RSM Classic R3

Todd on course for rare PGA Tour hat-trick

November 21-24
Sea Island Resort (Seaside), Sea Island, Georgia
$6,600,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4


Brendon Todd moved into prime position for a hat-trick of PGA Tour victories as his remarkable return to form continued at The RSM Classic.

An eight-under-par 62 took Todd to 18 under at Sea Island Golf Club, enough for a two-shot 54-hole lead over former US Open champion Webb Simpson and Colombia’s Sebastian Munoz.

Todd was outside the top 1,000 on the Official Golf World Ranking earlier in the year but now has a chance to become the first player since Tiger Woods in 2006 to win three regular PGA Tour events in a row.


The 34-year-old has claimed victory in the Bermuda Championship and Mayakoba Golf Classic on his last two starts to leap to 83rd in the world.

He birdied his first two holes on Saturday before adding further gains on the fourth, fifth, seventh and ninth in an outward 29.

And although Todd was unable to maintain such a frenetic pace, he made a tap-in birdie on the 11th and holed from nine feet at the 17th to move clear of the chasing pack.

Scotland’s Russell Knox leads the British challenge on 10 under following a third-round 64.


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RSM Classic R2

Tours
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Brendon Todd
USA
-18
66
66
62
194
T2
Webb Simpson
USA
-16
65
68
63
196
T2
Sebastian Munoz
COL
-16
67
63
66
196
4
D. J. Trahan
USA
-15
67
63
67
197
T5
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
KOR
-14
64
68
66
198
T5
Ricky Barnes
USA
-14
68
63
67
198
T5
Tyler Duncan
USA
-14
67
61
70
198
T8
Scottie Scheffler
USA
-13
70
66
63
199
T8
Doc Redman
USA
-13
66
67
66
199
T8
Brian Harman
USA
-13
67
66
66
199
T8
Henrik Norlander
SWE
-13
67
65
67
199
T12
Nick Watney
USA
-12
67
67
66
200
T12
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-12
68
67
65
200
T12
Alexander Noren
SWE
-12
68
65
67
200
T12
Scott Brown
USA
-12
65
67
68
200
T12
Fabian Gomez
ARG
-12
68
63
69
200
T17
Tim Wilkinson
NZL
-11
68
66
67
201
T17
Denny McCarthy
USA
-11
71
62
68
201
T19
Brian Stuard
USA
-10
70
66
66
202
T19
Keith Mitchell
USA
-10
70
66
66
202
T19
Troy Merritt
USA
-10
68
68
66
202
T19
Hank Lebioda
USA
-10
67
68
67
202
T19
Talor Gooch
USA
-10
69
68
65
202
T19
Kyle Reifers
USA
-10
71
63
68
202
T19
Russell Knox
SCO
-10
71
67
64
202
T19
Scott Harrington
USA
-10
65
73
64
202
T27
Bill Haas
USA
-9
68
68
67
203
T27
Chesson Hadley
USA
-9
71
65
67
203
T27
David Lingmerth
SWE
-9
69
67
67
203
T27
Matthew NeSmith
USA
-9
68
67
68
203
T27
Brandon Hagy
USA
-9
71
66
66
203
T27
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
-9
68
67
68
203
T27
Ryan Armour
USA
-9
70
65
68
203
T27
Chase Seiffert
USA
-9
68
69
66
203
T27
Alex Cejka
GER
-9
67
67
69
203
T27
Will Gordon
USA
-9
68
65
70
203
T27
Kyle Stanley
USA
-9
69
64
70
203
T27
Wes Roach
USA
-9
72
66
65
203
T39
J. T. Poston
USA
-8
66
70
68
204
T39
Stewart Cink
USA
-8
69
67
68
204
T39
Luke List
USA
-8
67
69
68
204
T39
Mark Hubbard
USA
-8
68
67
69
204
T39
Shawn Stefani
USA
-8
71
64
69
204
T39
Jim Herman
USA
-8
72
65
67
204
T39
Adam Long
USA
-8
71
66
67
204
T39
David Hearn
CAN
-8
66
69
69
204
T39
Harry Higgs
USA
-8
70
67
67
204
T39
Mark Anderson
USA
-8
66
68
70
204
T39
Ryan Brehm
USA
-8
68
69
67
204
T39
Ben Crane
USA
-8
68
70
66
204
T39
Anirban Lahiri
IND
-8
71
67
66
204
T39
Rhein Gibson
AUS
-8
66
64
74
204
T53
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
-7
66
70
69
205
T53
Austin Cook
USA
-7
71
66
68
205
T53
Maverick McNealy (a)
USA
-7
71
66
68
205
T53
Kramer Hickok
USA
-7
68
70
67
205
T53
Patton Kizzire
USA
-7
69
69
67
205
T58
Michael Thompson
USA
-6
71
65
70
206
T58
Scott Stallings
USA
-6
67
70
69
206
T58
Cameron Tringale
USA
-6
64
71
71
206
T58
Davis Riley
USA
-6
68
67
71
206
T58
Jim Furyk
USA
-6
69
69
68
206
T58
Davis Thompson
USA
-6
68
70
68
206
T58
Zach Johnson
USA
-6
69
69
68
206
T65
Rory Sabbatini
SVK
-5
67
70
70
207
T65
Peter Uihlein
USA
-5
69
68
70
207
T65
Luke Donald
ENG
-5
70
68
69
207
T65
Tim Herron
USA
-5
70
64
73
207
T69
Matt Jones
AUS
-4
70
66
72
208
T69
Doug Ghim
USA
-4
68
70
70
208
T69
Tyler McCumber
USA
-4
70
68
70
208
T72
Rob Oppenheim
USA
-3
69
69
71
209
T72
Vincent Whaley
USA
-3
67
71
71
209
74
Satoshi Kodaira
JPN
-2
68
70
72
210
75
Bo Hoag
USA
-1
68
70
73
211
76
Adam Hadwin
CAN
Par
71
67
74
212
CUT
Ben Martin
USA
-3
74
65
139
CUT
Brendan Steele
USA
-3
71
68
139
CUT
Brice Garnett
USA
-3
70
69
139
CUT
Cameron Percy
AUS
-3
73
66
139
CUT
Chris Kirk
USA
-3
71
68
139
CUT
Chris Stroud
USA
-3
71
68
139
CUT
Fredrik Jacobson
SWE
-3
69
70
139
CUT
J. J. Spaun
USA
-3
74
65
139
CUT
Joel Dahmen
USA
-3
71
68
139
CUT
Lanto Griffin
USA
-3
74
65
139
CUT
Nick Taylor
CAN
-3
67
72
139
CUT
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-3
68
71
139
CUT
Vince Covello
USA
-3
71
68
139
CUT
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
-2
73
67
140
CUT
Aaron Wise
USA
-2
70
70
140
CUT
Bronson Burgoon
USA
-2
70
70
140
CUT
Chad Campbell
USA
-2
70
70
140
CUT
Charles Howell III
USA
-2
68
72
140
CUT
Harris English
USA
-2
71
69
140
CUT
Kevin Kisner
USA
-2
73
67
140
CUT
Kristoffer Ventura
NOR
-2
75
65
140
CUT
Martin Laird
SCO
-2
70
70
140
CUT
Seamus Power
IRL
-2
75
65
140
CUT
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
-2
72
68
140
CUT
Tom Hoge
USA
-2
70
70
140
CUT
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-2
71
69
140
CUT
Adam Schenk
USA
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Andrew Landry
USA
-1
71
70
141
CUT
Ben Taylor
ENG
-1
74
67
141
CUT
Billy Horschel
USA
-1
74
67
141
CUT
Greyson Sigg
USA
-1
73
68
141
CUT
Jason Dufner
USA
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Johnson Wagner
USA
-1
67
74
141
CUT
Jonathan Byrd
USA
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Matt Kuchar
USA
-1
72
69
141
CUT
Nelson Ledesma
ARG
-1
71
70
141
CUT
Roberto Castro
USA
-1
68
73
141
CUT
Akshay Bhatia
USA
Par
71
71
142
CUT
Arjun Atwal
IND
Par
71
71
142
CUT
Boo Weekley
USA
Par
70
72
142
CUT
Brian Gay
USA
Par
69
73
142
CUT
Cole Miller
USA
Par
70
72
142
CUT
Davis Love III
USA
Par
68
74
142
CUT
Davis Love IV
USA
Par
73
69
142
CUT
Hudson Swafford
USA
Par
71
71
142
CUT
James Hahn
USA
Par
68
74
142
CUT
John Merrick
USA
Par
68
74
142
CUT
Josh Teater
USA
Par
73
69
142
CUT
Rafael Campos
PRI
Par
72
70
142
CUT
Sam Ryder
USA
Par
71
71
142
CUT
Tommy Gainey
USA
Par
73
69
142
CUT
Chris Baker
USA
1
72
71
143
CUT
Dominic Bozzelli
USA
1
72
71
143
CUT
J. J. Henry
USA
1
71
72
143
CUT
Michael Gellerman
USA
1
75
68
143
CUT
Michael Gligic
CAN
1
72
71
143
CUT
Robert Streb
USA
1
73
70
143
CUT
Russell Henley
USA
1
75
68
143
CUT
Kevin Chappell
USA
2
73
71
144
CUT
Kevin Streelman
USA
2
71
73
144
CUT
Robert Garrigus
USA
2
73
71
144
CUT
Zack Sucher
USA
2
71
73
144
CUT
Beau Hossler
USA
3
74
71
145
CUT
K. J. Choi
KOR
3
69
76
145
CUT
Robby Shelton
USA
3
74
71
145
CUT
Zac Blair
USA
3
72
73
145
CUT
D. A. Points
USA
4
73
73
146
CUT
Henry Chung
USA
4
71
75
146
CUT
Matt Atkins
USA
5
72
75
147
CUT
Peter Malnati
USA
5
74
73
147
CUT
Cameron Davis
AUS
6
76
72
148
CUT
Derek Ernst
USA
6
73
75
148
CUT
Sang-Moon Bae
KOR
7
72
77
149
CUT
Joseph Bramlett
USA
8
70
80
150
CUT
Sepp Straka
AUT
9
69
82
151
CUT
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
10
75
77
152
CUT
Ted Potter Jr.
USA
10
74
78
152
CUT
Tim Weinhart
USA
11
73
80
153
RET
George McNeill
USA
Par
77
77
RET
Michael Kim
KOR
Par
0
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