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2020
Men Amateur
Asia-Pacific Amateur
(Lin, Yuxin)
Oct 29-Nov 1
Played as the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (12th) (Oct 29-Nov 1). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2019
Team Events
Presidents Cup
USA
16 - 14
The Presidents Cup (13th) (Dec 12-15). USA vs International Team (non-US, non-Eurpn). 12 top professional golfers per team competing in 1x four foursomes, 1x five foursomes, 1x four fourballs, 1x five fourballs and 12 singles. Result: USA 16, Intl team 14. Captains: Tiger Woods (USA; playing capt); Ernie Els (RSA; non-playing capt). [West course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
SUNDAY SINGLES (twelve 18-hole matches; USA player stated first): Tiger Woods bt Abraham Ancer (Mex) 3&2; Tony Finau halved with Hideki Matsuyama (Jpn); Patrick Reed bt C.T. Pan (Taiw) 4&2; Dustin Johnson bt Haotong Li (China) 4&3; Bryson DeChambeau halved with Adam Hadwin (Can); Gary Woodland lost to Sungjae Im (S Kor) 4&3; Patrick Cantlay bt Joaquim Niemann (Chile) 3&2; Xander Schauffele bt Adam Scott (Aus) 2&1; Webb Simpson bt Byeong Hun An (S Kor) 2&1; Justin Thomas lost to Cameron Smith (Aus) 2&1; Matt Kuchar halved with Louis Oosthuizen (RSA); Rickie Fowler halved with Marc Leishman (Aus).
2015
Wmn Aus/NZ
283 (-9)
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event). Second-placed Amy Yang (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind 17-year-old Ko (NZ), who became the youngest ever winner of the Women's Australian Open. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2014
Men Amateur
Murdaca, Antonio
275 (-13)
Played as the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship (Oct 23-26). Second-placed Horikawa Mikumu (Jpn) finished 7 shots behind Murdaca (Aus). [Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2013
Men Aus/NZ
270 (-14)
Played as the Talisker Masters (Nov 14-17; Aus Tr event). Second-placed Matt Kuchar (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Scott (Aus), whose back-to-back victories gave him two of the three titles needed for a Triple Slam of Australia's most prestigious championships (Open, Masters & PGA). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2013
Men Aus/NZ
Day, Jason
274 (-10)
Played as the ISPA Handa World Cup of Golf (Individual Champion) (Nov 21-24). Second-placed Thomas Björn (Den) finished 2 shots behind Day (Aus). First year since 1999 that an individual scoring award was made; this time with a much bigger prize than for the team event. Team winners: Jason Day & Adam Scott (Aus). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2013
Team Events
World Cup of Golf (Team)
Australia
551 (-17)
Played as ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf (Nov 21-24; for the last time until 2016; 72-hole stroke play team event based on total scores of both players). Second-placed Matt Kuchar & Kevin Streelman (USA) finished 10 shots behind Jason Day & Adam Scott (Aus), who shared the US$600,000 first prize. Day won an additional US$1.2 million for lowest individual score. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2012
Wmn Aus/NZ
Korda, Jessica
289 (-3)
Played as the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open (Feb 9-12; ALPG/LET/LPGA Trs event; first year as an LPGA Tour event; LPGA Tour season opener). Korda (USA) recorded her first professional win beating Julieta Granada (Para), Stacy Lewis (USA), Brittany Lincicome (USA), So Yeon Ryu (S Kor) and Hee Kyung Seo (S Kor) with a birdie at the second playoff hole. All six parred the first playoff hole. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2011
Team Events
USA
19 - 15
The Presidents Cup (9th) (Nov 17-20). USA vs International Team (non-US, non-Eurpn). 12 top professionals per team competing in 1x five foursomes, 1x six foursomes, 1x five fourballs, 1x six fourballs and 12 singles. Result: USA 19, Intl team 15. Non-playing captains: Fred Couples (USA); Greg Norman (Aus/Intl). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
SUNDAY SINGLES (twelve 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Kyung-tae "K.T." Kim (S Kor) bt Webb Simpson 1 hole; Charl Schwartzel (RSA) bt Dustin Johnson 2&1; Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn) bt Bubba Watson 3&2; Geoff Ogilvy (Aus) bt Bill Haas 2 holes; Jason Day (Aus) lost to Hunter Mahan 5&3; Kyung-Ju "K.J." Choi (S Kor) lost to Nick Watney 3&2; Adam Scott (Aus) bt Phil Mickelson 2&1; Retief Goosen (RSA) bt Matt Kuchar 1 hole; Ernie Els (RSA) lost to Jim Furyk 4&3; Robert Allenby (Aus) lost to David Toms 7&5; Aaron Baddeley (Aus) lost to Tiger Woods 4&3; Yong-eun "Y.E." Yang (S Kor) lost to Steve Stricker 2&1.
