Date: January 11, 2011

Brantz to host Women’s Open ABC coverage

ABC TV Sports presenter Stephanie Brantz will be the face of this year&aposs coverage of the ISPS Handa Women&aposs Australian Open on ABC1. Hosting ABC TV s exclusive coverage over the four days from the Commonwealth Golf Club, Melbourne, Brantz will be joined by Lead Commentator Steve Robilliard and fairway commentator Ozzie Moore. Coverage times: Thursday 3 February: 3.00pm – 6.00pm (ABC1) Friday 4 February: 3.00pm – 6.00pm (ABC1) Saturday 5 February: 2.00pm – 6.00pm (ABC1) Sunday 6 February: 1.00pm – 6.00pm (ABC1) Since the tournament s inception in 1974, the championship has continually attracted world golf’s elite players to compete for the Patricia Bridges Bowl. Framed by wattle, the trophy has been won by world number ones, World Golf Hall of Fame members and major winners. A stellar line up of the world s best female golfers, including World Number 1 Jiyai Shin, will grace the fairways of Commonwealth Golf Club. In the heart of Melbourne s renowned sand-belt, this action-packed golf showcase brings players from all corners of the globe to Melbourne including defending champion Yani Tseng and former champions Karrie Webb and Laura Davies. Mixing with world class golf is an exciting mix of on-course activities, entertainment and fun for the whole family.