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Third Round Coverage of the AT&T Byron Nelson from TPC Craig Ranch
AT&T Byron Nelson | After 36 Holes
MCKINNEY, TEXAS - First-round leader Sebastian Munoz follows opening-round (60) with a (69) and retains a share of the lead at (-15) as Amarillo, Texas native Ryan Palmer shot his lowest score (62) in 54 rounds at the AT&T Byron Nelson and 40-year-old PGA Tour rookie David Skinns posted his career-low score on Tour with a (63).
Defending champion K.H. Lee sits three strokes back in attempt to become event’s first repeat winner since 1980 while FedEx Cup leader and the World’s No. 1 ranked player, Scottie Scheffler, sits T-20 at 9-under, despite a triple bogey.
After 36 holes, players within four strokes of the lead represent nine different countries (USA, England, Colombia, South Africa, Chile, Korea, Japan, Ireland, Sweden).
The 5-under cut-line matched the lowest this season in relation to par (for the fourth time).
Jonas Blixt withdrew with illness during the second round.
Byron Nelson Leaderboard | After 36 Holes
Ryan Palmer 67-62—129 (-15)
David Skinns 66-63—129 (-15)
Sebastian Munoz 60-69—129 (-15)
Justin Lower 64-66—130 (-14)
Charl Schwartzel 66-65—131 (-13)
Full Leaderboard (link)
AT&T Byron Nelson | Tournament Facts
COURSE: TPC Craig Ranch, McKinney, Texas
YARDS/PAR: 7,468 yards/Par 72
ARCHITECT: Tom Weiskopf
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $9,100,000/$1,638,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: K.H. Lee
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 500
BYRON NELSON ORGANIZATION: (link)
TV COVERAGE: Saturday and Sunday coverage is set for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Weekend ESPN+ streaming from 8:00am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Weekend coverage on Sirius XM Radio runs from 1:00 to 6:00pm (ET) or completion of event. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
AT&T Byron Nelson | The Basics
AT&T Byron Nelson Tee Times today at 10:20am (ET) through 12:30pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s report calls for sunny/mostly sunny skies turning partly cloudy with temperatures soaring from 74-degrees this morning to 95-degrees by mid-afternoon. Only a 2% to 13% chance of rain throughout the day. Winds at 6-9 mph.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post before 9:30am (ET) on Sunday.
Next Week: PGA Championship at Southern Hills
AT&T Byron Nelson - Leaderboard, Field, and Tee Times
The Field: (link)
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying
Three Tied for Lead at Byron Nelson (PGATourCom)
Palmer Shoots (62), Shares Lead (ESPNCom/Associated Press)
Spieth Enjoying Success in Home State (PGATourCom)
Mickelson WDs From Next Week’s PGA (ESPN/AP)
How to Watch Byron Nelson on Friday (GolfWeek/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History
May 14, 1978 - Lee Trevino won the Colonial National Invitational for the second time, shooting a four-under (66) to win by four strokes over Jerry Pate and Jerry Heard. The title was Trevino’s 21st of his career and marked the 11th straight year that he won a tournament in the United States. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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