Second-Round Senior PGA Championship Scores

By Golf Channel NewsroomMay 25, 2001, 4:00 pm
Jim Thorpe 67-69--136 8-under
 
Bob Gilder 68-69--137 7-under
 
Bruce Fleisher 70-69--139 5-under
 
Allen Doyle 70-70--140 4-under
 
Dana Quigley 70-71--141 3-under
Tom Watson 72-69--141
Stewart Ginn 73-68--141
Howard Twitty 71-70--141
 
Bruce Summerhays 73-69--142 2-under
 
Bill Brask 72-71--143 1-under
Gary Player 70-73--143
Jack Nicklaus 68-75--143
Bob Murphy 71-72--143
 
Hale Irwin 69-75--144 Even
Larry Nelson 68-76--144
 
Doug Tewell 70-75--145 1-over
Frank Conner 71-74--145
Michael Zinni 72-73--145
Vicente Fernandez 71-74--145
Seiji Ebihara 74-71--145
 
Bill Schumaker 71-75--146 2-over
Hugh Baiocchi 74-72--146
Lee Trevino 74-72--146
Walter Hall 73-73--146
Terry Dill 73-73--146
Walt Morgan 71-75--146
John Grace 72-74--146
Tom Wargo 71-75--146
Dale Douglass 71-75--146
Jerry Tucker 72-74--146
 
Ed Brooks 70-77--147 3-over
Fred Gibson 73-74--147
John Bland 74-73--147
Jim Dent 71-76--147
Rocky Thompson 72-75--147
Jim Colbert 69-78--147
Ken Peyre-Ferry 76-71--147
John Schroeder 74-73--147
John Jacobs 72-75--147
Jose Priscilo Diniz 73-74--147
Isao Aoki 71-76--147
Dave Eichelberger 75-72--147
DeWitt Weaver 73-74--147
 
Roy Vucinich 71-77--148 4-over
Pete Oakley 75-73--148
Doug Johnson 69-79--148
Al Geiberger 72-76--148
Joe Inman 74-74--148
Lanny Wadkins 73-75--148
Hubert Green 73-75--148
Rodger Davis 75-73--148
Jim Holtgrieve 75-73--148
Mark Hayes 72-76--148
Ed Dougherty 71-77--148
Bob Charles 75-73--148
 
Terry Mauney 74-75--149 5-over
Ray Floyd 79-70--149
Jose Maria Canizares 74-75--149
Ian Stanley 72-77--149
Lon Hinkle 76-73--149
Dave Stockton 72-77--149
Tom Kite 72-77--149
Jim Ahern 74-75--149
Paul Parajeckas 74-75--149
David Oakley 73-76--149
Steve Stull 74-75--149
Roger Kennedy 77-72--149
 
John Calabria 78-72--150 6-over
Barry Jaeckel 74-76--150
Jim Barker 74-76--150
Bobby Cole 72-78--150
Graham Marsh 76-74--150
Larry Ziegler 73-77--150
Dick McClean 75-75--150
Pete Nilles 73-77--150
Simon Owen 74-76--150
Mike McCullough 73-77--150
Jim Albus 76-74--150
Tom Jenkins 75-75--150
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Barry Vivian 74-77--151 7-over
Bill Holstead 72-79--151
Bob Duval 77-74--151
Miller Barber 74-77--151
Jerry Bruner 74-77--151
 
Jim White 76-76--152 8-over
Tommy Price 79-73--152
Rod Murray 72-80--152
Noel Ratcliffe 76-76--152
George Burns 74-78--152
Steve Veriato 77-75--152
Peter Famiano 75-77--152
Mike Smith 74-78--152
Tommy Aaron 75-77--152
David Graham 76-76--152
Katsunari Takahashi 72-80--152
Andy North 77-75--152
 
Pat O'Brien 80-73--153 9-over
Rex Caldwell 76-77--153
Bob Ralston 78-75--153
Gary Lindeblad 74-79--153
Benny Passons 75-78--153
Mike Kallam 79-74--153
David Huish 73-80--153
Yukio Noguchi 76-77--153
James Masserio 77-76--153
Bernard Gallacher 77-76--153
Larry Ringer 75-78--153
 
Ed Sabo 75-79--154 10-over
Leonard Thompson 76-78--154
Walter Zembriski 75-79--154
Gary Groh 76-78--154
Babe Hiskey 76-78--154
Bob Zimmerman 78-76--154
Ted Goin 75-79--154
Jesse Patino 79-75--154
Arnold Palmer 71-83--154
 
Denis O'Sullivan 77-78--155 11-over
Drue Johnson 79-76--155
Chuck Milne 76-79--155
 
