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2016 Open: Australian preview, form guide and tee times

Our guide to the eleven Australians playing in this week’s 2016 Open Championship at Royal Troon.

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2016 Open: 1st & 2nd round tee times (AEST) Thurs 6:35am (3:35pm) – Colin Montgomerie, Marc Leishman, Luke Donald (Round 2 – 11:36am) Thurs 6:46am (3:46pm) – Steven Alker, Marcus Fraser, Sanghee Lee (Round 2 – 11:47am) Thurs 7:40am (4:30pm) – Alex Noren, Steven Bowditch, Kevin Chappell (Round 2 – 12:31pm) Thurs 8:47am (5:47pm) – Victor Dubuisson, Jimmy Walker, Scott Hend (Round 2 – 1:38pm) Thurs 9:25am (6:25pm) – Danny Willett, Rickie Fowler, Jason Day (Round 2 – 2:26pm) Thurs 10:42am (7:42pm) – Brendan Steele, Richard Sterne, Matt Jones (Round 2 – 3:43pm) Thurs 10:53am (7:53pm) – Patton Kizzire, Nicolas Colsaerts, Rod Pampling (Round 2 – 3:54pm) Thurs 11:04am (8:04pm) – Dave Coupland, Nathan Holman, Phachara KhongWatmai (Round 2 – 4:05pm) Thurs 11:36am (8:36pm) – Greg Chalmers, Kristoffer Broberg, Clement Sordet (Round 2 – 6:35am) Thurs 11:58am (8:36pm) – Jordan Niebrugge, Nick Cullen, Robert Streb (Round 2 – 6:57am) Thurs 2:15pm (11:15pm) – Zach Johnson, Adam Scott, Henrik Stenson (Round 2 – 9:14am)


[table caption=”THE OPEN: Quick Australian form guide” width=”760″ colwidth=”120|8|200|200″ colalign=”left|center|center|center”] ,OWGR,Last 5 Starts,Best Open (# played) Jason DAY,1,T3 – T8 – T27 – 1 – T5,T4th (2015) 5 Adam SCOTT,8,T10 – T18 – T55 – T12 – T17,2nd (2012) 16 Marc LEISHMAN,44,55 – T39 – T18 – T11 – T13,T2 (2015) 5 Steven BOWDITCH,127,T58 – MC – T70 – MC – T22,T30th (2015) 2 Scott HEND,76,T56 – MC – 1 – T59 – T15,MC (2015 2005) 2 Matt JONES,81,T16 – MC – T26 – T20 – MC,T30th (2015) 2 Marcus FRASER,82,T38 – T21 – MC – MC – T2,T20th (2015) 5 Rod PAMPLING,343,T44 – T44 – MC – T61 – T66,27th (2007) 8 Nick CULLEN,375,T59 – T69 – T10 – T33 – MC,MC (2012) 1 Greg CHALMERS,231,1 – MC – MC – T27 – MC,T45th (2012) 3 Nathan HOLMAN,182,T46 – MC – MC – T37 – MC,- 0 [/table]

Jason Day The 2015 Open Championship was where it all began for Jason Day.

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2016 British Open: Australian TV Times

Royal Troon will host this week’s Open Championship and you can see it live on FoxSports.

Our favourite golf tournament of the year is here again! Hours and hours of the 2016 Open Championship from Royal Troon will be broadcast on FoxSports this week.

The R&A provide plenty of coverage of this event meaning the live TV coverage starts in the early evenings for Australian golf fans, beginning at 6pm this Thursday on FoxSports 4.

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2016 WGC Bridgestone Invitational: Australian TV broadcast times

Seven Australians will tee it up in this week’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational.

No cut and a big-name field will greet the six Australians will be teeing up at this week’s WGC Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.

Adam Scott, Jason Day, Marc Leishman, Steven Bowditch, Nathan Holman, Marcus Fraser and Matt Jones will all be teeing it up at Firestone CC aiming to take a slice of some of the huge prize money on offer for this WGC event.

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2016 Masters: 5 dark horses who could win this week

Here are a few other golfers who may just upset the favourites and win the Masters this week.

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We’re all familiar with some of the favourites to win this week at what must surely rank as one of the most wide-open Masters fields in recent history: Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy, Jason Day, Bubba Watson and Adam Scott. 

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2016 Masters: Australian form guide and tee times

Our quick guide to the five Australians playing in this week’s 2016 US Masters.

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2016 Masters: 1st & 2nd round tee times (AEST) Thurs 10:20pm – Steven Bowditch, Jim Herman (Round 2 – Sat 1:16am) Friday 12:43am – Marc Leishman, Phil Mickelson, Henrik Stenson (Round 2 – Sat 3:39am) Friday 1:05am  – Adam Scott, Kevin Kisner, Brooks Koepka (Round 2 – 4:01am Sat) Friday 1:16am   – Cameron Smith, Mike Weir, Sammy Schmitz (Round 2 – 10:20pm Sat) Friday 3:06am – Jason Day, Matt Kuchar, Ernie Els (Round 2 – Friday 11:59pm)

Australian TV Broadcast and Streaming Times

[table caption=”2016 MASTERS: Quick Australian form guide” width=”600″ colwidth=”84|12|100|100″ colalign=”left|left|left|left”] ,OWGR,Last 5,Last 5 Masters JASON DAY,1,1-1-T23-T11-MC,T28-T20-3-WD-T2 ADAM SCOTT,6,T28-T12-1-1-T2,T38-T14-1-T8-T2 MARC LEISHMAN,31,T51-T17-T28-T5-MC,DNP-MC-T4-DNP-DNP STEVEN BOWDITCH,84,MC-65-MC-T41-MC,T26 in 2014 CAMERON SMITH,105,T54-T42-T63-T11-MC,debut in 2016 [/table]

Jason Day World number one Jason Day arrives at Augusta National with huge confidence on the back of two recent victories including an emphatic win at the WGC Dell Match Play.

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2016 WGC Dell Match Play preview: Format, groups and Aussie match-ups

Outside of the majors, the WGC Match Play is one of our favourite golf tournaments of the year.

The WGC Dell Match Play begins this Wednesday (Thursday morning Australian time) at Austin Country Club (after a year at Harding Park in San Francisco). Five Australians are in the 64-man field including 2014 WGC Match Play champion Jason Day who is coming off his superb victory last week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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2016 WGC Dell Match Play: Australian TV Times

Here are the details for Australian TV coverage of the Dell Match Play.

One of favourite golf tournaments of the year is upon us again – the WGC Dell Match Play at Austin Country Club in Texas. And while the sponsors name may have changed, and a tweak to the format, the broadcaster remains the same in Australia.

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2016 WGC Cadillac Championship: Australian TV Times

The first WGC event of the year will be broadcast live on FoxSports.

Adam Scott and Marcus Fraser are hot, Jason Day is back and five other Australians are in the field for this week’s WGC Cadillac Championship at Doral. This is going to be well worth watching and FoxSports have TV coverage of all four days that starts early and finishes around 10am.

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2016 ISPS Handa Perth International: TV broadcast times

The European Tour lands on Australian shores this week for the 2016 Perth International.

The Perth International returns to Lake Karrinyup Country Club this week with the deepest field in the history of the event. Denmark’s Thorbjorn Olesen is back to defend his title along with a bunch of the world’s best golfers including Louis Oosthuizen, Victor Dubuisson and last week’s Maybank Malaysian champion Marcus Fraser.

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