07 Dec 2020 | Professional golf |
Aussies On Tour: Dec 7
by Golf Australia
Our Aussies in the field struggled at the penultimate PGA Tour stop for 2020, with only Marc Leishman and Cam Smith featuring in next week's 24-man teams event in Florida.
Newly-anointed Ladies European Tour Rookie of the Year Steph Kyriacou returned home to Australia and missed the season-ending event in Spain, but our leading women in the US did us proud.
Five of our LPGA regulars cracked the top 25 in Texas with Metropolitan GC's Su Oh leading the way.
The Victorian notched her best result on the women's top circuit since February thanks to four birdies in her final 12 holes.
Oh is one of six Australians in the field for this week's US Women's Open alongside Minjee Lee, Hannah Green, Sarah Jane Smith, Katherine Kirk and amateur Gabi Ruffels.
So for finding form at the perfect time, we congratulate our newest #AussieOfTheWeek Su Oh!
Volunteers of America Classic
Old American Golf Club, Texas
Won by Angela Stanford (USA) at -7 by two shots
T11 – Su Oh, E, 73-70-72-69
T19 – Minjee Lee, +2, 75-70-71-70
T19 – Sarah Kemp, +2, 75-69-70-72
24 – Hannah Green, +3, 75-67-72-73
T25 – Katherine Kirk, +4, 74-76-67-71
T48 – Sarah Jane Smith, +8, 78-72-68-74
Mayakoba Golf Classic
El Camaleon Golf Club, Mexico
Won by Viktor Hovland (NOR) at -20 by one shot
MC – Aaron Baddeley, E, 72-70
MC – Rhein Gibson, +8, 77-73
MC – Marc Leishman, +9, 74-77
WD – Cameron Percy, E, 72-68
South African Open
Gary Player CC, South Africa
Won by Christiaan Bezuidenhout (RSA) at -18 by five shots
T40 – Austin Bautista, +2, 71-72-74-73
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