The PGA TOUR and its affiliated Tours boasts a large roster of Australians as members. Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances.
Dell Technologies Championship
TPC Boston, Norton Massachusetts
Purse: $9,000,000 ($1,620,000 to winner)
Note: The Dell Technologies Championship is the second event of the FedExCup Playoffs where the top-100 players on the PGA TOUR Season FedExCup points list through THE NORTHERN TRUST qualified. The top-70 finishers advanced to the third Playoffs event—the BMW Championship
|Jason Day||CUT (+7)||—||10||ADVANCED
Easily moved on to the BMW Championship despite the missed cut.
|Marc Leishman||T21 (-8)||$100,800||22||ADVANCED
Moved up two spots in the FedExCup standings
|Adam Scott||T49 (-3)||$21,500||48||ADVANCED
Shot a final-round 66 at TPC Boston. Still easily advanced to the third Playoffs event.
|Cameron Smith||3 (-13)||$612,000||8||ADVANCED
Jumped eight positions in the FedExCup standings with his second consecutive third-place finish.
PGA Tour Champions
Shaw Charity Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Purse: $2,350,000 ($352,000 to winner)
|David McKenzie||T57 (+2)||$4,347||Recovered nicely from an opening 77 with back-to-back rounds of 68-67 in Canada|
DAP Championship presented by NewBrick
Canterbury GC, Beachwood, Ohio
Purse: $1,000,000 ($180,000 to the winner)
Note: The top-25 players in the Regular Season money list earned their PGA TOUR cards for the 2018-19 season after the conclusion of play at this event. Players Nos. 26-100 on the money list qualifed for the Web.com Tour Finals, a set of four tournaments that feature these Web.com Tour players and PGA TOUR players Nos. 126-200 on the FedExCup standings—those who didn’t qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs. The top-25 money-winners in these four tournaments will earn their 2018-19 PGA TOUR cards.
Money List Position
|Stuart Appleby||CUT (+2)||—||N/A||Missed the cut for the eighth consecutive time.|
|Aaron Baddeley||T16 (-7)||$13,575||26||Seven of his eight rounds in the finals have been sub-par. Is one spot outside the top 25 with two tournaments remaining|
|Cameron Davis||T16 (-7)||$13,575||6||ALREADY SECURED 2018-19 PGA TOUR CARD
Dropped three spots on the Finals money list. Has been par or better in all eight of his Finals rounds.
|Brett Drewitt||T47 (E)||$2,925||T77||Played on the weekend for the first time since June, missing seven consecutive cuts until last week.|
|Rhein Gibson||T59 (+3)||$2,600||62||Made the cut outside Cleveland but still dropped four positions on the Finals money list.|
|Matt Jones||T2 (-11)||$24,000||4||Posted his second top-10 in as many weeks, moving from 10th to fourth on the Finals money list. Seven of his last eight rounds have been under-par.|
|Curtis Luck||CUT (+5)||$33,900||T14||His missed cut dropped him nine positions on the Finals money list.|
|Cameron Percy||T25 (-5)||—||46th||Recorded only his third top-25 of the Web.cm Tour campaign.|
|John Senden||CUT (+3)||—||N/A|
PGA Tour China
Jinji Lake GC, Suzhou, China
Purse: $1,500,000 ($270,000 to the winner)
|Sam Earl||CUT (+1)||—|
|Deyen Lawson||CUT (+1)||—|
|DJ Loypur||60 (+7)||¥3,900||After missing four consecutive cuts, finally made a paycheck—matching his best performance of the year (60th at the Chengdu Championship).|
|David Lutterus||T38 (-4)||¥6,615||Continued his streak of consecutive cuts made in 2018, with No. 8. Going back to 2016, the last season before this one, his streak is at 13.|
|Bryden Macpherson||T26 (-6)||¥10,881||Recorded his fifth consecutive cut although the T26 was his worst finish of the campaign.|
|James Marchesani||T18 (-8)||¥19,560||Four sub-70 rounds led to his third top-20 of the season.|
|Max McCardle||T12 (-10)||¥30,375||Twelve of his last 15 rounds have been in the 60s, his finish in Suzhou his fourth top-15 of the campaign.|
|Andrew Schonewille||T23 (-7)||¥14,400||Moved up 30 places on the Order of Merit (to No. 97) after his first made cut since May. Had previously missed six consecutive weekends.|
|Sean Underwood||T46 (-2)||¥4,530||Ended a streak of five missed cuts. Improved to No. 107 on the Order of Merit.|
|Kevin Yuan||T26 (-6)||¥10,881||Posted four sub-par rounds in Suzhou to move up five spots on the Order of Merit, to No. 52.|