Simply days away from The Open at Royal Portrush, the John Deere Traditional is vast open heading into Sunday at TPC Deere Run. Right here’s the place issues stand coming into the ultimate spherical:
Leaderboard: Andrew Landry (-16), Cameron Tringale (-16), Invoice Haas (-15), Adam Schenk (-15), Nick Watney (-14), Dylan Frittelli (-14), Ryan Mooroe (-14), Vaughn Taylor (-14)
What it means: To say that is anyone’s match is an understatement. There’s not lots of separation – simply 5 photographs separate the leaders and a seven-way tie for 14th – and there are usually not many gamers in rivalry who’ve stood out this season. Tringale and Landry are the lads to beat in the mean time. Tringale is attempting to lock up a spot within the FedExCup Playoffs, a 12 months after needing to maintain his card through the Korn Ferry Tour Finals. Landry has his card for subsequent season however at No. 171 in factors wants an enormous week to punch his playoff ticket.
Spherical of the day: A number of gamers posted 7-under 64 on Shifting Day, together with Haas and Watney, who’ve mixed for 11 wins on Tour. Nonetheless, Haas hasn’t received since 2015 whereas it’s been seven years since Watney’s final Tour win.
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Better of the remaining: Moore, who received this occasion in 2016, shot 65 – he performed his ultimate three holes in four beneath – to leap right into a tie for fifth. … Frittelli additionally shot 65 and sits at T-5. … Schenk fired a bogey-free 66 to rise to T-Three. … Taking part in within the final group of the day, Landry received off to a robust begin with three birdies in his first 5 holes, solely to present two again at Nos. 11 and 12. Nonetheless, he birdied three of his ultimate six to shoot 67 and seize a share of the lead.
Largest disappointment: Jhonattan Vegas entered Saturday with the solo lead. He’ll go to mattress eight again after a third-round 76. Not good.
Major storyline coming into Sunday: Whereas some will likely be watching to see if Tringale can lastly break by or if Haas, Watney or another person can finish their winless streaks, arguably many will tune in to see if teenager Collin Morikawa can provide himself an opportunity to win for the second straight week. Morikawa, the 22-year-old Cal grad who misplaced to Matthew Wolff by a shot on the 3M Open, is simply 4 photographs again after 54 holes. He has shot 66-65 up to now two rounds.
Shot of the day: Viktor Hovland’s strategy at No. 18 was spectacular, particularly contemplating his caddie really helpful that he play it protected. No concern in these youngsters.
Quote of the day: “I might not be stunned if he was on that Presidents Cup crew that went to Australia. He could be a man to have a look at if I used to be Tiger.” – Charles Howell III on Wolff