Leishman, Bland take lead at Australian PGA as Scott bows out

04 Diciembre, 2017, 00:03 | Author: Thomas Hicks
  • Sergio Garcia insists he isn't too far back to mount a charge for the Australian PGA Championship

"I was striking the ball well and thought I would be pretty aggressive all day, especially after making birdies on the first couple of holes", said Leishman, who had birdies on three of his first five holes.

Watch the Australian PGA Championship throughout the weekend on Sky Sports Golf.

Both players parred the first playoff hole and with Zunic's par putt at the next lipping out, Smith had a simple tap-in from about two metres to win.

The Australian was in sumptuous form at the RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast and it could have been even better had he not bogeyed the 17th and double-bogeyed the last.

"Bit of a grind out there today", Smith said at the trophy presentation.

Leishman, Australia's newly-crowned golfer of the year, produced seven birdies and an eagle in a seven-under par 65 as he looked to attack the Royal Pines course at every opportunity yesterday morning.

More news: Puppies and Christmas Trees in Williston
More news: Amazon Web Services Announces Alexa for Business
More news: Google Hit With Class Action Lawsuit For Allegedly Stockpiling Users' Personal Info

"If you make a few mistakes, you feel like you can make some birdies". Smith and Zunic finished locked on 18-under 270.

Both players ended the tournament on -18, one stroke ahead of Adam Bland in third, and they had to go through the high-pressure situation of a play-off to determine a victor.

Cameron Smith won the Australian PGA Championship on Sunday with a par on the second hole of a playoff with fellow Australian Jordan Zunic.

Cameron Smith, early leader Jordan Zunic and Rhein Gibson were tied for fourth at nine-under.

Bland threatened when he made a birdie on 16 to get to 17-under but the lefthander's tee shot on 17 went wide left.



México se crece antes rivales difíciles, dice Andrés Guardado
En la sección de respuestas, la Selección Nacional les contestó con unos buenos recuerdos. El duelo se disputará el 17 de junio en el estadio Luzhniki de la capital rusa.

Torray LLC Has Lifted General Motors (GM) Holding
Chilton Cap Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 1.29% of its portfolio in General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) for 432,473 shares. Also, Chairman William Clay Ford, Jr. acquired 171,379 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Friday, March 24th.

United States military indefinitely delays ban on cluster bombs
Over 100 countries signed the pact as full parties and 17 as signatories, but the USA declined to do so. Cluster munitions have been widely condemned by rights groups for their impact on civilians.

NC Police: Missing three-year-old girl is believed to be dead
Law enforcement officers in North Carolina arrest a man in connection to a missing child, who they now believe to be dead. Mariah's family has said that the 3-year-old struggles to get around on her own and wears leg braces for assistance.

Tottenham projected starting XI at Watford: Expect a formation change from Pochettino
The club have previously enjoyed good success playing three at the back, but it just hasn't worked for Tottenham lately. The Argentinian added: "We are in a period where we need to change the dynamic and start to build our momentum again".

Netflix says 3rd season of 'Stranger Things' is officially happening
Creators Matt and Ross Duffer recently talked about the future of the show revealing that season 3 will not be the end of it. The announcement should come as no surprise as the first two seasons proved to be very big hits for the network.

New Photo Of Andromeda Galaxy Shows Massive Black Holes
The two supermassive black holes are nearly certainly being drawn together by mutual gravitational attraction. The binary system is the most closely orbiting pair of black holes of their kind we have ever seen.

Dejan cabezas humanas frente a sede de Televisa — México
Tras destapar la hielera se descubrió en su interior un mensaje de amenaza contra un mando de la Policía y que ambas cabezas era del sexo masculino.

Urban Meyer won't commit to QB starter for Big Ten title game
Saturday's Big Ten Championship game is Ohio State's final opportunity to state their case for the College Football Playoff. Meyer called Barrett's progress during a week of treatment as "very positive". "He's been cleared to play", Meyer said.

Rudolph wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award
Oklahoma State quarterback Mason Rudolph is taking home some hardware after a remarkable regular-season for the Cowboys. On the field, Rudolph is the winningest quarterback in OSU history and owns at least 50 school records.