2005
Men Aus/NZ
Heineken Classic
Parry, Craig
270 (-14)
Played as the Heineken Classic (Feb 3-6; Aus/Eurpn Trs event). Parry (Aus) beat Nick O'Hern (Aus) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. With Heineken withdrawing their sponsorship, this was the last Heineken Classic. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2004
Men Aus/NZ
Heineken Classic
Els, Ernie
268 (-20)
Played as the Heineken Classic (Feb 5-8; Aus/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Adam Scott (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Els (RSA), who won this event for the third straight year. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2003
Men Aus/NZ
Heineken Classic
Els, Ernie
273 (-15)
Played as the Heineken Classic (Jan 30-Feb 2; Aus/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Nick Faldo (Eng) and Peter Lonard (Aus) finished 1 shot behind defending champion Els (RSA), who recorded his third win in four outings. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
2002
Men Aus/NZ
Heineken Classic
Els, Ernie
271 (-17)
Played as the Heineken Classic (Jan 31-Feb 3; Aus/Eurpn Trs event). Second-placed Peter Fowler (Aus), David Howell (Eng) and Peter O'Malley (Aus) finished 5 shots behind Els (RSA), who shot a European Tour record equalling 12-under-par 60 in his opening round. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1998
Team Events
Internationals
20.5 - 11.5
The Presidents Cup (3rd) (Dec 11-13). USA vs International Team (non-US, non-Eurpn). 12 top professionals per team competing in 2x five fourballs, 2x five foursomes and 12 singles. Result: USA 20.5, Intl team 11.5. Non-playing captains: Peter Thomson (Aus/Intl); Jack Nicklaus (USA). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
SUNDAY SINGLES (twelve 18-hole matches; home player stated first): Craig Parry (Aus) bt Justin Leonard 5&3; Nick Price (Zim) bt David Duval 2&1; Frank Nobilo (NZ) lost to Jim Furyk 4&2; Carlos Franco (Para) halved with Phil Mickelson; Shigeki Maruyama (Jpn) bt John Huston 3&2; Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) lost to Scott Hoch 4&3; Greg Turner (NZ) halved with Mark Calcavecchia; Steve Elkington (Aus) halved with Lee Janzen; Ernie Els (RSA) bt Davis Love III 1 hole; Vijay Singh (Fiji) halved with Fred Couples; Greg Norman (Aus) lost to Tiger Woods 1 hole; Stuart Appleby (Aus) lost to Mark O'Meara 1 hole.
NOTE: The third Presidents Cup, the first held outside the U.S., and a first victory for the International Team.
1996
Men Aus/NZ
Greg Norman Holden Intl.
Senior, Peter
281
Played as Greg Norman's Holden Classic (an Australasian Tour event). Won by Peter Senior (Aus).
1994
Men Aus/NZ
Greg Norman Holden Intl.
Gilligan, Anthony
274
Played as Greg Norman's Holden Classic (an Australasian Tour event). Won by Anthony Gilligan (Aus).
