There is no defending champion of the event since it was added to the schedule after the John Deere Classic could not go ahead. There are many big name who participated in the golf tournament such as Justin Thomas, Jon Rahm, Jordan Spieth, Justin Rose, Xander Schauffele, Phil Mickelson (of course), Patrick Reed, Rickie Fowler, Patrick Cantlay, Collin Morikawa, Hideki Matsuyama, Jason Day, Viktor Hovland and Matthew Wolff.
Here are all-inclusive rounds detail you should know of the Workday Charity Open, the tournament successfully held on 9 July to 12, the first of consecutive events at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio.
Collin Morikawa (-7)
Morikawa made the cut in his initial 22 PGA Tour occasions as an expert before an early exit finally month’s Travelers Championship, three short of Tiger Woods’ record, just to react in impressive fashion at the first of consecutive occasions at Muirfield Village.
The youngster out of Cal followed his pace-setting 7-under-standard 65 in Thursday’s first round with a 66 Friday at Muirfield Village Golf Club to stretch out his lead to four shots halfway during that seconds round.
Adam Hadwin (-6)
The Canadian is perhaps more known for his short game than his tee-to-green game, yet both were working pleasantly on round 1. He hit 10 of 14 fairways and 15 of 18 greens in regulation, completing at 6 under for the tournament. Hadwin completed his day in second at 6 under.
T3. Nick Taylor, Hideki Matsuyama, Zach Johnson, Aaron Wise (-5)
Nick Taylor hit 15 of 18 greens in regulation and completed the round bogey-free during the first round at the Workday Charity Open. Moreover, Taylor completed his day tied for third at 5 under with Hideki Matsuyama, Aaron Wise, and Zach Johnson.
Collin Morikawa is the leader after 2nd round has finished at the Workday Charity Open. The Round two on Friday has suspended many times due to inclement weather but everything that needed to be seen was seen earlier in the day as Collin Morikawa backed up his 65 with a 66 to take a big lead into the weekend.
Thomas shot a 66 in Round 2 to reach 10 under, putting him just two shots behind Morikawa.
Justin Thomas kept another perfect card at Muirfield Village and had a 6-under 66 to show a three-shot deficit into a two-shot lead. Thomas initially needed to run off a string of birdies to remain within the range of Collin Morikawa. Furthermore, when Morikawa started to fade with three bogeys during a four-hole stretch around the turn, Thomas converted on the par 5s and played carefully on the short par-4 14th for an additional birdie to hold off Viktor Hovland.
Viktor Hovland hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his third round at the Workday Charity Open, completing at 14 under for the tournament. Hovland finished his day in second at 14 under.
Young Collin Morikawa hit 11 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation, completing at 13 under for the tournament. Morikawa completed his day in third at 13 under during his third round at the Workday Charity Open.
Morikawa, after rallying back late within the round, fought off Justin Thomas in a fantastic playoff at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohio. The win marked Morikawa’s second in his PGA Tour career, and therefore the first of the season for the 23-year-old. He’ll currently jump to No. 13 in the World Golf Rankings, his highest point and one spot before Tiger Woods. He collects $1,116,000 after winning the title.
Justin Thomas hit 9 of 14 fairways and 10 of 18 greens in regulation. He finished his day in 2nd, score 19 under the Workday Charity Open. He received $675,800 after standing 2nd on the board.
This week, Viktor Hovland made his fourth start since the PGA Tour continued, and, for the fourth time, he finished inside the highest 25. Viktor Hovland hit 10 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in regulation, finishing at 15 under for the tournament. He received $427,800 after holding 3rd positing on the leading board.