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The Asian Tour reaches Queensland, Australia for three days spanning from 7th November to the 10th of November. The championship will be played under the Strokes play format. The Coca-Cola presenting the PGA championship being held at RACV Royal Pines Resort is being played on the Gold Coast after 38 years following its 11 year history at the Coolum Resort on the Sunshine Coast. The players will be competing for a prize money of $1,250,000. The winner also receives the Kirkwood Cup, which has been named after the Australian golfer Joe Kirkwood.
The home country has named the championship title to itself for the past 15 years and this year sends a strong team of 7 players. Adam Scott, of Australia currently ranked at number 2 in the world will also be among the defending champions. Robert Allenby of Australia ranked 37th in the world and having won the PGA title 3 times will also be seen defending the championship this year.
One of the top American pre-tournament most challenging players, Snedeker had to withdraw from the championship on account of his knee injury. However, Woods having won 79 PGA Tour will be seen defending the championship for the United States.
Posted: 24th November 2011
The Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola will be held from November 24th to the 27th. This tournament will be a Par 72 and it is held at the Hyatt Regency Coolum in Sunshine Coast. The course is eighteen holes of some of the most challenging golf this year and the total prize money for this event is one and half million Australian dollars. The first place winner will walk away with two hundred and seventy thousand and then second gets just over one hundred fifty thousand. This is the season ending event for the PGA Tour.
Here are the players that will be participating in this year's championship. First, the four from Australia, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day and Geoff Ogilvy. Next we have Bubba Watson and Ricky Fowler from the United States as well as Darren Clark from Northern Ireland and South Korea's Y.E. Yang. Four more Australians are playing as well, Aaron Baddeley, Robert Allenby, Peter Senior and John Senden. You can watch this exciting golf event when you sign up at the links on this page for your year long subscription.
Posted: 9th December 2010
There are just three tournaments left to go in the OneAsia Tour, including the Australian PGA Championship, and the January 4th through the 7th OneAsia Tour School Stage One, as well as the final leg of the OneAsia Tour for 2010, the OneAsia Tour School Final Stage at Mission Hills. These tournaments, as well as golf from PGA, LPGA and the European Tour can be viewed in high quality video from your computer from anywhere in the world. Just click on the banners on this page to get started now.
The Australian PGA Championship on the OneAsia Tour will be held for 1,500,000 Australian Dollars and the tournament dates are the 9th through the 12th of December. It happenss at the Hyatt Regency Coolum and the previous tournament to this one was the AUD $1,500,000 Australian Open presented by Century 21, held at The Lakes Golf Club with Geoff Ogilvy taking home the title. Before that tournament was the October 14th through the 17th Midea China Classic at the Royal Orchid International win Kim Felton taking home the grand prize.
A wide variety of entrants are going to be playing in this tournament, but mostly Australians. Some of the home players include Robert Allenby, Brad Andrews, Stephen Allan, Adam Bland, Stuart Bouvier, Andrew Buckle and Mitchell Brown as well as Tony Carolan and Chrisi Campbell. Also American Bobby Gates will play along with Doo-Hwan Bang, Kyu Tae Bae and Do-Eun An from South Korea. Get your membership at any of the links on this page for access to high quality video from your computer, and streaming golf all year.
Posted: 10th December 2009
The Australian PGA Championship is December 10th through the 13th and hosting a great field once again this year as the tournament comes to you from the Hyatt Regency Coolum with first place in this tournament taking home $270,000 and second place winning $153,000. Third place gets to take home a check for just over $100,000 while fourth and fifth get $72,000 and $60,000 respectively. This tournament comes to you live from The Sunshine Coast starting December 10th and you can watch it in high quality video totally live by getting your membership at the links on this page.
Last year's winner, Geoff Ogilvy, has never successfully defended a title. He won in 2008 when the tournament was once again played at Coolum with a score of 284. The Victorian was quoted as saying that not many people defend the next year's title and that's it's really hard. This tournament began back in 1905 and the course being played on is a 6,850 yard course and a Par 72. The total purse is one and a half million dollars in Australian Dollars. The tournament has been hosted in Queensland at the Hyatt Regency since 2002.
The Field this year includes defending champion Greg Ogilvy, Steve Allen, Robert Allenby, Darren Beck, Michael Campbell and many others. The entire list comprises one hundred and fifty six players and sixty five alternates. Peter Lonard won this tournament in 2007, and in 2006 it was Nick O'Hern. You can watch this tournament live in high quality video by getting your membership at any of the links on this page. This tournament is December 10th through the 13th and all you have to do to watch is click on the banners.
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