Featured Groups: SAS Championship
Top three on Charles Schwab Cup standings paired together
October 10, 2018
By Staff, PGATOUR.COM
- October 10, 2018
- Scott McCarron, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Jerry Kelly will play together Friday.
The top three on the Charles Schwab Cup standings will be paired together on Friday in the first round of the SAS Championship at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina. There are just four events left in the season and just one before the playoffs begin.
Scott McCarron and Miguel Angel Jimenez are separated by just $3,040. Jerry Kelly is less than $80,000 behind McCarron for the number one spot.
Friday – 12:20 p.m. ET
- Kenny Perry – Winner of the 2013 Charles Schwab Cup, Perry won the 2011 SAS Championship and is one of eight past champions in the field.
- Vijay Singh – Singh has two wins this season, including his first senior major at the Constellation SENIOR PLAYERS Championship. He finished T2 at the 2017 SAS Championship.
- Tom Lehman – A two-time winner of the Charles Schwab Cup (2011, 2012), Lehman won the SAS Championship in 2015.
Friday – 12:30 p.m. ET
- David Toms – Toms’ win at the U.S. Senior Open was his first victory on PGA TOUR Champions.
- Bernhard Langer – The four-time Charles Schwab Cup champion won the 2012 SAS Championship, shooting a final-round 63 to complete a four-shot, come-from-behind victory.
- Paul Broadhurst – Broadhurst has three wins this season, including the KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship.
Friday – 12:40 p.m. ET (No. 1 tee)
- Scott McCarron – McCarron has two wins this year, and this week is the first time he will compete as the top-ranked player in the Charles Schwab Cup.
- Miguel Angel Jimenez – Jimenez won two majors this season, the Regions Tradition and The Senior Open Championship.
- Jerry Kelly – Kelly opened the year with a win at the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
- Each player in the three featured groups has a win this season on PGA TOUR Champions.
- Each of the top-six players has been No. 1 in the Charles Schwab Cup at some point this year.
- Colin Montgomerie, winner of the 2017 SAS Championship, is in the 12:10 p.m. group (No. 1 tee) with Duffy Waldorf and Sir Nick Faldo.
- Three players “on the bubble” of the Charles Schwab Cup Playoffs are in the 12:00 p.m. group (No. 1 tee).
- Dan Forsman (74th), John Huston (75th), Sandy Lyle (80th)