Harris English set to follow in Tiger’s footsteps

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Harris English is seeking to become the third wire-to-wire winner at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational after Tiger Woods/2000 and Stewart Cink/2004. Photo: Times of India
Harris English is seeking to become the third wire-to-wire winner at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational after Tiger Woods/2000 and Stewart Cink/2004. Photo: Times of India

Harris English tied Tiger Woods for the lowest 54-hole mark in tournament history with 18-under 192 at the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational.

English is seeking to become the third wire-to-wire winner in tournament history after Tiger/2000 and Stewart Cink/2004 in PGA Tour history at TPC Southwind.

The last wire-to-wire winner on Tour was Nick Taylor, 2020 AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

English has converted on one of two occasions (2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions) when holding the 54-hole lead/co-lead.

He is one of six players with two victories during the 2020-21 season (2021 Sentry Tournament of Champions, 2021 Travelers Championship).

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English’s career-best finish in a WGC stroke-play event is a solo 10th (2016 WGC-Workday Championship).

He would lead the FedExCup standings for the first time in his career with a victory. Has reached as high as No. 2 following his win at the 2013 World Wide Technology Championship at Mayakoba.

 

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English has finished inside the top three in two of his last three Tour starts (3rd/U.S. Open, P1/Travelers Championship). Most recently, he finished T46 at The Open Championship.

Bryson DeChambeau birdied five of his last seven holes for a 7-under 63.

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Cam Smith birdied two of his final three holes to sit T2 in search of his fourth career Tour victory.

 

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English and DeChambeau seek to become the first three-time winner of the 2020-21 season.

A week after missing out on bronze at the Tokyo Olympics, Hideki Matsuyama shot his week’s best of 64 to move up to T14.

Text: PGA Tour