Some days you dread an early tee time but on Sunday Brad Fritsch was likely more than happy to be on the course early at the Harbour Town Golf Links.
Starting the day in a tie for 60th place at the RBC Heritage, Brad was able to use an even par round of 71 to gain 18 spots on the field. That was made possible due to high wind conditions that pushed the final-round scoring average to almost 74 strokes.
His share of 42nd spot earned him $19,720 and kept him in 104th place on the PGA Tour Money list with $309,105. He did move up three spots in the FedEx Cup points race, to 87th.
The RideauView Golf Club (Manotick, ON) member had made nine of twelve cuts this season and is attempting to make it ten this week in New Orleans where he will play in the Zurich Classic.
Also committed to the field are his fellow Canadian David Hearn, Graham DeLaet, Stephen Ames, and Mike Weir.
It is not known if Weir will actually make the start, he withdrew last week at the RBC Heritage before the tournament started. He is nursing a rub injury.
Augusta James of Bath, Ontario finished in a tie for 12th at the NCAA ACC Women’s Golf Championship over the weekend. The Team Canada member shot 72,78,78 at the Sedgefield Golf Club, home of the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship, to help her team to a second place finish to Duke. Her teammate, Brittany Marchand of Orangeville, Ontario, tied for 6th individually. The NC State team now moves on to the Regional Championship.
2012 Flagstick Shootout winner Clayton Presant continues to cruise through his Freshman year at Limestone College in South Carolina. The Kingstonian posted 71-73 to take a share of 4th place at the Carolinas Conference Stroke Play Championship. The Match Play Championship start today.