Riley with 66 shares lead at Sanderson Farms in home state
Riley wonders if being so open about his affection for the PGA Tour's lone Mississippi stop has created too big of a burden. It just would be a really, really special tournament to win,” Riley said. It’s easy to put that added pressure on yourself, but I just think that hinders you from playing your best golf. “You learn a lot playing against the best players in the world, and last week was most of the best players,” he said. The Sanderson Farms was a good start to his season a year ago.wftv.com
Quinn makes US Open at 57 in qualifying for young and old
Fran Quinn last played the U.S. Open eight years ago with his teenage son as his caddie. Quinn, the 57-year-old who played his first U.S. Open at Pebble Beach in 1992 the year Tom Kite won, advanced in an 8-for-3 playoff in Purchase, New York. This came after Quinn failed to make it through qualifying for the U.S. Senior Open.news.yahoo.com
McCarthy rides his good putting to early lead at Memorial
Memorial Golf Denny McCarthy hits from the 18th tee during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, June 3, 2022, in Dublin, Ohio. McCarthy was at 7-under 137, one shot ahead of PGA Tour rookie Davis Riley (71) and two clear of Rory McIlroy (69) among the early starters. In his fifth year on the PGA Tour, McCarthy is winless in 127 starts and has yet to make it to the penultimate FedEx Cup playoff event. “These are my kind of greens,” McCarthy said of the fast, contoured greens on the course Jack Nicklaus built. He was at 2-under 142, five behind McCarthy and very much in the mix for another shot at winning the Memorial.wftv.com
Thomas assured $2 million bonus as tour heads to postseason
He has not made it to the Tour Championship since 2017, the year of his last victory. CLUTCH PARFormer Masters champion Charl Schwartzel had reason to celebrate on Friday without ever being in the hunt at the PGA Championship. That got the attention of the PGA of America, which gave him an exemption into the PGA Championship. The LOCALiQ Series for players on the Canadian, China and Latin America circuits for the PGA Tour now has a conclusion. STAT OF THE WEEKIn the last five years of the PGA Championship, players have posted all four rounds in the 60s without winning 16 times.