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


 Valero Texas Open

TPC San Antonio-AT&T Oaks, San Antonio, Texas

Purse: $7,500,000 ($1,350,000 to winner)


             Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Aaron Baddeley T30 (-7) $45,562 60 Made his 12th start at the Valero Texas Open and his seventh consecutive appearance at this event. Owns three top-10 finishes (5th/2003, T3/2010, 5/2017) at this event and has missed the cut only once, which came in his tournament debut in 2010.
Greg Chalmers DNP  
Cameron Davis CUT (+1) 140 Missed the cut for the third consecutive time in his 14th start of the season. Has carded only two under-par rounds in his last seven rounds on TOUR.
Jason Day DNP 36
Matt Jones T30 (-7) $45,562 102 Made his seventh consecutive cut in 14 starts this season. In 10 appearances at the Valero Texas Open, has only missed the cut twice (2011, 2018), with a top finish of T13 in 2017.
Marc Leishman DNP 7
Curtis Luck MDF (+6) 160 With more than 78 players making the 36-hole cut, a 54-hole cut at 1-under 215 took place (low 70 and ties).
Geoff Ogilvy DNP
Rod Pampling CUT (+3) 213 Missed the cut for the seventh consecutive time in his ninth start of the season. In eight starts at the Valero Texas Open, Pampling’s best record is a T26 in 2005.
Adam Scott DNP 31
John Senden CUT (+3) 213 Missed the cut in his 13th start at the Valero Texas Open. Owns one top-10 finish in the event, finishing T8 in 2005.
Cameron Smith DNP 56



Sanya Championship

Yalong Bay Golf Club, Sanya, China

Purse: ¥1,600,000 (¥270,000 to the winner)

*Due to the death of player Arie Irawan on Sunday morning of tournament week, officials canceled the final round of the Sanya Championship and declared 54-hole leader Trevor Sluman the champion.

             Player Result Earnings Order of Merit


Charlie Dann T18 (-9) ¥21,600 11 Recorded his second consecutive top-25 finish in as many career starts on PGA TOUR Series-China. Prior to this event in Sanya, finished T7 at the Chongqing Championship in his Tour debut.
Corey Hale T11 (-10) ¥31,771 29 After missing the cut at the Chongqing Championship in his season debut, recorded three under-par rounds of 69-69-68 to finish T11. In the 2018 season, competed in 13 events, highlighted by a T10 finish at the Qinhuangdao Championship
Max McCardle CUT (-2) 33 Missed the cut by a stroke at the Sanya Championship. Dropped 16 spots in the Order of Merit standings.
Bryden Macpherson T37 (-5) ¥7,680 23 Struggled with a 1-over 73 in the third round, following rounds of 68-70. Macpherson owns two career PGA TOUR-Series China victories, including the 2015 Cadillac Championship and 2015 Lushan Open.
James Marchesani T27 (-7) ¥12,160 54 Made the cut for the first time this season, following a missed cut at the Chongqing Championship with rounds of 75-73.
Aaron Wilkin T56 (-1) ¥5,080 82 Made his season debut at the Sanya Championship. Finished T16 at the third Global Qualifying Tournament in Phuket earlier this year.
Christopher Wood CUT (-1) 16 Following a T7 finish at the season-opening Chongqing Championship, missed the cut at the Sanya Championship with rounds of 70-73.
Kevin Yuan T58 (+1) ¥4,920 86 Made the cut for the first time this season in his second start. Finished T5 in the second Global Qualifying Tournament in Guangzhou, China.



ANA Inspiration
Mission Hills Country Club, California
Won by Jin Young Ko at 10 under by three strokes

T17 – Katherine Kirk, -2, 71-68-74-73
T21 – Minjee Lee, -1, 73-74-69,71
74 – Sarah Jane Smith, +4, 74-75-76-76
MC – Hannah Green, +11, 80-75
MC – Sarah Kemp, +11, 76-79
MC – Karrie Webb, +13, 78-79
MC – Su Oh, +13, 77-80



Windsor Golf Classic
Windsor Golf Club, California
Won by Leona Maguire at 12 under after a playoff with Pajaree Anannarukarn

T14 – Steph Na, -6, 69-74-67
T59 – Robyn Choi, +2, 72-74-72
MC – Soo Jin Lee, +9, 72-81



Jordan Mixed Open
Ayla Golf Club, Jordan
Won by Daan Huizing at 16 under by two strokes

T7 – Peter Fowler, -10, 68-71-67
T30 – Richard Green, -4, 73-70-69
T54 – Glenn Joyner, E, 70-73-73



Bangabandhu Cup Golf Open
Kurmitola Golf Club, Bangladesh
Won by Sadom Kaewkanjana at 19 under by one stroke

4 – Maverick Antcliff, -12, 63-70-69-70
T15 – Daniel Fox, -7, 69-67-73-68
T20 – Terry Pilkadaris, -6, 72-69-70-67
T41 – Travis Smyth, -1, 72-71-72-68
T48 – Jack Munro, E, 70-72-72-73



Yamaha Ladies Open Ibaraki
Ibaraki Golf Club, Japan
Won by Narita Michisu at 5 under by one stroke

MC – Karis Davidson, +12, 76-80



Terre Blanche Ladies Open
Golf de Terre Blanche, France
Won by Sarah Schober at 3 under after playoff over Hayley Davis

MC – Tahnia Ravnjak, +17, 75-86





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