Dates:
Dec 03, 2009 to Dec 06, 2009
Venue:
NSW Golf Club
Contact:
Shaun Moody
Tournament Administrator
(03) 8320 1900
Event Type:
PGA Tour
Defending Champion:
Tim Clark (RSA)
Prize Money:
$1,500,000
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2009 Australian Open

Location:

Surrounded by National Park, NSW Golf Club is located at Cape Banks on the northern headland of Botany Bay approximately 20 minutes from the Sydney CBD.

The NSW Golf Course is rated in the top 50 golf courses in the world. In fact, it is the only Sydney course rated in the top 100 best golf courses listing. The character of the course is unique, a links style course set amongst the hills and valleys that hug the rugged Pacific Ocean coastline boasting magnificent ocean views as backdrop. Few layouts can offer such a diverse range of challenges over the course of a single round; even fewer can change so dramatically according to the vagaries of the weather.

The Clubhouse boasts spectacular views over the course to the ocean and is available for functions, conferences and weddings. The Club features world class catering to ensure that members and guests receive the finest of food and service. For more information please visit our function pages of the site.

Course description:

New South Wales Golf Club
Opened: 1928
Course Designer: Alistair McKenzie/ Eric Apperley
Course Superintendent: Gary Dempsey
Greens: POA
Fairways: Common Couch
Tees/Collars: Couch
Rough: Couch/Hybrid

Past Winners:

2008 Tim Clark (RSA)
2007 Craig Parry (WA)
2006 John Senden (Qld)
2005 Robert Allenby (Vic)
2004 Peter Lonard (NSW)
2003 Peter Lonard (NSW)
2002 Stephen Allan (Vic)