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.

PGA Tour


Dell Technologies Championship

TPC Boston, Norton Massachusetts

Purse: $9,000,000 ($1,620,000 to winner)

Note: The Dell Technologies Championship is the second event of the FedExCup Playoffs where the top-100 players on the PGA TOUR Season FedExCup points list through THE NORTHERN TRUST qualified. The top-70 finishers advanced to the third Playoffs event—the BMW Championship


Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Jason Day CUT (+7) 10 ADVANCED

Easily moved on to the BMW Championship despite the missed cut.

Marc Leishman T21 (-8) $100,800 22 ADVANCED

Moved up two spots in the FedExCup standings

Adam Scott T49 (-3) $21,500 48 ADVANCED

Shot a final-round 66 at TPC Boston. Still easily advanced to the third Playoffs event.

Cameron Smith 3 (-13) $612,000 8 ADVANCED

Jumped eight positions in the FedExCup standings with his second consecutive third-place finish.


PGA Tour Champions

Boeing Classic

Shaw Charity Classic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Purse: $2,350,000 ($352,000 to winner)

Players Result Earnings Notes
Steve Elkington DNP
Peter Lonard DNP
Greg Norman DNP  
David McKenzie T57 (+2) $4,347 Recovered nicely from an opening 77 with back-to-back rounds of 68-67 in Canada Tour
DAP Championship presented by NewBrick

Canterbury GC, Beachwood, Ohio

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

Note: The top-25 players in the Regular Season money list earned their PGA TOUR cards for the 2018-19 season after the conclusion of play at this event. Players Nos. 26-100 on the money list qualifed for the Tour Finals, a set of four tournaments that feature these Tour players and PGA TOUR players Nos. 126-200 on the FedExCup standings—those who didn’t qualify for the FedExCup Playoffs. The top-25 money-winners in these four tournaments will earn their 2018-19 PGA TOUR cards.

Player Result Earnings Finals

Money List Position

Stuart Appleby CUT (+2) N/A Missed the cut for the eighth consecutive time.
Aaron Baddeley T16 (-7) $13,575 26 Seven of his eight rounds in the finals have been sub-par. Is one spot outside the top 25 with two tournaments remaining
Cameron Davis T16 (-7) $13,575 6 ALREADY SECURED 2018-19 PGA TOUR CARD

Dropped three spots on the Finals money list. Has been par or better in all eight of his Finals rounds.

Brett Drewitt T47 (E) $2,925 T77 Played on the weekend for the first time since June, missing seven consecutive cuts until last week.
Rhein Gibson T59 (+3) $2,600 62 Made the cut outside Cleveland but still dropped four positions on the Finals money list.
Matt Jones T2 (-11) $24,000 4 Posted his second top-10 in as many weeks, moving from 10th to fourth on the Finals money list. Seven of his last eight rounds have been under-par.
Curtis Luck CUT (+5) $33,900 T14 His missed cut dropped him nine positions on the Finals money list.
Cameron Percy T25 (-5) 46th Recorded only his third top-25 of the Tour campaign.
John Senden CUT (+3) N/A


PGA Tour China

Suzhou Championship

Jinji Lake GC, Suzhou, China

Purse: $1,500,000 ($270,000 to the winner)

Players Result Earnings Notes
Sam Earl CUT (+1)  
James Gibellini DNP  
Corey Hale DNP
Deyen Lawson CUT (+1)  
DJ Loypur 60 (+7) ¥3,900 After missing four consecutive cuts, finally made a paycheck—matching his best performance of the year (60th at the Chengdu Championship).
David Lutterus T38 (-4) ¥6,615 Continued his streak of consecutive cuts made in 2018, with No. 8. Going back to 2016, the last season before this one, his streak is at 13.
Bryden Macpherson T26 (-6) ¥10,881 Recorded his fifth consecutive cut although the T26 was his worst finish of the campaign.
James Marchesani T18 (-8) ¥19,560 Four sub-70 rounds led to his third top-20 of the season.
Peter Martin DNP  
Max McCardle T12 (-10) ¥30,375 Twelve of his last 15 rounds have been in the 60s, his finish in Suzhou his fourth top-15 of the campaign.
Michael Pearce DNP  
Martyn Roberts DNP  
Andrew Schonewille T23 (-7) ¥14,400 Moved up 30 places on the Order of Merit (to No. 97) after his first made cut since May. Had previously missed six consecutive weekends.
Sean Underwood T46 (-2) ¥4,530 Ended a streak of five missed cuts. Improved to No. 107 on the Order of Merit.
Christopher Wood DNP  
Kevin Yuan T26 (-6) ¥10,881 Posted four sub-par rounds in Suzhou to move up five spots on the Order of Merit, to No. 52.


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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