Jordan Spieth to defend Emirates Australian Open title at The Australian Golf Club

Dual champion Jordan Spieth is coming back to defend his Emirates Australian Open title.

Jordan Spieth with the Stonehaven Cup at Royal Sydney in 2016 (Photo: Golf Australia)

Media release:

American Jordan Spieth, the world No.3 fresh off his 10th career US PGA Tour victory, is the first big name to commit to what promises to be an impressive field for the national championship at The Australian Golf Club in Sydney from November 23-26.

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Seven and Australian Golf sign long-term partnership

Australian golf’s premier events will be broadcast by the Seven Network this summer and beyond.

PGA of Australia media release:

Seven, Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform, the PGA of Australia and Golf Australia today confirmed a new long-term agreement to broadcast the Emirates Australian Open and Australian PGA Championship.

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Jordan Spieth wins Australian Open after playoff with Cameron Smith and Ash Hall

Jordan Spieth has claimed his second Australian Open title after beating Cameron Smith and Ashley Hall in a playoff at Royal Sydney.

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All week, golf experts and players have been referring to Jordan Spieth as the ultimate ‘scorer’ – someone who still seems to post a good score when not playing at his best golf.

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James Nitties takes the lead at Australian Open after stunning late surge

A stunning late surge from James Nitties sees the journeyman leading the 2016 Emirates Australian Open.

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Long after Channel Seven had finished their broadcast, and as the golf media were applying the finishing touches to their wrap-up’s of day two at the Australian Open, James Nitties kept making birdies and changed everything.

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LISTEN: Australian Open preview with Andy Maher and Mark Hayes on SEN

Golf Australia’s Mark Hayes chatted to Andy Maher on SEN Afternoons about this week’s Australian Open at Royal Sydney.

Hayes and Maher are part of a passionate, eloquent bunch who will be broadcasting on Australian Open Radio this week and it’s a must-listen every year. Make sure you tune in whether you are at the golf, or not. I could listen to these guys talk about golf all summer.

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2016 Australian Open: Jordan Spieth reflects on Phil Hughes, talks global golf and Dallas Cowboys

Jordan Spieth loves coming back to play in Australia and chatted to the media ahead of the Australian Open at Royal Sydney this week.

It’s easy to forget Jordan Spieth is only 23-years-old. Despite the fact he has been winning golf tournaments (including two majors) for over three years now, Spieth is a statesman for the game, wise beyond his years and one of the most engaging players in golf.

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2016 Australian Open: What you need to know

We answer these big questions about this week’s Emirates Australian Open: Where is it? When is it? Who is playing and how can I watch it?

It’s Australian Open week and it kick-starts a big, three-week stretch of professional golf in Australia that will be followed by the PGA Tour’s World Cup of Golf in Melbourne, and culminating with the Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast.

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