Talor Gooch holds a three-stroke lead in the RSM Classic, his first 54-hole lead/co-lead on PGA Tour, and ties career-low 54-hole score (196).
Gooch is in search of his first career victory on Tour in his 104th start.
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Five of the last six winners of the RSM Classic have held the outright lead entering the final round (three via playoff).
Gooch ties the largest 54-hole lead in tournament history (all three other players went on to win: Kevin Kisner, 2015; Austin Cook, 2017; Robert Streb, 2020).
He had three missed cuts in four prior starts at the RSM Classic (T23/2019).
The opportunity for a first win knocks for Talor Gooch. 👀
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— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) November 20, 2021
His career-best result on Tour: T3, 2019 Farmers Insurance Open; one first-time winner this season (Lucas Herbert, Butterfield Bermuda Championship).
Denny McCarthy (field-best 65) records career-bests in Strokes Gained: Putting (5.761) and Feet of Putts Made (157’10”).
Seamus Power and Sebastian Munoz enter the final round T2 in search of second career Tour victory; Power won the 2021 Barbasol Championship while Munoz earned his first title at the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship.
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