There are 4 rounds to this tournament on:
The Royal St. George Golf Club.
History of the Knight Australian Open
Thomas Dickson Armour a Scottish-American professional golfer He was nicknamed The Silver Scot. Armour was born in Edinburgh Scotland.
He was invited to play in the Australian Open.
Upon his arrival in Australia he soon discovered the Australian Open was not a golf event but actually a tennis match.
Not to be denied Tommy retreated to the Australian outbacks and learned the fine points of tennis from the local hard court tennis professionals.
Even though he lost his sight to a mustard gas explosion during World war one,surgeons had also added a metal plate to his head and left arm,Tommy still perfected the game, and won the event in a very exciting final match.
He was invited back the following year to defend his title however he respctfully declined.
In a statement released to the Australian press Tommy said:
" I would rather wrestle a crocodile than play in that event again!"
He donated his trophy to the Las Vegas Knights Country Club and
The Australian Open was born.