The LPGA Tour heads to Australia for this week’s ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open, where Ha Na Jang returns to defend her 2017 trophy.
Before we publish the weekly primer, let’s take a quick look at the popular tournament Down Under at Kooyonga Golf Club.
Tournament: ISPS Handa Women’s Australian Open
Dates: Feb. 15-18, 2018
Where: Adelaide, South Australia
Course: Kooyonga Golf Club
Distance: Par 72/6599 yards
Architect: Cargie Rymill (1923)
Format: 72-holes, stroke play, 36-hole cut
Winning Share: $195,000
Defending Champion: Ha Na Jang
Marquee Players: Jang, Brooke Henderson, Ariya Jutanugarn, Cristie Kerr, Katherine Kirk, So Yeon Ryu, Lydia Ko, and Minjee Lee.
Round 1: Wed 9:00 pm-2:00 am (GOLF)
Round 2: Thu 10:00 pm-2:00 am (GOLF)
Round 3: Fri 10:00 pm-2:00 am (GOLF)
Round 4: Sat 9:00 pm-2:00 am (GOLF)
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ADELAIDE, AUSTRALIA WEATHER
Thu High 76° Mostly Sunny
Fri High 77° Partly Cloudy
Sat High 82° Mostly Sunny
Sun High 83° Sunny
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