2011 Emirates Australian Open: Leaderboard

Tiger Woods and Dustin Johnson get their first look at The Lakes Golf Club

THE 2011 Emirates Australian Open is underway with the Jason Day – Tiger Woods pairing one of the highlights of the opening rounds.

Day, Woods and Robert Allenby were due to tee off at 12.10 at The Lakes in Sydney in an eagerly anticipated and Presidents Cup boosted start to the major events on the Australian golfing calendar.

The 2011 Open has attracted a star studded field.

The group immediately before the Day – Woods match (12.00) contains Adam Scott, Matt Kuchar and John Senden. Immediately afterwards at 12.20 comes Nick Watney, Stuart Appleby and Kyle Stanley.

In the morning groupings, defending champion Geoff Ogilvy, Bubba Watson and Bill Haas were off at 07.15, with Greg Norman, Dustin Johnson and Aaron Baddeley at 07.15 and the US Champions Tour group of Peter Senior, Fred Couples and John Cook at 07.35.

The morning and afternoon groups of course alternate for Round 2 on Friday.

2011 Emirates Australian Open Leaderboard
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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little 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 ASG 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, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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