PGA Tour Brunch | Wyndham | R-2
@PGATourBrunch Coverage of the 2022 Wyndham Championship
GREENSBORO - John Huh carded a career-low (61) and holds a two-stroke lead after the first round of the Wyndham Championship, the final regular season event of the PGA Tour season.
Sungjae Im (2nd), who won the Shriners Children’s Open earlier this season, needs a two-way T-2 or better to have a chance to finish in the Comcast Business Tour Top 10
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There are three past recipients of the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award at T-5 or better: John Huh (1st), Sungjae Im (2nd) and Aaron Wise (T-5).
Joohyung Kim 3-under (67) became the third player in the ShotLink era (est. 2003) to make a quadruple bogey on the first hole of a round and go on to record an under-par score.
Rickie Fowler opened with a 1-over (71) and is projected to fall out of the Top 125 in the FedEx Cup standings. Fowler, who is fully exempt on TOUR through the 2022-23 season, missed the FedExCup Playoffs for the first time in his career in 2021.
Wyndham Leaderboard After 18 Holes
John Huh 61 (-9)
Sungjae Im 63 (-7)
Peter Malnati 64 (-6)
Brandon Wu 64 (-6)
Nine players 65 (-5)
Full Leaderboard: (link)
Wyndham Championship | Tournament Facts
COURSE: Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, North Carolina
YARDS/PAR: 7,131 yards/Par 70
ARCHITECT: Donald Ross
PRIZE Money - Purse: $7,300,000/$1,314,000
DEFENDING CHAMPION: Kevin Kisner
PAST RESULTS: (link)
PAST CHAMPIONS: (link)
FEDEx CUP Points to Winner: 500
TV COVERAGE: Second-round coverage is scheduled from 2:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel. On Saturday and Sunday, coverage is set for 1:00pm to 3:00pm (ET) on Golf Channel and 3:00 to 6:00pm (ET) on CBS.
PGA TOUR LIVE STREAMING: ESPN+ Live streaming coverage will run from 6:45am to 6:00pm (ET) today. Weekend streaming on ESPN+ PGA TOUR Live from 7:30am to 6:00pm (ET).
PGA TOUR RADIO COVERAGE: SiriusXM Radio will have live coverage of the Wyndham Championship airing 12:00pm to 6:00pm (ET) today. On Saturday and Sunday, coverage will air 1:00pm to 6:00pm (or completion of event). PGA Tour Radio is available on Sirius 208/XM 92 or online via PGATourCom.
Wyndham Championship | Basics
The Tee Times at the Wyndham today are from 6:50am to 2:17pm (ET).
Weather: Today’s forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies and isolated thunderstorms. Temps ranging 74-86-degrees with winds 4-10 mph. Weekend forecast calling for partly cloudy skies and 20% chance of rain.
Tournament Web Site: (link)
FedEx Cup Standings: (link)
PGA Tour Brunch will post before 7:00am (ET) on Saturday
What They’re Saying
Huh Leads After 18 Holes at Wyndham (PGATourCom)
Alex Smalley’s Wild Ride (PGATourCom)
Joohyung Kim Opens with Quad, Finishes 3-under (PGATourCom)
Cut Predictor (PGATourCom)
Live FedEx Cup Standings (PGATourCom)
On This Day in Golf History
August 5, 1990 - Tom Kite became the first player to win $6 million in career earnings on the PGA Tour when he hit a 15-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to defeat John Cook and win the St. Jude’s Memphis Classic. - Courtesy of Randy Walker, Author of On This Day in Golf History, available via Amazon.com and by clicking HERE
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