The Starter: Round 4, the Memorial Tournament

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June 04, 2011
PGA TOUR staff
Groups we're watching
Tee time Players  
1:35 p.m. ET
No. 1
Steve Stricker, Jonathan Byrd
These two played in the final group of the season-opener in Hawaii. Byrd came out on top then. Both players are coming off third-round 69s.
1:25 a.m. ET
No. 1
Matt Kuchar, Brandt Jobe
Kuchar had six birdies on the front nine Saturday before finishing with a 68. Jobe, meanwhile, had four birdies and just one bogey on his way to a 69.
1:15 p.m. ET
No. 1
Mark Wilson, Shaun Micheel
Wilson climbed 35 spots on the leaderboard after a 66 Saturday. He'll be trying for his third win of the year on Sunday. Micheel, meanwhile, has yet to finish in the top 25 this season.
1:05p.m. ET
No. 1
Rory McIlroy, Marc Leishman
An eagle on the par-5 15th got McIlroy back into contention, while Leishman matched the day's best round with a 66 that vaulted him 41 spots up the leaderboard.
MORE ROUND 4: Tee times | ROUND 3: Scores | Wrap-up | TOUR Report notes

The final round of the the Memorial Tournament presented by Nationwide Insurance is set to begin. PGATOUR.COM's LIVE@ coveragewill run from 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. The Golf Channel will televise live action beginning at 12:30 p.m. ET with CBS taking over at 3 p.m.

Round 4 weather forecast
Partly cloudy/a.m. storms
Temp: 83 high/59 low
A 40 percent chance of morning thunderstorms with winds at 8 mph.
ShotLink Player notes
Here are some of the players you'll see on CBS's coverage of Sunday's final round:
STEVE STRICKER
Stricker carded an eagle-2 on the 442-yard second hole from 116 yards. He then went onto eagle the par-5 fifth hole to record his third eagle of the week. Stricker is the first player at the Memorial Tournament and the 13th on the PGA TOUR (since 1983) to record an ace, and two eagles (one on a par 4 and one on a par 5) in the same week. Prior to his first eagle on the eighth hole in the second round, Stricker had played 592 holes on TOUR this year and recorded just two eagles. This week, he recorded three eagles over a seven-hole stretch. Stricker is also dominating the field on the first nine holes of Muirfield Village this week at 14-under par through three rounds. On the front nine, Stricker has missed just six greens compared to the 13 his missed on the back nine. He's gained over six strokes on the field with the putter on the first nine compared to losing nearly six strokes with the putter on the back nine.
-ShotLink notes provided by Alex Turnbull

KEY ROUND 3 VIDEO: Once again, Steve Stricker provided the shot of the day with this hole out for eagle. WatchJonathan Byrd played his way into the final group with a birdie on the 18th. Watch • Rory McIlroy rolls in a 32-foot eagle putt on the 15th to get back into contention. Watch

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