Scott Hend defends Hong Kong title: What’s on this week

Scott Hend Hong Kong open 595

SCOTT HEND will defend his title at the Hong Kong Open this week while seven Aussies line up for the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on the US PGA TOUR.

Fresh from his win at the Macao Open last weekend, Hend will take on a very decent field at the jointly sanctioned European Tour/Asian Tour event at the Hong Kong Golf Club.

Pictured (From Left to Right) are participants Graeme McDowell, Justin Rose, Li Hao-tong, Scott Hend, Dustin Johnson and Patrick Reed prior to the event. Ian Poulter was a late arrival with Miguel Angel Jimenez and Padriag Harrington other featured players.

In all 16 Australians will take their place in the field with Andrew Dodt, Wade Ormsby, Marcus Fraser, Jason Scrivener and Daniel Gaunt from the European Tour joined by Asian Tour regulars Adam Groom, Jake Higginbottom,  Marcus Both, Kieran Pratt, Nathan Holman, Kalem Richardson, Terry Pilkadaris, Scott Barr and Unho Park.

Live Fox Sports coverage segments from Thursday afternoon.

Hong Kong Open Leaderboard

Hong Kong Open Leaderboard

Rickie Fowler heads Shriners Hospitals for Children Open

Rickie Fowler is the highest ranked player at the US PGA TOUR event taking place at the TPC Summerlin in Nevada.

Aussies teeing it up include Steven Bowditch, John Senden, Cameron Smith, Geoff Ogilvy, Rhein Gibson, Stuart Appleby and Robert Allenby.

Live Fox Sports coverage begins Friday 8am to 11am.

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Leaderboard

Shriners Hospitals for Children Open Leaderboard

LPGA

The LPGA is also in Asia for the 2015 Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship.

Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship Leaderboard

Fubon LPGA Taiwan Championship 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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