Dudley Park Bowling Club hosts Everest of Bowls | photos

Some of Australia’s biggest names in lawn bowls hit the greens at the Dudley Park Bowling Club for the Everest of Bowls tournament on Thursday.

The competition is the richest paying singles tournament in Australia, with a grand prize pool of $64,000 on the line.

Bowlers will take to the turf for four days of play, with the event wrapping up on Sunday, October 15.

First place is set to take home $50,000, while second shares in the overall pool with $10,000.

Equal third will take home $2,000 each.