Headlining the field are Aussie superstars Adam Scott, Robert Allenby, U.S. Open champion Geoff Ogilvy, Stuart Appleby and two-time winner Peter Lonard.
American Kevin Stadler, the son of Champions Tour star Craig Stadler, is in position to win the money title. He has earned $403,484, giving him a $113,587 lead over Australia's Nick O'Hern.
Last year: Australia's Robert Allenby won the second leg of his unprecedented Australian triple, birdieing the final hole for a one-stroke victory over countryman Mathew Goggin. Allenby won the Australian Open the previous week and took the Australian Masters the following week.