Chappell Leads UCLA at US Collegiate Championship

By Golf Channel NewsroomMarch 24, 2008, 4:00 pm
NCAAALPHARETTA, Ga. ' UCLAs Kevin Chappell shot a 3-under-par 69 Monday, taking a share of the individual lead and pacing third-ranked UCLA to a one-shot advantage after the first round of the United States Collegiate Championship at The Golf Club of Georgia.
 
Chappell is in a four-way tie for the lead with Oklahoma States Trent Leon, Georgia States Joel Sjoholm and Georgia Techs Cameron Tringale. Another group of five players is two strokes back at 1-under 71.
 
The Bruins shot 2-over-par 290 Monday on the 7,017-yard, par 72 Lakeside Course, in a round played in cold and windy conditions that included snow flurries at one point early in the day.
 
They lead 11th-ranked Florida State (3-over 291) by one and fifth-ranked Oklahoma State (4-over 292). No. 6 Southern California, No. 24 East Tennessee State and top-ranked Alabama are tied for fourth place at 6-over 294. The top eight teams are separated by just eight strokes heading into Tuesdays round.
 
Tenth-ranked Georgia Tech, the host team, is in seventh place at 8-over 296, followed by Georgia State at 10-over 298. No. 2 Georgia is tied with Coastal Carolina for ninth place another four shots back.
 
The first round was delayed 30 minutes by frost and was played in winds that gusted as high at 20 miles per hour. Temperatures never rose above 47 degrees, and the wind chill factor topped out at 40 degrees.
 
Chappell, a senior from Fresno, Calif., overcame a quadruple-bogey on the third hole, birdieing the sixth through the 10th holes, and had seven birdies altogether in his round. Craig Leslie and Lucas Lee shot 73 each for the Bruins, while Erik Flores and Jason Kang added 75s.
 
'I think the golf course is more there for the taking that it was last year, said Chappell, who chipped three times on No. 3 and had the ball roll back to his feet each time. When they introduced my group on the first tee, it started snowing. I said, Oh, Great, I didnt know they played in snow You just deal with it. The greens definitely are not as firm. I heard people say they were not as fast (as last year), but I thought they were plenty fast.
 
Sjoholm, the nations sixth-ranked player who has averaged 71.04 strokes over 24 rounds this year, birdied three holes with no bogeys on the back side after playing the first nine holes in even par. Tringale, a junior from Laguna Niguel, Calif., posted his eighth round in the 60s and his 13th subpar round of the year. He recorded seven birdies, but bogeyed No. 10 and double-bogeyed No. 13 after reaching 4-under on his round. Leon, a junior from Dallas, Texas, ranked 46th in the nation, played a bogey-free back nine with three birdies.
 
Its our home course, said Tringale. We know every bump, that kind of thing. Weve been around here enough times, we should do pretty well. I think the scores are going to get better each day as people get more familiar with the course. Its playing a little easier because the greens arent as fast or as firm.
 
Cameron Knight led Florida State with a 1-under 71 and is in the five-way tie for fifth individually, while Rickie Fowler paced Oklahoma State with an even-par 72, part of a six-way tie for 10th.
 
Chesson Hadley shot 74, while Daniel Bowden (77) and JT Griffin also counted for Georgia Tech. The Panthers, in eighth place at 10-over 298, counted a 74 from Alex Castro, a 77 from Tom Sherreard and a 78 from Maurice Jordan. Georgia counted 74s from Adam Mitchell and Hudson Swafford, and 78s from Brian Harman and Harris English.
 
All three Georgia teams are paired together, teeing off the 10th hole at 11:20 a.m., for Tuesdays second round. Tee times begin Tuesday at 10 a.m. from both the first and 10th holes.
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Tiger Tracker: 147th Open Championship

By Tiger TrackerJuly 21, 2018, 2:15 pm

Tiger Woods, in search of his 15th career major championship title, started the weekend six off the lead at Carnoustie. We're tracking him in Round 3 of The Open.


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Rose's Saturday 64 matches Carnoustie Open record

By Ryan LavnerJuly 21, 2018, 1:03 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Justin Rose needed to sink a 14-foot putt on the final hole Friday just to make the cut on the number at The Open.

Freewheeling when he came to the course Saturday, Rose tied the lowest score ever recorded in an Open at Carnoustie.

Entering the weekend nine shots off the lead, the world No. 3 carded a bogey-free, 7-under 64 to at least make things interesting. It won’t be known for several hours how many shots Rose will be behind, but his back-nine 30 gives him an opportunity, if the wind blows 25 mph Sunday as forecast, to challenge the leaders.


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After all, Paul Lawrie was 10 shots back entering the final round here in 1999.

“I think the birdie on 18 last night freed me up, and I’m just very happy to be out on this golf course and not down the road somewhere else this morning,” said Rose, who is at 4-under 209. “So that might have been part of the shift in mindset today. I had nothing to lose from that point of view.”

Rose’s 64 matched Steve Stricker and Richard Green’s record score at Carnoustie (2007).

It also was Rose’s career-low round in a major.

