Bill Haas, with a rich family history at Augusta that includes a green jacket for his great uncle Bob Goalby, settled down after an opening bogey with a collection of good birdie putts and an 8-iron to 5 feet for birdie on the 18th for a 68.
Stewart Cink and Bill Haas wound up with a share of the lead Saturday in the Houston Open, and they have plenty of company.
Bill Haas made the biggest putt of them all Sunday at Riviera — the putt that won the Northern Trust Open.
Coming into this weekend Bill Haas was a long shot to win the FedEx Cup; but after 4 rounds in the 60′s and winning the TOUR Championship in a playoff, Haas is walking away with $11.4 million.
It’s not quite the “fifth major” for Justin Rose, though it’s a big deal. He spent last week at the “J.R. Challenge,” named after himself and involving seven of his best friends from childhood who meet each year for a week of golf.