PGA TOUR-Affiliated Tours. Australian Player Results for the week of March 26, 2018

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.

 

Houston Open

March 29 – April 1

GC of Houston, Humble, Texas

Purse: $7,000,000 ($1,260,000 to the winner)

*This event offered the final opportunity for players not exempt for the Masters to play their way into the year’s first major championship. The player had to win the Houston Open to qualify.

Player Result Earnings Notes
Robert Allenby DNP Has not played on the PGA TOUR since October 2017 (Sanderson Farms Championship)
Aaron Baddeley 74 (-1) $13,440 The Houston Open marked Baddeley’s 12th start of the season. He has missed the cut four times and owns one top-10 (Shriners Hospitals/T10)
Steven Bowditch DNP Has played in one PGA TOUR event this season.
Greg Chalmers T70 (-3) $13,930 After entering the final round two shots back, Chalmers shot a 9-over 81 to fall out of contention. Of his 14 starts this season, Chalmers has made the cut five times. His best finish and only top-25 came at The Honda Classic, where he finished T17.
Jason Day DNP
Matt Jones T52 (-7) $16,082 In 10 starts this season, Jones’ best finish came at Corales Puntacana where he finished T28. His last and only PGA TOUR win was at the 2014 Houston Open, where he beat Matt Kuchar in a playoff.
Marc Leishman DNP
Geoff Ogilvy Cut (+1) In a total of nine starts this season, Ogilvy has failed to make the cut for the sixth time. His only top-25 came at the Corales Puntacana where he finished T22.
Rod Pampling Cut (-2) After an opening-round, 6-under 66, Pampling shot a 4-over 76 in his second round to miss the cut.
Cameron Percy DNP
Adam Scott DNP
John Senden DNP

 

Savannah Golf Championship

March 29-April 1

Landings Club-Deer Creek Golf Club, Savannah, Georgia

Purse: $550,000

Player Result Earnings Notes
Steve Allan DNP
Stuart Appleby Cut (+6) Appleby missed the cut for the first time in his third start this season. He falls to 97th on the regular season money list.
Jamie Arnold  T22 (-11) $ 5,316.30 After a strong showing last week at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open (T11), Arnold added another top-25 with his finish. He moved up 10 spots on the regular season money list, to 56th.
Brett Drewitt Cut (-1)

 

This marked the third time Drewitt has missed the cut this season in seven starts. His best finish this season came at The Bahamas Great Exuma, where he finished T3. He is 27th on the regular season money list.
Nick Flanagan DNP
Rhein Gibson MC (-2) In his seventh start of the season, Gibson misses the cut for the first time. He owns two top-10s and five top-25 finishes. He falls to 10th on the regular season money list.
Mathew Goggin DNP
Bronson La’Cassie DNP
Curtis Luck T5 (-15) $20,075 Luck recorded his first top-10 of the season. This week marked the first time he has shot all four rounds under par. He moved up 20 spots to 35th on the regular season money list.
James Nitties DNP
Cameron Percy T22 (-11) $5,316 In his second start of the season, he recorded his first top-25. His only win on the Web.com tour came in 2014, at the Price Cutter Charity tournament.
John Senden DNP
Michael Sim DNP

 

Mackenzie Tour- PGA TOUR Canada Q-School USA East No. 1

March 27-30

TPC Sawgrass Dye’s Valley Course, Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida

Player Result Notes
Ryan Gaske T52 (+3) Failed to gain any status for the 2018 season
Jonathan Ledger T114 (+21) Failed to gain any status for the 2018 season.

132 players will compete at each of the five qualifying tournaments with hopes of earning their cards for 2018. Three qualifying tournaments remain.

  • April 3-6 Q-School-USA West 2 (Wigwam Golf Club, Litchfield Park, Arizona)
  • April 24-27 Q-School- USA East 2 (The club at Eaglebrooke, Lakeland, Florida)
  • May 1-4 Q-School- Canada (Crown Isle Resort &GC, Courtenay, BC, Canada)

Below is a breakdown of the status available at each site:

 

Finish Position Status
Medalist Exempt for the 2018 season
2nd through 5th (no ties) Fully exempt for the first eight 2018 tournaments and subject to the second re-shuffle
6th through 16th (no ties) Fully exempt for the first four 2018 tournaments and subject to the first reshuffle
17th through 40th (plus ties) Conditionally exempt for the 2018 season.

 

Champions Tour

No tournament this week

Players Result Earnings Notes
Steve Elkington
David Mckenzie

 

PGA Tour – China

No tournament this week

Players Result Earnings Notes
Sam Earl
Corey Hale Is 46th on the Order of Merit
DJ Loypur
David Lutterus Is 42nd on the Order of Merit. Best finish is a T24 at the Chongqing Championship.
James Marchesani Is 78th on the Order of Merit
Peter Martin Is 72nd on the Order of Merit
Max McCardle Tied for third at the Chongqing Championship
Michael Pearce
Andrew Schonewille
Sean Underwood Is 50th on the Order of Merit
Kevin Yuan

PGA Tour Latinoamerica

No tournament this week

Player Result Earnings Notes
Harrison Endycott Is tied for 17th on the Order of Merit, with Norway’s Andreas Halvorsen
Mitch Krywulycz
Danny List Finished T10 in PTLA Qualifying Tournament-Argentina.
Ryan McCarthy Finished top 60 in the 2016 Order of Merit
Brady Watt Finished top 60 in the 2016 Order of Merit
Ryan Ruffels Currently 41st on the 2018 Order of Merit

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