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Laird Assured Of FedEx Cup Start Despite Wyndham Withdrawal.

Greensboro, NC … Martin Laird is assured of qualifying for next week’s start to the lucrative FedEx Cup Play-Off Series despite withdrawing before the start to his second round in the Wyndham Championship. Laird ended Thursday’s round very well placed at four under-par and sharing 18th place with fellow Scot Russell Knox. A PGA Tour official indicated Laird cited ‘family reasons’ in withdrawing fro the $US 5.8m event and returning to his Charlotte residence. Laird teed-up in Greensboro ...

Stenson Continues To Sizzle In Stifling Sauna-Like Wyndham Conditions.

Greensboro, NC … Former Open Champion Henrik Stenson continued to battle stifling conditions and muscle his way to a two-shot clubhouse lead on day two of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Stenson, who is looking for a first victory on U.S. soil in four years, added a 66 to his sizzling first round eight-under 62 to advance to 12-under in the near century-like heat on the Sedgefield course. The 41-year old Swede, and leaving his Callaway driver in his locker for a second ...

Lowry & Power Battle Sauna-Like Conditions Signing For Wyndham 67s

Greensborn, NC … Shane Lowry and Seamus Power refused to wilt in near meltdown conditions posting four under 67s on the opening day of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Lowry was one-over through five holes but completed his closing 13 in four-under including three birdies in a four-hole stretch from his 11thon the Sedgefield Country Club course. Power, and teeing-up in Greensboro for a first occasion, birdied his. first three holes and then ‘thinned’ a wedge at the ...

Harrington Takes Wyndham Route 66 To Equal-Best Round All Season.

Greensboro, NC … Padraig Harrington posted his equal-lowest round of a injury-interrupted season in shooting a four-under par 66 on day one of the Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. The effort, in stiffling hot and humid conditions. is Harrington’s best round since a similar 66 on the opening day of the recent Travelers Championship in Connecticut. It left the Dubliner sharing the leading Irish honors and trailing five shots behind American Matt Every who signed for a ...

Stenson Sizzles In Wyndham Championship With PGA Tour Career Low 62.

Greensboro, NC … Henrik Stenson was in sizzling form producing his lowest score of his PGA Tour career of an eight-under par 62 in meltdown conditions on the opening day of the Wyndham Championship. Stenson birdied four of his opening nine holes and repeated the effort over his inward half to end the day trailing just one shot behind American Matt Every who went within one shot of matching the Sedgefield Country Club course record with his nine-under par 61. Six players, including formerU.S. ...

Knox & Laird Refuse To Wilt In Wyndham Heat & Humidity.

Greensboro, NC …  The Scottish duo of Russell Knox and Martin Laird were delighted to find the air-conditioned comfort of the clubhouse after recording similar four-under par 66s in sweltering conditions on the opening day of the Wyndham Championship in North Carolina. The Tartan pair, and starting on different nines, each recoded six birdies and two bogeys in temperatures in the low 90s and near 70% humidity on the Sedgefield Country Club course in Greensboro. Daytona based Matt Every raced ...

Smith Shoots PGA Tour Career Low Four Days After His Coach Jets In From ‘Down Under’.

Greensboro,  NC … Brisbane-born Cameron Smith felt right at home in sweltering heatwave conditions to record a 63 and the lowest round of his PGA Tour career on day one of the Wyndham Championship. It is Smith’s lowest score in his 60 Tour events and a shot better than a 64 he posted earlier this year on day one of the Sony Hawaii Open. But in a complete turnaround in recent weeks the 23-year old seized seven birdies and none better than his 181-yard uphill second shot into the 18th green ...