PGA Tour Brunch | Monday Golf
@PGATourBrunch Previews Final Round of NORTHERN TRUST
JERSEY CITY - The final round of THE NORTHERN TRUST @TheNTGolf has been delayed once again today and is now scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m. (EDT). That’s a four hour delay from the planned start this morning. Practice facilities are open.
Golf Channel will begin coverage at 12:30pm with the final group tee-off at 1:42pm.
Play will begin with a weather report showing cloudy skies, scattered showers with a 41% chance of rain by 1:00pm (EDT). Humidity is high (94% dropping to 70% by evening). Winds are at 10 mph.
Due to the heavy rain from tropical storm Henri and saturated onsite conditions at Liberty National Golf Club, the PGA Tour decided that the final round of THE NORTHERN TRUST will be played without spectators. The golf course saw six inches of rain fall on Sunday. The walkways and cart paths are impassable.
Players currently projected to move inside the Top 70 (5): Erik van Rooyen, Harold Varner III, Tom Hoge, Keith Mitchell, and Joel Dahmen.
Players currently projected to fall out of the Top 70 (5): Matt Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton, Martin Laird, Troy Merritt, and J.T. Poston.
The Top 70 advance to this week’s BMW Championship.
Leaderboard After 54 Holes:
Cameron Smith 69-68-60—197 (-16)
Jon Rahm 63-67-67—197 (-16)
Erik van Rooyen 69-67-62—198 (-15)
Justin Thomas 63-69-67—199 (-14)
Tony Finau 67-64-68—199 (-14)
Full Leaderboard (link)
THE NORTHERN TRUST - Tournament Info
COURSE: Liberty National Golf Club - (Jersey City, NJ)
YARDS/PAR: 7,410 yards/Par 71
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $9,500,000/$1,710,000
SOCIAL MEDIA: #PGATour #FedExCup @TheNTGolf
OFFICIAL SITE: (The Northern Trust)
TV COVERAGE: On Monday, August 23: play will begin at 11:30am (EDT) but Golf Channel will begin its live coverage at 12:30pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage Monday not before 11:30am (EDT).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live radio coverage of the The Northern Trust with broadcast times TBA but certainly to conclusion on Monday evening. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
Weather: Monday morning, post tropical storm Henri is showing cloudy skies, scattered showers with a 41% chance of rain by 1:00pm (EDT). Humidity is high (94% dropping to 70% by evening). Winds are at 10 mph.
What They’re Saying:
No Spectators for Monday Finale (PGATourCom)
Live Projected FedEx Cup Standings (PGATourCom)
LPGA/Solheim Cup News (ESPN)
Team USA Solheim Cup News (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
August 23, 2015 - Davis Love III - at age 51 and four months - became the third oldest player to win a PGA Tour event when he shot a final round (64) to win the Wyndham Championship. Only Sam Snead and Art Wall Jr. won when they were older than Love. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE