Sport Photos: 2020 Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club
Rocket Mortgage Classic: Bryson DeChambeau anxious to gobble up a victory
Bryson DeChambeau is trying to find something in the Motor City in the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club. No, not his next meal. He has that more than covered. Instead, he’s looking for a W. Since bulking up some 40 pounds and laying waste to golf courses…No, not his next meal. He has that more than covered.
The PGA Tour resumed its revised season Thursday with the Rocket Mortgage Classic at Detroit Golf Club in Detroit, Michigan.
The field, but still has plenty of talent. World No. 5 and RBC Heritage winner Webb Simpson is in the field alongside Patrick Reed (No. 7), Bryson DeChambeau (No. 10), Tony Finau (No. 17), Rickie Fowler and Jason Day.
Three players — Dylan Frittelli, Harris English and Chad Campbell — tested positive for COVID-19 in pre-tournament testing and have withdrawn from the event. Cameron Champ, who tested positive initially and withdrew from the event,after testing negative three times in a 72-hour span.
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For Thursday and Fridays rounds, featured groups on Golf Channel and PGA Tour Live are the following: DeChambeau, Hideki Matsuyama and Reed; Day, Brendon Todd and Bubba Watson; Fowler, Nate Lashley and Webb Simpson; and Sungjae Im, Tyrrell Hatton and Brandt Snedeker.
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Chris Kirk rides KFT victory momentum to 5-under 67 at Rocket Mortgage
Chris Kirk didn’t waste any time Thursday trying to build on his restoration, shooting 5-under 67 in Round 1 of the Rocket Mortgage Classic.Two weeks after winning the Korn Ferry Tour’s King & Bear Classic, Kirk kept the momentum going in the first round of the PGA Tour’s Rocket Mortgage Classic, posting a 5-under-par 67 at Detroit Golf Club in Michigan. Kirk had the solo lead in the morning until a late bogey dropped him back.
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Bryson DeChambeau's quest for distance and power has now produced a PGA Tour title. DeChambeau earned his sixth win on Tour - and third when trailing after 54 holes - on Sunday at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. The 26-year-old carded a 7-under 65 in the…DeChambeau earned his sixth win on Tour – and third when trailing after 54 holes – on Sunday at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit. The 26-year-old carded a 7-under 65 in the final round to win at 23 under, holding off Matthew Wolff, who made a late charge to finish three shots back in second at 20 under.