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

PGA Tour

John Deere Classic

TPC Deere Run, Silvis, Illinois

Purse: $6,000,000 ($1,080,000 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Steve Allan CUT (+4) N/A Made his 211th career start on the PGA TOUR and his first of this season. After opening with a 2-under 69, struggled with a 77 the following day en route to missing the cut.
Robert Allenby CUT (+7) 246 Was the last man in the field after Ben Crane withdrew prior to his first round. Made his third start of the 2018-19 season, finishing T49 at the Puerto Rico Open and missing the cut at the Corales Puntacana Resort & Club Championship.
Stuart Appleby DNP 233  
Aaron Baddeley DNP 104
Greg Chalmers DNP N/A
Cameron Davis T53 (-8) $13,960 169 After entering the week missing three of his last four cuts, carded all four rounds under par en route to a T53 finish in his tournament debut at the John Deere Classic.
Jason Day DNP 35
Matt Jones DNP N/A
Marc Leishman DNP 14
Curtis Luck CUT (+5) 165 Missed four of his last five cuts this season on TOUR. His sole-top 10 came at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, where he partnered with Hank Lebioda for a T5 finish.
Geoff Ogilvy DNP N/A
Rod Pampling DNP 219
Adam Scott DNP 17
John Senden 70th (-1) $12,000 225 The 2006 John Deere Classic winner made his 15th start in the event, where he owns four top-25 finishes. Made the cut for the eighth time in his 14th start of the season.
Cameron Smith DNP 93




Bridgestone SENIOR PLAYERS Championship

Firestone Country Club, Akron, Ohio

Purse: $2,800,000


             Player Result Earnings Charles Schwab Cup


David McKenzie T30 (+8) $20,650 54 Made his second start at the SENIOR PLAYERS Championship. Improved from a T54 showing last year. Has finished no worse than T33 in his last four starts on Tour.



TPC Colorado Championship at Heron Lakes

TPC Colorado, Berthoud, Colorado

Purse: $600,000 ($108,000 to the winner)


             Player Result Earnings Regular Season


Jamie Arnold T19 (-7) $6,163 42 Recorded his second consecutive top-20 finish, following a T6 at the LECOM Health Challenge.
Brett Coletta 2nd (-14) $64,800 25 Following six consecutive missed cuts, recorded the best finish of his career with a runner up. Birdied the 71st hole for a share of the lead at 14-under, but Nelson Ledesma eventually birdied the 72nd hole for the title. Carded an ace in the first round on No. 16 and donated the ball to the course.
Brett Drewitt T33 (-5) $3,435 100
Harrison Endycott DNP 221
Rhein Gibson T16 (-8) $9,600 8 Recorded his 13th consecutive under-par round this season, dating to the second round of the Lincoln Land Championship.
Cameron Percy T44 (-3) $1,950 46
Travis Smyth DNP 231


MACKENZIE TOUR                              

Osprey Valley Open

TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley, Caledon, Ontario, Canada

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


             Player Result Earnings Order of Merit


Ryan Ruffels CUT (-2) 26 After recording a runner-up finish at the Windsor Championship in his Mackenzie Tour debut, missed the cut at TPC Toronto at Osprey Valley (69-73).
Ruben Sondjaja T54 (-7) CAN $660 124 Snapped a four-consecutive-missed-cut streak, with a T54 finish in Ontario.




Marathon Classic presented by Dana
Highland Meadows Golf Club, Ohio
Won by Sei Young Kim at -22 by two shots

T19 – Su Oh, -8, 69-69-69-69
T19 – Minjee Lee, -8, 69-72-65-70
MC – Robyn Choi, +3, 72-73



Nippon Ham Ladies Classic
Katsura Golf Club, Japan
Won by S. Langkul at -15 by three shots

T24 – Karis Davidson, -4, 71-72-68-73




Swiss Senior Open
Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
Won by Jose Coceres at -11 by two shots

T2 – Peter O’Malley, -9, 66-65-70
T49 – Peter Fowler, +7, 76-70-71


Scottish Open
The Renaissance Club, Scotland
Won by Bernd Wiesberger at -22 in a playoff with Benhamin Herbert on the third hole

T62 – Lucas Herbert, -9, 67-66-72-70
MC – Jason Scrivener, -3, 69-70
MC – Wade Ormsby, -2, 71-69
MC – Jake McLeod, -1, 70-71
MC – Scott Hend, +1, 74-69
MC – Sam Brazel, +3, 71-74


Donald Ross Classic
French Lick Resort, Indiana
Won by Patty Tavatanakit at -13 by three shots

T38 – Steph Na, +2, 70-73-72



European Tour Destinations Senior Classic
PGA Catalunya Resort, Spain
Won by Jose Manuel Carriles at -13 by three shots

T13 – Peter O’Malley, -4, 72-70-70
24 – Peter Fowler, -1, 72-67-76

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