Fowler makes Down Under pro debut at Aust PGA

Associated Press  |  Last updated November 23, 2011
With more than 230,000 followers on Twitter, a role in the ''Golf Boys'' hit video and a colorful wardrobe that sets him apart from his peers, American Rickie Fowler was missing one key thing until a few weeks ago: victory as a professional. He crossed that off his to-do list with a six-stroke win over U.S. Open champion Rory McIlroy in the Korea Open on Oct. 9. After a five-week break, he returns at the Australian PGA for his first professional tournament Down Under. Fowler arrived on the weekend with his family for some sightseeing and played nine holes with Greg Norman on Tuesday as he prepares for a star-stocked tournament at the Hyatt Regency resort course, including British Open champion Darren Clarke.
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