Here is the recap from this past week’s action and the Australians’ performances.

PGA TOUR

 

WGC-Bridgestone Invitational

Firestone CC (South), Akron, Ohio

Purse: $10,000,000 ($1,7000,000 to winner)

 

Next Tournament: PGA Championship (St. Louis, Missouri, August 9-12)

 

Player Result Earnings FedExCup

Standing

Notes
Jason Day T10 (-7) $160,875 5 Earned his fifth top-10 finish of the season and has finished no worse than T17 in his last three starts. In his ninth appearance at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, recorded his third top-10 finish. Has advanced to the weekend every time, except for a WD in 2014.
Marc Leishman T14 (-6) $128,250 20 Has made the cut in all six appearances at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. His best finish is a third place in 2014.
Wade Ormsby* T39 (+1) N/A Advanced to the weekend in his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational debut. His only other PGA TOUR start this season was at the WGC-Mexico Championship, where he finished T50.
Adam Scott T57 (+4) $52,750 119 Has made the cut in all 16 appearances at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational. Won this event in 2011, where he shot an 8-under 62 in the opening round.
Cameron Smith 23rd (-4) $92,250 50 Recorded all four rounds at even-par or better in his WGC-Bridgestone Invitational debut.

*Non-PGA TOUR member      

 

 

Barracuda Championship

Montreux G&CC, Reno, Nevada

Purse: $3,400,000 ($612,000 to winner)

Next Tournament: PGA Championship  (St. Louis, Missouri, August 9-12)

*The Barracuda Championship employs the Modified Stableford scoring format (Albatross: +8, Eagle: +5), Birdie: +2, Par: 0, Bogey: -1, Double Bogey or worse: -3). Players are allocated points based on the number of strokes taken at each hole with the goal of achieving the highest overall score.

Player Result Earnings FedExCup

Standing

Notes
Robert Allenby* CUT (+6) 250 Missed the cut for the fifth consecutive time this season. In five overall appearances at the Barracuda Championship, the only year he advanced to the weekend was in 2015, where he finished T59.
Stuart Appleby T30 (+26) $21,114 196 Has made five of seven cuts at the Barracuda Championship. Best finish is a T4 in 2017.
Aaron Baddeley T26 (+27) $25,670  

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In nine overall appearances at the Barracuda Championship, best finish is a T4 in 2005.
Grant Booth* T64 (+10) $7,174 N/A The University of Nevada alum played as a sponsor’s exemption. Advanced to the weekend in his PGA TOUR debut.
Steven Bowditch CUT (-24) N/A Has failed to advance to the weekend for the fifth consecutive time at the Barracuda Championship.
Greg Chalmers DNP 181  
Matt Jones T15 (+31) $51,000 145 Recorded his best finish at the Barracuda Championship in his sixth start at the event.
Geoff Ogilvy MC (+3) 206 Since winning the Barracuda Championship in 2014, has failed to record a finish better than T35 in his last four starts.
Rod Pampling T58 (-1) $7,514 200 Has made the cut in all 12 appearances at the Barracuda Championship. Has finished in the top-10 three times, highlighted by a T# finish in 2003.
Cameron Percy CUT (+6) 169  
John Senden DNP 224  

*Non-PGA TOUR member      

 

PGA TOUR Champions

3M Championship

TPC Twin Cities, Blaine, Minnesota

Purse: $2,000,000 ($314,330 to the winner)

 

Next Tournament: DICK’S Sporting Goods Open (Endicott, New York, August 17-19)

 

Players Result Earnings Notes
Steve Elkington DNP
Peter Lonard T26 (-7) $15,25
Greg Norman DNP  
David McKenzie T53 (E) $3,850 After a 77 in the opening round, rebounded with rounds of 67-72 in his 3M Championship debut.

 

Web.com Tour

KC Golf Classic

Nicklaus GC at LionsGate, Overland Park, Kansas

Purse: $675,000 ($121,500 to the winner)

 

Next Tournament: Ellie Mae Classic at TPC Stonebrae (Hayward, California, August 9-12)

 

Player Result Earnings Notes
Steve Allan DNP
Jamie Arnold CUT (+2) Missed the cut for the third consecutive time this season with rounds of 71-73. In three overall appearances at the KC Golf Classic, best finish is a T21 in 2017.
Ray Beaufils DNP  
Cameron Davis CUT (+8) Since winning the Nashville Golf Open Benefitting the Snedeker Foundation in May, has failed to advance to the weekend in all of his last four starts.
Brett Drewitt DNP  
Nick Flanagan DNP  
Rhein Gibson DNP  
Mathew Goggin DNP  
Bronson La’Cassie DNP
Danny List DNP
Curtis Luck T27 (-10) $4,590 In his 19th start of the season, recorded his best finish since a T5 finish at the Savannah Golf Championship in April.
James Nitties DNP
Cameron Percy DNP
Travis Smyth DNP
Michael Sim DNP

 

                                         

Mackenzie Tour

Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON

Edmonton Petroleum G&CC, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Purse: CAD $200,000 (CAD $36,000 to the winner)

 

Next Tournament: ATB Financial Classic  (Calgary, Alberta, Canada, August 9-12)

 

Player Result Earnings Notes
Brett Coletta T15 (-10) CAD $3,500 Following a missed cut at the Osprey Valley Open, recorded his fourth top-25 finish in his eighth start of the season.
Theodore Coroneo DNP
Ruben Sondjaja T23 (-7) CAD $1,714 In his eighth start of 2018, recorded his best finish since a T13 at the GolfBC Championship in June.

 

 

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