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Vic Open golf facts and figures

The Vic Open at 13th Beach is going from strength to strength, with record prize money and the women's tournament gaining LPGA Tour status for the first time.

Vic Open golf facts and figures

The Vic Open at 13th Beach is going from strength to strength, with record prize money and the women's tournament gaining LPGA Tour status for the first time.

LUCAS HERBERT of Australia plays a shot during the ISPS Handa New Zealand Golf Open at The Hills Golf Club in Queenstown, New Zealand.
LUCAS HERBERT of Australia plays a shot during the ISPS Handa New Zealand Golf Open at The Hills Golf Club in Queenstown, New Zealand. Picture:Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images

MEN'S AND WOMEN'S VIC OPENS GO FROM STRENGTH TO STRENGTH:

Men's tournament:


* 72 holes on the Beach and Creek courses at 13th Beach (both par 72)

* Major drawcards: Lucas Herbert (Aus), Geoff Ogilvy (Aus), Ryo Ishikawa (Jpn), Andrew Johnston (Eng), Nicolas Colsaerts (Bel)

* Defending champion: Simon Hawkes (Aus)

* Prize money: $1.5 million

* Co-Sanctioned: Australian PGA and European PGA Tours.

Women's tournament:

* 72 holes on the Beach (par 72) and Creek (par 73) courses at 13th Beach

* Major drawcards: Minjee Lee (Aus), Georgia Hall (Eng), Paula Creamer (US), Karrie Webb (Aus), Pernilla Lindberg (Swe)

* Defending champion: Minjee Lee (Aus)

* Prize money: $1.5 million

* Co-santioned: ALPG and LPGA Tours.

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