Melbourne’s Metropolitan Golf Club to host World Cup of Golf in 2018

Published: 17-Dec-2017      Updated: 01-Aug-2018 By Aussie Golfer

After a successful tournament at Kingston Heath in 2016 that saw Søren Kjeldsen and Thorbjørn Olesen lead Denmark to their first World Cup victory, the PGA Tour have decided to return the event to Australia in 2018 and hold the event at Metropolitan Golf Club (November 21-25, 2018).

Metropolitan Golf Club is gem in Melbourne’s sandbelt region and among many of its wonderful aspects it is particularly well-known for its immaculate fairways. Metropolitan GC last hosted a big professional golf tournament in 2014 when Nick Cullen won the Australian Masters by a stroke.

“The World Cup of Golf has been a celebrated and valued tradition in the game for decades, and the International Federation of PGA Tours is proud to see that tradition continue in 2018 with the best players from around the globe convening at The Metropolitan Golf Club,” PGA TOUR Commissioner Jay Monahan said.

“Golf in the Sandbelt region speaks for itself, and we appreciate The Metropolitan Golf Club opening its doors for this historic team event.”

The format from will remained unchanged from the 2016 event where teams of two from each competing country will play four-ball on the first and third days with foursomes (alternate ball) played on the second and final days

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