Saturday, August 20, 2011

Thompson Makes a Move

by Roz Roberts III

Starting Saturday's third round at the Wyndham Championship, Michael Thompson sat in a tie for 61st.  He had made the cut on the number the day before and had a bit of momentum heading into "moving day,  Riding that momentum, Michael posted a four under par 66 which moved him up the leaderboard 31 spots into a tie for 30th.

For the third straight round he finished his round with a birdie on his last hole of the day.  The big difference on Saturday was that the final birdie on hole #18 was the third birdie he had made in the last four holes.  For the round, Michael had five birdies against a single bogey and is now seven under par for the tournament.

Michael's final round gets under way at 11:49am ET.  He will be paired with Alexandre Rocha.

Expected Weather for Sunday's Fourth Round
Afternoon Thunderstorms
High: 88°
Chance of Rain: 60%
Wind: SSW at 11 mph

Partly cloudy early. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. A few storms may be severe. High 88°F. Winds SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%.

Television Schedule
GOLF 1p - 2:30p ET
      CBS 3p - 6p ET

Online Scoring Links
Michael Thompson Scorecard
Michael Thompson Shot Tracker
Michael Thompson's Group on Shot Tracker
Shot Tracker Leaderboard

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