Sangeeta Kocharekar For Daily Mail Australia
11:12 EST, 14 October 2015
01:17 EST, 15 October 2015
While he spends most of his time in the US focusing on his acting career, Liam Hemsworth always finds time to head home to Australia.
The 25-year-old Hollywood star, who spent a week at home with his family and friends on Phillip Island, near Melbourne, enjoyed a game of golf in the area on Friday.
The former Neighbours star played nine rounds of the sport last week with his father and a group of school pals as they shared jokes around the fairway.
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Teeing off : Liam Hemsworth played a game of golf with his father and friends in Phillip Island on Friday during a whirlwind visit to his hometown
The Hunger Games star looked smart in a polo top and canvas shorts.
The ex-fiancé of Miley Cyrus was almost unrecognisable with his chiseled jaw covered in facial scruff, and a pair of black sunglasses shielding his piercing blue eyes.
The one-time soap star was said to be drinking beers and joking around with his father and friends as they made their way around the course.
Golf attire: The 25-year-old former soap star looked smart in a collared white T-shirt and canvas shorts
Who’s that man? The ex-fiancé of Miley Cyrus was almost unrecognisable with his chiseled jaw covered in a facial scruff, and a pair of black sunglasses shielding his well-known blue eyes
Before his return to Los Angeles, Liam shared an adorable photo of him and his mother Leonie to Instagram, with the setting sun accenting their matching azure eyes.
Towering at 6ft 2ins, Liam dwarfed his petite parent, who has accompanied her son to a number of red carpet events in the past.
The mother-son duo, along with Liam’s brothers Chris Hemsworth and Luke Hemsworth, and father Craig moved from Melbourne to Phillip Island when the boys were young.
Family time: Before his return to Los Angeles, Liam shared an adorable photo of him and his mother Leonie to Instagram, with the setting sun accenting their matching azure eyes
Team support: During his whirlwind trip home, Liam made the trip to mainland Melbourne to watch a game of AFL with his friends
New hometown: The Hunger Games actor, here with a pal during his trip home, moved to Phillip Island from Melbourne with his family when he was young
Earlier this year, Liam spoke about this relationship with his elder siblings to Esquire magazine.
‘My brothers are my best friends, we’re all really close to our parents,’ he said.
During his whirlwind trip home, Liam also made the trip to mainland Melbourne to watch a game of Australian Football League, AFL, with his friends.
He shared a snap of the suited group to social media, referencing his favourite team, The Hawthorn Football Club, in the caption: ‘At #AFLgrandfinal with the boys! #gothehawks!’.