Scott Hend moved up 85 places in the World Rankings thanks to his win at the Hong Kong Open.
American Jason Dufner is set to tee up at the ISPS Handa PerthInternational this week after being sidelined with a neck injury.
Blustery conditions challenged players as the 2014 National Futures Championship got underway at its new home, the Ballarat Golf Club.
Jin Jeong has returned Lake Karrinyup Country Club to defend his ISPS Handa Perth International title another year wiser.
Teams battle it out to win their way into The Championship Final held on the Sunshine Coast. Plus all participant get a $550 Holden Cashback.