Michael Campbell has finished in a share of 60thplace at the BMW International Open in Cologne after carding a three over par 75 in the final round of the European Tour event.
The former US Open champion, who had climbed to a share of 13thplace after a four under par 68 in round two, and then faded in round three with a six over par 78, dropped eight places in the final round at the Gut Larchenhof Golf Club.
Campbell, who made his second cut from 11 events in 2012, finished on a three over par total 14 shots back from England’s Danny Willett and Australia’s Marcus Fraser who played four extra holes before Willet prevailed.
The 43-year-old Campbell, who is currently 266thon the Race to Dubai Standings, recorded his best finish for 2012 beating a tie for 63rdat the Malaysian Open in April and he earned $8400.
Across the Atlantic, New Zealand No.1 Danny Lee carded a three over par 73 in round three of the Travelers Championship in Connecticut on the PGA Tour to finish in a share of 82ndplace and missed the three round cut for the event.
Lee finished with rounds of 69, 70 and 73 and is projected to be 149thon the Fed Ex Cup Standings.
Meantime on the Nationwide Tour, Manawatu professional Tim Wilkinson shot a two under par 69 in the final round to climb three places to tied 56that the Wichita Open in Kansas.
The former PGA Tour pro, who is currently 43rdon the Nationwide Order of Merit, finished on a three under par total, 15 shots back from the champion American Casey Wittenberg who won by two shots.
On the Japan Golf Tour, New Zealand No.3 David Smail had a three under par 69 in the final round to climb to a share of 60thplace at the Gate Way to the Open Mizuno Open.
Smail carded rounds of 73, 72, 74 and 69 to finish on an even par total and earn $4000.
He finished 17 shots back from the champion Australian Brad Kennedy who won the BMW NZ Open in 2011.
Auckland pro Richard Lee had rounds of 71, 72, 74 and 74 to finish on a three over par total and earn $3800.
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