Is that all you got out of my 3/4 paragraphs of sensible debate ?Of course NSW can't have a bigger purse because their government spent the bulk on securing the Oz open for how many years ?1.3 sounds great until you divide it in two, what is the breakup between the girls and the guys ?Jon...
Mens Vic open winner got $90000
Ladies vic open winner got $75000.
Prize pool for M&W =AUD 500k
The diifference is how the money is allocated.
Daniel "iam a good bloke" has increased prize money to 1.3m for 2018.
The mens and ladies tournament together is a great concept.
Therefore need 36 hole venues to accomidate such an event
As for quality of field, the womens event has lots of high ranked european Lpga players.they are good to go and watch, their skill level is good as well.
The decision to play at 13th beach was political, it was done to bolster tourism for the Geelong region after Ford closed down.