Men’s and Women’s Australian Open to be held together for first time with champion golfer Karrie Webb to feature

The Men’s and Women’s Australian Open will be played together for the first time, with seven-time major champion Karrie Webb coming out of semi-retirement to chase another title. Key points: 144 men and 144 women will compete for an equal split of $3.4 million prize money The tournaments will be played at The Victoria Golf Club and … Read more

Australian golf great Jack Newton dies aged 72

Australian golfing great Jack Newton has died, aged 72. Newton, the 1979 Australian Open champion, died overnight due to “health complications”, his family says. Newton’s Australian Open victory was one of three triumphs on the Australian tour — he also won once on the PGA Tour and was a three-time winner on the European Tour. Newton competing … Read more