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The New South Wales Open is an annual golf tournament held in Australia. It was founded in 1931 as the New South Wales Close Championship, before becoming the New South Wales state open championship in 1958. It is Golf Australia national ranking event.

New South Wales Open
LocationNew South Wales, Australia
Established1931
Course(s)Twin Creeks G&CC
Par72
Length6,444 metres (7,047 yd)
Tour(s)PGA Tour of Australasia
FormatStroke play
Prize fundA$400,000
Month playedNovember
Aggregate264 Jason Scrivener (2017)
To par−24 as above
Australia Jake McLeod

Through 2015, the New South Wales Open was a Tier 2 event on the PGA Tour of Australasia schedule, having previously been part of the Von Nida Tour which merged into the main tour for the start of the 2009 season. In 2016 it became a Tier 1 event, offering 16 Official World Golf Ranking points to the winner instead of the Tier 2 minimum of 6.

WinnersEdit

PGA Tour of Australasia event
Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
AVJennings NSW Open
2018 Jake McLeod   Australia Twin Creeks 268 −20 2 strokes   Cameron John
New South Wales Open
2017 Jason Scrivener   Australia Twin Creeks 264 −24 6 strokes   Lucas Herbert
2016 Adam Blyth   Australia Stonecutters Ridge 265 −23 3 strokes   Brett Coletta (a)
  Jarryd Felton
2015 Ben Eccles (a)   Australia Stonecutters Ridge 269 −19 3 strokes   Rohan Blizard
  Matthew Millar
Mazda New South Wales Open
2014 Anthony Brown   Australia Stonecutters Ridge 274 −14 Playoff   Josh Geary
Gloria Jean's New South Wales Open
2013 Aron Price   Australia Castle Hill 269 −19 4 strokes   Adam Bland
  Aaron Townsend
  Jack Wilson
New South Wales Open
2012 No tournament
2011 Adam Crawford   Australia Newcastle 274 −6 1 stroke   Paul Donahoo
  Jake Higginbottom (a)
  Anthony Summers
2010 Peter O'Malley   Australia The Vintage 270 −18 Playoff   Peter Cooke
  Tom Lewis (a)
2009 Leigh McKechnie   Australia The Vintage 281 −3 1 stroke   James Nitties
Von Nida Tour event
Year Winner Country Score
2008 Aaron Townsend   Australia 267
2007 Jason Norris   Australia 277
2006 Rick Kulacz (Am)   Australia 270 PO
2005 Michael Wright   Australia 271
2004 Peter Lonard   Australia 270
2003 Craig Carmichael   Australia 273
PGA Tour of Australasia event
Year Winner Country Venue Score To par Margin
of victory
Runner(s)-up
2002 Terry Price   Australia Horizons Resort 279 −9 1 stroke   Wayne Grady
  Adam Groom
  Jason Norris
  Mahal Pearce
  Andre Stolz
1995–2001: No tournament
Year Winner Country Score
1994 Darren Chivas   Australia
1993 No tournament
1992 Craig Parry   Australia
1991 No tournament
1990 Ken Trimble   Australia
1989 Rodger Davis   Australia
1988 Greg Norman   Australia
1987 Craig Parry   Australia
1986 Greg Norman   Australia
1985 Ian Stanley   Australia
1984 Ian Baker-Finch   Australia
1983 Greg Norman   Australia
1982 Bob Shearer   Australia
1981 Bill Rogers   United States
1980 George Serhan   Australia
1979 Jack Newton   Australia
1978 Greg Norman   Australia
1977 Trevor McDonald   Australia
1976 Jack Newton   Australia
1975 Tony Gresham (Am)   Australia
1974 Ted Ball   Australia
1973 Ed Sneed   United States 283
1972 Owen Beldham (Am)   Australia
1971 Bill Dunk   Australia
1970 Frank Phillips   Australia
1969 No tournament
1968 Kel Nagle   Australia
1967 Bill Dunk   Australia
1966 Frank Phillips   Australia
1965 Colin McGregor   Australia
1964 Ted Ball   Australia
1963 Peter Mills   Australia
1962 Frank Phillips   Australia
1961 Peter Thomson   Australia
1960 Frank Phillips   Australia
1959 Harry Kershaw   Australia 284
1958 Les Wilson   Australia
1957 Kel Nagle   Australia
1956 Frank Phillips   Australia
1955 Bob Swinbourne   Australia
1954 Norman Von Nida   Australia
1953 Norman Von Nida   Australia
1952 Jim Moran   Australia
1951 Kel Nagle   Australia
1950 Eric Cremin   Australia
1949 Eric Cremin   Australia
1948 Norman Von Nida   Australia
1947 Norman Von Nida   Australia
1946 Norman Von Nida   Australia
1940–45 No tournament due to World War II
1939 Norman Von Nida   Australia
1938 Jim Ferrier (Am)   Australia
1937 Jim Ferrier (Am)   Australia
1936 Jim Ferrier (Am)   Australia
1935 Jim Ferrier (Am)   Australia
1934 Sam Richardson   Australia
1933 Jim Ferrier (Am)   Australia
1932 Sam Richardson   Australia
1931 Charlie Gray   Australia

In 2014 Brown won at the second hole of the playoff. In 2010 O'Malley won at the third extra hole. Cooke had dropped out after the second extra hole.

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