Australian Athletes The Best Australian Golfers  

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Have you ever wondered how many famous golfers are from Australia? There is no lack of skill in the country, as we demonstrate on this ranked list of the best Australian golfers. The poll below contains both famous men and women golfers from Australia, most of which are professional players. Vote up who you believe to be the top golfers from Australia, and even add any up and coming players to the list if they aren't already here.

One great Australian golfer is Peter Thomson. Thomson has 88 professional wins, 6 of which came on the PGA tour. Thompson would win The Open Championship five different times, including four times in five years from 1954-1958. Another great golfer from Australia is Greg Norman. Norman has 90 professional wins, 20 of which came on the PGA tour. Norman won The Open Championship in 1986 and 1993. He is also infamously known for his second place finishes. Norman finished in second place at the Masters Tournament in 1986, 1987, and 1996, at the U.S. Open in 1984 and 1995, and at the PGA Championship in 1986 and 1993.

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Greg Norman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Australian Golfers

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Jason Day is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Jason Day

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Adam Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Australian Golfers

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Peter Thomson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Australian Golfers

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Karrie Webb is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Karrie Webb

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Ian Baker-Finch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
clash1977 added Ian Baker-Finch

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Steve Elkington is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Australian Golfers

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Kel Nagle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
Kel Nagle

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Geoff Ogilvy is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Australian Golfers

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David Graham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
David Graham

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Stuart Appleby is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Australian Golfers

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Bruce Crampton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
Bruce Crampton

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Robert Allenby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
clash1977 added Robert Allenby

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Craig Parry is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Craig Parry

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Bruce Devlin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Bruce Devlin

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Jim Ferrier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
Jim Ferrier

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Jan Stephenson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Jan Stephenson

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Peter Senior is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
clash1977 added Peter Senior

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Wayne Grady is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Wayne Grady

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Norman Von Nida is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Australian Golfers
IanHarvey added Norman Von Nida