Date: September 06, 2007

Aussies Around The World: Weekend Preview

PGA TOUR The FedEx Cup continues this week in Illinois with the BMW Championship at the famous Cog Hill & Country Club layout. Just eight Aussies are in action including Geoff Ogilvy and Adam Scott who look to continue their solid form with top 15 finishes at TPC Boston last week. Australians at the BMW Championship at Cog Hill & Country Club, Illinois Robert Allenby Aaron Baddeley Nathan Green Nick O&aposHern Geoff Ogilvy Rod Pampling Adam Scott John Senden NATIONWIDE TOUR The Nationwide Tour heads to Utah after a week off. Nine Aussies will take to the fairways looking to go one better than compatriots Matthew Goggin and Gavin Coles who finished runner-up in 2005 and 2006 respectively. Australians at the Utah EnergySolutions Championship at Willow Creek Country Club, Utah Steven Bowditch Greg Chalmers Kim Felton Scott Gardiner Mark Hensby Matthew Jones David McKenzie Aron Price Richard Swift EUROPEAN TOUR The European Tour heads to Switzerland for the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre. The prestigious event has an imposing honour roll that includes the likes of Ernie Els, Sergio Garcia, Luke Donald and Colin Montgomerie. The travelling contingent of Australians will be looking to become the first player from down under to have their name etched into the trophy. Australians at the Omega European Masters at Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland Marcus Fraser Matthew Millar Peter O&aposMalley Wade Ormsby Terry Price Brett Rumford Andrew Tampion Matthew Zions ASIAN TOUR No tournament this week. LPGA TOUR Four Aussies are in Arkansas for the LPGA NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle Country Club. Karrie Webb is a noticeable absentee as she takes a week off, but Rachel Hetherington, Katherine Hull, Lindsey Wright and Michelle Ellis will be flying the green and gold. Australians at the LPGA NW Arkansas Championship at Pinnacle Country Club, Arkansas Michelle Ellis Rachel Hetherington Katherine Hull Lindsey Wright FUTURES TOUR Rachel Bailey, Sarah-Jane Kenyon and Dana Lacey are currently in New York for the I Love NY Championship on the LPGA developmental Futures Tour. The trio will vie for the US$100,000 purse over the coming days at the Capital Hills Golf Club. Australians at the I Love NY Championship at Capital Hills Golf Club, New York Rachel Bailey Sarah-Jane Kenyon Dana Lacey 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 Nykredit Masters at Helsingor Golf Club, Denmark Carlie Butler Cherie Byrnes Leah Hart Tamara Hyett Lisa Jean Sarah Kemp Karen Lunn Joanne Mills Bree Turnbull Shani Waugh