Sport 4 takeaways from Friday at the Byron Nelson Championship

07:15  20 may  2017
07:15  20 may  2017 Source:   theScore

Nelson event ends an era, LPGA Tour has battle for No. 1

  Nelson event ends an era, LPGA Tour has battle for No. 1 Ben Crenshaw won the Byron Nelson Golf Classic in 1983 the first year it moved from Preston Trail to what is now the TPC Four Seasons Las Colinas. That was enough time to create plenty of lasting moments at Las Colinas.

Golf Channel ATT Byron Nelson - Rd 1 Golf Thu 4 pm ET. Some of the key takeaways : • “Discipline, structure, communication and character.” Apparently, based on a report Friday , there has been another development on that front.

Articles relating to byron nelson championship . Garcia equals Seve mark with Nelson win. Reigning US Open champion Jordan Spieth fired a five-under par 65 on Friday at the Byron Nelson Championship .

It's Dustin Johnson's tourney to lose

Johnson managed to finish T-12 last week at THE PLAYERS, with an average game on a gimmicky golf course. The world No. 1 is in the hunt again this week at the Byron Nelson, and the TPC Four Seasons layout suits his game perfectly. Johnson ranks near the top in total strokes gained this week, and is No. 1 in driving distance, which is a lethal combination. The other bad thing for the rest of the field is that Johnson still feels his game isn't where it was prior to The Masters.

Live blog: 2017 AT&T Byron Nelson, final round

  Live blog: 2017 AT&T Byron Nelson, final round Follow all of Saturday's third-round action from the AT&T Byron Nelson at TPC Four Seasons at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas.We are tracking all of Saturday's third-round action.

Free Lesson Fridays . Golf Basics. The PGA Tour is at TPC Four Seasons Resort in Irving, Texas, this week for the HP Byron Nelson Championship , where Sang-Moon Bae is the defending champion .

[Earlier] The PGA Tour had to take some drastic measures for the second round of the Byron Nelson Championship after overnight storms dropped 4 .5 inches of rain on the TPC Las Colinas course in Dallas.

Holes 13, 14, 15 are key

It's the toughest three-hole stretch on the golf course this week, and it will likely determine which player holds the trophy Sunday evening. Of the eight players within six shots of leader Jason Kokrak, only Billy Horschel is over par on the three holes, with a 1-over total.

StatsPar-3 13thPar-4 14thPar-4 15th
Avg. Score3.0744.3274.279

Thursday was an anomaly for Tony Finau

Finau had his worst round at TPC Four Seasons by seven shots Thursday, shooting a 5-over 75. On Friday, the Utah native got back to tearing the course apart, besting his Day 1 round by 10 shots.

Y.E. Yang still plays golf

The man that took down Tiger Woods at the 2009 PGA Championship, hasn't apparently retired from the game. Yang played in his third PGA Tour event of the season in Texas this week, but shot 74-72 and missed the cut.

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Ian Poulter changes course when it comes to BMW PGA Championship .
Englishman Ian Poulter has never been a fan of the Wentworth West Course. He hopes that changes this year at the BMW PGA Championship.Poulter's never been a fan of the Wentworth West Course in the European Tour's backyard. In 13 starts in the Tour's biggest European event outside the Open Championship, Poulter has missed the cut eight times. Tenth place in 2012 is his best finish. He's skipped the past two years.

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