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Australian Open 2023: Dates, players, tee times, prize money, how to watch golf tournament | Sporting News Australia

The Australian Open, one of the nation’s top golf tournaments, is approaching.

Sydney will host the 2023 event, with action to take place across two different courses.

Some of the nation’s best male and female golfers — including Cameron Smith, Adam Scott and siblings Minjee and Min Woo Lee — will headline the four-day competition.

The Sporting News takes you through all the key details.

When is the Australian Open 2023? Dates for golf tournament

This year’s edition of the Australian Open will take place between Thursday, November 30 and Sunday, December 3.

The scheduled hours of play have not been released yet.

Where is the Australian Open held?

In 2023, the Australian Open will take place at two venues — The Australian Golf Club and The Lakes Golf Club.

Both courses are located in Sydney, New South Wales.

Men and women will be playing in alternating groups at both courses over the first two days before the action takes place exclusively at The Australian Golf Club for the final two days.

How to watch the Australian Open: TV, streaming

All four days of the Australian Open 2023 will be broadcast live on the Nine Network (check your local guides for the specific channel) and Fox Sports.

The action will also be streamed on 9Now and Kayo Sports.

The broadcast schedule is as follows (all times AEDT):

  • Thursday, Nov 30: 12:00 pm – 5.00 pm

  • Friday, Dec 1: 12:00 pm – 5.00 pm

  • Saturday, Dec 2: 2:00 pm – 7.00 pm

  • Sunday, Dec 3: 1:00 pm – 6.00 pm 

Australian Open entry list

A total of 240 players (156 men and 84 women) will compete in this year’s event.

Cameron Smith headlines the Australian player pool, which also includes notable golfers such as Adam Scott, Min Woo Lee and Minjee Lee.

Poland’s Adrian Meronk is the reigning men’s champion, while South Africa’s Ashleigh Buhai holds the women’s title.

The full entry list for 2023 can be viewed here.

Australian Open tee times and groupings

Tee times and groupings have not been released yet for the 2023 tournament.

Both the men’s and women’s events will be played over 72 holes, with cuts after 36 holes.

Australian Open purse, prize money

A minimum total of AU$3.4 million of prize money is on offer at this year’s tournament, smashing last year’s AU$2 million purse.

Australian Open tickets

Tickets are available across all four days, with general admission and premium options on offer.

Children and students aged 17 and under will be admitted for free during the event. 

Fans can purchase tickets to the Australian Open via Ticketek.