It appears your browser may be outdated. For the best website experience, we recommend updating your browser.   learn more

Photo Gallery

Did you know you can save your preferences across all your digital devices and platforms simply by creating a profile? Would you like to get started?
Not right now
No, never ask again
The Tour Report

June 16 2011

3:02 PM

Back nine playing tougher

By Melanie Hauser, PGATOUR.COM
BETHESDA, Md. -- Here's an interesting twist: Of the players under par right now, only two of them -- Bud Cauley and Y.E. Yang -- started on the back nine.
Cauley, a former Walker Cupper, is playing in his first event as a professional and is 1 under through his first six holes.
Yang shot even par on the back nine then birdied his second hole to get into the logjam at 1 under.
And while we're at it, four major champions -- Louis Oosthuizen, Ernie Els, Davis Love III and defending champ Graeme McDowell -- are under par. Angel Cabrera, who won the U.S. Open in 2007 (and the 2009 Masters) is  at even.
comments powered by Disqus