Adam Scott has confirmed he’ll tee it up in the 2019 Australian PGA Championship.
Australia’s first Masters Champion will headline the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour co-sanctioned tournament.
The tournament will be played at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast, between December 19-22.
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The Gold Coast local says he’s looking forward to the tournament in his own backyard.
“I am really looking forward to playing in the Australian PGA Championship and ending my year at such a fun tournament.
“I love coming home and playing in front of Aussie crowds and they don’t get much better than at the Australian PGA Championship.
“The fans really embrace all of the players and help us celebrate the end of the season.”
“To be able to win another Joe Kirkwood Cup would be the perfect end to 2019,” added Scott who won the 2013 Australian PGA Championship,” Scott said.
Adam Scott has played the Australia PGA Championship 13 times in his career, and has recorded seven top 10 results, including his 2013 victory and 2014 runner-up finish in an epic seven-hole playoff.
He’s also been one of the ISPS HANDA PGA Tour of Australasia’s strongest supporters, having played on home soil every year from 2000 to 2007 and again from 2009 to 2017.
Tourism Minister Kate Jones says crowds will be delighted to welcome Adam Scott home this year.
“Adam Scott is one of Queensland’s most well-liked sporting stars so we’re delighted he’s chosen to come play in front of his adoring home fans on the Gold Coast.
“Even in a state like Queensland which is renowned for producing world-class golfing talent, Adam Scott stands tall among the very best and I’m sure his decision to play will inspire golf fans of all ages to get out to Royal Pines and take in the action first-hand.
“The Australian PGA Championship is one of the highlights on Tourism and Events Queensland’s It’s Live!
“In Queensland events calendar for 2019 – a platform that highlights Australia’s best events in Australia’s best destination,” Ms Jones said.