Zach Johnson has won the BMW Championship with a 6-under 65, and now has a chance to win something bigger.
Jim Furyk was 10 shots worse than his 59, though it was still enough for him to take a one-shot lead in the BMW Championship.
Zach Johnson holds the British Open lead after Thursday’s opening round.
Troy Matteson shot a 5-under 66 Saturday to take a three-shot lead into the final round at the John Deere Classic.
Zach Johnson won the Colonial for his first victory since also winning at Hogan’s Alley two years ago, pulling ahead Sunday when Jason Dufner finally faltered.
The No. 1 player shot a 76 and will miss the cut. In three tries, McIlroy has never played the weekend at The Players Championship.
Two years after his life and career came crashing down, Tiger Woods is a winner again.
For the first time, five-time champ Tiger Woods won’t be in the field of the BMW Championship. And, as CBS 2’s Megan Mawicke reports, that isn’t good news for a tournament that might be making its final appearance at Cog Hill.
Zach Johnson thinks of the John Deere Classic as a major. He makes his 10th appearance in the tournament this week. But to win it, he will have to play better than he has in past years.