|Brad Kennedy. Image source|
This story is too good for Aussie Golfer not to mention. One of the good guys of the Australasian golf circuit has broken through for his first victory in 14 years.
Brad Kennedy made eagle on 18 to win the WA Open yesterday to secure his Australiasian Tour card for another year, take home a huge trophy and get a relatively large monkey off his back.
On any professional golf tour the difference between winning and missing a cut is small. After 14 years of trying to win, Kennedy credits a year of physical training for his recent success. “I’ve been working hard physically off the course over the last 12 months and that has been the major turning point in my career.”
The tournament also saw the re-emergence of Stephen Leaney. After injury forced him off the PGA Tour he has settled back in Australia and only playing a few golf tournaments. He finished fourth, showing signs of the form that saw him play on the world’s best golf tours for more than a decade and almost win the US Open in 2003.
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