Around the World: Scriv on target in China

27th Apr 2018

Find the latest news on all our Western Australian professional golfers travelling around the globe.

Jason Scrivener has returned to form in fine style at the Volvo China Open sitting at the top of the leaderboard after a three-under-par 69 during the second round at the Topwin Golf & Country Club.

Scrivener is at eight-under-par overall and is level with Spanish star Nacho Elvira going into the weekend.

The Mandurah gun lit up the course on Thursday to record a five-under-par 67 and lead overnight, with three birdies in his first four holes setting him up for a strong opening round.

The European Tour member had mixed results today, with an eagle on five closely followed by a double-bogey on nine. Three birdies on the back nine saw the West Aussie finish at eight-under and well in contention.

Brett Rumford played at the same tournament during the week but unfortunately didn’t make the cut, finishing at five-over.

Minjee Lee has continued her consistent start to the LPGA season, sitting in 10th position after the opening round of the LPGA Mediheal Championship in California.

The 21-year-old has been in sparkling form over the past week after finishing tied for seventh at the Hugel-JTBC LA Open last weekend.

Lee currently sits 14th on the 2018 LPGA money list portraying her consistency over the first few months of the campaign.

Four birdies and two bogeys saw the talent finish on two-under-par today.

Hannah Green is at one-over after her first round, with the Mount Lawley product in 63rd position at Daly City.

Curtis Luck is playing in the United Leasing & Finance Championship this week in Indiana.

The youngster struggled in his opening round to be in 84th spot and at three-over.

Our leading West Aussie Amateurs will depart for Adelaide on Monday week to contest the Men’s and Women’s Interstate Series for 2018.

The girls’ will be buoyed by their victory last week in the Junior Interstate, with the likes of Min Woo Lee and Haydn Barron set to lead the men at the Grange Golf Club.