The Women's Australian Open holds a special place in the heart of Australian golf. Since its inception in 1974, the championship has continually attracted world golf's elite players to compete for the Patricia Bridges Bowl. Framed by wattle, the trophy has been lifted by six world No.1s, World Golf Hall of Fame members and major winners alike. It is the national celebration of Australian women's golf.

Prestige. Style. Honour. Determination. The ISPS HANDA Women's Australian Open.

Championship fact sheet

Event:
THE 2017 ISPS HANDA WOMEN'S AUSTRALIAN OPEN

Date:
February 16-19, 2017

Time:
Play starts at approx. 7.15am Thursday and Friday, gates open at 6.30am.

Venue:
Royal Adelaide Golf Club
328 Tapleys Hill Rd, Seaton SA 5023

Defending champion:
Haru Nomura (Japan)

Purse:
USD $1.3 million

Sanctioning tours:
LPGA Tour & ALPG Tour

Field size:
144 players

Format:
72-hole stroke play 

Cut:
Top 70 players (plus ties)

Trophy:
Patricia Bridges Bowl

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