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


RBC Canadian Open

Hamilton Golf and Country Club, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Purse: $7,600,000 ($1,368,000 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Stuart Appleby DNP 230  
Aaron Baddeley DNP 75
Greg Chalmers DNP  
Cameron Davis CUT (+4) 159 Has missed the cut in six of his last seven starts on the PGA TOUR.
Jason Day DNP 38
Matt Jones DNP 100
Marc Leishman DNP 11
Curtis Luck CUT (-1) 151 In his only other start at the RBC Canadian Open, missed the cut shooting rounds of 68-73 in 2017.
Geoff Ogilvy DNP
Rod Pampling T35 (-4) $34,326 219 Snapped a 13 consecutive-missed-cut streak with a T35 finish in Hamilton. Carded four rounds of 69s in his seventh start at the RBC Canadian Open. Earned his best finish of the 2018-19 season.
Adam Scott DNP 15
John Senden DNP 224
Cameron Smith DNP 77



PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS                         

Mastercard Japan Championship

Narita Golf Club-Accordia Golf, Narita-shi, Chiba, Japan

Purse: $2,500,000 ($400,000 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings Charles Schwab Cup


Stephen Leaney T51 (+4) $6,250 64
David McKenzie T21 (-3) $27,041 52 Recorded his third top-25 finish in his 10th start of the season.




BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation

Thornblade Club, Greer, South Carolina

Purse: $700,000 ($126,000 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings Regular Season


Jamie Arnold CUT (-2) 51 Missed the cut for the sixth time in his 13th start of 2019. In four overall appearances at this event, best finish is a T9 in 2018.
Brett Coletta CUT (+5) 50 Missed the cut for the third consecutive time this season. Failed to advance to the weekend at the Knoxville Open and the Rex Hospital Open prior to playing in South Carolina.
Brett Drewitt T52 (-9) $1,876 82 Opened the week with a 6-under 65 and sat T6 after the first round. Closed with rounds of 61-69 in his fourth appearance at this event. Owns two top-10s at the BMW Charity Pro-Am, finishing runner-up in 2016 and T6 in 2018.
Rhein Gibson WON


$126,000 7 Earned his first Tour victory and locked up his PGA TOUR card for the 2019-20 season. The event was shortened to 54 holes due to inclement weather. Carded a bogey-free, 8-under 63 in the final round to overcome a two-shot deficit starting the round. Became the fifth Australian of the last 13 champions to win at the BMW Charity Pro-Am.
Min Woo Lee CUT (-1)
Cameron Percy WD 32
Travis Smyth DNP 205



Shoprite LPGA Classic
Seaview, Bay Course, New Jersey
Won by Lexi Thompson at -12 by one shot

T34 – Su Oh, 68-71-73
T43 – Karrie Webb, 75-67-71
MC – Sarah Kemp, +4, 75-71
MC – Robyn Choi, +4, 74-72


GolfSixes Cascais
Oitavos Dunes, Portugal
Won by Thailand over England in the final

Scott Hend and Wade Ormsby teamed up to represent Australia in the GolfSixes event on the European Tour in Portugal over the weekend, featuring men’s and women’s teams.
Group Stage – Australia def. Wales 3-1, Australia def. by Germany 2-0, Australia draw France 1-1
Quarter Final – Australia def. by Spain 2-1


Four Winds International
Blackthorn Golf Club, Indiana
Won by Perrine Delacour at -9 by two shots

T57 – Whitney Hillier, +6, 71-73-78
MC – Steph Na, +7, 76-75
MC – Celina Yuan, +10, 79-75


Mori Building Cup
Shishido Hills Country Club, Japan
Won by Mikumu Horikawa at -15 by four shots

T12 – Brad Kennedy, -4, 69-67-72-72
T16 – Matt Griffin, -2, 72-70-68-72
T23 – Brendan Jones, E, 70-73-69-72
T42 – David Bransdon, +5, 73-72-70-74
T48 – Zach Murray, +6, 75-69-72-74
T48 – Won Joon Lee, +6, 70-72-69-79
59th – Adam Bland, +9, 74-70-73-76
T64 – Anthony Quayle, +13, 72-72-76-77
MC – Dylan Perry, +16, 78-80


Ladies Finnish Open
Messila Golf, Finland
Won by Nina Pegova at -7 by four shots

T33 – Kristalle Blum, +8, 76-78-70

About Richard Fellner

A four-time winner of the Australian Golf Media Awards, including Best Photojournalism, Best Opinion, Best Column and Best Photographic Presentation, Inside Golf Group Editor Richard Fellner is the quintessential Golf Tragic, having played the game for over 50 years (but has never gotten any better!) He has played and reviewed courses all over the world, and has interviewed many of the great players of the game (including Jack Nicklaus, Tom Watson and Greg Norman). Richard is a member of both the Australian Golf Media Association and the Golf Society of Australia, and has been a featured guest on many Australian "sports talk" radio shows and networks, including ABC Grandstand, SEN 1116, Melbourne Talk Radio 1377, 2GB and others. Follow Richard Fellner on Quora


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