THE newest event on the Australian tournament scene, the RACV Gold Coast Challenge, has been officially launched at Royal Pines resort.
Next month's women's Victorian Open at Thirteenth Beach near Geelong has been bolstered by co-sanctioning with the Ladies European Tour.
The men's and women's fields at the 2017 Oates Victorian Open at Thirteenth Beach will compete for a combined prize purse of $1 million.
CHINA'S Yanhong Pan birdied the last hole to win the inaugural Australia Classic over Rebecca Artis at the Twin Creeks Golf and CC in Sydney.
NSW golfers Rebecca Artis and Sarah Oh share the leader after round one of the inaugural Australia Classic women's tournament in Sydney.
NIKKI Garrett and Breanna Elliott shot the rounds of the day at Oatlands, but they are both still behind England's Holly Clybrun at the NSW Open.