PGA Tour Brunch at The Palmetto
@PGATourBrunch Saturday Coverage of The Palmetto
PGA Tour Brunch: Moving Day at The Palmetto
Chesson Hadley with an 11-under (131), holds the first 36-hole lead/co-lead of his PGA Tour career. He tied his career-best 36-hole total at (131): 2013 Shriners Hospitals for Children Open (finished T-5), 2016 The RSM Classic (finished T-45).
Dustin Johnson was tied for the lead on the 18th hole but closed with a double-bogey.
Monday qualifier Tain Lee opened with a 4-under (67) and followed that with a (68), good for third place on the leaderboard. This is Lee’s third start on Tour this season as a Monday qualifier and he made the cut in both prior events (T-69 at the Farmers Insurance Open, and T-59 at the Valero Texas Open.
Brooks Koepka missed his sixth cut of the 2020-21 season, marking the most missed cuts in one season of his career.
Chesson Hadley 65-66—131 (-11)
Dustin Johnson 65-68—133 (-9)
Tain Lee 67-68—135 (-7)
Six players 136 (-6)
Full Leaderboard (link)
Play was suspended at 6:50 p.m. due to inclement weather and resumed at 7:50 p.m.
Cut: 68 professionals at 1-over (143) from a field of 155 professionals and one amateur
COURSE: Congeree GC (Ridgeland, South Carolina)
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OFFICIAL SITE: (Palmetto Championship)
TV COVERAGE: Today, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, Golf Channel’s coverage runs from 1:00pm to 3:00pm (EDT) and CBS takes over from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT) each weekend day.
STREAMING: PGA Tour Live’s streaming coverage expands coverage with Featured Groups and Holes. Today, Featured Groups runs from 8:00am to 3:00pm (EDT) and Featured Holes from 3:00-6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, streaming coverage runs from 8:00am to 6:00pm (EDT) with Featured Groups, then finishes off with Featured Holes from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Today 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)
Tournament Tee Times today start at 8:05am (EDT) through 1:15pm (EDT).
Weather: Today’s forecast is for partly cloudy skies with the possibility of afternoon showers and thunderstorms building from a 6% chance at 8am to 60% chance at 6pm. Temperatures in low 80s to 89-degree high. Winds 6-9 mph.
PGATourBrunch will be posting at 8:00am (EDT) Sunday.
Next Week: U.S. Open, Torrey Pines (San Diego CA)
What They’re Saying:
Hadley with Two-Shot Lead (ESPN)
DJ in Prime Position (Golf Week/USA Today)
Palmetto TV Info for Third Round (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
June 12, 1957 - Jack Nicklaus, a 17-year old amateur, teed-it-up at the U.S. Open for his first time, shooting an opening round (80) at the Inverness Club in Toledo, Ohio. He followed with another (80) the next day and missed the cut. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
Best wishes to Lee and his fiancé, now bride:
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