Brandt Snedeker Maintains Lead – Second Round Notes Are Here

Second-Round Leaderboard

Brandt Snedeker                    59-67—126 (-14)

D.A. Points                                64-64—128 (-12)

C.T. Pan                                      65-64—129 (-11)


Four Things To Know

  • Brandt Snedeker recorded the low 36-hole score of the 2017-18 season
  • With a win, D.A. Points would make best-ever final-week jump into FedExCup Playoffs
  • Every player from 122-127 on the FedExCup standings missed the cut
  • Sergio Garcia is projected to move inside the top 125 and avoid missing the Playoffs for the first time

Second-Round Lead Notes

5 – Second-round leaders/co-leaders to win since the event moved to Sedgefield Country Club in 2008 (most recent: Si Woo Kim/2016)

11 – Second-round leaders/co-leaders to win on PGA TOUR in 2017-18(most recent: Troy Merritt/Barbasol Championship)

Brandt Snedeker (-11/1st)

  • Second-round 67; average of six rounds following sub-60 score entering the week was 68.5 (three of previous nine sub-60s came in final round)
  • Best 36-hole score on TOUR (126) since Marc Leishman at the 2017 BMW Championship (126)
  • Career-low 36-hole score (126); previous: 128/twice (2016 Sony Open in Hawaii, 2010 Wyndham Championship)
  • 11th career 36-hole lead/co-lead; wins (2): 2013 and 2015 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am
  • Recorded the 10th sub-60 score in PGA TOUR history in round one (ninth player)
  • Became the first player in PGA TOUR history to break 60 after being over par at any point in the round

D.A. Points (2nd)

  • FedExCup No. 214; Davis Love III holds record for biggest jump from outside top 125 entering the Wyndham Championship into the Playoffs (No. 186 before winning in 2015)
  • Career-low 36-hole score (128); previous: 129/2006 Safeway Open
  • Has five made cuts in 24 starts in 2017-18 (33rd/Sentry Tournament of Champions, T40/Barbasol Championship, T73/Sony Open in Hawaii, T75/OHL Classic at Mayakoba, 78th/CIMB Classic)
  • Has seven under-par scores in last 10 rounds after starting the season with eight in 49 rounds

C.T. Pan (3rd)

  • Rounds of 65-64; entered the week with seven scores of 65 or better in 184 career rounds
  • Career-low 36-hole score (129); previous: 130/2016 The RSM Classic
  • One of two players in the FedExCup top 125 without a top-10 in the 2017-18 season (C.T. Pan, Charley Hoffman)
  • Best finish of the 2017-18 season came in his most recent start (T11/Barracuda Championship)
  • His wife, Michelle, is serving as caddie this week; last player on TOUR to win with wife as caddie was Patrick Reed at the 2013 Wyndham Championship

Sergio Garcia (T4)

  • Projected to move from No. 131 to No. 118 in the FedExCup standings
  • One of 13 players that has qualified for the Playoffs in each season of FedExCup era (since 2007)
  • Entered the week with eight missed cuts and no top-25s in his last 10 starts on TOUR

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