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WMPO purse payout: Woodland earns $1.242 million

By Golf Channel DigitalFebruary 5, 2018, 2:38 pm

Gary Woodland defeated Chez Reavie on the first hole of sudden death to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open. Here's how the purse was paid out at TPC Scottsdale:

1 Gary Woodland -18 $1,242,000
2 Chez Reavie -18 $745,200
T3 Ollie Schniederjans -15 $400,200
T3 Brendan Steele -15 $400,200
T5 Bryson DeChambeau -14 $242,363
T5 Phil Mickelson -14 $242,363
T5 Chesson Hadley -14 $242,363
T5 Matt Kuchar -14 $242,363
T9 Brian Gay -13 $193,200
T9 Martin Laird -13 $193,200
T11 Rickie Fowler -12 $141,450
T11 Daniel Berger -12 $141,450
T11 James Hahn -12 $141,450
T11 Chris Kirk -12 $141,450
T11 Vaughn Taylor -12 $141,450
T11 Jon Rahm -12 $141,450
T17 Xander Schauffele -11 $100,050
T17 Beau Hossler -11 $100,050
T17 Patrick Reed -11 $100,050
T17 Justin Thomas -11 $100,050
T21 Martin Flores -10 $80,040
T21 Alex Noren -10 $80,040
T23 Byeong Hun An -9 $66,240
T23 Brandt Snedeker -9 $66,240
T23 Scott Stallings -9 $66,240
T26 Aaron Baddeley -8 $51,060
T26 Bill Haas -8 $51,060
T26 Charley Hoffman -8 $51,060
T26 Luke List -8 $51,060
T26 Nick Watney -8 $51,060
T31 Kevin Chappell -7 $39,133
T31 Austin Cook -7 $39,133
T31 Patton Kizzire -7 $39,133
T31 Jason Kokrak -7 $39,133
T31 Marc Leishman -7 $39,133
T31 Rory Sabbatini -7 $39,133
T31 Steve Stricker -7 $39,133
T38 John Huh -6 $29,670
T38 Harold Varner III -6 $29,670
T40 Francesco Molinari -5 $29,670
T40 Kevin Streelman -5 $29,670
T40 Bubba Watson -5 $29,670
T43 Keegan Bradley -4 $22,770
T43 Chad Campbell -4 $22,770
T43 Lucas Glover -4 $22,770
T43 Adam Hadwin -4 $22,770
T43 Billy Horschel -4 $22,770
T48 Derek Fathauer -3 $17,802
T48 Kevin Na -3 $17,802
T48 Ben Silverman -3 $17,802
T48 Cameron Smith -3 $17,802
T52 Robert Garrigus -2 $16,091
T52 Jamie Lovemark -2 $16,091
T52 Ian Poulter -2 $16,091
T52 Nick Taylor -2 $16,091
T52 Peter Uihlein -2 $16,091
T57 Emiliano Grillo -1 $15,318
T57 Zach Johnson -1 $15,318
T57 John Peterson -1 $15,318
T57 Kevin Tway -1 $15,318
T57 Camilo Villegas -1 $15,318
T62 Si Woo Kim E $14,766
T62 Colt Knost E $14,766
T62 C.T. Pan E $14,766
T65 Shane Lowry 2 $14,421
T65 Brian Stuard 2 $14,421
T67 Blayne Barber 3 $14,145
T67 Ben Martin 3 $14,145
T69 Cody Gribble 4 $13,869
T69 Tyrone Van Aswegen 4 $13,869
71 Grayson Murray 5 $13,662
72 Charlie Beljan 7 $13,524
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Third-round tee times for the 147th Open

By Golf Channel DigitalJuly 20, 2018, 9:05 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Eighteen major champions made the cut at The Open and will be playing the weekend at Carnoustie, including 60-year-old ageless wonder Bernhard Langer, and both major champs so far this year, Patrick Reed and Brooks Koepka.

Twenty-four-year-old Gavin Green will be first off solo Saturday at 4:15 a.m. ET. Reed and Rhys Enoch will follow along 10 minutes later.

Full-field scores from the 147th Open Championship

Full coverage of the 147th Open Championship

Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods, both at even par for the tournament, six shots behind leaders Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner, are in consecutive groups. Mickelson is playing with Austin Cook at 8:05 a.m. and Woods is with South Africa’s Shaun Norris at 8:15 a.m.

Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler, both three shots off the lead, are also in consecutive groups. Fowler is at 10 a.m. with Thorbjorn Olesen and Spieth is 10 minutes later with Kevin Chappell. Rory McIlroy, looking to win his first major since the 2014 PGA Championship, is at 10:40 a.m. with Xander Schauffele. McIlroy is two shots behind.

Johnson and Kisner are last off at 11 a.m.

