DULUTH, GA. – Scott McCarron led the standings with four holes to go on Friday after the primary lap of the Mitsubishi Electrical Basic, delayed by rain, due to the darkish.
The beginning of the PGA Tour champions competitors was delayed by greater than 4 hours attributable to 2 three/four inches of rain through the night time and antagonistic climate situations within the morning at TPC Sugarloaf.
"The course was extraordinarily troublesome," mentioned McCarron. & # 39; & # 39; The wind was sturdy sufficient and there are a number of whirls within the timber, so it is extremely troublesome to guess which course it was, which golf equipment to hit, which strains to begin. I simply thought it was very troublesome. Exhausting to do, every part. & # 39; & # 39;
McCarron, 53, birdied at # 2, # three, and # 5 earlier than dropping a stroke within the sixth quarter. He’ll resume the sport Saturday morning with a 3rd shot of 118 yards within the eighth par-5.
"It's a type of days whenever you have been getting ready every part," McCarron mentioned. & # 39; & # 39; I hit him a number of occasions. I might have completed one other 10 toes and I didn’t do them. However I'm proud of four cents in the intervening time. & # 39; & # 39;
He has eight wins on the 50 and over circuit after profitable three wins on the PGA Tour.
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Bob Could was a shot again with seven holes left and Sandy Lyle had two pennies with three factors to go.
Bernhard Langer was tied with 4 holes to play, one week after a attract 62nd Masters. The 61-year-old German star gained the 2013 version and completed second within the final 4 years. He gained the Oasis Championship in February for his 39th league title.
The defending champion, Steve Flesch, was 5 with greater than 4 holes.
Corridor of Fame launcher John Smoltz was 5 out of 5 with seven remaining holes. The previous star of the Atlanta Braves, aged 51, has launched within the exemption of sponsors. He was tied for 53rd this season in Tucson, Arizona, throughout his touring debut.
Shigetoshi Hasegawa, former former Grand League Thrower, had four finals and eight remaining. He additionally obtained a sponsorship exemption.