Spain leads World Cup of Golf as Aussies struggle at blustery Kingston Heath

Australia’s Marc Leishman and Adam Scott struggled to click on the opening day of the 2016 World Cup of Golf.

Swirling winds and firm greens saw Kingston Heath bare its teeth on day one of the World Cup of Golf.

The Australian team of Marc Leishman and Adam Scott only managed to make one birdie to sit five shots behind Spain, who jumped into the lead courtesy of a dramatic birdie from Rafa Cabrero-Bello on the 18th hole.

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2016 World Cup of Golf: Australian TV Times and broadcast schedule

Watch or stream the World Cup of Golf from Melbourne via Channel Seven this week.

Channel 7 keep the dimpled ball rolling this week with TV coverage of the PGA tour World Cup of Golf from Kingston Heath in Melbourne, Australia.

A superb field will assemble in Melbourne, probably the best field at an Australian golf tournament in many years for a unique event that looks to stay on the golf calendar for at least the next few years.

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Channel 7 commit to broadcast World Cup of Golf at Kingston Heath

The World Cup of golf will be shown on free-to-air TV with Channel 7 confirmed as official broadcasters in Australia.

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Channel 7 have committed to broadcast the 2016 World Cup of Golf from Kingston Heath in Melbourne, November 23 – 27. They’re commitment means that they will televise each of the three big Australian golf tournaments this summer over three consecutive weeks after agreeing to also broadcast The Australian Open (November 17 – 20) and the Australian PGA Championship (December 1 – 4).

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