Bowditch finds range in Texas

Steve Dykesgetty Images

THE Sunshine Coast's Steven Bowditch is in line to secure his maiden US PGA Tour win and fulfil his dream of appearing at next week's Masters.

The Peregian Beach-based golfer shared second place yesterday at the halfway point of the Valero Texas Open in San Antonio.

The 29-year-old was the best of the Australians, at six under after carding successive rounds of three-under 69.

In typical Bowditch fashion, his round was filled with peaks and troughs - six birdies and three bogeys.

He was two shots behind the tournament leader, American Billy Horschel.

"That's sort of how I play at the moment," Bowditch said.

"It's been getting better - it's still inconsistent. I didn't hit the ball that great today but I just managed to miss it in the right places a lot of the time and get it up and down.

"I'm happy in the end."

Bowditch was tied for second with Americans Daniel Summerhays and Charley Hoffman.

The Queenslander's best career result was at the 2009 Pebble Beach Pro-Am, where he finished in a share of ninth - his only US PGA Tour top-10 finish.

Aside from the $US1.1 million winner's purse, Bowditch will qualify for Augusta if he prevails at TPC San Antonio.

Consistency is the concern - he has missed the cut at four of the eight US PGA events this year, his best result a tie for 29th.

Topics:  steven bowditch, us pga tour



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
LEASEHOLD EXCITING... $80,000 p/a + GST...
Commercial Positioned perfectly on the fringe of Rockhampton's CBD, just off Gladstone Road ...
Well Presented... $285 Weekly
House 3 1 2
Luxury Waterfront... $1,200,000
House 4 3 2

Featured Jobs

Rockhampton jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Mechanical Fitters &... Rockhampton Full Time
Mechanical Fitters &... Rockhampton Full Time
FIELD REPRESENTATIVES Coolangatta Full Time


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

View today's ePaper!

Read the digital edition
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Subscription Sale

Subscribe now for $1 for 14 days.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

You may want to reconsider whether your friends have the same spiritual goals as you, otherwise you could get distracted and start to wonder...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save