John Daly, Jim Furyk hearth 64s to share lead on PGA Tour Champions
BOCA RATON, Fla. – Taking part in his fourth occasion since revealing he’s preventing bladder most cancers, John Daly shot an 8-under 64 on Friday for a share of the lead with Jim Furyk within the PGA Tour Champions’ TimberTech Champions.
Daly had his lowest rating in his five-year profession on the 50-and-over tour. The 2-time main champion received his lone Champions title in 2017 in Houston.
“Simply drained on a regular basis, simply one thing the doc instructed me I’d be,” Daly stated. “Attempting to drink the fitting stuff, nevertheless it’s arduous to take Weight loss plan Coke away from me. I used to be happy with myself, I solely smoked six cigarettes right now. Often I smoke a few pack and a half.”
Daly eagled the par-5 18th — hitting a 7-iron to 12 toes — for a first-nine 31 on The Outdated Course at Damaged Sound. He completed the spherical with a bogey on the par-Four ninth.
Full-field scores from the TimberTech Championship
“I simply hit it actually good,” Daly stated. “The dangerous drives that I did hit, I may discover it, hit it. I simply putted actually, actually good. … The putter felt actually, actually good right now and these greens are so good, that for those who get on somewhat roll, it helps. You can see by the scores, a number of low scores right now.”
The 50-year-old Furyk received this 12 months in his first two begins on the senior tour. He birdied the final two holes and three of the final 4.
“Simply attempting to place the ball on the green, put the ball on the inexperienced, give myself some seems and doubtless did my finest placing there on the again 9 and knocked in some putts that had somewhat little bit of size to them, 10, 15, 20 toes,” Furyk stated.
‘I gotta tempo myself’: Daly after capturing 64
Native favourite Bernhard Langer, the winner in 2010 and 2019, was a stroke again with Duffy Waldorf, Scott Parel and Robert Karlsson. Joe Durant and Brett Quigley shot 66,
“Lastly made just a few putts from medium distance or brief distance,” the 63-year-old Langer stated. “Performed fairly stable, perhaps one free drive right here or there, however my irons have been higher right now than most days.”
Seventy-year-old Tom Kite bettered his age with a bogey-free 67.
Ernie Els had a 69.
Nation rap artist Colt Ford opened with a 76. He is enjoying on a sponsor exemption.