PGA Tour Brunch | API | Final Round
@PGATourBrunch Previews Final Round of Arnold Palmer Invitational
Arnold Palmer Invitational | Final Round
ORLANDO - The 2014 FedEx Cup Champion Billy Horschel and 2021 RSM Classic champion Talor Gooch share the third-round lead after posting 71, 72, respectively. When they hold the 54-hole lead/co-lead, Horschel is 2-for-3 in converting, while Gooch is 1-for-1.
For the second consecutive week on Tour, the third-round scoring average was more than two strokes over par.
Second-round leader Viktor Hovland is in 3rd place (-6) and fell one stroke behind the co-leaders following his 3-over 75. Hovland, at 24 years, 5 months, 16 days today, can become the fifth-youngest winner of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Gary Woodland is in 5th place (-4) and is searching for his fifth PGA Tour victory and first since the 2019 U.S. Open.
Max Homa recorded his first ace on Tour draining the ball with a pitching wedge from 163 yards at the par-3 14th hole.
Rory Sabbatini withdrew during round three with a leg injury.
Leaderboard After 54 Holes at API:
Billy Horschel 67-71-71—209 (-7)
Talor Gooch 69-68-72—209 (-7)
Viktor Hovland 69-66-75—210 (-6)
Scottie Scheffler 70-73-68—211 (-5)
Gary Woodland 70-72-70—212 (-4)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
Note: Most of the PGA Tour Brunch coverage will focus on the main Arnold Palmer Invitational, with some news about the Puerto Rico Open to be included.
Arnold Palmer Invitational
COURSE: Bay Hill Club & Lodge, Orlando, Florida
ARCHITECTS: Dick Wilson\Joe Lee
YARDS/PAR: 7,462 yards/Par 72
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $12,000,000/$2,160,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Bryson DeChambeau
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 550
TV COVERAGE: Today’s coverage is set for 12:30pm to 2:30pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 2:30 to 6:00pm (ET) on NBC.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Streaming coverage from Bay Hill will be featured on ESPN-Plus today with Main Feed, Featured Hole and Featured Groups from 7:30am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Today’s coverage on Sirius XM Radio runs from 1:00 to 6:30pm (ET). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
How to Watch the Arnold Palmer Invitational: (Golf Week/USA Today)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
Puerto Rico Open:
Past Results: (link)
Past Champions: (link)
Tournament Home Page: (link)
How to Watch the Puerto Rico Open: (link)
Leaderboard After 54 Holes: (link)
Arnold Palmer Invitational Tee Times today run from 6:55am (ET) to 1:30pm (ET).
Weather: Mostly sunny, turning partly cloudy and returning to mostly sunny skies through the day. Sunday temps range from morning 68-degrees to mid-afternoon 85-degrees. Zero chance of rain. Winds 8-14 mph.
PGA Tour Brunch will post at 12 Noon (ET) Monday.
This Week: THE PLAYERS
What They’re Saying:
Two Players Share 54-Hole Lead at Bay Hill (PGATourCom)
Hovland 18 Holes Away (Golf Digest)
Brehm Leads After 54 at Puerto Rico Open (PGATourCom)
One Month from The Masters (ESPNCom)
On This Day in Golf History:
March 6, 1982 - Tom Kite holed an eight iron chip from the fringe to beat Jack Nicklaus and Denis Watson on the first hole of a sudden death playoff to win the Bay Hill Classic in Orlando. The win was Kite’s fourth career PGA Tour title and he took home $54,000 for the effort. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
Ace in the hole …
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