Sanderson Farms Championship R1

Four-way tie for lead in Mississippi

October 01-04
Country Club of Jackson, Jackson, Mississippi
$6,600,000
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4




Sebastian Munoz fired an 8-under par 64 to kick start his title defense in style, almost holing a wedge on the first hole. Should he succeed he would be the first player to win back-to-back titles in Mississippi.


”I don’t know, the energy of this place, I really like it, I just kind of thrive on it.”

But he’s not alone Jimmy Walker, Kevin Chappell and Charley Hoffman are tied for the lead alongside him.



The course is soft from recent rain and the greens are running fast making for good scoring on Thursday as sixteen players scored 67 or better.

Walker played bogey-free and fired eight birdies, his best round in over two years. His health and form haven’t been the best as he has been coping with Lyme Disease since 2017. His most recent top-10 finish came at the AT&T Byron Nelson in 2018.


“If I keep my allergies in check, I do pretty good. But when I get hit with allergies pretty bad, it really flares up the symptoms I had.”

He missed the cut at the U.S. Open due to tendonitis but this may be his week.

“It was really hard to grab a club out of my bag with my right hand. I just had no strength. But I rested a lot last week, played a few nine-hole rounds with some buddies and came in this week with my physio, we’ve been banging away on it, and it’s feeling better.”

Chappell’s return to golf on a medical extension following microdiscectomy surgery in 2018 was interrupted by the pandemic.

”I hadn’t done myself any favors coming back – poor scheduling, poor play, maybe came back a little early. But I kind of feel like I got my feet under me, getting more comfortable being on the road, being away from my family, and so the focus is just enjoying it and playing good golf, and the results will come.”

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Hoffman’s best season was in 2017 when he reached 20 in the World Rankings and earned a spot on the Presidents Cup team at the age of 40. He recorded just two top-10 finishes last season, is down to 150 in the Rankings and will miss the Masters next month for the first time in six years.

He started his round with nine birdies on Thursday, putting him in contention once more.

“I think I come in with a good game plan. I think on Sunday I may in the past have not tried to execute the same game plan on Sunday, depending on where I am in the lead. That may be why I haven’t played as well as I wanted to on Sundays. But on Thursday, the game plan I set up early in the week usually pans out pretty well.”




