The women’s Australian Open will run concurrently with the men’s version and there will be plenty of starpower with Minjee Lee and Hannah Green returning to their home shores.
Outstanding Chinese talent Xiyu Lin has four Top 4 finishes this year including a 2nd in The Ascendant. Ranks 6th in Birdies, 7th in GIR and 11th in Strokes Gained: Approach.
Korean veteran who has six LPGA Tour wins including two majors, So Yeon Ryu seems to be well underrated by the market this week. She has two Top 10s in her last 10 starts. Ranks Top 10 in Sand Saves.
South African who won the Open Championship this year, Buhai has a quality short game ranking 2nd in GIR and 2nd in Sand Saves. The courses here should suit.
Quality putter who ranks 7th on the LPGA Tour in Putting Average this season. Last LPGA win was in 2018 and form this year has been scratchy but she has the ability to compete here against a much weaker field.