PGA Tour Brunch | Wells Fargo | R-3
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Wells Fargo Championship | Round 3
POTOMAC, Maryland - Jason Day carded a 3-under (67) and moved to 10-under (130), his lowest 36-hole score on the PGA Tour since the 2017 BMW Championship (129/finished 4th). Through 36 holes, he leads the field in Strokes Gained: Tee To Green (9.169) and Strokes Gained: Approach The Green (6.086).
Day is 3-for-14 with the 36-hole lead/co-lead on the Tour and this is his first halfway-point lead since the 2021 Travelers Championship (T-10).
Three of the last five Wells Fargo Championship winners, James Hahn (2016), Day (2018) and Max Homa (2019), enter the weekend T-3 or better.
Rockville, Maryland native Denny McCarthy heads into the weekend T-3, his career-best 36-hole position (125 Tour starts) while defending champion and World No. 7 Rory McIlroy made the cut on the number at even-par (140).
Keegan Bradley (T-7) at (-5) carded the round of the day with a 5-under 65; his Strokes Gained: Total of 7.575 is his highest in a round since the 2018 FedEx St. Jude Championship (7.825/R3).
Nate Lashley withdrew during the second round due to a toe injury.
Due to anticipated inclement weather, third-round tee times will feature threesomes off tee Nos. 1 and 10 between 10:50am through 12:40pm.
Wells Fargo Championship | Leaderboard After 36
Jason Day 63-67—130 (-10)
Max Homa 67-66—133 (-7)
Denny McCarthy 65-69—134 (-6)
Luke List 68-66—134 (-6)
James Hahn 66-68—134 (-6)
Kurt Kitayama 67-67—134 (-6)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
Wells Fargo | Tournament Facts
COURSE: TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm
YARDS/PAR: 7,160 yards/Par 70
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $9,000,000/$1,620,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Rory McIlroy
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 500
TV COVERAGE: Today and Sunday, TV coverage scheduled for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+: Streaming coverage will be featured on ESPN-Plus today and tomorrow from 10:00am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: Weekend coverage on Sirius XM Radio runs from 1:00 to 6:00pm (ET) or completion of event. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
Wells Fargo Championship | The Basics
With anticipated bad weather, Wells Fargo Tee Times moved today to threesomes at 10:50am (ET) to 12:40pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s forecast is for cloudy skies with temperatures ranging from 60-to-69 degrees (F). Some showers possible with a 15% chance of rain. Winds 6-10 mph.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
FedEx Cup Standings: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post before 8:00am (ET) on Sunday.
Next Week: AT&T Byron Nelson Classic
What They’re Saying
Day Handles Rain, Holds Lead at Wells Fargo (PGATourCom/Associated Press)
Rain Makes Wells Fargo an Endurance Test (PGATourCom)
Max Homa: Happy to be Done (Golf Week/USA Today)
Mickelson’s Staggering Gambling Losses (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History
May 7, 1995 - Mark Calcavecchia shot a final round, six under par (66) at the Atlanta Country Club to win the Bell South Classic by two strokes over runner-up Jim Gallagher. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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