Charlie Krenkel 79-77--156 12-over
Dick Lotz 83-73--156
Bob Dickson 79-77--156
Wes Smith 77-79--156
Bob Eastwood 77-79--156
Bob Wynn 77-79--156
 
Joe Jimenez 81-76--157 13-over
 
Tony Peterson 79-79--158 14-over
Fujio Kobayashi 76-82--158
Doug Sanders 81-77--158
Bob Betley 77-81--158
Kurt Cox 77-81--158
Hank Woodrome 81-77--158
Al Krueger 78-80--158
Tom McGinnis 77-81--158
Larry Mowry 78-80--158
 
Gary Wintz 81-78--159 15-over
Steve Benson 78-81--159
John Traub 79-80--159
Marion Heck 81-78--159
 
Paul Reed 80-80--160 16-over
 
Joe Huber 78-83--161 17-over
 
Larry King 78-85--163 19-over
 
Lee Elder 84-89--173 29-over
 
Tommy Horton 77--DQ
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Schauffele just fine being the underdog

By Rex HoggardJuly 21, 2018, 8:06 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Following a breakthough season during which he won twice and collected the PGA Tour Rookie of the Year Award, Xander Schauffele concedes his sophomore campaign has been less than stellar, but that could all change on Sunday at The Open.

Schauffele followed a second-round 66 with a 67 on Saturday to take a share of the 9-under-par lead with Jordan Spieth and Kevin Kisner.

Although he hasn’t won in 2018, he did finish runner-up at The Players and tied for sixth at the U.S. Open, two of the year’s toughest tests.


Full-field scores from the 147th Open Championship

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“Growing up, I always hit it well and played well in tough conditions,” Schauffele said. “I wasn't the guy to shoot 61. I was the guy to shoot like 70 when it was playing really hard.”

Sunday’s pairing could make things even more challenging when he’ll head out in the day’s final tee time with Spieth, the defending champion. But being the underdog in a pairing, like he was on Saturday alongside Rory McIlroy, is not a problem.

“All the guys I've talked to said, 'Live it up while you can, fly under the radar,'” he said. “Today I played in front of what you call Rory's crowd and guys were just yelling all the time, even while he's trying to putt, and he had to step off a few times. No one was yelling at me while I was putting. So I kind of enjoy just hanging back and relaxing.”

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Open odds: Spieth 7/1 to win; Tiger, Rory 14/1

By Golf Channel DigitalJuly 21, 2018, 7:54 pm

Only 18 holes remain in the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie, and the man tied atop the leaderboard is the same man who captured the claret jug last year at Royal Birkdale.

So it’s little surprise that Jordan Spieth is the odds-on favorite (7/4) to win his fourth major entering Sunday’s final round.

Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner, both tied with Spieth at 9 under par, are next in line at 5/1 and 11/2 respectively. Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, both four shots behind the leaders, are listed at 14/1.

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


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Jordan Spieth: 7/4

Xander Schauffele: 5/1

Kevin Kisner: 11/2

Tiger Woods: 14/1

Francesco Molinari: 14/1

Rory McIlroy: 14/1

Kevin Chappell: 20/1

Tommy Fleetwood: 20/1

Alex Noren: 25/1

Zach Johnson: 30/1

Justin Rose: 30/1

Matt Kuchar: 40/1

Webb Simpson: 50/1

Adam Scott: 80/1

Tony Finau: 80/1

Charley Hoffman: 100/1

Austin Cook: 100/1

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Spieth stands on brink of Open repeat

By Rex HoggardJuly 21, 2018, 7:49 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Jordan Spieth described Monday’s “ceremony” to return the claret jug to the keepers of the game’s oldest championship as anything but enjoyable.

For the last 12 months the silver chalice has been a ready reminder of what he was able to overcome and accomplish in 2017 at Royal Birkdale, a beacon of hope during a year that’s been infinitely forgettable.

By comparison, the relative pillow fight this week at Carnoustie has been a welcome distraction, a happy-go-lucky stroll through a wispy field. Unlike last year’s edition, when Spieth traveled from the depths of defeat to the heights of victory within a 30-minute window, the defending champion has made this Open seem stress-free, easy even, by comparison.

But then those who remain at Carnoustie know it’s little more than a temporary sleight of hand.

As carefree as things appeared on Saturday when 13 players, including Spieth, posted rounds of 67 or lower, as tame as Carnoustie, which stands alone as The Open’s undisputed bully, has been through 54 holes there was a foreboding tension among the rank and file as they readied for a final trip around Royal Brown & Bouncy.

“This kind of southeast or east/southeast wind we had is probably the easiest wind this golf course can have, but when it goes off the left side, which I think is forecasted, that's when you start getting more into the wind versus that kind of cross downwind,” said Spieth, who is tied for the lead with Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner at 9 under par after a 6-under 65. “It won't be the case tomorrow. It's going to be a meaty start, not to mention, obviously, the last few holes to finish.”

