CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- You've got to love Scott Gardiner's self-deprecating sense of humor.
The PGA TOUR rookie was talking about his debut at the Sony Open in Hawaii earlier this year. The Aussie shot three rounds in the 60s and found himself in the penultimate group on Sunday, eventually tying for 15th. He was understandably proud of himself and eager to see what the future held.
But it remains his best finish of the season.
"I got a false impression," Gardiner said, chuckling and no doubt thinking about the eight straight cuts he'd missed entering this week's Wells Fargo Championship. "These guys are good. I'm not going to lie."
Gardiner went on to say no one was more surprised than he was to see his name among the leaders after two rounds at Quail Hollow. When someone asked why, he deadpanned, "Have you seen my resume this year?"