PGA Tour Brunch | Rocket Mortgage Classic | Final
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of Final Round of RMC in Detroit
DETROIT - At 21-under (195), Tony Finau and PGA Tour rookie Taylor Pendrith share the 54-hole lead at the Rocket Mortgage Classic.
The two player’s records with a 54-hole lead/co-lead: Finau (0-for-5), Pendrith (0-for-1).
Finau, winner of last week’s 3M Open, is seeking to become the first player to win in back-to-back weeks during the FedEx Cup regular season since Brendon Todd in 2019.
Finau is the only player in field bogey-free through 54 holes.
Pendrith (T-1) is one of three PGA Tour rookies at T-7 or better heading into final round today. The others: Cameron Young (3rd), Taylor Moore (T-7). With four runner-up and two T-3 finishes on Tour this season, Young trails by four in bid for first career victory.
Rocket Mortgage Classic | Leaderboard After 54 Holes
Taylor Pendrith 64-65-66—195 (-21)
Tony Finau 64-66-65—195 (-21)
Cameron Young 71-63-65—199 (-17)
Stephan Jaeger 67-68-65—200 (-16)
Patrick Cantlay 70-65-66—201 (-15)
Rocket Mortgage Classic | Tournament Facts
COURSE: Detroit Golf Club, Detroit, Michigan
YARDS/PAR: 7,370 yards/Par 72
ARCHITECT: Donald Ross
PRIZE Money - Purse: $8,400,000/$1,512,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Cam Davis
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 500
TV COVERAGE: Final Round coverage is set for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Today’s streaming on ESPN+ PGA TOUR Live from 7:30am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Final round coverage will air 1:00pm to 6:00pm (or completion of event). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
Rocket Mortgage Classic | Basics
Tee Times at the Rocket Mortgage Classic today run from 7:35am to 2:00pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s forecast calls for mostly sunny skies turning partly cloudy. Humidity a factor at 83% but dropping to 40% by 6pm (ET). Temperatures in the low to mid-80s with zero chance of rain. Winds 5-9 mph.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post at Noon (ET) on Monday.
What They’re Saying
Finau, Pendrith Lead at RMC After 54 (ESPNCom/Associated Press)
Finau Looks for Rare Back-to-Back (PGATourCom)
How to Watch Rocket Mortgage Classic (Golf Week/USA Today)
Stenson Pleased at LIV (ESPNCom)
On This Day in Golf History
July 31, 1988 - Two weeks after winning The Open Championship for the third time, Seve Ballesteros won his 37th European PGA Tour title at the Scandinavian Enterprise Open, defeating runner-up Gerry Taylor by five strokes. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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