FORT WORTH, Texas – Jordan Spieth was walking down the 11th fairway Saturday when his caddie Michael Greller broke the news: The stifling heat had made it impossible for him to finish out the third round at the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational. “This is my last hole,” Greller said. So after completing the 11th, Greller left the course to receive medical treatment while Spieth’s trainer Damon Goddard took up the bag. Spieth eventually finished with a 2-under 68 that leaves him at 4 under for the tournament and tied for eighth. He’ll start Sunday’s final round five shots behind leader Webb Simpson, and he said Greller will be back on the bag for the slightly cooler (mid-80s) day. “Mike said he’ll be
Imagine you’re turning 9 years old and you’re a big golf fan, specifically a fan of Andrew “Beef” Johnston, Justin Rose, Henrik Stenson and Martin Kaymer. Wouldn’t the perfect birthday gift be this? We have to hand it to the European Tour. They’ve killed it on social media this season, from “Little Interviews” with Billy to the “Awkward Reporter,” and now a car ride with Beef, Rosey and Henny Stenny! Kudos! Oh, and happy birthday, Aaron!
Shanshan Feng shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA Volvik Championship. Feng is 15 under for the tournament after a bogey-free round. Lizette Salas (67) is in second place, one shot ahead of Suzann Pettersen (69). Second-round leader Sung Hyun Park (72) is tied for fourth with Jeong Eun Lee (68) at 12 under. Feng, of China, has six career victories, the most recent at last year's TOTO Japan Classic. She's finished in the top 10 three times this season, including the past two events. Feng birdied the last two holes Saturday at Travis Pointe Country Club. She took over sole possession of the lead when Salas bogeyed No. 18 moments later.