La Quinta, CA (Sports Network) – Canadian Justin Shin fired an 8-under 64 on
Thursday and took a 1-stroke lead after the opening round of the Web.com Tour
Shin, who played the Nicklaus Tournament Course on Thursday, played three PGA
Tour Canada events in 2013 and missed the cut in two of them.
Chris Epperson, who played the TPC Stadium Course, carded a 7-under 65 in
round one. He was joined in second place by Jonathan Fricke, Carlos Sainz, Jr.
and Jason Millard.
Nathan Tyler and Chris Parra share sixth place at 6-under 66, while Darron
Durban, South Africa (SportsNetwork.com) – Daniel Brooks was able to maintain
his position atop the leaderboard at the Nelson Mandela Championship when play
was suspended for the second straight day Thursday.
Wednesday’s play was suspended for darkness following a seven-hour delay to
the start of the round, and Thursday again saw heavy rains that eventually
caused a suspension when the course became too saturated.
Brooks was able to finish his round on Wednesday with an 8-under 62 to claim
the clubhouse lead. Francois Calmels also completed his first continue
The 2013 Franklin Templeton Shootout will be hosted at the Tiburon Golf Club at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Resort in Naples, Florida from December 13th – December 15th, 2013. There are 24 golfers that have been split into 12 teams for this event before the holidays.
This tournament only has three rounds and the format for each round varies. In the 1st round the format is alternate-shot, in the 2nd round the format is best ball and in the 3rd round the format is scramble. This makes it one of the more exciting golf events to watch.
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Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – PGA TOUR – FRANKLIN TEMPLETON SHOOTOUT,
Tiburon Golf Club, Naples, Florida – The PGA Tour moves to Florida this week
for the Franklin Templeton Shootout.
The tournament features 24 players competing in a team format that consists of
a modified alternate-shot during the first round, a better ball on Saturday
and a Sunday scramble.
Steve Stricker, who is paired with Jerry Kelly, is the highest ranked player
in the field at No. 7. Matt Kuchar, Brandt Snedeker and Jason Dufner, the
eighth, ninth and 10th ranked players in the world, are also participating.
Kuchar and continue
Thousand Oaks, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – After a dramatic par on the final hole
of regulation, Zach Johnson two-putted for par on the first playoff hole
Sunday to defeat Tiger Woods and win the World Challenge.
Johnson dunked his approach shot on No. 18 in regulation, then holed his chip
shot for par. Woods got up and down from a greenside bunker to end alongside
Johnson at 13-under-par 275.
Both players found the fairway off the 18th tee. Woods, who shot 2-under 70 in
the final round, dumped his second in the same bunker he was in at the end continue