2013 Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola

Live updates of all four rounds from the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast for the 2013 Australian PGA Championship presented by Coca-Cola.



  • 11/8/2013 2:04:00 AM | Wayne Heming
    What about the crowds at RACV Royal Pines many of them decked in green to recognised Adam Scott's US Masters win. The great man is -10 playing the 18th
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  • 11/8/2013 2:10:42 AM | Wayne Heming
    Decided to dress up like the Incredible Hulk, or Kermit, take your pick, to support Adam Scott on his special day at Royal Pines. I have copped a lot stick too!!...
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  • 11/8/2013 2:10:48 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/8/2013 2:12:17 AM | PGA Media
    Good work Wayne maybe you could visit the face painters later on just to top it off.
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  • 11/8/2013 2:19:10 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/8/2013 2:24:39 AM | PGA Media
    Nick Gillespie having a great day eagled the 15th and at -4 today to be at -3 overall and in T14. Hopefully we can see some more low scores posted this afternoon.
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  • 11/8/2013 2:28:25 AM | PGA Media
    Rickie Fowler with the perfect start. Sinks his approach shot from the fairway for eagle to move to -10 and tie it at the top with Adam Scott.
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  • 11/8/2013 2:28:49 AM | Wayne Heming
    Wow, Rickie Folwer has joined Adam Scott in the lead at -10 after holing his second shot for eagle two on his first hole. Hang onto your hats folks!!
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  • 11/8/2013 2:32:29 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/8/2013 2:41:45 AM | PGA Media
    Rhein Gibson having an unbelievable start with three birdies in a row. Has moved inside the cut line and is at +1. If he keeps this up he may be looking to set a course record. Don't forget he shot a 16-under-par 55 at River Oaks Golf Club in Oklahoma, USA last year so he can go low.
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  • 11/8/2013 2:57:38 AM | Brenton
    THE CUT LINE 
    Cut line currently sitting at +1.
    • Kim Felton has just bogeyed holes 6 & 7 to move from inside the cut to the outside.
    • Ryan Fox with five bogeys in a row is now at +5 and missing the weekend. Still has 13 holes to play.
    • Peter Wilson also not traveling well with three bogeys in five holes to be at +4.
    All will need to get something going shortly if they wants to play the weekend. 
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  • 11/8/2013 3:03:27 AM | PGA Media
    Check out all the media in their green outfits. Good work.




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  • 11/8/2013 3:13:35 AM | PGA Media
    What Adam is saying in his press conference. He is currently tied 1st with American Rickie Fowler at -10.












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  • 11/8/2013 3:29:16 AM | PGA Media
    If you haven't already checked out all the videos and photos from yesterdays Round 1 click on the links below. Photos | Videos
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  • 11/8/2013 3:32:08 AM | PGA Media
    Rickie Fowler moves back to -9 with a bogey on the 4th and is now in outright 2nd while Matthew Ballard birdies the 1st to move up to -7 and 4th overall.
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  • 11/8/2013 3:54:01 AM | Wayne Heming
    Richard Green has just tweeted he wore "green jocks" to support "Green for Adam Scott" Day on Friday in the second round of the Australian PGA Championship at Royal Pines. I would have thought just playing in Scott's group with the name Green was good enough. Good sport Greenie!!
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  • 11/8/2013 3:55:07 AM | Wayne Heming
    Adam Scott says around -20 could be the PGA winning score. That would be a PGA Champion record 4 round total...
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  • 11/8/2013 4:12:42 AM | PGA Media
    Check out this interview with Rickie Fowler prior to today's round. For more great videos check out our videos page here

    Pre round 2 interview with Rickie Fowler - Aust. PGA Championship 2013
    by PGA of Australia via YouTube on 1:57 PM



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  • 11/8/2013 4:18:32 AM | PGA Media
    Rickie Fowler stalled on -9. After the eagle on the first he has five pars and a bogey.
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  • 11/8/2013 4:30:28 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/8/2013 4:48:03 AM | Brenton
    THE CUT LINE
    Cut currently at +1. 
    Players just inside the line:
    • Alistair Presnell birdies the 7th to move back inside the cut line. He is now at +1.
    • James McLean picks up a couple of birdies on the back 9 to move back inside the cut. He is +2 for the round and just holding on with four to play.
    • Daniel Nisbet birdies the 6th to move back to +1 through six holes.
    Players looking like missing the weekend:
    • Andre Stolz finished his round at +3.
    • James Nitties finished on +3.
    • Peter Lonard through nine and is currently +4.
    • Kim Felton through fourteen and currently +4.

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  • 11/8/2013 5:06:20 AM | PGA Media
    LEADERBOARD UPDATE
    Not many players moving up the leaderboard. Gareth Paddison not doing to bad in T7 at -5. Windy conditions making scoring difficult.

    by Brenton


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  • 11/8/2013 5:11:51 AM | PGA Media
    Michael Hendry in trouble on the 11th. Hit his drive way right and found water, took his drop and with his third still couldn't get it over the trees and back on the fairway. Staring at a double bogey which would take him to +1 and on the cut line. The 11th is playing second hardest today with only five birdies.

