James Dampney Newcastle golfer James Nitties' stop-start career is back on track after he secured a spot on the lucrative US PGA Tour for 2009.
Robert Grant Australians Marc Leishman and Aron Price will be newcomers on the US PGA Tour next year.
Australian rookie Nick Flanagan found hot scoring form in a late bid to retain his US PGA Tour card next season.
He has won a major and kept a storming Tiger Woods at bay but Geoff Ogilvy says the pressure of playing in Australia still gets to him.
Chris Talbot Australia's Nathan Green and Andrew Buckle have carded five-under par 67s to be equal third after the opening round of the PGA Tour's Viking Classic.
Andrew Both Peter Lonard has bounced back from a disappointing performance at the final major with a four-under-par 66 in the opening round at the Wyndham Championship.
Scott Sonner Michelle Wie failed again in her latest bid to make a cut on the PGA Tour, struggling to an eight-over-par 80 at the Reno-Tahoe Open.
Overnight leaders Gavin Coles and Nick Flanagan have both faded in the final round of the $US4 million ($A4.11 million) US Bank Championship in Wisconsin.
Australians Nick Flanagan and Gavin Coles have a dream opportunity to grab a maiden US PGA Tour victory and some career security.
Australian Nick Flanagan has joined Sweden's Richard Johnson atop the US Bank Championship leaderboard on Friday.
Andrew Both Tasmanian Mathew Goggin tamed strong winds to head the Australian golf contingent after the opening round at the Colonial tournament.
Andrew Both Geoff Ogilvy has carded a very respectable two-under-par 70 in the opening round at the Wachovia Championship, but is less than pleased.
Andrew Both It was more like Australia Day than Anzac Day as Australians filled three of the top four positions after the second round at the EDS Byron Nelson Championship.
Australia's Mat Goggin has fired a seven-under-par 65 to share in a five-way tie for the lead after the opening round of the US PGA Tour's Bob Hope Classic.
Unheralded Australian rookie Matt Jones showed up his more illustrious countrymen in a lucrative debut as a US PGA Tour member.
By Robert Grant Emerging Australian golf star Nick Flanagan has targeted a place in the world's top 50 in 2008 as he prepares for his rookie year on the US PGA Tour.
By Darren Walton Jack Newton has called on golf clubs in Australia to move with the times in order to attract more women to the sport.
By Wayne Heming US PGA Tour rookie-in-waiting Brandt Snedeker says Australia's young golfers are better than their American counterparts.
By Wayne Heming Four of America's brightest golf prospects will clash with Australia's best young guns in next month's $1.4m Australian PGA Championship at Coolum in Qld.
South Australian golfer Jason Norris had one narrow victory and narrowly missed out on another when he clinched the NSW Open by one stroke.