Tony Finau and Taylor Pendrith, the big duel

PGA Tour golfers have come within one round of this weekend’s event concluding. In fact, the third round of the Rocket Mortgage Classic (prize money of $ 8.4 million), an event born in 2019 that unfolds entirely on the Detroit city territory, ended just a few moments ago.

Tony Finau, results

At 18 holes from the end Tony Finau and Taylor Pendrith return paired to the command of the Michigan event. The two lead the leaderboard with a score of -21 (195 strokes) and boast four lengths of margin on the American Cameron Young, third at -17. For Finau, 32 years old from Salt Lake City, great third lap from -7. For Pendrith, 31 years old from Richmond Hill (Ontario, Canada), an excellent -6 embellished by the birdie on hole 18 that allows him to catch up with his rival.

-16 and fourth place for the German Stephan Jaeger, who precedes the American Patrick Cantlay by a length. Sixth place with -14 for another landlord. or Scott Stallings, while in seventh place with -13 we find the South Korean Si Woo Kim and the American Taylor Moore. The latter climbed 19 positions thanks to the super -7 on Saturday.

The Canadian Adam Svensson and the Americans Chris Kirk and Russell Henley closed the top ten with a score of -12. A surge of pride for Cam Davis. The Australian, winner of the 2021 edition, places an important -7 climbing 43 positions up to 16th place (-10). On the other hand, Lee Hodges’ round was bad, slipping from third place to 40th place due to a counterproductive +5. Tomorrow space for the fourth and decisive round. Will the duo fight between Finau and Pendrith continue, or will someone from the top ten be able to fit into the chase for ultimate success?

Tony Finau, born September 14, 1989 in Salt Lake City, Utah, is an American golfer.

Tony Finau won his first PGA Tour victory in 2016 at the Puerto Rico Open.

Tony Finau is the final choice of captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup USA team Jim Furyk.

At the beginning of 2021, in 5 weeks, Finau finished in the top 4 of the four tournaments in which he participated.

He won the Northern Trust on August 23, 2021, 1975 days after his last victory, beating Cameron Smith on the first play-off hole.