1991
Men Aus/NZ
285 (-3)
Played as the Australian Open (Nov 28-Dec 1). Second-placed Robert Allenby (Aus, amateur) finished 1 shot behind Riley (Aus), who snatched victory with three straight birdies to finish, including a 40-foot putt at the last hole. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1988
Men Aus/NZ
World Cup of Golf (Indiv)
Crenshaw, Ben
275 (-13)
Played as the International Trophy (Dec 8-11; best individual 72-hole score at the World Cup of Golf). Second-placed Tateo "Jet" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Crenshaw (USA). Team winners of the World Cup: Ben Crenshaw & Mark McCumber (USA). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1988
Team Events
World Cup of Golf (Team)
USA
560 (-16)
Played as the World Cup of Golf (72-hole stroke play team event based on total scores of both players). Second-placed (brothers) Tateo "Jet" Ozaki & Masashi "Jumbo" Ozaki (Jpn) finished 1 shot behind Ben Crenshaw & Mark McCumber (USA), who shared the $176,000 first prize. Best individual score: Ben Crenshaw (275). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1987
Men Aus/NZ
273 (-15)
Played as the Panasonic Australian Open (Nov 26-30). Sandy Lyle (Scot) finished 10 shots behind Norman (Aus), who recorded the third of his five Australian Open wins. Monday finish required after the cancellation of Sunday's final round due to high winds. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1985
Men Aus/NZ
212 (-4)
Played as the National Panasonic Australian Open (Nov 14-17). Second-placed Ossie Moore (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Norman (Aus). This was the second of five Australian Open wins for Norman. Event reduced to 54 holes due to heavy rain on the first day. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1984
Men Aus/NZ
281 (-7)
Played as the National Panasonic Australian Open (Nov 15-18). Second-placed Bob Stanton (Aus) finished 1 shot behind Watson (USA). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1983
Men Aus/NZ
Australian PGA
Shearer, Bob
288
Played as the Yakka Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Bob Shearer (Aus).
1982
Men Aus/NZ
Australian PGA
Marsh, Graham
282
Played as the Mayne Nickless Australian PGA Ch'ship. Won by Graham Marsh (Aus).
1981
Men Aus/NZ
Australian PGA
Ballesteros, Seve
282
Played as the Mayne Nickless Australian PGA Ch'ship. Bill Dunk (Aus) finished in second place behind Ballesteros (Esp).
1980
Men Aus/NZ
Australian PGA
Torrance, Sam
282
Played as the Mayne Nickless Australian PGA Ch'ship. Seve Ballesteros (Esp) finished in second place behind Torrance (Scot).
1979
Men Aus/NZ
Australian PGA
Ginn, Stewart
284
Played as the Mayne Nickless Australian PGA Ch'ship. Bob Shearer (Aus) and Bob Charles (NZ) finished in second place behind Ginn (Aus).
1978
Men Aus/NZ
278 (-6)
Played as the Mayne Nickless Australian PGA Ch'ship. Second-placed Graham Marsh (Aus) finished 8 shots behind Irwin (USA), the only player to finish under par. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1972
Men Aus/NZ
World Cup of Golf (Indiv)
Hsieh, Min-nan
217 (+1)
Played as the International Trophy (Nov 9-12; best individual score at the World Cup of Golf). Second-placed Takaaki Kono (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Hsieh Min-nan (Taiw). Team winners of the World Cup: Hsieh Min-nan & Lu Liang-huan (Taiw). Reduced to 54 holes; second round cancelled due to bad weather. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1972
Team Events
World Cup of Golf (Team)
Taiwan
438 (+6)
Played as the World Cup of Golf (72-hole stroke play team event based on total scores of both players). Second-placed Takaaki Kono & Takashi Murakami (Jpn) finished 2 shots behind Hsieh Min-nan & Lu Liang-huan (Taiw, aka "Mr Lu"), who shared the $2,000 first prize. Best individual score: Hsieh Min-nan (217). Event reduced to 54 holes; second round cancelled due to bad weather. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1963
Men Aus/NZ
278 (-18)
Played as the Australian Open (Oct 31-Nov 2). Second-placed Bruce Devlin (Aus) finished 7 shots behind defending champion Player (RSA), who posted the third of his seven Australian Open wins. [East course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1959
Men Aus/NZ
World Cup of Golf (Indiv)
Leonard, Stan
275 (-5)
Played as the International Trophy (Nov 18-21; best individual 72-hole score at the Canada Cup). Stan Leonard (Can) beat Peter Thomson (Aus) with a par-four at the first playoff hole. Team winners of the Canada Cup: Peter Thomson & Kel Nagle (Aus). [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1959
Team Events
World Cup of Golf (Team)
Australia
563 (+3)
Played as the Canada Cup (72-hole stroke play team event based on total scores of both players). Second-placed Sam Snead & Cary Middlecoff (USA) finished 10 shots behind Peter Thomson & Kel Nagle (Aus). Best individual score: Stan Leonard (Can, 275) after a playoff with Peter Thomson. [Composite of East & West courses, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1953
Men Aus/NZ
278 (-18)
Played as the Australian Open (Oct 22-24). Second-placed Peter Thomson (Aus) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Von Nida (Aus), who recorded the last of his three Australian Open wins. [East course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1953
Men Aus/NZ
1 hole
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Pickworth (Aus) beat Peter Thomson (Aus) by 1 hole in the final.
