TRUCKEE, Calif. — Adam Schenk birdied the par-4 18th in smoky situations from wildfires Saturday for an 11-point spherical and four-point lead within the Barracuda Championship, the one PGA Tour occasion that makes use of the modified Stableford scoring system.
Gamers obtain eight factors for an albatross, 5 for eagle, two for birdie and 0 for par. A degree is subtracted for a bogey, and three factors are taken away for a double bogey or worse.
Schenk, the 29-year-old former Purdue participant in search of his first PGA Tour title, had seven birdies and a bogey within the third spherical to succeed in 38 factors on Tahoe Mountain Membership’s Outdated Greenwood Course.
Due to issues in regards to the smoke, the tee occasions Saturday had been pushed again.
The winner will earn a spot within the PGA Championship subsequent 12 months however not the Masters as a result of the occasion is being performed reverse a World Golf Championship – the FedEx St. Jude Invitational in Memphis, Tennessee.