Scott, Rose paired together at Aussie Open

DARREN WALTON
Last updated 13:38 04/12/2012

Relevant offers

Golf

Scott still seeking Steve Williams replacement Michael Hendry focuses game on Rio Olympics Sir Bob Charles believes Lydia Ko could be best Hendry not surprised by 'special' Ko's rapid rise Rory McIlroy still dreaming of golf immortality 'Princess' Lydia tipped to dethrone Tiger Woods Scott and Speith paired at Australian Open NZ Golf insist Lydia Ko could play in NZ Open Lydia Ko eyes major to match massive payday Just how good is Kiwi golf sensation Lydia Ko?

 

Australian Masters champion Adam Scott will tee off alongside English drawcard Justin Rose in one of the feature groups for the first two rounds of this week's Australian Open in Sydney.

World No 4 Rose and seventh-ranked Scott are the top two players in the 156-man field and will tee off at 9.10am (NZ time) in Thursday's opening round at The Lakes.

Rose and Scott will be joined by Chinese No 1 Liang Wen-Chong.

Eight-times major champion Tom Watson has been paired with defending champion Greg Chalmers and rising star Jake Higginbottom in the marquee afternoon grouping on Thursday, hitting off at 2.10pm.

Other high-profile groupings announced today include former champions Geoff Ogilvy and John Senden alongside Mathew Goggin at 7am and the trio of Marc Leishman, Robert Allenby and 14-year-old Chinese sensation Guan Tianlang off at midday.

Leishman was Australia's only winner on the 2012 US PGA Tour, while Tianlang will next year become the youngest-ever player to contest the US Masters at Augusta after winning the recent Asia-Pacific Amateur title.

Ad Feedback

- AAP

Special offers
Opinion poll

If she is able to, when do you expect Lydia Ko to win her first major?

Next year, she's so close

She's still working towards it, within three years

It may be longer than we think, within five years

The expectation might be too much, maybe never

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content