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The PGA of Australia announced on Sunday that the Australian Open, likely to be held at a Sydney-area course, will take place November 10-13, 2011, the week before the Presidents Cup, where the Americans will battle against the Internationals at Royal Melbourne.

The Australian PGA at Coolum will be played Nov. 24-27, a week after the team matches. Which means the Australian Masters, an event Tiger has received $3 million appearance fee to compete in, will probably conflict with Tiger’s own charity tournament in California.

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By Stephanie Wei under Ryder Cup

Team USA arrives in Wales, the players pose with their wives and girlfriends.

At the 2007 Presidents Cup in Montreal when Hunter Mahan was the only player on the American team without a date, his teammates’ wives pulled some pranks on him. After the first day of matches, one of the women called Mahan and said, “Hey there’s someone who wants to meet you.”

“They brought a [Barbie] doll,” said Mahan last Wednesday at the Tour Championship. “The girls all got together and did it. Amy [Mickelson] would send me texts that said, ‘They missed out out there,’ or something like that. They played pranks on me all week.”

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