Justin Rose looking forward to making his debut in the Australian Open in Sydney

Last Updated: 06/10/12 10:48am

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Justin Rose: Making his Australian Open debut

Justin Rose: Making his Australian Open debut

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Ryder Cup hero Justin Rose has confirmed that he will make his debut in the Australian Open in December.

The 32-year-old adds international weight to a field including former US Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, world No 6 Adam Scott and defending champion Greg Chalmers.

Eight-time major winner Tom Watson will also be making the trip to The Lakes in Sydney.

Rose is currently taking a break after playing a vital role in Europe's sensational win at Medinah, winning the last two holes to snatch a priceless point against Phil Mickelson on the final day.

"This will be my Australian Open debut and the tournament has a history of wonderful champions and I hope I can add my name to that list in December," Rose said.

The world No 5, runner-up at the Tour Championship last month, tasted victory in Melbourne in 2006 when he lifted the Australian Masters title at Huntingdale.

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