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Keep your eye on the prize at the Emirates Australian Open

Posted By Holly On November 8, 2013

The Australian Open is one of the biggest events in Sydney. Keep your eye on the prize at the Emirates Australian Open

One of Australia's biggest sporting events is coming up, and those lucky enough to be in Sydney during its four action-packed days will be able to see all the greats battling it out on the course.

Held from November 28 - December 1, the Emirates Australian Open is one event that sporting fans will definitely not want to miss. So if you're wondering what to do in Sydney later this month, it's well worth snapping up a ticket to this golf lover's treat.

Mantra has plenty of holiday accommodation to make sure you're sorted during the event, with Mantra on Kent offering newly refurbished apartments to make your stay in the city as comfortable as possible.

From there, it's a quick journey out to the Royal Sydney Golf Club to secure your spot on the green.


"The Australian Open offers up the much-desired Stonehaven Cup as the prize for the ultimate champion, with players coming from all around the world to take part in the event.


A proud history

It's safe to say that the Emirates Australian Open is one of the most anticipated events on the golfing calendar, bringing together up and coming young players with the established masters of the sport.

The Australian Open offers up the much-desired Stonehaven Cup as the prize for the ultimate champion, with players coming from all around the world to take part in the event.

The very first tournament was held all the way back in 1904, growing from its humble beginnings as a smaller local competition to the global drawcard it is today. As a result, you'll find some of the sport's most illustrious names on that glittering Stonehaven Cup - from seven-time winner Gary Player to Gene Sarazen.

Sporting excitement

As one of the biggest sporting events in Sydney this year, the Emirates Australian Open is sure to offer plenty of action to look out for in 2013.

From the 15-year-old amateur Ryan Ruffels to big names such as Adam Scott, John Senden and Geoff Ogilvy, there'll be a lot to look forward to when competition gets underway this year. With more exciting golf events on the way, the Australian summer is jam-packed full of sports excitement.


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