PGA Tour Brunch | WM Round 3
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of Round-3 of WM Phoenix Open
Waste Management Phoenix Open - Round 3
SCOTTSDALE - Sahith Theegala is seeking to become the first sponsor exemption to win on the PGA TOUR since Martin Laird (2020 Shriners Children’s Open). Theegala played his final two holes of Round One Friday morning (bogey-bogey), but came back to birdied his first three holes and four of his last six in Round Two to finish with a 7-under (64), tying the low score of the week (Talor Gooch/R2, Sam Ryder/R2).
Following a T-2 in last year’s WM Phoenix Open, Xander Schauffele seeks fifth career Tour title and first in over three years.
With a win, Brooks Koepka would become the seventh player to successfully defend a WM Phoenix Open title
Patrick Cantlay is seeking to become the first player to win the WM Phoenix Open in his debut since Koepka (2015).
World No. 1 and Arizona State grad Jon Rahm sits seven strokes back at 5-under (137).
WM Phoenix Open Leaderboard - After two rounds
Sahith Theegala 66-64—130 (-12)
Brooks Koepka 66-66—132 (-10)
Xander Schauffele 67-65—132 (-10)
Patrick Cantlay 67-66—133 (-9)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
36-hole cut was at 67 players at 2-under (140) from a field of 131 professionals and one amateur.
WM Phoenix Open
COURSE: TPC Scottsdale
ARCHITECTS: Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish
YARDS/PAR: 7,261 yards/Par 71
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $8,200,000/$1,476,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Brooks Koepka
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points / to Winner: 500
TV COVERAGE: Saturday coverage is set for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:30pm (ET) on CBS. On Sunday, CBS’ coverage goes 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET). The Super Bowl kicks-off around 6:30pm ET.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING on ESPN+ On Saturday ESPN+ streams 12:00 noon to 6:30pm (ET) while on Sunday, ESPN+ streaming is from 11:30am to 6:00pm (ET)
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The Waste Management Phoenix Open Tee Times today at 9:44am (local)/11:44pm (ET) and going to 11:45pm (local)/1:45pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s forecast is for sunny skies and 77-80 degree temps for the third round with winds decreasing from nine to four mph. 0% chance of rain (link). Sunny skies and low winds expected for Sunday’s final round.
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Next Week: The Genesis Invitational (link)
WM Phoenix Open - Tee Times, Leaderboard:
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying:
Theegala Leads at WM Phoenix (ESPN.com)
One if Hovland, Two if by Sea (Golf Week/USA Today)
Hoffman Blasts PGA Tour (ESPN.com)
Zach the Hack (ESPN.com)
How to Watch today (Golf Week/USA Today)
On This Day in Golf History:
February 12, 1995 - One week after winning the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro Am, Peter Jacobson won for the second week in a row, taking the Buick Invitational in San Diego. Jacobson posted (-19-under) at Torrey Pines to earn $216,000. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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