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Tampa Bay Championship: If you go

Number of the day

77 Players who survived the 36-hole cut. The cut was 2-over 144, three shots higher than last year.

Shot of the day

K.J. Choi's second on the par-5, 560-yard No. 1 was a fairway wood from 263 yards that settled 16 feet from the pin. He eagled to move from 2 under to 4 under. He finished tied for second at 6 under.

. fast facts

Round of the day

Erik Compton shot 6-under 65, the lowest second-round score of the day, to jump from 4 over to 2 under for the tournament.

Compton had a heart transplant in 1992 and took up golf as part of his rehabilitation. He had another transplant in 2008 and five months later tied for 60th in the PGA Tour's Children's Miracle Network Classic. He is 49th on the money list with $382,308 earned this season.

. FAST FACTS

Tampa Bay Championship

When/where: Through Sunday; Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead Course, Palm Harbor

TV: Today-Sunday, 1 p.m., Golf Channel, and 3 p.m., Ch. 8

Schedule: Today — Third round; tee times begin at 8:05 a.m.

Tickets: Single tickets — Today-Sunday $40; buy and print at tampabaychampionship.com or buy at the gate. Children 15 and under admitted free with a paying adult. Active and retired military with a valid ID card admitted free; email golf@thecopperheads.org for instructions on how to get tickets.

Tampa Bay Championship: If you go 03/15/13 [Last modified: Friday, March 15, 2013 10:39pm]
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