Australian Open Golf Betting
26th November - 29th November 2015
Australian Open Golf Betting
The origins of the ‘golf clap’ are largely unknown… but it could be that a member of the royal family, Prince Charles, with his big ears, was quite sensitive and became startled with a loud applause. Poor Charles. However, this round of ‘deliberately quiet applause, considered appropriate during a golf tournament’ certainly couldn’t have originated during the Australian Open. For a tournament with a ‘special’ status in the Official World Golf Ranking’s points system, it’s surely worthy of a more celebratory gesture than the underwhelming ‘golf clap’.
The penultimate event on the 2015 PGA Tour of Australasia, the Australian Open will happen in November and will see the world’s best golfers compete at the Australian Golf Club in Sydney. The field is always world class, so odds will be well worth a look. Since the first championship in 1904, the Open has evolved from a backyard event to being rated by the likes of Nick Faldo, Raymond Floyd and Jack Nicklaus as the world’s fifth Major. The silverware is impressive too – the coveted Stonehaven Cup. Tee off with Australian Open betting today! Cue applause.
Facts about the Australian Open Golf
- In 2009, Queenslander Adam Scott lifted the Stonehaven Cup for the first time, presented to him by his childhood hero, Greg Norman. We wonder if he asked for a ride on his boat.
- The Champion gets their name engraved on original Stonehaven Cup, which remains in the Golf Australia Museum, and a gold medal. The champion also holds a replica Stonehaven Cup for one year.
- The prize money for 2015’s Open is set at $1.75 million.
Winners of the Australian Open
Below are the previous winners of the Australian Open Golf.
|2014||Jordan Spieth||USA||The Australian Golf Club, Sydney|
|2013||Rory McIlroy||Northern Ireland||The Royal Sydney Golf Club|
|2012||Peter Senior||Australia||The Lakes Golf Club|
|2011||Greg Chalmers||Australia||The Lakes Golf Club|
|2010||Geoff Ogilvy||Australia||The Lakes Golf Club|
|2009||Adam Scott||Australia||New South Wales Golf Club|
|2008||Tim Clark||South Africa||Royal Sydney Golf Club|
|2007||Craig Parry||Australia||The Australian Golf Club|
|2006||John Senden||Australia||Royal Sydney Golf Club|
|2005||Robert Allenby||Australia||Moonah Links|
|2004||Peter Lonard||Australia||The Australian Golf Club|
|2003||Peter Lonard||Australia||Moonah Links|
|2002||Stephen Allan||Australia||Victoria Golf Club|
|2001||Stuart Appleby||Australia||The Grand Golf Club|
|2000||Aaron Baddeley||Australia||Kingston Heath Golf Club|
What happened in the 2013 Australian Open Golf?
Australians have won the majority of tournaments in recent years, but in 2013 it was young Northern Irish player Rory McIlroy who took home the silverware!
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