Final round of two under par 70 leaves Padraig just outside the top twenty on a four under par total for the tournament. He got off to the perfect start with two opening birdies but dropped a shot at the short par three 8th hole to be out in one under par. Eight pars followed and one more lone birdie on the par four 12th hole. This starts a run of five weeks in the States for Padraig!
Padraig shoots a second round of two under par 70 which leaves him in a tie for 30th place with one round to go at the Inspirity Invitational. He made four birdies on the day but a couple of dropped shots at the 9th and 12th holes held him back on a day when the leader Brandt Jobe shot a 64!
Padraig opens his account at Woodlands with a level par round of 72. He got off to a nice start with an opening birdie four on the par five 1st hole. but gave that shot back at the par four 7th hole to be out in level par. He again dipped under par at the par five 13th hole but dropped two shots in a row before closing with a birdie three at the last. Four under par leads after the opening round.
Padraig plays this week on the Champions Tour at the Insperity Invitational. The event is being played at the Woodlands Golf course in Texas, a par 72 which plays to just over 7,000 yards. Water is a prominant feature on the course which is always highly manicured. This starts a run of five weeks for Padraig on Tour with the PGA Championship just around the corner! Mike Weir is your defending champion this week.
Tee Times – Padraig tees off in the opening round at 10.41am local time with Gene Sauers and Tim Petrovic.