Date: October 17, 2007
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Aussies Around The World: Weekend Preview

PGA TOUR The PGA Tour heads to Scottsdale for the second time this year for the Frys Electronics Open. A considerable number of Aussies will be involved with 12 saddling up for the event at Grayhawk Golf Club. Aaron Baddeley and Robert Allenby are two of the more experienced campaigners, while young players such as Jarrod Lyle and Nick Flanagan continue to gain invaluable experience. Also involved this week are American hotshots Will Mackenzie, Jason Gore and Kevin Stadler who have all recently committed to the 2007 MFS Australian Open in Sydney this December. Australians at Fry&aposs Electronics Open at Grayhawk Golf Club, Arizona Michael Allen Robert Allenby Aaron Baddeley Andrew Buckle Gavin Coles Nick Flanagan Matthew Goggin Paul Gow Mark Hensby Stephen Leaney Jarrod Lyle Michael Sim NATIONWIDE TOUR Seven Aussies will take to the fairways of Tennessee for the Chattanooga Classic. No player from down under has ever won the event in its short four-year history. Scott Gardiner, Greg Chalmers, Aron Price and co. will be looking to change that when Nationwide Tour action gets underway from Thursday night (AEST). Australians at the Chattanooga Classic at Black Creek Club, Tennessee Greg Chalmers Scott Gardiner Bradley Hughes Matthew Jones David Lutterus David McKenzie Aron Price EUROPEAN TOUR Just the four Australians are in action on the European Tour this weekend. Marcus Fraser, Peter O&aposMalley, Terry Price and Brett Rumford will try and claim Portugal&aposs richest event and the third held in the country on the European Tour. Australians at the Portugal Masters at Club de Campo del Mediterraneo, Portugal Marcus Fraser Peter O&aposMalley Terry Price Brett Rumford ASIAN TOUR No tournament this week. LPGA TOUR The LPGA heads to Korea this week for the Hana Bank KOLON Championship. Rachel Hetherington and Wendy Doolan are Australia&aposs only representatives in a quality field comprising a mixture of LPGA and KLPG players. Australians at the Hana Bank KOLON Championship at Mauna Ocean Golf & Resort, Korea Wendy Doolan Rachel Hetherington LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR No tournament this week.