The PGA TOUR had two events occurring concurrently this week… and Team Troon had representation in both. First off, the WGC Fed Ex St. Jude’s Invitational had a strong field taking on TPC Southwind in Memphis, Tennessee. Low Team Troon member in this event was Justin Thomas who finished at -5 for T26 followed by Matt Fitzpatrick who finished +3 at T57.
- T26 Justin Thomas: 67-67-69-72: -5
- T57 Matt Fitzpatrick: 70-72-67-74: +3
At the Barracuda Championship in Trukee, California, low Team Troon member was Gary Woodland who finished within the Top 10 at T7 for a score of +38. The Barracuda Championship is the only PGA TOUR event that uses the Modified Stableford scoring format. Unlike traditional scoring methods, where the aim is to have the lowest score, the objective in a Modified Stableford tournament is to have the highest score. Scoring at the Barracuda Championship looked like the following:
Double Eagle: 8 points
Eagle: 5 points
Birdie: 2 points
Par: 0 points
Bogey: -1 point
Double Bogey or more: -3 points
Gary Woodland finished with +38, 12 behind eventual winner Erik Van Rooyen who posted +50.
Gary’s actual round scores were as follows:
- T7 Gary Woodland: 72-66-67-65: +38
The PGA Tour moves to Sedgefield CC in Greensboro, NC for the Wyndham Championship. Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland are in the field this week at Sedgefield. Go Matt and Go Gary!
Cheyenne Woods followed up her on course commentary work at The Match with additional broadcasting duties last week at the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Cheyenne was on the Golf Channel broadcast team this past week providing some great commentary/insight on the best women amateur players in the country.
As alluded to in last week’s Team Troon on Tour, Dumbarnie Links in Scotland will host the Trust Golf Women’s Scottish Open, August 12-15. Be sure to tune into Golf Channel/Sky Sports for the televised tournament action. We also recommend following Dumbarnie Link’s social channels for tournament host venue insight and behind the scenes action (Facebook Twitter Instagram) as the team does a great job with their social channels.
Best of luck Team Dumbarnie Links!
Have a great week and GO TEAM TROON!