Date: May 16, 2008
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Aussies Around The World: Weekend Preview

PGA TOUR The PGA Tour moves to TPC Sugarloaf in Georgia this week for the AT&T Classic. A total of 11 Aussie sare in the field including golfing Legend Greg Norman and veteran Steve Elkington who has been in top form of late. Norman&aposs son Gregory is caddying for him throughout the event. Australians at the AT&T Classic at TPC Sugarloaf, Georgia Steve Allan Andrew Buckle Gavin Coles Jason Day Steve Elkington Nick Flanagan Stephen Leaney David Lutterus Greg Norman Nick O&aposHern Brett Rumford CLICK HERE FOR A LEADERBOARD NATIONWIDE TOUR A mammoth field of 17 Aussies are in North Carolina for the BMW Charity Pro-Am which is being played across three golf courses. The Carolina Country Club, Bright&aposs Creek Golf Club and Thornblade Club are all playing host to the event as a large field of elite players and celebrities including Samuel L. Jackson, Dennis Quaid and Wayne Gretzky play to raise money for charity. Australians at the BMW Charity Pro-Am, North Carolina Andrew Bonhomme Steven Bowditch Greg Chalmers Kim Felton Scott Gardiner Paul Gow Bradley Hughes Brad Lamb Won Joon Lee Marc Leishman Jarrod Lyle David McKenzie Wade Ormsby Cameron Percy Ewan Porter Aron Price Michael Sim CLICK HERE FOR A LEADERBOARD EUROPEAN TOUR Irish eyes are smiling this weekend as the European Tour heads to Adare Manor for the Irish Open. Local hero Padraig Harrington memorably won on home soil last year and is back to defend his title. Australian Brett Rumford won the event in 2004 but is not competing this year. Australians at the Irish Open at Adare Manor Hotel & Golf Resort, Ireland Peter Fowler Marcus Fraser Richard Green Matthew Millar Peter O&aposMalley Scott Strange CLICK HERE FOR A LEADERBOARD ASIAN TOUR No tournament this week. LPGA TOUR Nine Aussie women are in New Jersey for the Sybase Classic at Upper Montclair Country Club. It is one of the largest Australian fields assembled at an LPGA Tour event for some time thanks to newcomers such as Sarah Kemp, Anna Rawson and Sarah Jane Kenyon who have all earned starts this week. Tour mainstays Karrie Webb, Wendy Doolan, Lindsey Wright and Katherine Hull are are in the field gunning for victory. Australians at the Sybase Classic at Upper Montclair Country Club, New Jersey Wendy Doolan Michelle Ellis Rachel Hetherington Katherine Hull Sarah Kemp Sarah Jane Kenyon Anna Rawson Karrie Webb Lindsey Wright CLICK HERE FOR A LEADERBOARD FUTURES TOUR Rachel Bailey is the lone Australian in the field for the Mercedes Benz of Kansas City Championship on the LPGA developmental tour. The tournament is only in its second year and benefits the National Kidney Foundation. Australians at the Mercedes Benz of Kansas City Championship at Leawood South Country Club, Kansas Rachel Bailey CLICK HERE FOR A LEADERBOARD LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR No tournament this week.