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.

The Open Championship

Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus, Scotland

Purse: $10,500,000 ($1,890,000 to winner)                                

Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Cameron Davis* T39 (+2) $41,375 N/A In his Open Championship—and major championship—debut, finished T39.
Jason Day T17 (-2) $109,714 5 With a final-round 3-under 68, was one of six players to shoot a sub-70 round on Sunday.
Lucas Herbert* T51 (+4) $27,161 N/A The Mackenzie Tour player made his first major championship cut, getting to the weekend at Carnoustie.
Matt Jones CUT (+9) 145
Marc Leishman 60th (+5) $25,800     22 Made six of eight cuts at the Open Championship.
Brett Rumford* T61 (+6) $25,317 N/A Made his second consecutive cut in his sixth overall start in The Open.
Adam Scott T17 (-2) $109,714 107 Earned his ninth top-25 finish in his 19th Open Championship appearance.
Cameron Smith 78th (+10) $23,300 46 Made the cut for the first time in his second appearance at the Open Championship.

*Non-PGA TOUR member      


Barbasol Championship

Keene Trace Golf Club, Nicholasville, Kentucky

Purse: $3,500,000 ($630,000 to winner)


 Next Tournament: RBC Canadian Open

(Ontario, Canada, July 26-29)

Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Robert Allenby CUT (E) 242
Stuart Appleby CUT (E) 196 Missed his fifth cut in nine PGA TOUR starts this season.
Aaron Baddeley CUT (-3) 133 Missed his fourth consecutive cut.
Steven Bowditch CUT (+8) N/A Has yet to make a cut this season.
Greg Chalmers DNP 174
Peter Lonard CUT (+3) N/A Made his first PGA TOUR start this season and only his third since 2013.
Geoff Ogilvy DNP 204
Rod Pampling DNP 199
Cameron Percy T7 (-19) $109,083 178 Enjoyed his first top-10 in a stroke-play event this season. Was T10 at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans with teammate Greg Chalmers. First top-10 since T10 at the 2017 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.
John Senden DNP 221

*Non-PGA TOUR member  Tour 

 Pinnacle Bank Championship

 The Club at Indian Creek, Elkhorn, Nebraska

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


Next Tournament: Price Cutter Charity Championship

(Springfield, Missouri, July 23-29)

Player Result Earnings Notes
Steve Allan DNP
Stuart Appleby DNP
Jamie Arnold DNP
Ray Beaufils 79th (+6) $1,332 Made his first appearance of the season, making the cut but struggling on the weekend (77-73).
Cameron Davis DNP
Brett Drewitt CUT (+1) Missed the cut for the fourth-consecutive time. No. 50 in the Regular Season money list.
Nick Flanagan DNP
Rhein Gibson CUT (+5) No. 35 in the Regular Season money list.
Mathew Goggin CUT (+5) Missed the cut in all six starts this season.
Bronson La’Cassie DNP
Curtis Luck DNP
James Nitties DNP
Cameron Percy DNP
Travis Smyth DNP
Michael Sim DNP



Mackenzie Tour

Osprey Valley Open

Osprey Valley GC (Toot Course), Caledon, Ontario, Canada

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


Next Tournament: Syncrude Oil Country Championship presented by AECON

(Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, August 2-5)


Player Result Earnings Notes
Brett Coletta CUT (-4) Missed only his second cut of the season but has been par or better in 11 of his last 12 rounds.
Theodore Coroneo DNP
Ruben Sondjaja T50 (-8) CAD $680 No. 46 in the Order of Merit.


 PGA Tour China

 Qingdao Championship

Tiger Beach Golf Club, Qingdao, China

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

Next Tournament: Beijing Championship

(Beijing, China, July 26-29)


Players Result Earnings Notes
Sam Earl CUT No. 160 in the Order of Merit.
James Gibellini DNP
Corey Hale CUT Streak of five consecutive made cuts came to an end in Qingdao. No. 64 in the Order of Merit.
Deyen Lawson T9 ¥42,000 Weekend rounds of 71-70 earned him the top-10, his third consecutive. Worst finish of the year was a T12 at the Guilin Championship.
DJ Loypur CUT Missed his third consecutive cut and sixth in his last seven.
David Lutterus T33 ¥9,337 No. 62 in the Order of Merit.
Bryden Macpherson T13 ¥28,500 Has been T12, 15th and T13 in his last three starts.
James Marchesani T9 ¥42,000 Recorded his first top-10 of the season despite making the cut in five of seven tournaments.
Peter Martin CUT No. 77 in the Order of Merit.
Max McCardle 6th ¥60,000 Following a missed cut at the Yantai Championship, recorded his third top-10 of the season. No. 13 on the Order of Merit.
Michael Pearce DNP
Martyn Roberts DNP
Andrew Schonewille CUT No. 122 in the Order of Merit.
Sean Underwood CUT No. 106 in the Order of Merit.
Christopher Wood DNP
Kevin Yuan T20 ¥18,180 Made the cut after not getting to the weekend in his last two starts. No. 58 in the Order of Merit.

About Richard Fellner

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