Jason Scrivener leads at the Australian PGA



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Jason Scrivener leads at the Australian PGA

The second round of the Australian PGA Championship in progress in Brisbane, Royal Queensland Golf Club has ended. Jason Scrivener remains in command, leading the very large group of hosts (which basically corresponds to two thirds of the field) with the score of -10 (65 67).

For him -4 in the Italian night with four birdies.

Australian PGA Championship, results

Behind him Cameron Smith, who is at -9 overall and comes back 12 places with the -6 on Friday. The winner of the Open Championship then moved on to LIV Golf precedes Cameron John and the Japanese Masahiro Kawamura, both of whom are on the rise.

Many are stationed in the group of fifths at -7: in addition to the host Anthony Quayle, there are the New Zealander Denzel Ieremia, the Chinese Yan Wei Liu, the Spanish Alejandro Cañizares and the Polish Adrian Meronk.

In tenth position at -6 only one New Zealander, Daniel Hillier, accompanied by four Aussies: David Micheluzzi, Brad Kennedy, Jake McLeod and Maverick Antcliff. Andrea Pavan remains out of the cut, concluding 128 ° at +7 with a +3 lap.

For him the next appointment will be next week with the ISPS Handa Australian Open. Brisbane is the capital and most populous city of the Australian state of Queensland, as well as the third most populous city in Australia.

The metropolitan area of ​​Brisbane, located along the east coast of the country, has a population of nearly 2.5 million. A resident of Brisbane is commonly referred to as a "Brisbanite".

Brisbane's central business district is located on the original settlement, located within a bend of the Brisbane River, approximately 14 miles from its mouth at Moreton Bay. The metropolitan area extends in all directions along the floodplain of the Brisbane River Valley, between the bay and the Great Dividing Range.

As the city is governed by numerous municipalities, these are centered around the Brisbane City Council which has jurisdiction over the largest area and population in metropolitan Brisbane and is also the largest local Australian Government Area by population.

The city and the river running through it are named after Thomas Brisbane, governor of New South Wales from 1821 to 1825. The first European settlement in Queensland was a penal colony in Redcliffe, 28km north of the Brisbane business district, in 1824.

That settlement was soon abandoned and moved to North Quay in 1825. Brisbane was chosen as the capital when Queensland was proclaimed a separate colony from New South Wales in 1859. The city played a key role during World War II as General Douglas MacArthur's Southwest Pacific headquarters.

Brisbane has hosted many major cultural and sporting events including the Commonwealth Games in 1982, the Universal Exposition in 1988 and the final of the Goodwill Games in 2001. In 2032 it will host the Games of the 35th Olympiad.

In 2008 Brisbane was classified as a "Gamma +" city in the World Cities Study Group inventory by the University of Loughborough. It was also declared the 16th most habitable city in the world in 2009 by The Economist.