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TORREY PINES - Will Zalatoris holds the 54-hole lead/co-lead for first time in his Tour career. His only other lead after any round was R2/2021 Sanderson Farms Championship/T-14. To gain lead, Zalatoris posted his third lowest score in 23 rounds this season (61/R2/Sanderson Farms Championship, 61/R2/The American Express. He is seeking his first PGA Tour title in his 40th start of his professional career on the Tour.
Australia’s Jason Day is attempting to score his 13th PGA Tour title and third at Famers Insurance Open.
England’s Aaron Rai sits T-3, his best position after any of his 55 rounds on Tour.
Jon Rahm sits one back and is trying to become first World No. 1 to win on the Tour since Dustin Johnson at the 2020 Masters Tournament.
Each of the last three Farmers Insurance Open champs opened on the North Course. Among leaders, only Rai and Sungjae Im (T-5) began the tournament on the North Course
Farmers Insurance Open | Leaderboard After 54 Holes:
Will Zalatoris 69-68-65—202 (-14) SC-NC
Jason Day 70-65-67—202 (-14) SC-NC
Aaron Rai 67-68-68—203 (-13) NC-SC
Jon Rahm 66-65-72—203 (-13) SC-NC
Sungjae Im 70-66-68—204 (-12) NC-SC
Cameron Tringale 67-65-72—204 (-12) SC-NC
Justin Thomas 68-63-73—204 (-12) SC-NC
Full Leaderboard: (link)
Farmers Insurance | The Basics with Tee-Times:
Today’s final round will begin at 9:30am (local)/12:30 (ET). The leaders tee-off at 11:40am/local/2:40pm (ET), using just South Course.
Tee-times - (PGATourCom)
Weather: Coudy/mostly cloudy skies with temperatures ranging from 59-68 degrees. Winds about 1-8 mph with increasing humidity (20-57%) but only a 1 to 2 percent chance of rain.
PGA Tour Brunch will post a tournament recap by Noon (ET) on Sunday.
Next Week: AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am (Feb. 3-6, 20220
Farmers Insurance Open | Overview
COURSE: Torrey Pines (South)
ARCHITECT: William Bell
YARDS/PAR: 7,765 yards/Par 72
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $8,400,000/$1,512,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Patrick Reed
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points / to Winner: 500
OFFICIAL SITE: (Farmer's Insurance Open )
TV COVERAGE: Today’s Final Round TV: 2:30pm to 4:30pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 4:30pm to 8pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Streaming coverage will be featured on ESPN-Plus Saturday from 12:00pm to 8pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Live radio coverage of the The Farmers with on Sirius XM Radio from 3:00pm to 8:00pm (ET). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATour(dot)com.
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
What They’re Saying:
Zalatoris, Day Charge Past Rahm at Farmers Insurance Open Lead (ESPN/AP)
Zalatoris In Contention Again - (Golf Week/USA Today)
How to Watch Farmers Insurance Open Final Round (Today) - (PGATourCom)
Farmers Insurance Open Saturday Tee-Times and Info (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
January 29, 2012- Brandt Snedeker started to conduct his post round media interviews, discussing 2nd place finish at Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines as Kyle Stanley made triple-bogey “8” on final hole. Snedeker trailed by nine shots after first four holes of final round but ended up in playoff that he won on 2nd playoff hole over Stanley. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE