US PGA Tour’s St Jude Classic leads into 2015 US Open

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[ Update: Dustin Johnson was a late withdrawal due to illness]

JUST a week out from the 2015 US Open and a number of participants will be honing their games at the FedEx St Jude Classic at the TPC Southwind in Memphis this week.

With the rest of the game’s top ten preparing elsewhere, world No.7 Dustin Johnson is the highest ranked golfer in the field.

The defending champion is Ben Crane while other featured entrants include Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel, Paul Casey, Graeme McDowell and Luke Donald.

The Aussie contingent is led by recent tour winner Steven Bowditch, who hasn’t shown much love for this venue in the past, and includes Matt Jones, Aaron Baddeley, Robert Allenby, Cameron Percy, Rod Pampling and Greg Chalmers.

None of those Aussies have a start in the US Open at Chambers Bay next week. Our line-up there is Adam Scott, Jason Day, John Senden, Marc Leishman, Geoff Ogilvy, Marcus Fraser, Kurt Barnes and sectional qualifier Cameron Smith.

St Jude Classic Leaderboard

St Jude Classic Leaderboard
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Brian is an award winning golf writer and is the founder and editor of Australian Senior Golfer. He is a former Sydney journalist who had little interest in golf till he hit his first ball at the age of 49 (and a half). Since then golf has just about overtaken his life. Brian founded ASG in April 2008 and has since covered every Australian Open, Presidents Cups, World Cups and numerous other big men’s and women’s tournaments, spending days inside the ropes with the likes of Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth, Tom Watson, Fred Couples, Greg Norman, Adam Scott, Jason Day, Karrie Webb, and many others. He has also played in, and reported on, numerous amateur tournaments, particularly senior and veteran events, around the country. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Media Association and won the award for Best News Report for 2016 - 2017

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