Michael Campbell finished in a share of 60th place 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 13th place 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 Willett prevailed. The 43-year-old Campbell, who is 266th on the Race to Dubai standings, had his best finish for 2012 beating a tie for 63rd at the Malaysian Open in April and earned $8400.
Across the Atlantic, New Zealand No1 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 82nd place and missed the three round cut for the event.
Lee finished with rounds of 69, 70 and 73 and is projected to be 149th on the Fed Ex Cup Standings.
On the Nationwide Tour, Manawatu professional Tim Wilkinson shot a two-under-par 69 in the final round to climb three places to tie for 56th at the Wichita Open in Kansas.
The former PGA Tour pro, who is 43rd on the Nationwide order of merit, finished on a three-under total, 15 shots back from the champion American Casey Wittenberg who won by two shots.
On the Japan Golf Tour, New Zealand No3 David Smail had a three-under 69 in the final round to climb to a share of 60th place at the Gate Way to the Open Mizuno Open.
Smail had rounds of 73, 72, 74 and 69 to finish on an even-par total and earn $4000.
He finished 17 shots behind the champion, Australian Brad Kennedy, who won the BMW NZ Open last year.
Auckland pro Richard Lee shot 71, 72, 74 and 74 to finish on three over and earn $3800.
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