    Playing in the same group is Marc Leishman who is having a awful afternoon and is at Even par and battling to save par on the 11th.
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  • 11/8/2013 5:18:01 AM | PGA Media
    Marc Leishman goes on to save his par on the 11th and remain at Even par. Michael Hendry wasn't so fortunate and recorded a triple bogey and is now at +2.
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  • 11/8/2013 5:21:39 AM | PGA Media
    If your watching the TV Coverage on channel ONE, here are the expert commentators in their office.


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  • 11/8/2013 5:32:56 AM | Brenton
    THE CUT LINE 
    Cut line has just moved out to +2
    Players that are now inside the line include:
    • Scott Strange (+2)
    • Daniel Nisbet (+2)
    • Jamie Arnold (+2)
    • Brody Ninyette (+2)
    • Michael Hendry (+2)
    Players still outside the line and on course include:
    • Michael Sim (+3)
    • Alistair Presnell (+3)
    • Rhein Gibson (+3)
    • Peter Lonard (+4)

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  • 11/8/2013 5:36:04 AM | PGA Media
    Rickie Fowler makes bogey on the 12th and moves back to -7 and in outright third. Hasn't made a birdie today and has just the lone eagle on the 1st hole.
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  • 11/8/2013 5:48:00 AM | PGA Media
    Great to see everyone getting into the spirit of #Green4Adam Scott day.


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  • 11/8/2013 5:57:45 AM | PGA Media
    Nathan Green wearing green and has found the green fairway on the 13th. Quiet day with just the one bogey and one birdie to be even for the day and -5 for the championship. He will be hoping for a few birdies to finish off and be amongst the leaders to start the weekend.
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  • 11/8/2013 6:02:03 AM | PGA Media
    Wayne 'Radar' Riley takes a look at the 10th, 11th & 12th at Royal Pines. For more videos check out our video page.

    Wayne 'Radar' Riley looks at hazards on holes 10, 11 and 12 - Aust. PGA Championship 2013
    by PGA of Australia via YouTube on 2:21 PM yesterday

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  • 11/8/2013 6:11:48 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/8/2013 6:21:55 AM | PGA Media
    Round 2 Press Conference with Adam Scott the current leader available on our videos page right now. Check it out.
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  • 11/8/2013 6:27:35 AM | PGA Media
    Leishman fighting back with two birdies in his last three holes, now back at -2 for the championship.
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  • 11/8/2013 6:36:33 AM | Brenton
    THE CUT LINE
    Cut line currently at +2
    • Peter Lonard with two birdies in a row moves to +3 and just one shot off making the weekend. The three time champion has three holes to play.
    • Alistair Presnell has made three bogeys and a double on his back nine to move to +6 and will miss the weekend.
    • Peter Senior is sitting on +1 and just inside the cut line with three to play.
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  • 11/8/2013 6:52:09 AM | PGA Media
    Well everyone we are about to call it a day here on the live blog. The current leaderboard looks like this:
    1.  Adam Scott -10
    T2.  David McKenzie -8
    T2. Rickie Fowler -8
    T4. Steven Jeffress -6
    T4. Josh Geary -6
    T4. Gareth Paddison -6
    T4. Nathan Green -6
    T8. Jason Scrivener -5
    T8. Ashley Hall -5

    Will be back tomorrow at 11am (AEST), be sure to check the pgachampionship.com.au website tonight for more videos and news.
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  • 11/9/2013 12:17:35 AM | PGA Media
    45 minutes until blogging starts for round 3. Can anyone make up ground on Adam Scott or will he continue to control the championship. It is sure to be a great afternoon of golf at Royal Pines.
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  • 11/9/2013 12:58:27 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/9/2013 1:00:10 AM | PGA Media
    Cameron Percy making a nice move early today with six birdies in his first 10 holes. Just a single bogey on the 9th and he is now sitting at -5, he may have the low round of the day if he keeps this up.
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  • 11/9/2013 1:02:48 AM | PGA Media

    Could be a packed leaderboard at the top if this wind gets up. Lets hope for a full shootout on Sunday with plenty of players in contention.


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  • 11/9/2013 1:11:53 AM | PGA Media

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  • 11/9/2013 1:16:42 AM | PGA Media
    Bradley Lamb gets off to a good start with birdies on holes 3 & 4. Moves to -4 overall and is currently T11 with Matthew Guyatt & Matthew Griffin who are just playing the first now.
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  • 11/9/2013 1:21:34 AM | PGA Media
    TV Coverage has begun on channel TEN.




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  • 11/9/2013 1:38:39 AM | Wayne Heming
    What about the spread served up to the media... Grainge beef medallions with Choron sauce, Tandori Spiced Chicken thigh cutlets with cucumber yoghurt Heirloom tomatoes, potato & egg salad and delicious Apple Pie and cream. Be back later folks!!
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  • 11/9/2013 1:40:41 AM | PGA Media
    Enjoy your lunch Wayne but back to the golf its good to see Stephen Leaney playing well today. Three birdies through 10 holes and is now sitting at -4 overall and in T11. Meanwhile Cameron Percy has slowed up with no more birdies since hole 10. He is currently playing the 14th which is currently the hardest hole on the course with the 18th playing second hardest.
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  • 11/9/2013 1:51:58 AM | PGA Media
    Nick Flanagan with a bogey free day so far. Through 15 holes and currently -4 for the round and -3 overall in T15. Couple more birdies coming in and he may sneak into the top 10.

    Other players with under par completed rounds include Nick Cullen (68), Peter Senior (69), Brody Ninyette (69) and Aron Price (69).
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