CJ Cup @ Summit: Fowler leads, McIlroy two back, Scott T3 heading into final


PGA TOUR 2021, CJ Cup @ Summit, The Summit Club, Las Vegas: 14-17 Oct, Day Three

Rickie Fowler leads, Rory McIlroy two back, Adam Scott T3 entering final round

From PGA TOUR, Daily Wrap-up, by AP:

Rickie Fowler returned to the spotlight Saturday in the foothills above Las Vegas with his best round in three years, a 9-under 63 that gave him a two-shot lead over Rory McIlroy going into the final round of THE CJ CUP @ SUMMIT...

McIlroy started the final round nine shots out of the lead, ran off five straight birdies on the front nine and then took care of the scoring holes, closing with a 7-iron into 20 feet for eagle on the par-5 18th hole for a 62.  Read more

From Yahoo!Sports, USA Today, by Steve DiMeglio:

When Mitchell began reeling in the third round, a bunch of players pounced, including headliners like four-time major winner Rory McIlroy, 2013 Masters champion Adam Scott and Rickie Fowler.

Now, instead of a blowout, it’s shaping up to be a barnburner on Sunday.  Read more

From the Independent.ie:

Rory McIlroy has shot himself right into contention at the CJ Cup in Las Vegas after an incredible front nine of 30 in Las Vegas.

The Irishman, who went into today’s round nine shots off leader Keith Mitchell, carded five birdies on the trot at The Summit to jump into second position on -15.  Read more

From The West Australian, by Darren Walton, AAP:

Adam Scott and Cameron Smith are close enough if good enough to make a run for the CJ Cup after impressive third rounds at the US PGA Tour event in Las Vegas.

Scott is three shots behind American leader Rickie Fowler after firing a five-under-par 67 on Saturday, with Smith also carding a six-birdie 67 to be five off the pace at The Summit Club.  Read more

The Course: The Summit Club, par 72, 7,431 yards. Designed by Tom Fazio, the layout is nestled between the Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and the Las Vegas Strip. Golfers get an unobstructed view of the Strip from the tee on No. 6  Read more


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