Kelly Kraft misses PGA Tour cut after rogue bird causes double bogey

Ross Houston
April 15, 2018

"Obviously my iron play is incredible, and when I get going I can get hot", DeChambeau told reporters.

Kuchar, that also begun around the back 9, birdied his last two holes to join a group putting off two shots off the guide, whilst Huh fired a six-under 30 within an electric front nine in he left four birdies along with the eagle at the par-five fifth.

Victor of last year's John Deere Classic, DeChambeau - who finished runner-up to Rory McIlroy at the Arnold Palmer Invitational - is ahead of Kim Si-woo and Ian Poulter. "The win helps a lot", he said.

The leaderboard is a nice mix of notable names and unheralded contenders with most of the sport's top-ranked players taking a little break after the Masters.

Seven of the Englishman's last 11 rounds have been in the 60s after having just three such showings in his first 20 rounds this season. Then down to his final try to reach Augusta National, Poulter needed a birdie on the 72nd hole to force a playoff with Beau Hossler.

He's kept up that stellar play at Harbour Town. While the bird reportedly emerged unharmed, Kraft's ball ricocheted into a lake guarding the front of the green and he eventually made a double bogey.

"I was just happy in order to play today, &rdquo". He posted nine birdies along with a triple-bogey 6 on the par-3 14th where he was assessed a two-stroke penalty for touching the sand when he scrubbed the fringe of a bunker following a shot. Kuchar, who tied for 28th at the Masters, made birdie on four of his last seven holes. "I feel like I'm playing really solid", he said. This time, he to channel the game that's made him the world's top-ranked golfer for more than a year. "I'm giving myself some chances and looking forward to the weekend". Japan's Satoshi Kodaira followed his 73 on Thursday with the lowest round of the tournament so, a 63, on Friday.

DeChambeau, 24, earned his first PGA Tour win at the John Deere Classic last July and was runner-up to Rory McIlroy at the Arnold Palmer Invitational in March.

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