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Watch: Full replays of The Open coverage

By Golf Channel DigitalJuly 21, 2018, 12:20 pm

NBC Sports and Golf Channel are showcasing nearly 50 hours of live coverage of the 147th Open. Missed anything? Well, you can catch up right here. Click on the links below for replays from Carnoustie, broken down into daily segments:

Saturday, Day 3 (Times ET)

4:30-7AM (Watch): Sunny skies and birdies were on the menu early in Round 3, as Justin Rose made his way around Carnoustie in 64 strokes. Click here or on the image below to watch.


Friday, Day 2 (Times ET)

8:20AM-3PM (Watch): As the skies cleared on Friday afternoon, defending champion Jordan Spieth made a run to try and regain the claret jug. Click here or on the image below to watch. Also, click here to watch the full replay of the marquee group: Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose and Kiradech Aphibarnrat.

1:30-8:20AM (Watch): On a rainy Friday morning at Carnoustie, Rory McIlroy shot 69 to reach 4 under, while Zach Johnson fired a 67 for the early lead. Click here or on the image below to watch. Also, click here to watch the full replay of the marquee group: Brooks Koepka, Ian Poulter and Cameron Smith.


Thursday, Day 1 (Times ET)

Noon-4PM (Watch): Tiger Woods was up and down in the afternoon, as winds picked up a little and no one could catch Kevin Kisner. Click here or on the image below to watch. Also, click here to watch the full replay of the marquee group: Woods, Russell Knox and Hideki Matsuyama.

1:30-8:25AM (Watch): Defending champion Jordan Spieth got off to a good start, while Kevin Kisner (66) set the early pace. Click here or on the image below to watch. Also, click here to watch the full replay of the marquee group: Rickie Fowler, Jon Rahm and Chris Wood.

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How to watch The Open on TV and online

By Golf Channel DigitalJuly 21, 2018, 8:30 am

You want to watch the 147th Open? Here’s how you can do it.

Golf Channel and NBC Sports will be televising 182 hours of overall programming from the men's third major of the year at Carnoustie

In addition to the traditional coverage, the two networks will showcase three live alternate feeds: marquee groups, featured holes (our new 3-hole channel) and spotlight action. You can also watch replays of full-day coverage, Thursday-Sunday, in the Golf Channel app, NBC Sports apps, and on GolfChannel.com.  

Here’s the weekly TV schedule, with live stream links in parentheses. You can view all the action on the Golf Channel mobile, as well. Alternate coverage is noted in italics:

(All times Eastern; GC=Golf Channel; NBC=NBC Sports; GC.com=GolfChannel.com or check the GLE app)

Monday, July 16

GC: 7-9AM: Morning Drive (stream.golfchannel.com)

GC: 9-11AM: Live From The Open (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)

GC: 7-9PM: Live From The Open (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)


Tuesday, July 17

GC: 6AM-2PM: Live From The Open (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)


Wednesday, July 18

GC: 6AM-2PM: Live From The Open (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)


Thursday, July 19

GC: Midnight-1:30AM: Midnight Drive (stream.golfchannel.com)

GC: Day 1: The Open, live coverage: 1:30AM-4PM (www.golfchannel.com/theopen)

GC.com: Day 1: The Open, Spotlight: 1:30AM-4PM (www.golfchannel.com/spotlight)

GC.com: Day 1: The Open, Marquee Groups: 4AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/marqueegroup)

GC.com: Day 1: The Open, 3-Hole Channel: 4AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/3holechannel)

GC: Live From The Open: 4-5PM (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)


Friday, July 20

GC: Day 2: The Open, live coverage: 1:30AM-4PM (www.golfchannel.com/theopen)

GC.com: Day 2: The Open, Spotlight: 1:30AM-4PM (www.golfchannel.com/spotlight)

GC.com: Day 2: The Open, Marquee Groups: 4AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/marqueegroup)

GC.com: Day 2: The Open, 3-Hole Channel: 4AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/3holechannel)

GC: Live From The Open: 4-5PM (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)


Saturday, July 21

GC: Day 3: The Open, live coverage: 4:30-7AM (www.golfchannel.com/theopen)

NBC: Rd. 3: The Open, live coverage: 7AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/theopen)

GC.com: Day 3: The Open, Spotlight: 4:30AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/spotlight)

GC.com: Day 3: The Open, Marquee Groups: 5AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/marqueegroup)

GC.com: Day 3: The Open, 3-Hole Channel: 5AM-3PM (www.golfchannel.com/3holechannel)

GC: Live From The Open: 3-4PM (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)


Sunday, July 22

GC: Day 4: The Open, live coverage: 4:30-7AM (www.golfchannel.com/theopen)

NBC: Rd. 4: The Open, live coverage: 7AM-2:30PM (www.golfchannel.com/theopen)

GC.com: Day 4: The Open, Spotlight: 4:30AM-2:30PM (www.golfchannel.com/spotlight)

GC.com: Day 4: The Open, Marquee Groups: 5AM-2PM (www.golfchannel.com/marqueegroup)

GC.com: Day 4: The Open, 3-Hole Channel: 5AM-2PM (www.golfchannel.com/3holechannel)

GC: Live From The Open: 2:30-4PM (www.golfchannel.com/livefromstream)