AUSTRALIAN MASTERS

  • Nick Cullen wins Australian Masters, Adam Scott bid falls short November 23, 2014

    Melbourne: Australian lefthander Nick Cullen shot a 3-under 69 on Sunday to win the Australian Masters by one stroke over Adam Scott, ending Scott's attempt for a third consecutive victory in the tournament. Cullen, who had a four-round total of 9-under 279, saved par on the 18th after hitting his bunker...
  • Paul Spargo leads in Melbourne with Adam Scott primed to pounce November 22, 2014

    South Australian journeyman Paul Spargo will take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the Australian Masters after shooting a one-under 71 on Saturday, with double defending champion Adam Scott lurking four strokes behind. World number two Scott rued a bogey-strewn front nine but made up ground with four birdies...
  • Surprise leader Michael Wright steals spotlight in Melbourne November 21, 2014

    Unheralded Queenslander Michael Wright broke clear of a logjam atop the Australian Masters leaderboard to take a two-shot lead after the second round on Friday, while double defending champion Adam Scott battled hard to keep in touch. Scott shot a four-under 68 on a glorious afternoon at Melbourne's Metropolitan Golf Club,...
  • Adam Scott 'three-peat' bid off to slow start at Australian Masters November 20, 2014

    World number two Adam Scott gritted his teeth in foul conditions for golf on Thursday, scratching out a one-over 73 in the first round of the Australian Masters to be six strokes behind clubhouse leaders Michael Wright and Stephen Allan. Bidding for an unprecedented third successive title in the A$1 million...
  • Adam Scott begins defence of Australian Masters title November 19, 2014

    Adam Scott will attempt to win his third Australian Masters title in a row on yet another renowned Melbourne sand-belt course, and with a tryout caddie on his bag. Scott went close to winning Australian golf's so-called "Triple Crown" last year but Rory McIlroy's birdie on the 18th hole at the...
  • Bhullar tied 13th, Scott wins backtoback Australian Masters titles November 17, 2013

    World number two Adam Scott survived a late wobble and a charge from American Matt Kuchar to successfully defend his home Australian Masters title by two strokes on Sunday. Having taken a fourstroke lead into the final round, U.S. Masters champion Scott stumbled with a doublebogey on the parthree 14th hole...
  • Adam Scott clinches Australian Masters November 18, 2012

    Melbourne: Local favourite Adam Scott won the $1 million Australian Masters on Sunday, beating Briton Adam Poulter by four strokes at Melbourne's Kingston Heath Golf Club. The world number five shot a fiveunder 67 on a windy day to finish with an 17under total of 271 and clinch his first tournament...
  • Ruffled Poulter fumes after falling off the pace Down Under November 16, 2012

    Melbourne: Titleholder Ian Poulter's wish for more wind at the Australian Masters was delivered in spades on Friday, but the Englishman was furious with himself after a scratchy evenpar 72 left him five strokes off the pace after the second round. Jointsecond overnight after perfect conditions during Thursday's opening round, Poulter...
  • Homeboy Appleby wins Australian Masters November 14, 2010

    Melbourne: Stuart Appleby ended a nineyear drought at home by winning the Australian Masters on Sunday, rallying from a sevenshot deficit with birdies on his last two holes for a 6under 65. Just after Tiger Woods closed with a 65 and ensured he'd finish the year without a title, Appleby knocked...
  • Woods out of contention in Australian Masters November 13, 2010

    Melbourne: Barring the biggest comeback of his career, Tiger Woods is out of contention at the Australian Masters, falling 10 shots off the lead after Saturday's third round. His 5foot birdie putt on the easy opening hole didn't even touch the edge of the cup. Then came a threeputt from some...
  • Garcia back in hunt at Australian Masters November 12, 2010

    Melbourne: Tiger Woods produced a topsyturvy oneover par second round of 72 at the Australian Masters on Friday, while Sergio Garcia completed a remarkable turnaround to soar into contention for a first win in two years. Defending champion Woods, who has not won since claiming the gold jacket at nearby Kingston...
  • Woods opens Australian Masters defence with a 69 November 11, 2010

    Melbourne: Champion Tiger Woods made a quiet start to the defence of his Australian Masters title with a twounder par 69 at the Victoria Golf Club on Thursday. The world number two was four shots behind early clubhouse leaders Australian duo Alistair Presnell and Adam Bland, who shot sixunder 65s in...