JERSEY CITY - A Tropical Storm warning was issued by the National Hurricane Center for the greater Metropolitan area, site of The NORTHERN TRUST. There will be no play on Sunday, August 22nd. Round 4 will be played on Monday, August 23rd. Tee times and groupings will be published on Sunday afternoon, with play on Monday slated to begin no earlier than 7:30 a.m.
On Saturday, Cameron Smith recorded a career-low 18-hole score and set the Liberty National course record with a (61). Smith enters the final round tied for the lead with Jon Rahm who holds at least a share of the lead for the third consecutive round.
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.
Only 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: TV Coverage is TBA … On Monday, August 23: play will not begin before 7:30am (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage Monday not before 7:30am (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. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
Weather: Sunday’s Round was postponed.
What They’re Saying:
Sunday’s Round Postponed (PGATourCom)
Rahm, Smith Share Lead; Get Rest Day (Associated Press/ESPN)
Rahm, Smith Lead NORTHERN TRUST (PGATourCom)
Smith Flirted with “59” (Golf Week/USA Today)
How to Watch This Week (Golf Week)
On This Day in Golf History:
August 22, 1993 - Phil Mickelson won the third PGA Tour title of his career, taking The International at Castle Rock, Colorado. Mickelson posted a score of “45” in the Modified Stableford scoring system utilized at the tournament and took honors by eight points over Mark Calcavecchia. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE