He has swapped the island vistas of the Bahamas for the mountain backdrop of Bogota but more than anything Brett Drewitt likes what he has seen in his game to start the Web.com Tour season.
The Web.com Tour returns to regular scheduling this week with the Thursday start at the Country Club de Bogota Championship where Drewitt is one of four Aussies taking part alongside Kiwis Steven Alker, Tim Wilkinson and Nick Voke who is making his debut appearance as a Web.com Tour card holder.
In three previous visits to Bogota Drewitt has made the cut on each occasion with a best finish of tied for 38th in 2016.
Buoyed by a top-25 finish first up and a strong bounce-back to make the cut after an opening round of 78 last start, Drewitt believes his game is in a good place as the US secondary tour finds its regular rhythm.
“Played really well both weeks and building a lot of confidence going into the rest of the season,” Drewitt posted on Instagram, backing it up with another post from Country Club de Bogota praising the Colombian coffee.
The Sydneysider began the 2018 season with a flurry in the Bahamas with consecutive top-10 finishes but managed just one additional top-10 result for the rest of the year as he ended the season 74th on the moneylist.
Another carrying plenty of confidence from the two events played in the Bahamas is New Zealand veteran Steven Alker.
Top-five in his first start of the year, Alker was top-20 last week to sit 10th on the moneylist early in the season and returning to a course where he closed with a 67 12 months ago to finish tied for 29th and was sixth in 2016 with weekend rounds of 68-66.
Jamie Arnold has missed the cut in his two previous appearances in Bogota, Rhein Gibson has a best finish of tied for 25th two years ago while Stuart Appleby will be making his maiden appearance in Colombia after missing the cut last week in the Bahamas.
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