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Australia face stiff challenge in backyard scrap with New Zealand

10 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Australia opened their home season with a cakewalk against Pakistan but New Zealand should present a much stiffer challenge when they look to end their 34-year wait for a second test series triumph in their neighbours' backyard.

Golf - Confident Oosthuizen puts on his game face for Presidents Cup

09 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Louis Oosthuizen said his late charge at the Australian Open has given him a big boost of confidence heading into this week's Presidents Cup clash against Tiger Woods's United States team at Royal Melbourne.

Jones comes through late scare to win second Australian Open

08 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Sydneysider Matt Jones won his second Australian Open title in four years on Sunday after a two-under-par 69 in the final round proved just enough for a one-shot victory over major winner Louis Oosthuizen.

Members only as Jones extends lead at Australian Open

07 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Former champion and overnight leader Matt Jones made the most of his local knowledge to build a three-stroke lead with a three-under-par 68 on a day of low scoring in the third round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

Els away early for Presidents Cup after Sydney 'bad stuff'

06 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Ernie Els was given the opportunity to make an early departure for the Presidents Cup on Friday when he missed the cut at the Australian Open after finishing seven-over-par for his two rounds.

Insanity wins the day as Casey takes early lead in Sydney

06 Dec 2019

SYDNEY The definition of insanity might be doing the same thing over again and expecting a different result but England's Paul Casey defied it with a sparkling six-under-par 65 to take the early lead in the second round of the Australian Open on Friday.

Sydney smoke stings as amateurs lead at Australian Open

05 Dec 2019

SYDNEY A couple of amateur college students from Asia outshone a handful of major winners in the opening round of the Australian Open on Thursday but the main talking point was the blanket of bushfire smoke that shrouded the golf course.

Practising with skipper Els gave Pan 'goose bumps'

04 Dec 2019

SYDNEY If Ernie Els had any concerns about his position as captain of Team International for next week's Presidents Cup, they were certainly misplaced when it came to CT Pan.

Golf: Scott eyes second title as Internationals prep at Australian Open

04 Dec 2019

SYDNEY Adam Scott is keen to "stick it to" Tiger Woods and the U.S. team at next week's Presidents Cup but first he wants to end his decade-long wait for a second Australian Open title.

Practicing with skipper Els gave Pan 'goose bumps'

04 Dec 2019

SYDNEY If Ernie Els had any concerns about his position as captain of Team International for next week's Presidents Cup, they were certainly misplaced when it came to CT Pan.

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