Aussie Open Future
Greg Norman is negotiating to renew his contract to play in next
November's Australian Open which is to be played on a course he
designed - The Grand on the Gold Coast.
world No 1, whose six-year deal to play in the event expired last
November has been the greatest drawcard on the Australasian tour
for many years and his presence virtually guarantees the success
"We're in negotiations
with him at the moment," said Australian Golf
Union chief executive Colin Phillips. "Greg hasn't missed many
Australian Opens so you'd have to say there's a fair chance of him
playing again this year."