Bogey-free 5-under 67 by Paul Casey in the third round at the American Express
January 18, 2020
- January 18, 2020
Zac Blair, Grayson Murray tied after 18 at The American ExpressIn the opening round of The American Express 2020, Zac Blair and Grayson Murray both turned in 8-under 64's to tie for a one-stroke lead over the field heading into Friday.
In his third round at the American Express, Paul Casey hit 11 of 14 fairways and 13 of 18 greens in regulation, and finished the day without a bogey. Casey finished his day tied for 9th at 14 under; Scottie Scheffler and Andrew Landry are tied for 1st at 21 under; Rickie Fowler is in 3rd at 17 under; and Chase Seiffert and Ryan Moore are tied for 4th at 16 under.
On the 371-yard par-4 second hole, Paul Casey reached the green in 2 and sunk a 22-foot putt for birdie. This moved Paul Casey to 1 under for the round.
On the 535-yard par-5 fifth hole, Casey reached the green in 3 and sunk a 35-inch putt for birdie. This moved Casey to 2 under for the round.
Casey had a fantastic chip-in on the 223-yard par-3 sixth. His tee shot went 208 yards to the left side of the fairway and his second shot went 9 yards to the fringe where he had a third shot chip-in to save par keeping him at 2 under for the round.
On the par-4 seventh, Casey's 94 yard approach to 4 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Casey to 3 under for the round.
On the 559-yard par-5 eighth hole, Casey reached the green in 3 and sunk a 35-inch putt for birdie. This moved Casey to 4 under for the round.
After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 389-yard par-4 14th hole, Casey had a 107 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Casey to 5 under for the round.