Jason Day & Lydia Ko take 2-shot lead

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Grant Thornton Invitational R2
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December 10, 2023
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Jason Day and Lydia Ko carded the low round of the day in foursomes format, a 66, to move into the lead at 20-under at the Grant Thornton Invitational.

“I think this is just a great experience for me and I hope a lot of juniors who are either here this week or watching on the TV get inspired and hope that one day they play on the PGA or the LPGA and they too are paired up with another fellow player on the other tour," said Ko. "This is I think the outcome and result is secondary. I think for us, we don't really get to I guess cross paths that much with other tours. Jason's only the fourth PGA TOUR player I've played with. I think it's a great -- something that I can learn a lot from.”

Overnight leaders Tony Finau and Nelly Korda shot a 70 to move down into a share of second place at 18-under.

Lucas Glover and Leona Maguire closed with a 69 for their share of second place.

The Grant Thornton Invitational is a first-year PGA TOUR Challenge Season event (unofficial) and the first mixed-team co-sanctioned event between the PGA TOUR and LPGA Tour since John Daly and Laura Davies won the final JCPenney Classic in 1999.

Pos.TeamTo ParR1R2Total
1Lydia Ko / Jason Day-205866124
T2Leona Maguire / Lucas Glover-185769126
T2Nelly Korda / Tony Finau-185670126
T4Lexi Thompson / Rickie Fowler-166068128
T4Brooke Henderson / Corey Conners-165969128
T4Ruoning Yin / Nick Taylor-165870128
T4Megan Khang / Denny McCarthy-165771128
8Charley Hull / Justin Rose-145872130
T9Celine Boutier / Harris English-126369132
T9Madelene Sagstrom / Ludvig Aberg-126072132
T9Rose Zhang / Sahith Theegala-125874132
12Lilia Vu / Joel Dahmen-116172133
13Mel Reid / Russell Henley-106470134
14Andrea Lee / Billy Horschel-96471135
T15Cheyenne Knight / Tom Hoge-76671137
T15Allisen Corpuz / Cameron Champ-75978137
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Grant Thornton Invitational 2023

Date: December 8th - 10th 2023

Location: Tiburón Golf Club, Gold Course, Naples, Florida

Purse: $4,000,000

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