Following a integrate weeks of muted tournaments, a PGA Tour could use an interesting event. If a initial turn of a Wells Fargo Championship offering any indication, this might usually a week during Quail Hollow.
The leaderboard is installed with important names after Thursday, including Phil Mickelson, Justin Rose and Rory McIlroy. Two of those 3 will once again be interconnected in a second round.
Mickelson and Rose assimilated Lee Westwood in an afternoon pairing in a initial round. Mickelson played well, carding a 5-under 67 to lay in second place while Rose shot a 69 and is tied for seventh. The 3 will be grouped again on Friday, though this time they’ll go off in a morning with an 8 a.m. ET tee time.
They are chasing Angel Cabrera, who jumped into a first-round lead with a 6-under turn of 66. He’s scheduled to tee off during 12:55 p.m. on Friday, personification with Kyle Stanley and John Merrick. With a clever initial turn and many of a large names attack a march in a morning, Cabrera total to pull utterly a bit of media courtesy when a radio coverage starts during 3 p.m. on Golf Channel.
Cabrera, however, won’t be a usually actor value gripping an eye on in a afternoon wave. McIlroy, who is 3 behind after opening with a turn of 69, will title a featured organisation of a afternoon. He’s set to tee off during 1:25 p.m., once again personification with Rickie Fowler and Jonas Blixt. McIlroy had a best opening turn of a 3 with Blixt sharpened a 1-under 71 and Fowler struggling a bit en track to a 2-over 74. The projected cut is 1-over following a initial round, so Fowler will have a bit of work to do to safeguard he sticks around for a weekend.
Although it’s not accurately major-championship caliber, a margin during a Wells Fargo Championship is one of a improved weekly fields you’ll see on a PGA Tour. Of a 15 players tied for seventh place or improved by 18 holes, 8 of them have won during slightest one vital championship victory. Webb Simpson is usually dual off a lead during 4-under and he’ll play in a organisation forward of Mickelson’s pairing, with a scheduled tee time of 7:50 a.m. Simpson will be interconnected with Zach Johnson and Ernie Els. That means 5 of 6 players to tee off No. 10 during a 10-minute widen will be vital champions.
The 155-player margin will once again go off a initial and 10th tees in dual waves. Here is a full demeanour during a second turn tee sheet. All times Eastern: