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A blistering final round six under 64 has seen Australian Adam Scott finish just two shots off a win at the Sony Open in Hawaii –the first full field event on the 2009 US PGA Tour calendar. Starting the day three shots off the lead and tied tenth, the 28 year old Aussie carded seven birdies in his round to equal the best round of the day and soar into contention. Full round-up of Aussies around the world.
FOR a delighted Geoff Ogilvy the witch is dead. The 2006 US Open winner and current highest ranked Australian golfer can no longer be badgered with questions about when he will win a major Australian golf tournament. Ogilvy expressed his utter relief after claiming his maiden win on home soil with a two-shot victory in the Cadbury Schweppes Australian PGA Championship on Sunday.
FIFTY FOUR year old former New Zealand PGA Champion Stuart Reese gave tournament golf away for 16 years after losing all feel and confidence in his golf swing. “I couldn’t even hit balls in front of my members, I was just too embarrassed,” the Club Peninsula Professional (NZ) says. Now he has fought back with an opening round of six under par to lead the Greater Building Society Australian Masters Invitational at Emerald Lakes Golf Club.
Peter Senior wound back the clock to win the Handa Australia Cup in Perth, Mathew Goggin fired a seven-under par 63 to finish in third place at the Frys.com Open in Scottsdale, Arizona, Gavin Coles fired a three-under par 68 to finish in a tie for third place at the Miccosukee Championships in Miami, Florida and David Gleeson clinched a three shot victory at the Macau Open to break his six year drought. See the full Aussies in Action world roundup
Marc Leishman became the sixth Aussie winner on the Nationwide Tour on the weekend, claiming the WNB Golf Classic in Texas by a whopping 11 shots and rocketing into the Top 25. The 24 year old Victorian smashed the field to finish on 21 under par, equaling the Nationwide Tour's largest margin of victory. See the full roundup of world golf inlcudng the senior tour results.