Aussies

  • Justin Barrick

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    From: Surfers Paradise, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 2007
  • College: Griffith University
  • Graduated: 2004
  • Degree: Graphic Design and Marketing
  • Turned Professional: 2007
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 2012
  • Employment: Head Golf Professional, The Honors Golf Club Dallas
  • Did You Know: Justin made two eagles in his first Birdies for Kids event in 2010.


Simon Buckle

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    From: Brisbane, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 1996
  • College: UTEP
  • Graduated: 2001
  • Degree: Business Administration in Marketing
  • Turned Professional: 2001
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 2005
  • Employment: Head Golf Professional, Brook Hollow Golf Club
  • Did You Know: Simon participated in the first three Birdies for Kids fundraisers. He missed the next three events because he moved to California. Simon moved back to Dallas in 2010 and has participated in each event since his return.

Stuart Deane


  • From: Brisbane, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 1996
  • Turned Professional: 1993
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 2004
  • Employment: Teaching Professional, Rolling Hills Country Club
  • Did You Know: Stuart leads all Aussies averaging 4.85 birdies made per round

 

 

  • Nick Griffin

  • From: Sydney, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 1996
  • College: Sydney University / University of Technology Sydney
  • Graduated: 1994 / 1996
  • Degrees: Bachelor of Business / Masters in Sports Administration
  • Turned Professional: 1993
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 1998
  • Employment: Owner, Pebble & Pine an American Golf and City Style Shop
  • Did you Know: Nick has participated in every Birdies for Kids fundraiser. In 2007 when we played just six rounds in one day, Nick amazingly birdied the par 4, 17th hole at Brook Hollow Golf Club all six rounds!

  • Mark Harrison

  • From: Surfers Paradise, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 1992
  • College: University of New England / Ohio University
  • Graduated: 1991 / 1993
  • Degrees: Bachelor of Health Science / Masters in Sports Administration
  • Employment: Executive Director, Northern Texas PGA
  • Did you Know: Mark has participated in every Birdies for Kids fundraiser. He is the only amateur in the group. However, Mark is 4th in eagles made with four. Three of the four eagles have come on par 4's.




  • Jeremy Langdale

  • From: Brisbane, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 2001
  • College: North Carolina State
  • Graduated: 2005
  • Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Communications
  • Turned Professional: 2006
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 2011
  • Employment: Head Professional, Ranchland Hills Golf Club
  • Did you Know: Jeremy has participated in six Birdies for Kids fundraisers. In 2010 he made 10 birdies in one round.


  • Dean Larsson

  • From: Ballina, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 1991
  • College: University of Houston
  • Graduated: 1994
  • Degree: Bachelor of Business Marketing
  • Turned Professional: 1994
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 1995
  • Employment: Head Professional, Royal Oaks Country Club
  • Did you Know: Dean has participated in every Birdies for Kids fundraiser. He had made more birdies than any other participant with 271 in 60 rounds, an average of 4.52 birdies per round.

  • Cameron McCormick

  • From: Melbourne, Australia
  • Immigrated to the United States: 1992
  • College: Texas Tech University
  • Graduated: 1997
  • Degree: Bachelor of International Business
  • Turned Professional: 1997
  • Elected to PGA Membership: 2003
  • Employment: Director of Instruction, Brook Hollow Golf Club
  • Did you Know: Cameron has participated in every Birdies for Kids fundraiser. He leads the most important statistical category in money raised. Cameron has been the leading fundraiser in nine of the ten years and has raised more than $367,000.