Vic Open 2024: How to follow this year’s tournament

Kiwi Kazuma Kobori’s chase for a third consecutive Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia title, a feat not achieved in almost two decades, and the appearance of a couple of women’s major golf champions will provide two of the major storylines at the Vic Open, which starts today.

Jiyai Shin confirmed for Vic Open title defence

A crowd favourite and long-time supporter of Australian women’s golf, Shin is coming off an outstanding 2023 campaign where she again showed she is one of the major forces in women’s golf.

Vic Open at 13th Beach to hit 11 years next February

The Beach and Creek courses at the superb seaside facility near the town of Barwon Heads will host men and women competing for equal prizemoney on the same courses at the same time, with $420,000 on offer for each event.

Relentless Jiyai Shin shuts out Cassie Porter to win Vic Open

Despite a two-shot lead at the start of the day, Porter could not match the relentless march of South Korea’s former world No.1 Shin, who caught the Queenslander by the second hole, overtook her and ran away with a five-shot win.

Michael Hendry holds firm to win Vic Open

The New Zealander was rock solid with an even-par final round of 72 to finish ahead of Order of Merit leader David Micheluzzi and claim a drought-breaking victory fresh off battling a shoulder injury.