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

PGA Tour

BMW Championship

Medinah Country Club (No. 3), Medinah, Illinois

Purse: $9,250,000 ($1,665,000 to the winner)


Next Tournament: TOUR Championship

East Lake Golf Club, Atlanta, Georgia, August 22-25


             Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Jason Day T52 (-4) $21,571 54 Ended his season at the BMW Championship, finishing No. 54 in the FedExCup standings. After qualifying for the TOUR Championship in eight of his last nine seasons, failed to advance to the final leg of the Playoffs for the first time since 2012.
Marc Leishman T19 (-11) $112,110 21 Qualified for the TOUR Championship for a third consecutive season and for the fourth time in his career. At No. 21 in the FedExCup standings, will start the tournament at 1-under par.
Adam Scott T9 (-14) $259,000 13 Earned his seventh top-10 finish of the season. Qualified for his 11th career TOUR Championship and for the first time since a T8 finish in 2016. Will start the tournament at 3-under par.


PGA Tour Champions


DICK’S Sporting Goods Open

En-Joie Golf Course, Endicott, New York

Purse: $2,050,000 ($307,500 to the winner)


Next Tournament: Boeing Classic

The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, Snoqualmie, Washington, August 23-25


             Player Result Earnings Charles Schwab Cup


Gavin Coles T59 (+2) $3,280 186 Made his PGA TOUR Champions debut. After opening with a 1-under 71, struggled the rest of the way, closing with rounds of 74-73.
Stephen Leaney T59 (+2) $3,280 58 In his eighth start of the season, recorded his worst finish, closing with a final-round 78 on Sunday.
David McKenzie T24 (-6) $19,598 46 Following a T5 finish at The Senior Open Championship, recorded his fifth top-25 finish of the campaign in New York.


Korn Ferry Tour


Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship

The Ohio State University Golf Club (Scarlet), Columbus, Ohio

Purse: $1,000,000 ($180,000 to the winner)

Next Tournament: Albertsons Boise Open presented by Kraft Nabisco

Hillcrest Country Club, Boise, Idaho, August 15-18


             Player Result Earnings Finals


Jamie Arnold T11 (-7) $23,000 11 Earned his largest paycheck of the season. Finished the Regular Season No. 38 in the standings after a missed cut at the WinCo Foods Portland Open.
Brett Coletta CUT (+6)
Cameron Davis T56 (+1) $2,630 56 Returned to the Korn Ferry Tour after failing to retain his PGA TOUR card in his rookie season. Finished the 2018-19 season No. 160 in the FedExCup standings.
Rhein Gibson T37 (-2) $4,318 37
Curtis Luck T7 (-8) $31,125 7 Spent the 2018-19 season on the PGA TOUR and finished No. 175 in the FedExCup standings.
Cameron Percy T11 (-7) $23,000 11 Came two strokes shy of reaching the 200-point threshold estimated to secure a TOUR card for the 2019-20 season. Earned 130 points for The Finals 25 standings, with the T11 finish.


MacKenzie Tour


The Players Cup

Southwood Golf and Country Club, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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


Next Tournament: Mackenzie Investments Open

Elm Ridge Country Club (North Course), Montreal, Quebec, Canada,

September 5-8

             Player Result Earnings Order of Merit


Ryan Ruffels T11 (-10) $4,100 18 In five starts this season, has finished inside the top 15 three times.
Ruben Sodjaja CUT (E) 112 Missed the cut for the sixth time in his 10th start of the season.


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