Local and international names have jumped onboard to make this one of the most exciting competitions of the PGA Tour of Australasia

By Mike Huyhn

Posted on December 5, 2019

Crowds will begin their descent into Sydney today with the official commencement of the 104th Emirates Australian Open. The calendar event returns to The Australian Golf Club for the 21st time this year and will see some big name players vying to take home the coveted title which includes a AU$1,250,000 prize pool.

Whilst Australian star player Jason Day pulled out at the very last minute due to a serious back injury, other local and international names have jumped onboard to fill the void to make this one of the most exciting golfing competitions of the PGA Tour of Australasia.

Local contingency Adam Scott, Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith will take charge of the Australian side who will go up against international stars like Sergio Garcia, Paul Casey, Ernie Els and Louis Oosthuizen.

Scott will be one to watch at this year’s open as he marks a decade since he won the Australian Open event. The Queenslander will be looking to make that anniversary a milestone as he told AAP.

“It took me the better part of 10 years to win (the Australian Open) and 10 years later and I haven’t won another…I’d very much like to win here at The Australian; I like this course a lot.”

Beyond the star players the event will also play host to VIP guests from local and abroad. Dedicated marques have been set up by the open’s partners including names like Emirates, Fujitsu and TAG Heuer. These dedicated spaces will allow guests and players to relax and spectate the green in style. The course’s Clubhouse will also make for a stunning vantage point to witness the excitement of the 2019 Emirates Australian Open.

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