Kyle Stanley is not certain what he shot, however he know he leads the Barracuda
TRUCKEE, Calif. — Kyle Stanley had one other eagle in a 14-point spherical Friday to take the lead into the weekend within the Barracuda Championship, the PGA Tour’s lone modified Stableford scoring occasion.
Stanley had a 22-point whole for a two-stroke lead over Matthias Schwab, Robert Streb and Branden Grace in excessive altitude at Tahoe Mountain Membership’s Previous Greenwood Course. Gamers obtain eight factors for albatross, 5 for eagle, 2 for birdie, zero for par, minus-1 for bogey and minus-Three for double bogey or worse.
”Truly, I am unsure what I shot,” mentioned Stanley, who had a 5-under 66.. ”It is sort of the bizarre, the format out right here. You are sort of focusing extra on factors than you might be what your rating is. However I had one other eagle right now, which was good. I had one yesterday. That actually helped my level whole.”
Full-field scores from the Barracuda Championship
Stanley eagled the par-5 12th a day after undertaking the feat on the par-5 sixth. He additionally had six birdies and two bogeys in his afternoon spherical Friday. The 32-year-old is attempting to win for the third time on the tour after breaking via within the 2012 Phoenix Open and taking the 2017 Quicken Loans Nationwide.
Tahoe Mountain is staging the occasion for the primary time after 21 years throughout the border in Nevada at Montreux Golf and Nation Membership.
”I have been driving it effectively,” Stanley mentioned. ”It is sort of enjoyable, this chance to sort of swing away. We’ve got some shorter par 4s out right here so you may make a go at a few of these, somewhat little bit of risk-reward. And simply sort of stored the ball in entrance of me and a reasonably clear spherical of golf.”
Stanley wants a victory to get into the PGA Championship subsequent week. The highest two from the highest 10, not already eligible, will get spots within the U.S. Open in September at Winged Foot.
Maverick McNealy and Troy Merritt had 19 factors.