2015 Volvo China Open Preview: Leaderboard

Scott Hend 595

SCOTT HEND was the best performing Aussie on the European Tour last week and can be expected to challenge again when the Volvo China Open begins on Thursday at the Tomson Shanghai Pudong Golf Club in Shanghai.

The US$3.23 million event is jointly sanctioned by the European and OneAsia Tours and is played at this venue for the first time.

Hend finished 15th last week in Shenzhen, was runner-up in this event in 2007 and won the Hong Kong Open last year.

He will be joined by fellow countrymen Wade Ormsby, Marcus Fraser, Richard Green, Andrew Dodt, Nick Cullen, former winner Scott Strange, and others.

England’s Tommy Fleetwood is the highest world ranked player in the field while Frenchman Alex Levy is the defending champion.

Australian TV Times

Fox Sports coverage begins Thursday 4.30pm – 7.30pm

Volvo China Open Leaderboard

Volvo China Open Leaderboard
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Brian is a former Sydney journalist who didn’t have a skerrick of interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded Australian Senior Golfer in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Tom Watson, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association.

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