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

PGA Tour

Zurich Classic of New Orleans

TPC Louisiana, New Orleans, Louisiana

Purse: $7,300,000 ($1,051,200 to each winner)


             Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Aaron Baddeley DNP 68
Greg Chalmers DNP  
Cameron Davis CUT (-6) 151 Partnered with Kyle Jones in his Zurich Classic of New Orleans debut. Missed the cut for the fourth consecutive time this season, dating to the Valspar Championship.
Jason Day CUT (-7) 33 Partnered with Adam Scott. The duo won the 2013 ISPS Handa World Cup of Golf. Made his seventh start at the Zurich Classic and owns two top-fives in the event. Finished T4 in 2014 and T5 in 2016.
Matt Jones T22 (-16) $19,609 110 Partnered with J.J. Spaun. Finished inside the top 25 for the fourth time this season. Made his ninth start at the Zurich Classic, where he has made the cut each time and has finished no worse than 70th place.
Marc Leishman DNP
Curtis Luck T5 (-20) $163,337 136 Partnered with Hank Lebioda. Earned his second career top-five finish on TOUR—a T5 at the 2017 Quicken Loans National. Earned his biggest paycheck of the season and jumped 24 spots in the FedExCup standings.
Geoff Ogilvy DNP
Rod Pampling CUT 219 Partnered with John Senden. Missed the cut for the 10th consecutive time this season.
Adam Scott CUT 35 Partnered with Jason Day. The Australian duo was the only team in the field with two players ranked inside the top 32 in the FedExCup. Missed the cut in his first appearance at the Zurich Classic.
John Senden CUT 216 Partnered with Rod Pampling. Made his 14th start at the Zurich Classic, where he missed the cut for the fourth time. Best finish at this event is a T12 in 2008.
Cameron Smith CUT 62 Partnered with Jonas Blixt. The 2017 Zurich Classic champ missed the cut for the second consecutive time since winning the event. Tour 

Dormie Network Classic at Briggs Ranch

Briggs Ranch Golf Club, San Antonio, Texas

Purse: $550,000 ($99,000 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings Regular Season


Jamie Arnold CUT (-4) 51 Missed the cut for the fourth time in his eighth start of the season.
Brett Coletta WD 26
Brett Drewitt T19 (-13) $5,650 74 Earned his best finish of the season, finishing inside the top 20 for the first time in nine starts. Jumped 17 spots in the Regular Season points list.
Rhein Gibson CUT (E) 30 Struggled with a first-round 73, before carding a 71 to miss the cut by five strokes.


PGA Tour Latinoamerica  

 88 Abierto OSDE del Centro presentado por FiberCorp

Cordoba Golf Club, Cordoba, Argentina

Purse $175,000 ($31,500 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings Order of Merit


Harrison Endycott CUT (+4) 23 Missed the cut for the first time in his fourth start of the season. Dropped six spots in the Order of Merit.
Ryan Ruffels DNP 5

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