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

PGA Tour

World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

TPC Southwind, Memphis, Tennessee

Purse: $10,250,000 ($1,745,000 to the winner)    


             Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Jason Day T40 (-1) 28
Marc Leishman 3 (-12) $602,000 13 Posted four rounds in the 60s in the first WGC held at TPC Southwind in Memphis.
Adam Scott T40 (-1) $74,000 17
Cameron Smith T12 (-1) $143,625 73 Shot a final-round 68 to move up 12 positions in the FedExCup, his highest rank since mid-May.


Barracuda Championship

Montreux Golf and Country Club, Reno, Nevada

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

Player Result Earnings FedExCup


Steve Allan CUT (+1) N/A
Robert Allenby T67 (+6) 247
Stuart Appleby DNP N/A  
Aaron Baddeley DNP 104
Greg Chalmers DNP N/A
Cameron Davis CUT (+6) $77,000 164
Matt Jones DNP 105
Curtis Luck DNP 165
Geoff Ogilvy DNP
Rod Pampling CUT (+3) 217
John Senden CUT (+2) 229



PGA Tour Champions                                     

The Senior Open Championship

Royal Lytham and St. Annes, Lancashire, England

Purse: $2,800,000 ($420,300 to the winner)


Paul Archbold T46 (+7) $7,821 N/A In his season debut, made the cut with a pair of 70s to open the event.
Peter Fowler T67 (+10) $3,830 109
Stephen Leaney T18 (+2) $22,577 57
David McKenzie T5 (-2) $72,960 49 Had the fourth top-five of his PGA TOUR Champions career, with three 70s to go with his third-round 68.
Greg Norman DNP N/A
Geoffrey Nicholas CUT (+34) N/A
Peter O’Malley CUT (T70)
Nicholas Robb CUT (+7)
John Wade CUT (+7)



Korn Ferry Tour

Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper

Highland Springs Country Club, Springfield, Missouri

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

Player Result Earnings Regular Season


Jamie Arnold CUT (-2) 35
Brett Coletta DNP 20
Brett Drewitt T49 (-7) $1,972 99 Made his fourth consecutive cut and seventh in eight starts.
Rhein Gibson DNP 7 Fell two positions on the points list.
Cameron Percy DNP 47
Travis Smyth DNP 202


PGA Tour China                                  

Dongguan Open

Mission Hills Golf Club (Norman), Dongguan, China

Purse: ¥1,600,000 (¥288,000 to the winner)

*Tournament was reduced to 36 holes due to inclement weather


Player Result Earnings Order of Merit


Charlie Dann T25 (-1) ¥4,920 91 Made a one-position jump on the Order of Merit after making his fourth consecutive cut.
James Grierson CUT (+22)
Corey Hale CUT (+5)
James Marchesani CUT (+6)
Max McCardle T48 (+2) ¥5,900 52 Made his sixth consecutive cut.
Tim Stewart DQ
Aaron Wilkin WD
Dale Williamson CUT (+8)
Christopher Wood T48 (+8) ¥5,900 34 Made his first cut in three starts but fell two positions on the OOM.
Kevin Yuan T34 (E) ¥9,120 42 Has made three of his last four cuts but has fallen 11 spots on the OOM in that period.



Evian Championship
Evian-les-Bains, France
Won by Jin Young Ko at -15 by two shots

T30 – Hannah Green, 72-72-69-70
T30 – Katherine Kirk, -1, 70-71-72-70
T44 – Su Oh, +1, 74-69-71-71
T62 – Sarah Kemp, +7, 72-69-78-72
MC – Minjee Lee, +4, 75-71



The Senior Open
Royal Lytham & St Annes
Won by Bernhard Langer at -6 by two shots

T5 – David Mckenzie, -2, 70-70-68-70
T18 – Stephen Leaney, +2, 73-66-73-70
T46 – Paul Archbold, +7, 70-70-75-72
T67 – Peter Fowler, +10, 72-70-77-71
T89 – John Wade, +7, 77-70
144 – Geoff Nicholas (am), +34, 88-86


Century 21 Ladies Golf Tournament
Ishizaka Golf Club, Saitama
Won by Inami Liaoning at -9 by a shot

MC – Karis Davidson 74-75


The CDPHP Open
Albany, New York
Won by Robynn Ree at -13 by one shot

T9 – Steph Na, -9, 67-69-68


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