Date: August 30, 2007

Aussies Around The World: Weekend Preview

Geoff Ogilvy and Adam Scott PGA TOUR The big guns of Aussie golf are back in action this week as the second tournament of the FedEx Cup gets underway with the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston. World number six Adam Scott will be joined by compatriots Robert Allenby, Stuart Appleby and Geoff Ogilvy as they seek to gain valuable points in the season-ending championship series. Rod Pampling, Peter Lonard and six other Australians will also be in action on the fairways of TPC Boston. American Steve Stricker won the inaugural event last week and will be out to add to his lead. The action gets underway Thursday night (AEST). Australians at the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston, Massachusetts Robert Allenby Stuart Appleby Aaron Baddeley Steve Elkington Nathan Green Stephen Leaney Peter Lonard Nick O&aposHern Geoff Ogilvy Rod Pampling Adam Scott John Senden NATIONWIDE TOUR No tournament this week. EUROPEAN TOUR A 10-strong field of Aussies is in Scotland preparing for the Johnny Walker Championship at the prestigious Gleneagles. Only one Aussie has won the event before and that was Adam Scott back in 2002, however Peter O&aposMalley has also tasted success at this course, winning the Scottish Open in 1992. Australians at the Johnny Walker Championship at Gleneagles, Scotland David Bransdon Marcus Fraser Matthew Millar Peter O&aposMalley Wade Ormsby Terry Pilkadaris Terry Price Brett Rumford Scott Strange Andrew Tampion LPGA TOUR Karrie Webb once again leads the Aussie contingent into action at the State Farm Classic in Illinois. The Queenslander recently announced her intention to return home to defend her MFS Women&aposs Australian Open crown in January, but in the meantime, she will be looking to maintain her solid form on the LPGA Tour. Webb will be joined by compatriots Rachel Hetherington, Katherine Hull and Lindsey Wright as the action gets underway Thursday night (AEST). Australians at the State Farm Classic at Panther Creek Country Club, Illinois Rachel Hetherington Katherine Hull Karrie Webb Lindsey Wright FUTURES TOUR No tournament this week. LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR A field of 11 Aussies are in Helsinki preparing for the Finnair Masters beginning Thursday evening (AEST). Joanne Mills will be hoping for a solid showing after a victory in Wales a fortnight ago and a Top-10 finish at the Scandinavian Open last week. Bright young talent Sarah Kemp will be looking to find some form, while Nikki Garrett, who finished second at last week&aposs event, has decided to take a week off. Australians at the Finnair Masters at Helsinki Golf Club, Finland Carlie Butler Cherie Byrnes Leah Hart Tamara Hyett Katy Jarochowicz Lisa Jean Sarah Kemp Karen Lunn Joanne Mills Anna Rawson Bree Turnbull