“I think what gives me the most confidence is that I knew exactly what I needed to do and through that whole process, if anything, I was thinking 58″, Hadwin said.
Lee carded four birdies on both the front and back nine in his eight-under 64 at the La Quinta Country Club course. “I was one of nine guys to break 60 now, so I can’t go much lower”. Hadwin, who tied for sixth at this event previous year, posted 71 on PGA West’s Nicklaus Tournament Course on Thursday and 69 on its Stadium Course on Friday before playing the round of his life on Saturday at La Quinta. Four holes later he’d recorded his fifth straight birdie, and 12th of the day, to need one more circle over his last three holes to achieve the feat.Tee times were moved up because of possible weather tomorrow in California, so let’s see if Hadwin can do what Justin Thomas did and parlayed the 59 into a PGA Tour win.Hadwin, who shared 49th when the day began, leaped into the lead at 17-under 199 for 54 holes, one stroke ahead of American Dominic Bozzelli. He calmly stepped up and dropped the ball into the cup making him the only golfer without a PGA Tour victory to shoot 59. “I was more relieved than anything walking off that green”. He birdied Nos. 11-15 to get to 12 under.Second-round leader Hudson Swafford was 15 under with Bud Cauley, Brian Harman and Chad Campbell.
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Phil Mickelson closed with a watery double bogey for 73 on the Stadium Course, leaving the 46-year-old Hall of Famer at 207 back in his return from two sports hernia surgeries. “I don’t know if anybody’s shot two 59s?” He won the tournament neither time. They have not missed a PGA Tour event for which they have been eligible in the 2016-17 season.Geoff Ogilvy is five strokes behind with Martin Laird of Scotland and England’s Greg Owen a further shot behind. He also wants to atone for past year when he had a share of the lead heading to the back nine.The Canadian drained a 30-footer at the second in the first of six consecutive birdies, before tapping in for par at the eighth.Lee’s bogey-laden round came at the demanding Nicklaus Tournament Course, where a third Kiwi, Tim Wilkinson, shot 70 to improve to seven-under and avoid the cut by three shots.