1947
Men Aus/NZ
Pickworth, Ossie
2 & 1
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Pickworth (Aus) beat Eric Cremin (Aus) 2 and 1 in the final.
1939
Men Aus/NZ
285
Played as the Australian Open (Aug 24-26). Second-placed Norman Von Nida (Aus) and Martin Smith (Aus) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Ferrier (Aus, amateur). [West course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1939
Men Aus/NZ
Naismith, Ted
7 & 5
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Teddy Naismith (Aus) beat his brother George Naismith (Aus) 7 and 5 in the final.
1933
Men Aus/NZ
Kelly, Lou
302
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 8/9). Second-placed Jim Ferrier (Aus, amateur), Reg Jupp (Aus) and A.W. "Gus" Jackson (Aus, amateur) finished 3 shots behind M.L. "Lou" Kelly (Aus). [West course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus].
1933
Men Aus/NZ
Richardson, Sam
9 & 7
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Richardson (Aus) beat A. Spence (Aus) 9 & 7 in the final.
1927
Men Aus/NZ
Stewart, Rufus
297
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 1/2). Second-placed Henry Roland "Harry" Sinclair (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Stewart (Aus). [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1924
Men Aus/NZ
Russell, Alex
303
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 4/5). Second-placed Carnegie Clark (Aus) finished 2 shots behind Russell (Aus, amateur). [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1924
Men Aus/NZ
Howard, Tom
3 & 2
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Howard (Aus) beat Arthur Le Fevre (Aus) 3 and 2 in the final.
1921
Men Aus/NZ
Le Fevre, Arthur
295
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 17/18). Second-placed Thomas Forster "Tom" Rutledge (Aus, amateur) finished 10 shots behind Le Fevre (Aus). [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1913
Men Aus/NZ
Whitton, Ivo
302
Played as the Australian Open (Aug 29/30). Second-placed Audley Raoul "Ben" Lempriere (Aus, amateur) finished 3 shots behind defending champion Whitton (Aus, amateur), who recorded the second of his five Australian Open wins. [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1912
Men Aus/NZ
Whitton, Ivo
321
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 13/14). Second-placed Fred Popplewell (Aus) and Dan Soutar (Scot/Aus) finished 5 shots behind Whitton (Aus, amateur), who posted the first of his five Australian Open wins. [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1909
Men Aus/NZ
Felstead, Claude
316
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 9-10). Second-placed Dan Soutar (Scot/Aus) finished 2 shots behind Felstead (Aus, amateur). [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1907
Men Aus/NZ
Scott, Michael
318
Played as the Australian Open (Sept 26/27). Second-placed Dan Soutar (Scot/Aus) finished 8 shots behind the Hon. Michael Scott (Eng, amateur). [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1907
Men Aus/NZ
Soutar, Dan
4 & 3
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Soutar (Aus, b. Scotland) beat Alex McLaren (Aus) 4 and 3 in the final.
1905
Men Aus/NZ
Soutar, Dan
337
Played as the Australian Open (Oct 26/27). Second-placed and defending champion Hon. Michael Scott (Eng, amateur) finished 10 shots behind Soutar (Scot/Aus). [Sandringham course, Royal Melbourne GC, Victoria, Aus. This course no longer exists; it lay to the north and west of RMGC's current West course].
1905
Men Aus/NZ
Soutar, Dan
4 & 3
Played as the Australian PGA Ch'ship. Soutar (Aus, b. Scotland) beat Martin 4 and 3 in the final.
 

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