The Starter: Round 4, The HeritageApril 23, 2011
PGA TOUR staff
Groups we're watching Tee time Players 1:20 p.m. ET
Jason Day, Pat Perez
Day hit the wall midway through Saturday's round, can he recapture his Friday 65 form?
1:30 p.m. ET
Ricky Barnes, Tommy Gainey
Both players have shot identical 71-67-67 rounds. South Carolina native Gainey will continue to be a fan favorite.
1:50 p.m. ET
Luke Donald, Jim Furyk
Furyk is out to join a short list of repeat champions at Harbour Town. Donald could simply become the world No. 1.
The fourth round of The Heritage is set to begin. The Golf Channel will televise live action beginning at 1 p.m. ET, then CBS Sports will broadcast from 3-6 p.m. ET.
Round 4 weather forecast Partly sunny
Temp: 79 high/66 low
Small chance of rain. Winds around 11 mph.
ShotLink Player notes Here are some of the players you'll see on CBS' coverage of Sunday's fourth round: LUKE DONALD • Is 7th in the FedExCup standings on the strength of 1 win and 4 top 10s. Projected to move to 1st in the FEC standings should he go onto win this week. Through three rounds, Mark Wilson is currently five shots back of Donald and tied for 12th on the leaderboard. Donald will take the No. 1 spot in the standings as long as Wilson does not finish solo third or in a five way tie for second. • Leads the TOUR in scoring average (69.28) on strength of accurate ball striking and performance on and around the greens. Ranks 14th on TOUR for proximity to the hole averaging just over 33 feet on all approach shots. Around the greens, ranks T-12th for sand saves and 3rd for scrambling percentage. On the greens, leads the TOUR for putting average (1.703), one-putts (48 percent), putts per round (27.43) and birdie or better conversion percentage (37 percent). • Found his accuracy off the tee this week at Harbour Town Golf Links, hitting 81 percent of the fairways ranking T-6th for driving accuracy (compared to his 2011 season average of 62 percent, ranking 74th). JIM FURYK • The 2010 Heritage champion finds himself just one shot back entering the final round. He has been solid from the tee this week ranking T-3rd for driving accuracy (83 percent). He's missed just 2 fairways in the last two rounds (26 of 28 fairways in last two rounds). • Despite hitting just nine of 18 greens in the third round today, managed to shoot a 2-under par 69 thanks to scrambling performance around the greens. Out of the nine greens missed he managed to salvage par or better seven times. • Was was faced with a 7 foot, 1 inch second putt for par on the 14th hole today which he went on to make. Has an impressive 254 consecutive holes without a 3-putt at Harbour Town Golf Links. His last 3-putt at this event came on the 16th hole in the opening round of the 2007 Heritage.
KEY SATURDAY VIDEO: • Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey had an unorthodox birdie from the bunker on the famous 18th hole. • Brendon de Jonge closed out his 66 with this tight approach to the 18th, leading to birdie. • Following his third-round 67, Scott Verplank talks to Bill Rosinski from the PGA TOUR Network on SiriusXM about his play.