The European Tour has allowed its players to wear shorts during practise rounds since the beginning of 2016 but it’s still a novel concept in Australian men’s pro golf.
Victorian pro Jack Wilson was among many players in shorts during practice at Royal Pines.
This week’s Australian PGA Championship on the Gold Coast is co-sanctioned by both the PGA Tour of Australasia and European Tour and many Australian players are taking advantage of the more relaxed early week dress code in the hot south-east Queensland climate.
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