Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Ogilvy on Course to Being the Best

Newspaper article Fraser Coast Chronicle (Hervey Bay, Australia)

Ogilvy on Course to Being the Best

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TUCSON: Geoff Ogilvy knows he will never be another Greg Norman, at least not in the eyes of the Australian public but he is quietly and methodically establishing himself as one of the country's all-time great golfers.

Ogilvy, the best player in the world over the past four months, can sit in the stand at the MCG, watching his beloved St Kilda, without being widely recognised, something superstar Norman could not possibly do.

However, that lack of public attention doesn't seem to bother the Victorian, who is merely happy to be recognised by his peers as a player of the highest order.

"I am probably playing best of all the Australians at the moment (but) there's no next Greg Norman (and) there just won't be," Ogilvy said after a magnificent 4 and 3 victory over his English mate Paul Casey in the final at the $US8.5 million ($A13.35 million) Accenture Match Play Championship at Dove Mountain yesterday.

"Charisma, you either have it or you don't, and I think Greg had it more than most people have ever had it. …

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