Pos.
Player
To Par
R4
T1
Kevin Chappell
-8
64
T1
Charley Hoffman
-8
64
T1
Sebastián Muñoz
-8
64
T1
Jimmy Walker
-8
64
T5
MJ Daffue
-7
65
T5
Michael Gligic
-7
65
T7
Keegan Bradley
-6
66
T7
Cameron Davis
-6
66
T7
Talor Gooch
-6
66
T7
Anirban Lahiri
-6
66
T7
J.T. Poston
-6
66
T12
Ryan Armour
-5
67
T12
Corey Conners
-5
67
T12
Roger Sloan
-5
67
T12
Scott Stallings
-5
67
T12
Kristoffer Ventura
-5
67
T17
Sergio Garcia
-4
68
T17
Chris Kirk
-4
68
T17
Martin Laird
-4
68
T17
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
-4
68
T17
Steve Lewton
-4
68
T17
Denny McCarthy
-4
68
T17
Matthew NeSmith
-4
68
T17
Andrew Putnam
-4
68
T17
Charl Schwartzel
-4
68
T17
Cameron Tringale
-4
68
T17
Aaron Wise
-4
68
T28
Sebastian Cappelen
-3
T28
Stewart Cink
-3
69
T28
Emiliano Grillo
-3
69
T28
Bill Haas
-3
69
T28
Hank Lebioda
-3
69
T28
Maverick McNealy
-3
69
T28
Henrik Norlander
-3
69
T28
Cameron Percy
-3
69
T28
Adam Schenk
-3
69
T28
Nick Taylor
-3
69
T28
Camilo Villegas
-3
69
T39
Joseph Bramlett
-2
T39
Brice Garnett
-2
70
T39
Brian Harman
-2
70
T39
Scott Harrington
-2
70
T39
David Hearn
-2
70
T39
Jim Herman
-2
70
T39
Zach Johnson
-2
70
T39
Michael Kim
-2
70
T39
Nate Lashley
-2
70
T39
Luke List
-2
70
T39
Peter Malnati
-2
70
T39
Tyler McCumber
-2
70
T39
Jay McLuen
-2
T39
Grayson Murray
-2
70
T39
Cheng Tsung Pan
-2
70
T39
Scott Piercy
-2
70
T39
Chez Reavie
-2
70
T39
Doc Redman
-2
70
T39
Chase Seiffert
-2
70
T39
Brandt Snedeker
-2
70
T39
J.J. Spaun
-2
70
T39
Henrik Stenson
-2
70
T39
Chris Stroud
-2
70
T39
Brian Stuard
-2
70
T39
Nick Watney
-2
70
T39
Richy Werenski
-2
70
T65
Mark Anderson
-1
71
T65
Aaron Baddeley
-1
71
T65
Sam Burns
-1
71
T65
Wyndham Clark
-1
71
T65
Austin Cook
-1
71
T65
Matt Every
-1
71
T65
Doug Ghim
-1
T65
Lucas Glover
-1
71
T65
Fabián Gómez
-1
71
T65
Brandon Hagy
-1
T65
Tom Hoge
-1
71
T65
J.B. Holmes
-1
71
T65
Sungjae Im
-1
71
T65
Kelly Kraft
-1
71
T65
Davis Riley
-1
71
T65
Sepp Straka
-1
71
T65
Robert Streb
-1
71
T65
Sahith Theegala
-1
71
T65
Vincent Whaley
-1
71
Projected Cut: ( -1 )
T84
Chris Baker
E
72
T84
Scott Brown
E
72
T84
Wesley Bryan
E
72
T84
Rafa Cabrera Bello
E
72
T84
Greg Chalmers
E
72
T84
Luke Donald
E
72
T84
Dylan Frittelli
E
72
T84
Will Gordon
E
72
T84
Beau Hossler
E
72
T84
Si Woo Kim
E
72
T84
Patton Kizzire
E
72
T84
Russell Knox
E
72
T84
Tom Lewis
E
72
T84
Hunter Mahan
E
72
T84
William McGirt
E
72
T84
Sean O’Hair
E
72
T84
Sam Ryder
E
72
T84
Rory Sabbatini
E
72
T84
D.J. Trahan
E
72
T84
Martin Trainer
E
72
T84
Kevin Tway
E
72
T84
Tim Wilkinson
E
72
T106
Byeong Hun An
1
73
T106
Bronson Burgoon
1
73
T106
Branden Grace
1
73
T106
Kramer Hickok
1
73
T106
Bo Hoag
1
73
T106
Isaiah Jackson (a)
1
73
T106
Matt Jones
1
73
T106
Jamie Lovemark
1
73
T106
Troy Merritt
1
73
T106
Carlos Ortiz
1
73
T106
Pat Perez
1
73
T106
Scottie Scheffler
1
73
T106
Vaughn Taylor
1
73
T106
Bo Van Pelt
1
73
T106
Jhonattan Vegas
1
73
T106
Will Zalatoris
1
73
T106
Xinjun Zhang
1
73
T123
Zac Blair
2
74
T123
Zack Fischer
2
74
T123
Mark Hubbard
2
74
T123
Sung Kang
2
74
T123
Satoshi Kodaira
2
74
T123
Adam Long
2
74
T123
Keith Mitchell
2
74
T123
Matthias Schwab
2
74
T123
Kyle Stanley
2
74
T132
Chesson Hadley
3
75
T132
Rob Oppenheim
3
75
T132
D.A. Points
3
75
T132
Patrick Rodgers
3
75
T132
Hudson Swafford
3
75
T137
K.J. Choi
4
76
T137
Jason Dufner
4
76
T139
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
5
77
T139
Ted Potter, Jr.
5
77
141
Robby Shelton
6
78
T142
Jonathan Byrd
7
79
T142
Kyle Ramey
7
79
144
Kevin Stadler
10
82
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