Fiji International

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Fiji International
Tournament information
Location Denarau, Fiji
Established 2014
Course(s) Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course
Par 72
Length 6,566 metres (7,181 yd)[1]
Tour(s) PGA Tour of Australasia
OneAsia Tour
Format Stroke play
Prize fund US$1,000,000
Month played August
Tournament record score
Aggregate 278 Steven Jeffress (2014)
To par −10 Steven Jeffress (2014)
Current champion
Australia Steven Jeffress

The Fiji International is the premier men's golf tournament in Fiji. In 2013 it was announced that Fiji will host its very own PGA Tour of Australasia. It is co-sanctioned by the PGA Tour of Australasia and OneAsia. The Fiji International will be Fiji's first ever internationally broadcast golf tournament to a worldwide audience across more than 30 countries in over 400 million homes, a first for a single sporting event in Fiji with Official World Golf Ranking points on offer to those in the field.[2]

Fiji International at Natadola Golf Course

The tournament, a tier one event on the PGA Tour of Australasia, will be held from August 14 to August 17 at Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course. The purse for the event will be US$1,000,000.[3]

In its inaugural year, golfers from 16 countries, including the Fiji's former world number one, Vijay Singh and former World Number one, Nick Price took part. [4]The countries to be represented in the tournament field include Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Fiji, India, Korea, Japan, Indonesia, New Zealand, Scotland, Singapore, United States and Zimbabwe.

Winners[edit]

Year Winner Score
2014 Australia Steven Jeffress 278 (−10)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fiji International Course Overview". Fiji International. Retrieved 12 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "Fiji in golf first". Radio New Zealand. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Fiji International brings the world to Fiji". PGA Australia. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Young guns ready to heat up in Fiji sun". Golf AU. Retrieved 10 August 2014. 

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