QBE Shootout: Charley Hoffman, Gary Woodland join 3-way tie atop leaderboard

first_img Careful Tiger Woods planning to ‘pace’ himself with 2019 schedule The team of Charley Hoffman and Gary Woodland carded an impressive 8-under 64 to move into the share at 19 under. This duo took the place of Kevin Na and Bryson DeChambeau, who dropped into sole possession of fourth place after shooting a round of 5 under.A great way to finish off a 64. 🐦 @GaryWoodland and @Hoffman_Charley are tied for the lead at -19. #QuickHits pic.twitter.com/Gf3C8MDC0s— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) December 8, 2018Graeme McDowell/Emiliano Grillo and Brian Harman/Patton Kizzire held on to their places in the three-way tie for first after carding 6-under 66s in the modified alternate shot format. Related News Three teams remained deadlocked in a tie for first place after Round 2 of the QBE Shootout. But, some new faces joined the bunch atop the leaderboard Saturday.  QBE Shootout: Bryson DeChambeau and Kevin Na share lead with 2 other teams after Round 1center_img The perfect right-left combo from @PKizzire and @HarmanBrian . 🥊 #LiveUnderPar 🦅 pic.twitter.com/fmoiZtVDuc— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) December 8, 2018The defending champion duo of Steve Stricker and Sean O’Hair stayed up in a tie for seventh at 15 under. They are joined by Bubba Watson and Harold Varner III, who also stayed put with a round of 5 under.Hoffman and Woodland were the only team in the green after the second day at Tiburón Golf Club in Naples, Fla.More than half of the other pairs fell into the red in this limited field. Lexi Thompson, the only LPGA Tour player invited to the event, and partner Tony Finau moved down the leaderboard after a round of 5-under 67. At one point, this pair was tied for the top spot on the back nine. Finau and Thompson were trading shots when the 10-time LPGA Tour winner set Finau up for a birdie putt on 11. But, this would be just one of two birdies they would card after the turn and it wasn’t enough to keep up with a surging Hoffman/Woodland team — who finished with eight birdies, five on the back nine.Tied for the lead at -15. @Lexi sets up @TonyFinauGolf ‘s birdie. #QuickHits pic.twitter.com/E5ydk1jbwa— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) December 8, 2018The 12 teams will conclude play Sunday in a four-ball format.last_img

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