4:15AM ET: Gavin Green

4:25AM ET: Rhys Enoch, Patrick Reed

4:35AM ET: Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Justin Rose

4:45AM ET: Yusaku Miyazato, Tyrrell Hatton

4:55AM ET: Ross Fisher, Keegan Bradley

5:05AM ET: Ryan Fox, Jason Dufner

5:15AM ET: Bryson DeChambeau, Henrik Stenson

5:25AM ET: Tom Lewis, Sam Locke (a)

5:35AM ET: Paul Casey, Chris Wood

5:45AM ET: Bernhard Langer, Rafa Cabrera Bello

6:00AM ET: Paul Dunne, Brett Rumford

6:10AM ET: Masahiro Kawamura, Shubhankar Sharma

6:20AM ET: Cameron Smith, Brendan Steele

6:30AM ET: Marc Leishman, Lee Westwood

6:40AM ET: Byeong Hun An, Kevin Na

6:50AM ET: Julian Suri, Adam Hadwin

7:00AM ET: Gary Woodland, Si-Woo Kim

7:10AM ET: Yuta Ikeda, Satoshi Kodaira

7:20AM ET: Marcus Kinhult, Thomas Pieters

7:30AM ET: Beau Hossler, Haotong Li

7:45AM ET: Cameron Davis, Sean Crocker

7:55AM ET: Louis Oosthuizen, Stewart Cink

8:05AM ET: Phil Mickeslon, Austin Cook

8:15AM ET: Tiger Woods, Shaun Norris

8:25AM ET: Lucas Herbert, Michael Kim

8:35AM ET: Jason Day, Francesco Molinari

8:45AM ET: Sung Kang, Webb Simpson

8:55AM ET: Patrick Cantlay, Eddie Pepperell

9:05AM ET: Matthew Southgate, Brooks Koepka

9:15AM ET: Kyle Stanley, Adam Scott

9:30AM ET: Charley Hoffman, Alex Noren

9:40AM ET: Ryan Moore, Brandon Stone

9:50AM ET: Luke List, Danny Willett

10:00AM ET: Thorbjorn Olesen, Rickie Fowler

10:10AM ET: Jordan Spieth, Kevin Chappell

10:20AM ET: Zander Lombard, Tony Finau

10:30AM ET: Matt Kuchar, Erik Van Rooyen

10:40AM ET: Rory McIlroy, Xander Schauffele

10:50AM ET: Pat Perez, Tommy Fleetwood

11:00AM ET: Kevin Kisner, Zach Johnson

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Facial hair Fowler's new good-luck charm

By Rex HoggardJuly 20, 2018, 8:12 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Before, during and after the Fourth of July, Rickie Fowler missed a few appointments with his razor.

He arrived in the United Kingdom for last week’s Scottish Open still unshaved and he tied for sixth place. Fowler, like most golfers, can give in to superstition, so he's decided to keep the caveman look going for this week’s Open Championship.

“There could be some variations,” he smiled following his round on Friday at Carnoustie.

Full-field scores from the 147th Open Championship

Full coverage of the 147th Open Championship

At this rate, he may never shave again. Fowler followed an opening 70 with a 69 on Friday to move into a tie for 11th place, just three strokes off the lead.

Fowler also has some friendly competition in the beard department, with his roommate this week Justin Thomas also going for the rugged look.

“I think he kind of followed my lead in a way. I think he ended up at home, and he had a little bit of scruff going. It's just fun,” Fowler said. “We mess around with it. Obviously, not taking it too seriously. But like I said, ended up playing halfway decent last week, so I couldn't really shave it off going into this week.”

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Spieth (67) rebounds from tough Round 1 finish

By Ryan LavnerJuly 20, 2018, 7:55 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Guess whose putter is starting to heat up again at a major?

Even with a few wayward shots Friday at Carnoustie, Jordan Spieth made a significant climb up the leaderboard in the second round, firing a 4-under 67 to move just three shots off the lead.

Spieth showed his trademark grit in bouncing back from a rough finish Thursday, when he mis-clubbed on the 15th hole, leading to a double bogey, and ended up playing the last four holes in 4 over.

“I don’t know if I actually regrouped,” he said. “It more kind of fires me up a little.”

Full-field scores from the 147th Open Championship

Full coverage of the 147th Open Championship

Spieth missed more than half of his fairways in the second round, but he was able to play his approach shots from the proper side of the hole. Sure, he “stole a few,” particularly with unlikely birdies on Nos. 10 and 11 after errant drives, but he took advantage and put himself in position to defend his claret jug.

Spieth needed only 25 putts in the second round, and he credited a post-round adjustment Thursday for the improvement. The tweak allows his arms to do more of the work in his stroke, and he said he felt more confident on the greens.

“It’s come a long way in the last few months, no doubt,” he said.

More than anything, Spieth was relieved not to have to play “cut-line golf” on Friday, like he’s done each start since his spirited run at the Masters.

“I know that my swing isn’t exactly where I want it to be; it’s nowhere near where it was at Birkdale,” he said. “But the short game is on point, and the swing is working in the right direction to get the confidence back.”

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After 36, new Open favorite is ... Fleetwood

By Golf Channel DigitalJuly 20, 2018, 7:49 pm

With a handful of the pre-championship favorites exiting early, there is a new odds-on leader entering the third round of The Open at Carnoustie.

While Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner share the 36-hole lead, it's England's Tommy Fleetwood who leads the betting pack at 11/2. Fleetwood begins the third round one shot off the lead.

Click here for the leaderboard and take a look below at the odds, courtesy Jeff Sherman at

Tommy Fleetwood: 11/2

Zach Johnson: 13/2

Rory McIlroy: 7/1

Jordan Spieth: 8/1

Rickie Fowler: 9/1

Kevin Kisner: 12/1

Xander Schauffele: 16/1

Tony Finau: 16/1

Matt Kuchar: 18/1

Pat Perez: 25/1

Brooks Koepka: 25/1

Erik van Rooyen: 50/1

Alex Noren: 50/1

Tiger Woods: 50/1

Thorbjorn Olesen: 60/1

Danny Willett: 60/1

Francesco Molinari: 60/1