Irish Open winner Adrian Meronk heads a strong checklist of European golfers hoping to spoil the Aussie social gathering at this week’s Australian PGA at Royal Queensland.
With a number of Australian stars – together with Cam Smith. Adam Scott. Marc Leishman, Min Woo Lee and defending champion Jed Morgan – within the discipline, there are excessive hopes of a house nation win
Nevertheless, Meronk can’t be discounted.
Ranked sixtieth on the planet, Meronk grew to become the primary Polish golfer to win on Europe’s DP World Tour when he claimed the Irish Open in July.
Meronk brings good type to Australia, having on Sunday completed in an a tie for seventh within the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai, the place Spanish star Jon Rahm prevailed in a discipline that included the world’s top-ranked participant, Rory McIlroy.
Among the many different Europeans becoming a member of Meronk in Brisbane for the occasion being co-sanctioned by the DP World Tour are Danish brothers Nicolai and Rasmus Hojgaard, Italy’s Andrea Pavan, Spain’s Alejandro Canizares and France’s Pierre Pineau.
In the meantime, Queenslanders Morgan and Scott Hend on Monday buried a time capsule at Royal Queensland 10 years out from the course internet hosting the golf occasion on the 2032 Brisbane Olympics.
Included within the capsule had been gloves, signed balls, a golf hat and letters of encouragement for the golfers that can compete on the Olympics in 10 years’ time.
Hend, 49, represented Australia on the 2016 Rio Olympics, whereas Morgan, who turns 23 subsequent week, was hopeful of being chosen for the 2032 Video games on his house course.
“It’s going to be superior – hopefully I’m there,” Morgan mentioned.