PGA Tour Champions

Boeing Classic 2018

August 24-26

The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, Snoqualmie, Washington

$2,100,000

August 24-26

The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, Snoqualmie, Washington

$2,100,000

Round 2

Kevin Sutherland shoots into shared lead with 60

August 25, 2018

Kevin Sutherland shot a 12-under 60 on Saturday in the Boeing Classic, birdieing the final four holes to finish a stroke off his own PGA Tour Champions record.

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Needing an eagle on the par-5 18th for another 59, Sutherland made a birdie after missing the green with a 3-iron approach. He was tied for the lead with Ken Tanigawa at 14-under 130.

''I birdied 16, I go, 'You birdie 17 and you eagle 18, you're there,''' Sutherland said. ''But it's easier said than done, eagles just don't happen all the time. But I gave myself a chance, hit a really good drive. ... I didn't hit a great 3-iron. It would have been nice to hit one up there and give yourself at least a putt at it and that didn't happen.''

In 2014, Sutherland became the only player to break 60 in the history of the 50-and-over tour, shooting a 13-under 59 - with a closing bogey - in the Dick's Sporting Goods Open.

''One of the lessons I did learn from Endicott was that there was this feeling that you actually had won something before the tournament was over, and I did not play well the next day,'' Sutherland said. ''So, I'm going to take a little bit of that with me.''

On Saturday at The Club at Snoqualmie Ridge, Sutherland played the back nine in 7-under 29, also birdieing Nos. 10, 12 and 13. He opened with three pars in cold conditions, then birdied No. 4 and Nos. 6-9.

''I hit it very close to the hole on five holes on the front,'' Sutherland said. ''I hit it about a foot 3 feet on 10 and then about a foot on 12. Then I started hitting good shots, but they were going to like 15 feet and I started making those, too. So it all worked together. There wasn't a shot that I didn't hit well out there today until the last hole, and that 3-iron, I just came out of it a little bit.''

He didn't dwell on missing a chance for another 59, and did break the course record of 61 set by Scott Simpson and Tom Jenkins in 2006.

''Trust me, I'm not even remotely disappointed with the day,'' Sutherland said. ''It's all positive. Yeah, shooting a 59 is just, for me, was once in a lifetime. Just to have an opportunity to shoot it again was just a treat, so it's all good.''

Sutherland won the season-ending Charles Schwab Cup Championship last year in Phoenix for his lone PGA Tour Champions title. He won the 2002 World Golf Championships-Accenture Match Play Championship for his only PGA Tour title, beating childhood rival Scott McCarron in the final at Las Costa.

Tanigawa shot 64, closing with a birdie in a back-nine 30.

''Always hope for the best, prepare for the worst,'' Tanigawa said. ''You just go out and play, and it added up to that - and it's pretty cool that it did. ''

Scott McCarron was third at 11 under after a 67.

Scott Dunlap (66) was 10 under, a stroke ahead of Scott Parel (70), Tom Pernice Jr. (70) and Kent Jones (70).

Bernard Langer shot his second straight 68 for his 11th under-par round in a row at Snoqualmie Ridge. The German star won the event in 2010 and 2016.

Hometown star Fred Couples remained 1 under after a 72.

Darren Clarke and Chris DiMarco were well back in their Champions debuts. Clarke was even par after a 76, and DiMarco 5 over after a 75.

Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
Total
T1
Kevin Sutherland
-14
70
60
130
T1
Ken Tanigawa
-14
66
64
130
3
Scott McCarron
-11
66
67
133
4
Scott Dunlap
-10
68
66
134
T5
Scott Parel
-9
65
70
135
T5
Tom Pernice Jr.
-9
65
70
135
T5
Kent Jones
-9
65
70
135
T8
Bernhard Langer
-8
68
68
136
T8
Larry Mize
-8
68
68
136
T8
Miguel Angel Jiménez
-8
67
69
136
T11
Tommy Tolles
-7
70
67
137
T11
Joe Durant
-7
70
67
137
T11
Stephen Ames
-7
71
66
137
T11
Jesper Parnevik
-7
68
69
137
T11
Jerry Kelly
-7
68
69
137
T11
Mike Grob
-7
67
70
137
T11
Billy Andrade
-7
67
70
137
T18
Michael Bradley
-6
69
69
138
T18
Bob Estes
-6
67
71
138
T18
Steve Pate
-6
66
72
138
T21
Dudley Hart
-5
70
69
139
T21
Glen Day
-5
70
69
139
T21
Kenny Perry
-5
69
70
139
T21
Jerry Smith
-5
69
70
139
T25
Duffy Waldorf
-4
71
69
140
T25
Mark Calcavecchia
-4
71
69
140
T25
Brian Henninger
-4
72
68
140
T25
Mark O'Meara
-4
72
68
140
T25
Gary Hallberg
-4
73
67
140
T25
Woody Austin
-4
73
67
140
T25
John Huston
-4
68
72
140
T32
Steve Flesch
-3
70
71
141
T32
Olin Browne
-3
70
71
141
T32
Lee Janzen
-3
70
71
141
T32
Willie Wood
-3
70
71
141
T32
David McKenzie
-3
68
73
141
T32
Gene Sauers
-3
68
73
141
T32
Fran Quinn
-3
73
68
141
T39
Kirk Triplett
-2
71
71
142
T39
Brian Mogg
-2
72
70
142
T39
Jeff Maggert
-2
68
74
142
T39
Colin Montgomerie
-2
73
69
142
T43
Fred Couples
-1
71
72
143
T43
Paul Goydos
-1
71
72
143
T43
Joey Sindelar
-1
70
73
143
T43
Steve Jones
-1
73
70
143
T43
Brad Bryant
-1
69
74
143
T43
Tommy Armour III
-1
75
68
143
T49
Todd Hamilton
E
71
73
144
T49
John Inman
E
71
73
144
T49
Esteban Toledo
E
71
73
144
T49
Marco Dawson
E
70
74
144
T49
Rocco Mediate
E
72
72
144
T49
Bart Bryant
E
69
75
144
T49
Dan Forsman
E
73
71
144
T49
Scott Verplank
E
73
71
144
T49
Carlos Franco
E
73
71
144
T49
Darren Clarke
E
68
76
144
T49
Jeff Sluman
E
75
69
144
T60
Tim Petrovic
1
72
73
145
T60
David Frost
1
70
75
145
T60
Mark Brooks
1
74
71
145
T60
Doug Garwood
1
74
71
145
T60
Scott Simpson
1
75
70
145
T60
Billy Mayfair
1
76
69
145
T66
Paul Broadhurst
2
71
75
146
T66
Tom Byrum
2
70
76
146
T66
Guy Boros
2
75
71
146
69
Mike Goodes
3
73
74
147
70
Tom Werkmeister
4
76
72
148
T71
Chris DiMarco
5
74
75
149
T71
David Toms
5
74
75
149
73
Scott Hoch
6
73
77
150
T74
Skip Kendall
7
75
76
151
T74
Wes Short, Jr.
7
78
73
151
76
Steve Lowery
9
75
78
153
77
Tom Kite
11
78
77
155
WD
Russ Cochran
--
76
--
76
Pos.
Player
To Par
Total
T1
Kevin Sutherland
-14
130
T1
Ken Tanigawa
-14
130
3
Scott McCarron
-11
133
4
Scott Dunlap
-10
134
T5
Scott Parel
-9
135
T5
Tom Pernice Jr.
-9
135
T5
Kent Jones
-9
135
T8
Bernhard Langer
-8
136
T8
Larry Mize
-8
136
T8
Miguel Angel Jiménez
-8
136
T11
Tommy Tolles
-7
137
T11
Joe Durant
-7
137
T11
Stephen Ames
-7
137
T11
Jesper Parnevik
-7
137
T11
Jerry Kelly
-7
137
T11
Mike Grob
-7
137
T11
Billy Andrade
-7
137
T18
Michael Bradley
-6
138
T18
Bob Estes
-6
138
T18
Steve Pate
-6
138
T21
Dudley Hart
-5
139
T21
Glen Day
-5
139
T21
Kenny Perry
-5
139
T21
Jerry Smith
-5
139
T25
Duffy Waldorf
-4
140
T25
Mark Calcavecchia
-4
140
T25
Brian Henninger
-4
140
T25
Mark O'Meara
-4
140
T25
Gary Hallberg
-4
140
T25
Woody Austin
-4
140
T25
John Huston
-4
140
T32
Steve Flesch
-3
141
T32
Olin Browne
-3
141
T32
Lee Janzen
-3
141
T32
Willie Wood
-3
141
T32
David McKenzie
-3
141
T32
Gene Sauers
-3
141
T32
Fran Quinn
-3
141
T39
Kirk Triplett
-2
142
T39
Brian Mogg
-2
142
T39
Jeff Maggert
-2
142
T39
Colin Montgomerie
-2
142
T43
Fred Couples
-1
143
T43
Paul Goydos
-1
143
T43
Joey Sindelar
-1
143
T43
Steve Jones
-1
143
T43
Brad Bryant
-1
143
T43
Tommy Armour III
-1
143
T49
Todd Hamilton
E
144
T49
John Inman
E
144
T49
Esteban Toledo
E
144
T49
Marco Dawson
E
144
T49
Rocco Mediate
E
144
T49
Bart Bryant
E
144
T49
Dan Forsman
E
144
T49
Scott Verplank
E
144
T49
Carlos Franco
E
144
T49
Darren Clarke
E
144
T49
Jeff Sluman
E
144
T60
Tim Petrovic
1
145
T60
David Frost
1
145
T60
Mark Brooks
1
145
T60
Doug Garwood
1
145
T60
Scott Simpson
1
145
T60
Billy Mayfair
1
145
T66
Paul Broadhurst
2
146
T66
Tom Byrum
2
146
T66
Guy Boros
2
146
69
Mike Goodes
3
147
70
Tom Werkmeister
4
148
T71
Chris DiMarco
5
149
T71
David Toms
5
149
73
Scott Hoch
6
150
T74
Skip Kendall
7
151
T74
Wes Short, Jr.
7
151
76
Steve Lowery
9
153
77
Tom Kite
11
155
WD
Russ Cochran
--
76