PGA Tour Brunch - Farmers Wrap-Up
@PGATourBrunch Recaps the 2021 Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines
Farmers Insurance Open Review and Notebook
Patrick Reed earned his ninth PGA Tour victory, winning the Farmers Insurance Open by five strokes. Reed became the event’s first American champion since Brandt Snedeker in 2016. His prize money totaled $1,350,000.
San Diego native Xander Schauffele (T-2) earned his best finish in six starts at the Farmers Insurance Open and seventh runner-up since his last win on the tour. Schauffele previously carded a (T-25) and four missed cuts in his five prior starts at Torrey Pines.
Tony Finau (T-2) earns his second consecutive top-five (solo-fourth at last week’s The American Express) and fourth top-10 of this season.
Viktor Hovland (T-2) earned his first career runner-up on the PGA TOUR. Hovland was in search of his third PGA Tour win and second in three starts. He bogeyed three of his final five holes, including missing a gimme putt on 17 to lose a solo (T-2).
All the players at (T-2) earned $456,375.
Defending champion Marc Leishman finished (T-18) and pocketed $80,761.37
Prize Money from the Farmers Insurance Open: (link)
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Farmers Insurance Open Final Leaderboard
Patrick Reed 64-72-70-68—274 (-14)
Tony Finau 69-67-74-69—279 (-9)
Henrik Norlander 73-69-68-69—279 (-9)
Ryan Palmer 66-70-73-70—279 (-9)
Xander Schauffele 70-72-68-69—279 (-9)
Viktor Hovland 70-65-73-71—279 (-9)
Full Leaderboard (link)
What They’re Saying:
Reed Wins at Torrey Pines a Day After Controversial Ruling (Associated Press)
Five Things From the Farmers Insurance Open (PGA Tour Com)
The Talk Amongst the Boys is Not Great (Golf Digest)
Paul Casey Won at Dubai (PGA Tour Com)
#SportsBiz, Sporting Goods and the Golf Industry:
What was in Patrick Reed’s Golf Bag? (PGA Tour Com)
Fan Duel Delivering Highlights to Customers (PGA Tour Com)
It’s a Wrap From the PGA Merchandise Show (Official Site)
Up Next? Waste Management Open in Phoenix (TPC Scottsdale)
First Look at Waste Management (Official Site)
2020 Tourney Results (link)
On This Day in Golf History:
February 1, 1970 - Recognizing the beginning of Black History Month: Seven years after becoming the first black player to win a PGA Tour event, Pete Brown won the second title of his career at the Andy Williams San Diego Open. Brown defeated Tony Jenkins in a playoff for his victory. (Courtesy Randy Walker), Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
See you at #ThePeoplesOpen at #TPCScottsdale