PGA Tour Brunch - The Memorial
@PGATourBrunch Brings Second Round Coverage from Muirfield Village
PGA Tour Brunch - The Memorial After 18 Holes
Collin Morikawa posted a 6-under (66) in rain-soaked conditions Thursday morning at the Memorial and he holds a one-shot lead over Adam Long among early starters who completed their rounds before play was suspended for the day.
Morikawa is seeking a second win at Muirfield Village Golf Club, the first was the 2020 Workday Charity Open.
Columbus, Ohio resident and former Ohio State University golfer Bo Hoag posted a (68) before play was suspended, his second sub-70 score in seventh round at Muirfield Village (67) in R-2/2020.
Play was suspended at 12:46 p.m. ET due to thunderstorms and resumed at 2:45 p.m., a delay of one hour, 59 minutes. Play was suspended again at 4:17 p.m. and an attempt to resume was made at 6:30 p.m., but players were removed from the course when another weather-cell developed. Play was suspended for the day at 6:41 p.m. This is the 15th tournament delayed due to inclement weather this season.
Thirty of 46 tournaments, have been delayed, suspended or canceled by inclement weather at the Memorial.
The morning wave of 60 players completed their rounds. No player of the 60 in the afternoon wave completed the round. Round one is scheduled to resume at 7:30 a.m. today at Muirfield Village Golf Club
Jason Day withdrew from the tournament citing back pain and Matt Kuchar withdrew with a forearm injury.
Partial Leaderboard Mid-Opening Round
Collin Morikawa 66 (-6)
Adam Long 67 (-5)
Four players 68 (-4)
The Memorial: Basics
COURSE: Muirfield Village Golf Club (Dublin, Ohio)
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TV COVERAGE: Coverage today from 3:00pm to 7:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel. On Saturday, June 5 Golf Channel’s coverage runs from 12:30pm to 3:00pm (EDT) and CBS takes over from 3:00pm to 6:00pm EDT. On Sunday, June 6, Golf Channel’s coverage runs from 12:00pm to 2:30pm (EDT), then CBS takes over from 2:30pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
STREAMING: PGA Tour Live offers streaming coverage of Featured Groups today from 7:15am to 7:00pm (EDT). On the weekend, PGA Tour Live expands coverage with Featured Groups and Holes. On Saturday, Featured Groups runs from 7:45am to 3:00pm (EDT) and Featured Holes from 3:00-6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, streaming coverage runs from 7:45am to 2:30pm (EDT) with Featured Groups, then finishes off with Featured Holes from 2:30pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: PGA Tour Radio coverage airs 12:00pm to 6:30pm (EDT). On Saturday and Sunday, hear live hole-by-hole coverage from 1:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT) (or until completion of play). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92) or online on PGATour.com.
How to Watch: In case of changes, see: (PGATourCom)
Play will resume for 60 players at 7:30am (EDT).
Weather: Today’s forecast calls for only a 20% chance of rain with partly cloudy skies, turning mostly sunny by 5pm. Temperatures ranging from 61-degrees to a high of 84. Humidity cuts from 96% at 8am to 40% at 5pm. The weekend forecast looks much better with sunny/mostly sunny skies, 77-degrees but a 10% chance of rain.
PGATourBrunch will be posting at 8:00am (EDT) Saturday.
Next Week: Palmetto Championship at Congaree, Congaree GC, Ridgeland, SC
What They’re Saying:
Morikawa Leads By One at Rain-Soaked Memorial (ESPN)
Haven’t Heard of Bo Hoag? Murifield Village knows him (Golf Digest)
Jason Day WD - (Golf Channel)
Xander Schauffele Changes Putting Style (ESPN)
17-Year old Amateur Megha Ganne Co-Leads U.S. Women’s Open (Yahoo Sports)
On This Day in Golf History:
June 4, 1995 - Greg Norman shot a final round (66) to beat Mark Calcavecchia, Steve Elkington and David Duval by four strokes to win The Memorial at Muirfield Village. It marked Norman’s second Memorial victory and his 13th PGA Tour title. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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