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

PGA Tour


Wyndham Championship

Sedgefield CC, Greensboro, North Carolina

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

Note: As the closing event in the PGA TOUR Regular Season, the Wyndham Championship offered the final opportunity for players to move into the top 125 in the FedExCup standings to qualify for the first Playoffs event, THE NORTHERN TRUST. Those who finished between Nos. 126 and 200 in the standings qualified for the Tour Finals.


Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Stuart Appleby CUT (-2) 197 After missing the cut for the seventh time in his 12th start of the season, failed to advance to the FedExCup Playoffs but is eligible for the Tour Finals.
Aaron Baddeley T24 (-12) $45,400 132 Earned his fifth top-25 finish of the season and fell seven spots short of advancing to the Playoffs. Is eligible for the Tour Finals.
Steven Bowditch DNP N/A  
Greg Chalmers DNP 184 Despite not playing, is still eligible for the Tour Finals, open to players 126-200 on the FedExCup standings.
Jason Day DNP 6
Matt Jones CUT (E) 151 Easily qualified for the Tour Finals.
Marc Leishman DNP 22
Geoff Ogilvy DNP 207
Rod Pampling CUT (+3) 203 Missed qualifying for the Tour Finals by three places on the FedExCup standings.
Cameron Percy T33 (-11) $33,900 168 Finished safely inside the FedExCup top 200 and qualified for the Tour Finals.
Adam Scott DNP 73 One of only 10 players who have made the FedExCup Playoffs every year since 2007.
John Senden DNP 224
Cameron Smith DNP 53

*Non-PGA TOUR member   Tour

WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz

Pumpkin Ridge GC- Witch Hollow, North Plains, Oregon

Purse: $800,000 ($144,000 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 qualify 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 Notes
Steve Allan DNP
Jamie Arnold CUT (+6) Missed the cut for the fifth consecutive time in his 22nd start of the season. Finished No. 81 on the Regular Season money list and came six shots shy of earning a berth to the Finals event.
Ray Beaufils DNP  
Cameron Davis T24 (-7) $6,022 Following his T14 finish at the Ellie Mae Classic, Davis recorded his fifth top-25 result of the season. Finished No. 34 on the Regular Season money list and secures a birth into the Tour Finals.
Brett Drewitt CUT (+5) Missed the cut for the sixth consecutive time and finished No. 63 on the Regular Season money list. Secured a berth into the Tour Finals.
Nick Flanagan DNP  
Rhein Gibson CUT (+5) Finished No. 44 on the Regular Season money list and secured a spot into the Tour Finals.
Mathew Goggin DNP  
Bronson La’Cassie DNP
Danny List DNP
Curtis Luck T6 (-11) $27,800 Earned his second top-10 finish of the season and ended No. 60 on the Regular Season money list. Earned a playing spot into the Tour Finals.
James Nitties DNP
Cameron Percy DNP
Travis Smyth DNP
Michael Sim DNP


 PGA Tour Champions

DICK’S Sporting Goods Open

En-Joie GC, Endicott, New York

Purse: $2,050,000 ($307,500 to winner)


Players Result Earnings Notes
Steve Elkington DNP
Peter Lonard DNP
Greg Norman DNP  
David McKenzie T55 (-1) $4,612 Dropped four spots in the Charles Schwab Cup standings.


Mackenzie Tour 

Players Cup

Southwood G&CC, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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


Player Result Earnings Notes
Brett Coletta T30 (-10) CAD $1,220 Even with the made cut, dropped two positions on the Order of Merit, to No. 27.
Mathew Goggin CUT (-4)
Ruben Sondjaja T48 (-7) CAD $705 Fell to No. 52 on the Order of Merit after beginning the season No. 50.


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