PGA Tour Brunch | Wyndham | R-2
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of the Wyndham Championship (Round 2)
The Wyndham Championship
COURSE: Sedgefield Country Club - (Greensboro, NC)
PRIZE Money/First Place Winnings: $6,400,000/$1,157,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Jim Herman (2020)
SOCIAL MEDIA: #PGATour #FedExCup @WyndhamChamp
OFFICIAL SITE: (Wyndham Championship)
TV COVERAGE: Today, August 13: Coverage from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel.
On Saturday, August 14, Round 3 coverage 1:00pm to 3:00pm (EDT) on Golf Channel. Then, CBS takes over from 3:00pm to 6:00pm (EDT). On Sunday, August15: Golf Channel opens final round coverage 1:00pm to 3:00pm (EDT) and CBS wraps it up from 3:00pm to 6:30pm (EDT).
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: Streaming coverage today, from 7:00am (EDT) to 6:00pm (EDT) on PGA Tour Live. Twitter coverage from 7:00am-8am.
On Saturday and Sunday, PGA Tour Live will stream 8:00am (EDT) to 6:00pm (EDT). Twitter will stream 8:00am-9:15am (EDT) on Saturday and 8:30-9:45am (EDT) on Sunday.
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live radio coverage from the Wyndham today with broadcast from 12:00pm Noon (EDT) to 6:00pm (EDT). Weekend coverage on Sirius XM Radio begins at 1:00pm (EDT) until 6:00pm (EDT) on Saturday and 1:00pm to 6:30pm (EDT) or conclusion on Sunday. PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92)
How to Watch: In case of changes, visit: (PGATourCom)
The Wyndham Championship: Notebook After 18
Note: Due to technical (hardware) difficulties, PGA Tour Brunch was delayed today. We’ll do our best to publish Sat and Sunday by 9am.
Tournament Update: Due to inclement weather, play was suspended from 5:01pm to 7:08pm EDT (suspension of 2 hours, 7 minutes). Due to darkness, the first round was suspended for the day at 8:14pm with 22 players left to complete their rounds.
Russell Henley opened with 8-under (62), his career-low opening-round score on the PGA Tour
Four of the seven players at 6-under (64) started the week outside the FedExCup Top 125. The Top 125 qualify for the Northern Trust.
Last week’s winner of the Barracuda Championship, Erik van Rooyen, opened with a bogey-free 5-under (65).
2011 Wyndham Championship winner Webb Simpson (-5) seeks a fifth consecutive Top-3 finish at the event.
Wyndham Leaderboard (Partial):
Russell Henley - 62- (-8)
Sung Kang - 64 (-6)
Ted Potter Jr. - 64 (-6)
Michael Thompson - 64 (-6)
Chris Kirk - 64 (-6)
Scott Piercy - 64 (-6)
Hudson Swafford - 64 (-6)
Adam Hadwin - (-6) through 16 holes
Full Leaderboard (link)
The FedEx Cup Playoff Schedule:
August 22 - THE NORTHERN TRUST $1,710,000 (2000 FedEx Cup points)
August 29 - BMW Championship $1,710,000 (2000)
September 5 - TOUR Championship
Tournament Tee Times began today at 6:50am (EDT) to 2:27pm (EDT).
Weather: Today’s forecast calls for sunny skies, turning partly cloudy in the late afternoon. Temps in the low 90s and winds 5-8 mph.
PGATourBrunch will post at 9:00am (EDT) on Saturday.
Next Week: Northern Trust - the first round of FedEx Cup Playoffs (link)
Wyndham - Field and Tee Times:
The Field - (link)
Tee Times: (link)
What They’re Saying:
Henley Shoots Two-Year Low to Lead at Wyndham (ESPN)
Henley Shoots (62) to Lead (PGATourCom)
How to Watch This Week (PGATourCom)
FedExCup Standings (PGATourCom)
On This Day in Golf History:
August 13, 1989 - Payne Stewart registered a one-shot victory over Mike Reid to win the PGA Championship at Kemper Lakes in Illinois. Stewart birdied four of his last five holes to win his first major. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE