Date: April 10, 2012
Author: Sportal

Aussies Abroad Weekly Wrap: Scott’s fast finish

Star of the show: Adam Scott finished well at the 2012 US Masters to finish in a tie for eighth at Augusta. Scott who tied for second with compatriot Jason Day at the same event last year carded a six-under 66 on Sunday including a superb hole-in-one on the 16th. The result came on the back of a good month for Scott, which saw him finish joint-13th at the WGC Cadillac Championship and in a tie for third at the Tavistock Cup. Scott&aposs US Masters result saw him pick up $US232,000 in prizemoney. Breakout of the week: Scott Hend claimed the second Asian Tour win of his career at the ISPS Handa Singapore Classic. The 38-year-old won the event, reduced to 54 holes due to consistent rain, by just one stroke. Hend who used to play on the PGA Tour finished with an overall score of 11-under, thanks largely to a final round 64 that included eight birdies. Shot of the week: The highlight of Scott&aposs week at Augusta was without doubt, his hole-in-one on the par three 16th. Scott produced the effort on the 155m hole over water. Watch it below. Tweet of the week: @nikegolfchick (Kristie Smith) sends her best wishes to her fellow Aussies at Augusta: @nikegolfchick – Good luck 2 our Aussie boys this week at The Masters @AaronBadds @TheJohnSendon (sic) @geoffogilvy @BMacpherson90 Adam Scott & Jason Day. What lies ahead: Aaron Baddeley will be one of seven Aussies in the field at the RBC Heritage at the Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina this weekend. Baddeley won the event in 2006 and will be joined by Geoff Ogilvy, Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby, Nick O&aposHern, Marc Leishman and Greg Chalmers at the tournament. Hend will hope to continue his good form at the Maybank Malaysian Open at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club. He will be joined by 12 others including Richard Green and Brett Rumford. The ladies PGA and European tours continue their break after the first major of the season, the Kraft Nabisco Championship. The LPGA season resumes on April 18 in Hawaii, while the LET begins again on May 3 in Aberdeen. From the Couch: The RBC Heritage will be live on Fox Sports from 5am on Friday and Saturday, with the coverage on Sunday and Monday to begin at 3am. The Malaysian Open is live from 4pm on Thursday and Friday, with a 1.30pm start time over the last two days.