Date: January 20, 2009

Aussies around the world: Weekend Review

PGA TOUR Sony Open, Waialee Golf Club, Honolulu, Hawaii. Click here for the final leaderboard Adam Scott shot an impressive round of 64 to finish joint runner-up at the Sony Open at Waialee Golf Club in Honolulu. Starting the day tied for 10th, Scott raced up the leaderboard to finish second with American David Toms and two shots behind winner Zach Johnson at 15-under. Marc Leishman finished an impressive 12th in his second PGA Tour event at 7-under. Nathan Green, who was equal second going into the final round, faded to a 2-over 72 to finish equal with Leishman. Geoff Ogilvy, who fired a 2-over par 72 after rounds of 66,69 and 68 was unable to make it back-to-back wins in the first two events of th year. Aron Price, James Nitties and Greg Chalmers failed to make the cut at their first Tour event since winning their cards back at the end of 2008. PGA EUROPEAN TOUR Abu Dhabi Golf Championship, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Click here for a full leaderboard. Robert Allenby was the highest-placed Australian as the Aussie men found the going tough in the hunt for points in the Race to Dubai. Allenby shot rounds of 71, 68, 69 and 67 to finish at 13-under and tied with Joburg Open winner Anders Hansen. Brett Rumford and Richard Green finished at 12-under and 11-under respectively. Aaron Baddeley finished further back at 2-under for the championship. Briton Paul Casey won by a single stroke from defending champion Martin Kaymer. Other professional tours are yet to commence in 2009.