Update: The second round was completed at 3:08pm (ET) on Sunday. The third round began at 3:15 p.m. off Nos. 1 and 10 with the final grouping teeing off at 5:16pm (ET). The third round was suspended due to darkness at 7:32pm (ET) with no players completing the round. The third round resumed at 8:00am (ET) this morning.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH - The 2022 PLAYERS Championship is slowly getting on track with the weather permitting. India’s Anirban Lahiri was atop the leaderboard at the suspension of play Sunday night. The last player from India to hold lead/co-lead after any round on Tour was Shubhankar Sharma.
The 18- and 36-hole co-leader, Tom Hoge, is one stroke back as he looks for his second Tour title in as many months.
Sebastián Muñoz (6-under thru *14) was in the best scoring position (six under par) for Round 3 for any player in the tournament, at time of Sunday night’s suspension.
Paul Casey is two back and on a stretch of 42 consecutive bogey-free holes, the most of any player this week at the wet TPC Sawgrass. Greens will remain soft this morning.
Shane Lowry made the 10th ace in tournament history at famed No. 17 and second of his career on Tour.
The last Monday finish at THE PLAYERS came in 2005, with Fred Funk as champion.
PLAYERS Leaderboard (Partial)
Anirban Lahiri (-9) 67-73 5-under thru 11
Tom Hoge (-8) 66-71 1-under thru 9
Harold Varner III (-8) 69-69 2-under thru 9
Sebastián Muñoz (-7) 70-73 6-under thru *14
Paul Casey (-7) 70-69 2-under thru 9
Sam Burns (-7) 68-69 E thru 9
Full Leaderboard (link)
The PLAYERS Championship
COURSE: TPC Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach - Florida
ARCHITECT: Pete Dye
YARDS/PAR: 7,256 yards/Par 72
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $20,000,000/$3,600,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Justin Thomas
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 600
TV COVERAGE: The PLAYERS Championship TV coverage is will continue on Golf Channel. The Monday schedule: 8:00am to 11:00am (ET) and 1:00 to 6:30pm (ET).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Streaming coverage from TPC Sawgrass will be featured on ESPN-Plus today with Main Feed, Featured Hole and Featured Groups - 8:00am to 6:30pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live radio coverage today from 1:00pm to 7:00pm (ET). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
How to Watch/Stream The PLAYERS: (ESPNCom)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
Weather: Today will be mostly cloudy with temps 56-65-degrees. Winds blowing again, 12-14 mph with a 5% chance of rain.
PGA Tour Brunch will post at 12:00pm Noon (ET) on Tuesday.
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What They’re Saying:
Lahiri Leads PLAYERS after Partial Third Round (ESPN/Associated Press)
Lowry Aces No. 17 at TPC Sawgrass (PGATourCom)
Big Names MTC at rainy, windy PLAYERS (Golf Week/USA Today)
How to Watch the PLAYERS today (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
March 14, 1993 - Despite admitting, “I choked like a dog coming in,” Fred Couples hung on to win The Honda Classic at Weston Hill Country Club in Florida. Couples defeated Robert Gomez on the second hole of a playoff after losing a four stroke lead with eight holes to play in regulation. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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