Carnoustie only gives so much and with winds predicted to gust to 25 mph there was a distinct feeling that playtime was over.

As melancholy as Spieth was about giving back the claret jug, and make no mistake, he wasn’t happy, not even his status among the leading contenders with a lap remaining was enough for him to ignore the sleeping giant.


Full-field scores from the 147th Open Championship

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But then he’s come by his anxiousness honestly. Spieth has spent far too much time answering questions about an inexplicably balky putter the last few weeks and he hasn’t finished better than 21st since his “show” finish in April at the Masters.

After a refreshingly solid start to his week on Thursday imploded with a double bogey-bogey-par-bogey finish he appeared closer to an early ride home on Friday than he did another victory lap, but he slowly clawed his way back into the conversation as only he can with one clutch putt after the next.

“I'm playing golf for me now. I've kind of got a cleared mind. I've made a lot of progress over the year that's been kind of an off year, a building year,” said Spieth, who is bogey-free over his last 36 holes. “And I've got an opportunity to make it a very memorable one with a round, but it's not necessary for me to prove anything for any reason.”

But if an awakened Carnoustie has Spieth’s attention, the collection of would-be champions assembled around and behind him adds another layer of intrigue.

Kisner, Spieth’s housemate this week on Angus coast, has led or shared the lead after each round this week and hasn’t shown any signs of fading like he did at last year’s PGA Championship, when he started the final round with a one-stroke lead only to close with a 74 to tie for seventh place.

“I haven't played it in that much wind. So I think it's going to be a true test, and we'll get to see really who's hitting it the best and playing the best tomorrow,” said Kisner, who added a 68 to his total on Day 3.

There’s no shortage of potential party crashers, from Justin Rose at 4 under after a round-of-the-week 64 to 2015 champion Zach Johnson, who also made himself at home with Spieth and Kisner in the annual Open frat house and is at 5 under.

Rory McIlroy, who is four years removed from winning his last major championship, looked like a player poised to get off the Grand Slam schneid for much of the day, moving to 7 under with a birdie at the 15th hole, but he played the last three holes in 2 over par and is tied with Johnson at 5 under par. 

And then there’s Tiger Woods. For three magical hours the three-time Open champion played like he’d never drifted into the dark competitive hole that’s defined his last few years. Like he’d never been sidelined by an endless collection of injuries and eventually sought relief under the surgeon’s knife.

As quietly as Woods can do anything, he turned in 3 under par for the day and added two more birdies at Nos. 10 and 11. His birdie putt at the 14th hole lifted him temporarily into a share of the lead at 6 under par.

“We knew there were going to be 10, 12 guys with a chance to win on Sunday, and it's turning out to be that,” said Woods, who is four strokes off the lead. “I didn't want to be too far back if the guys got to 10 [under] today. Five [shots back] is certainly doable, and especially if we get the forecast tomorrow.”

Woods held his round of 66 together with a gritty par save at the 18th hole after hitting what he said was his only clunker of the day off the final tee.

Even that episode seemed like foreshadowing.

The 18th hole has rough, bunkers, out of bounds and a burn named Barry that weaves its way through the hole like a drunken soccer fan. It’s the Grand Slam of hazardous living and appears certain to play a leading role in Sunday’s outcome.

Perhaps none of the leading men will go full Jean Van de Velde, the star-crossed Frenchman who could still be standing in that burn if not for a rising tide back at the 1999 championship, but if the 499 yards of dusty turf is an uninvited guest, it’s a guest nonetheless.

It may not create the same joyless feelings that he had when he returned the claret jug, but given the hole’s history and Spieth’s penchant for late-inning histrionics (see Open Championship, 2017), the 18th hole is certain to produce more than a few uncomfortable moments.

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Wandering photographer costs McIlroy on 16

By Ryan LavnerJuly 21, 2018, 7:44 pm

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Rory McIlroy bogeyed two of his last four holes Saturday to fall four shots off the lead at The Open.

One of those mistakes might not have entirely been his fault.

McIlroy missed a short putt on the par-3 16th after a photographer was “in a world all his own,” wandering around near the green, taking photos of the crowd and not paying attention to the action on the green.


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“It’s fine,” McIlroy said after a third-round 70 put him at 5-under 208, four shots off the lead. “It’s one of those things that happens. There’s a lot of people out there, and it is what it is. It’s probably my fault, but I just didn’t regroup well after it happened.”

McIlroy also bogeyed the home hole, after driving into a fairway bunker, sending his second shot right of the green and failing to get up and down.

“I putted well,” he said. “I holed out when I needed to. I just need to make the birdies and try to limit the damage tomorrow.”