Hahn leads, Garcia sixth at Byron Nelson golf

Ruben Hill
May 29, 2017

From 121 yards out in the 18th fairway, he struck his second shot perfectly, spun it back toward the hole and hit the lip of the cup, almost holing out for an unbelievable eagle that would have earned him a spot in the playoff as well. He just missed a chance at an eagle on No. 18 that would have gotten him in the playoff.

"The first time it went left to right and the second time it went right to left".

Garcia beat Brook Koepka in a playoff past year to become the first two-time Nelson victor since Irving became the tournament's home in 1983. The event will shift next year to the new links-style Trinity Forest Golf Club south of downtown Dallas.

Par for the pair forced a playoff where Horschel would eventually make par again, Day had the chance to force a second playoff hole but would eventually 3 putt the 18 and hand the victory to Horschel.

Billy Horschel was lining up a putt down the stretch before picking up his first win since picking up the 2014 FedEx Cup when CBS cameras caught this dude straight-up having a good time, albeit mockingly (we hope), with his tuners. "Overall, it was a pretty good week, but obviously I'm disappointed that I didn't get the win".

Third-round leader James Hahn finished a stroke back after shooting 71.

One man who will not be around for the weekend, though, is Spieth after he missed the cut following a bogey-laden 75. He was there after two frightful shots, a tee shot way right and the approach that set up an awkward stance. He and Day were tied at 12-under 268 before the playoff.

"I only had one top 10 (result) up to this point".

Holding on: Jason Day has played his way into contention through the back end of Byron Nelson with a number of sensational shots. "You can't just lag it down there 2 feet short and keep going back and forth".

Ken Duke (Arkadelphia, Henderson State) shot an even-par 70 and is 1 under going into today's final round.

Thompson broke the tournament record of 19 under at Kingsmill's River Course set by Annika Sorenstam in 2008.

Thompson is playing her third event since losing the ANA Inspiration in a playoff after being penalized four strokes for a rules violation that a TV viewer reported.

Overnight leader Jason Kokrak blew a five-shot lead after he fired a 72.

Emily Tubert (Arkansas Razorbacks) is 5 over after a 76.

VERDURA, SICILY | Alvaro Quiros birdied his final four holes to move into the lead at the halfway stage of the Rocco Forte Open and round off a stunning return to form.

It was a unique finish for the 20-year-old who made a disastrous double-bogey on 15, to then make two vital birdies on 16 and 18 to continue her reign at the top of the world rankings by the smallest of margins.

Pep Angles (Central Arkansas) was fourth, two strokes behind the victor. He had started the day in a six-way tie for third and six strokes behind Kokrak.

Funk shot a 72 to tie for fourth with Marco Dawson (66).

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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