Hoffman-Palmer tandem lead QBE Shootout: Charley Hoffman and Ryan Palmer set the 36-hole QBE Shootout record after shooting a second-round 10-under-par 62 on Saturday at the Tiburon Golf Club in Naples, Florida. A day after shooting a 56 on Friday’s scramble format, the American duo followed it up with 10 birdies in the modified alternate format to shoot a new 36-hole standard of 26-under 118. The pair’s excellent effort was one shot ahead of the record set by Harris English and Matt Kuchar in 2014. Jason Day and Cameron Tringale in 2014. Hoffman-Palmer are two shots ahead of closest pursuers Tom Hoge and Sahith Theegala, who carded a 60 in the second round. The record-setting pace gives an exciting twist to US PGA golf betting fanatics who are looking for an alternative to the usual individual competitions that regularly take place in the Tour.
Hoffman-Palmer: Tight Battle to the Finish
The two-shot gap going into the third-round fourballs is expected to bring an exciting conclusion to the team event and to the year. The US PGA Tour goes into a one-month break and will be back on January 5, 2023, with the Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii. Occupying third is the team of Kuchar and English, who have emerged champions in three previous stagings of the tournament. Kuchar and English shot a 62 in the second round. Also in third place is the team of Day and Billy Horschel, who carded their second straight 61.
Six of the 12 teams competing in the event carded a second-round tally of 65 or lower. Two Ladies Professional Golfers Association players are entered in the event. They are Lexi Thompson and Nelly Korda. Thompson is paired with Maverick McNealy while Korda is teamed with Denny McCarthy. They are nine shots off the lead after shooting identical 67s in the second round.
Two Share Lead in Alfred Dunhill Championship
Ockie Strydom and Scott Jamieson shared the top spot after three rounds of the Alfred Dunhill Championship. Saturday at the Leopard Creek Country Club in Malelane, South Africa. Strydom shot a 63, which equals the course record set by Jamieson a day earlier. Only a bogey in the 16th hole prevented the South African from taking the course record and the outright lead. Both golfers are going into the final round at 15-under 201. There are 18 holes left to play in the tournament.
Jamieson carded a 2-under 70 a day after setting the course record. He is coming into the fourth round paired with Strydom in what will be an exciting finish in the DP World Tour-sanctioned event, according to the world’s top golf picks and parlays site. The pair are two shots ahead of South African Oliver Bekker and Dean Burmester and England’s Dale Whitnell. Bekker and Burmester shot a 68 while Whitnell carded a 66 in the penultimate round.