Australian Open

The Emirates Australian Open returns to The Australian Golf Club this week for the 21st time – where Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will lead the Aussie charge against an array of international stars, including Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey and Louis Oosthuizen. 4 Dec 2019
EXCLUSIVE: Struggling Smylie Kaufman is just like you

EXCLUSIVE: Struggling Smylie Kaufman is just like you

“The thought of ‘when is it coming’.” 4 Dec 2019
Leaner Leishman hungry for Aussie Open triumph

Leaner Leishman hungry for Aussie Open triumph

A trimmed-down Marc Leishman will carry a major-like focus into this week's Australian Open as he bids once more to shed his tag as the country's best golfer yet to win on home soil. 3 Dec 2019