SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Charley Hoffman took advantage of calmer afternoon conditions to take the first-round lead in the wind-swept Texas Open, shooting 5-under 67.
ORLANDO — Matt Every had a tongue-in-cheek response when he heard Tiger Woods was not ready to play the Arnold Palmer Invitational this year. He said he told Woods, "Don't worry, man, I'll hold it down for you until you get back."
The former Gator did that and more.
ORLANDO — Henrik Stenson of Sweden finished with another flourish at Bay Hill on Saturday and seized control of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
ORLANDO — Equipped with his first PGA Tour lead in 67 starts, Morgan Hoffmann played Friday like he wanted to keep it in the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
ORLANDO — Morgan Hoffmann's day began with news that his 97-year-old grandmother died Thursday. It ended with his first lead on the PGA Tour.
PALM HARBOR — When Sean O'Hair won the 2008 PGA Tour event at Innisbrook, he was on top of the professional golf world. Seven years later, O'Hair needed a sponsor's exemption to get into this year's field of 144.
PALM HARBOR — He graduated in 2011. High school, that is.
PALM HARBOR — As Jordan Spieth stood on the 13th tee of Innisbrook's Copperhead Course on Sunday, he trailed Ryan Moore by three shots. He figured it was time to start moving if he was going to get back into contention in the final round of the Valspar Championship.
PALM HARBOR — Another day, another new leader at the Valspar Championship.
PALM HARBOR — Derek Ernst has no reason to have confidence in his game. He has missed six of seven cuts since January, and his best finish in 2015 is 67th at the Honda Classic two weeks ago.
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