Six Aussies tackle 2015 Women’s British Open

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THE British Opens just keep on coming with the women taking a turn this week at a bit of iconic golfing glory.

A six-strong contingent will represent Australia in a 144 strong field at Turnberry on the Scottish west coast.

New world No.16 Minjee Lee heads an Aussie challenge strengthened by the presence of 2002 champion at this venue Karrie Webb.

The other Aussie participants are last week’s LET winner Rebecca Artis, fellow New South Welshwoman Sarah Kemp and Victorians Su Oh and Stacey Keating.

Defending champion is last year’s surprise winner American Mo Martin, while other strong contenders include world No.1 Inbee Park, 2013 champion Stacy Lewis and world No.2 Lydia Ko.

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Live coverage begins on Fox Sports Thursday at 10pm AEST.

2015 Women’s British Open Leaderboard

2015 Women’s British 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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