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Women’s golf open to be held in canberra?

By Thumper 18 June 2008 3

Canberra is a step closer towards hosting the Australian Women’s Golf Open in 2013 according to this ABC report.

The ACT Government and Golf Australia have reached a preliminary agreement to stage the tournament during the capital’s centenary celebrations. There is no decision yet on which course would be used although one would suspect Royal Canberra.

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Nosey 4:36 pm 18 Jun 08

There should be an outrage if the women don’t play at Royal Canberra.

The men do when a major tournament is held in Canberra.

Let’s hope it’s no different for the ladies.

Roadrage77 1:17 pm 18 Jun 08

Federal will need until 2013 to get the course presentable.

Growling Ferret 8:32 am 18 Jun 08

It would be a good pickup for sport in the ACT – the Australian Womens Open Golf attracts a top class world field, as opposed to the Mens which has half the top Aussies and a couple of world weary journeymen.

Royal would be the obvious choice, but Federal would make a great layout – the logistics of parking and corporate tents etc may be more difficult there though.

Could be a big year with a potential of both cricket and rugby test matchs on the agenda as well.

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