PGA Tour Brunch | NORTHERN TRUST
Round (3) Coverage of The Northern Trust by @PGATourBrunch
JERSEY CITY - Jon Rahm leads THE NORTHERN TRUST after recording the second-lowest 36-hole total of his PGA Tour career (130) while Tony Finau tied his career-best 36-hole total at (131) and sits in solo-second after 36 holes.
Xander Schauffele and Jordan Spieth carded matching rounds of 9-under (62), both tying the course record at Liberty National G.C.
Defending champion and 2020 FedExCup Champion Dustin Johnson, FedExCup points leader Collin Morikawa both missed the cut.
Players currently projected to move inside the Top 70 (6): Keith Mitchell, Harold Varner III, Alex Noren, Tom Hoge, Erik van Rooyen, and Seamus Power.
Players currently projected to fall out of the Top 70 (6): Talor Gooch, Matt Fitzpatrick, Tyrrell Hatton, Martin Laird, Troy Merritt, and J.T. Poston.
Only the Top 70 advance to next week’s BMW Championship.
Leaderboard After First Round:
Jon Rahm - 63-67—130 (-12)
Tony Finau - 67-64—131 (-11)
Justin Thomas - 63-69—132 (-10)
Keith Mitchell - 68-64—132 (-10)
Xander Schauffele - 70-62—132 (-10)
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: Today, August 21, Round 3 coverage 1:00pm to 3:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel. Then, CBS takes over from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, August 22: Golf Channel opens final round coverage 12:00pm to 2:00pm (EDT) and CBS wraps it up from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage today from 8:00am (EDT) to 6:00pm (EDT). Twitter will stream 8:00am-9:15am (EDT) today and Sunday.
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live radio coverage of the The Northern Trust with today’s broadcasts from 1:00pm (EDT) until 6:00pm (EDT) today and 1:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT) or conclusion on Sunday. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
What They’re Saying:
Rahm Leads; Doesn’t Like Format (ESPN)
Spieth Tops in “Strokes Gained: Luck” (Golf Week/USA Today)
Spieth Shoots Memorable (62) (PGATourCom)
How to Watch This Week (Golf Week)
On This Day in Golf History:
August 21, 1914 - Walter Hagen won his first of 11 major championships defeating amateur Chuck Evans by a stroke to win the U.S. Open at the Midlothian Country Club in Midlothian, Illinois. Hagen, 21, birdied the 18th hole for the win. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE