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Homa, Kim & Finau share lead in California

January 21-24
PGA West Stadium Course &
Nicklaus Tournament Course, La Quinta, California
$6,700,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4




Max Homa made nine birdies and a double bogey for a 65 and a share of the lead at the Stadium Course alongside Si Woo Kim and Tony Finau at 15-under 201.


Homa, who has made seventeen birdies in the last two rounds, could win his second PGA title on Sunday.

“There’s obviously a handful of very daunting holes, but I’ve been fortunate enough to play here a ton, so I have a pretty good feel for the place,” said Homa. “I’ve been able to put myself in a position to have good looks for birdie, and I’ve been putting great. It’s just something about these greens. It feels like home.”



Kim and Finau both shot 67 but Kim was bogey-free for the day while Finau recovered from a double bogey on the 13th with three back-to-back birdies.

Sungjae Kim started his round with a one shot lead but had to settle for a 73 after making a double bogey at the par-4 9th and bogeys at the 5th, 13th and 14th offset by only five birdies. He lies in T20 at 10-under with four other players including first round leader Brandon Hagy who shot a 72.


Richy Werenski shot a 65 to move to fourth, one shot behind the leaders. Having gone bogey-free in the first two rounds he missed a 10-foot par putt at the 13th for bogey but compensated with six birdies and an eagle at the par-5 5th.

“I’ve been giving myself plenty of looks and just haven’t been converting them, and today I finally made some [putts],” said Werenski. “So I think we’re kind of turning the corner. I’ve always liked this place. I’ve never finished really, really high here, but I’ve always known that I could play really good. It just fits my eye.”



The low round of the day came from Russell Knox, whose 64 is one shot off the course record and joins Brian Harman and Emiliano Grillo in fifth place at 13-under.




Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
T1
Tony Finau
-15
68
66
67
201
T1
Max Homa
-15
66
70
65
201
T1
Si Woo Kim
-15
66
68
67
201
4
Richy Werenski
-14
69
68
65
202
T5
Emiliano Grillo
-13
69
66
68
203
T5
Brian Harman
-13
68
68
67
203
T5
Russell Knox
-13
69
70
64
203
T8
Cameron Davis
-12
68
70
66
204
T8
Doug Ghim
-12
67
68
69
204
T8
Francesco Molinari
-12
69
66
69
204
T8
Rory Sabbatini
-12
68
69
67
204
T8
Chase Seiffert
-12
72
67
65
204
T13
Byeong Hun An
-11
65
73
67
205
T13
Patrick Cantlay
-11
69
71
65
205
T13
Paul Casey
-11
72
65
68
205
T13
Talor Gooch
-11
74
66
65
205
T13
Matt Jones
-11
70
68
67
205
T13
Luke List
-11
69
68
68
205
T13
Roger Sloan
-11
69
67
69
205
T20
Brandon Hagy
-10
64
70
72
206
T20
John Huh
-10
68
68
70
206
T20
Sungjae Im
-10
68
65
73
206
T20
Andrew Putnam
-10
67
69
70
206
T20
Gary Woodland
-10
70
68
68
206
T25
Abraham Ancer
-9
69
65
73
207
T25
James Hahn
-9
68
69
70
207
T25
Ben Martin
-9
67
71
69
207
T25
Rob Oppenheim
-9
69
71
67
207
T25
Adam Schenk
-9
68
68
71
207
T25
Michael Thompson
-9
67
72
68
207
T31
Kramer Hickok
-8
70
69
69
208
T31
Bo Hoag
-8
71
69
68
208
T31
Chris Kirk
-8
68
70
70
208
T31
Alex Noren
-8
67
71
70
208
T31
Kyle Stanley
-8
70
68
70
208
T31
Brendan Steele
-8
68
68
72
208
T31
Nick Taylor
-8
68
66
74
208
T31
Josh Teater
-8
68
69
71
208
T39
Bronson Burgoon
-7
71
68
70
209
T39
Rickie Fowler
-7
73
66
70
209
T39
Rhein Gibson
-7
70
70
69
209
T39
Patton Kizzire
-7
69
70
70
209
T39
Martin Laird
-7
66
74
69
209
T39
Jamie Lovemark
-7
68
71
70
209
T39
Henrik Norlander
-7
71
68
70
209
T39
Sam Ryder
-7
67
70
72
209
T39
Jimmy Walker
-7
69
70
70
209
T48
Ryan Armour
-6
70
67
73
210
T48
Hank Lebioda
-6
69
71
70
210
T48
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
-6
68
71
71
210
T48
Matthew Wolff
-6
72
67
71
210
T52
Zach Johnson
-5
72
68
71
211
T52
Charl Schwartzel
-5
67
72
72
211
T52
Brian Stuard
-5
74
65
72
211
T55
Austin Cook
-4
68
70
74
212
T55
Tyler Duncan
-4
67
72
73
212
T55
Adam Hadwin
-4
72
66
74
212
T55
Harry Hall
-4
70
70
72
212
T55
Tyler McCumber
-4
69
70
73
212
T55
Cameron Tringale
-4
68
72
72
212
T61
Wyndham Clark
-3
70
70
73
213
T61
Andrew Landry
-3
70
69
74
213
T63
David Hearn
-2
68
71
75
214
T63
Adam Long
-2
68
70
76
214
T63
Vaughn Taylor
-2
73
67
74
214
T66
William Gordon
-1
72
68
75
215
T66
Erik van Rooyen
-1
70
69
76
215
68
Doc Redman
E
70
70
76
216
69
Sebastian Cappelen
2
70
70
78
218
T70
Nelson Ledesma
3
70
70
79
219
T70
Maverick McNealy
3
67
73
79
219
CUT
Bill Haas
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Anirban Lahiri
-3
68
73
141
CUT
Ryan Moore
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Cheng Tsung Pan
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Pat Perez
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Chez Reavie
-3
71
70
141
CUT
Scottie Scheffler
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Scott Stallings
-3
74
67
141
CUT
Vincent Whaley
-3
69
72
141
CUT
Tim Wilkinson
-3
70
71
141
CUT
Akshay Bhatia
-2
72
70
142
CUT
Luke Donald
-2
72
70
142
CUT
Jason Dufner
-2
74
68
142
CUT
Brian Gay
-2
74
68
142
CUT
Lanto Griffin
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Fabián Gómez
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Charles Howell III
-2
72
70
142
CUT
Joohyung Kim
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Danny Lee
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Troy Merritt
-2
69
73
142
CUT
Xinjun Zhang
-2
70
72
142
CUT
Aaron Baddeley
-1
68
75
143
CUT
Sam Burns
-1
77
66
143
CUT
Joel Dahmen
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Russell Henley
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Jim Herman
-1
73
70
143
CUT
Satoshi Kodaira
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Brooks Koepka
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Denny McCarthy
-1
73
70
143
CUT
Ted Potter, Jr.
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Patrick Reed
-1
68
75
143
CUT
J.J. Spaun
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Kevin Stadler
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Ben Taylor
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Kristoffer Ventura
-1
68
75
143
CUT
John Augenstein (a)
E
72
72
144
CUT
Lucas Glover
E
71
73
144
CUT
Mark Hubbard
E
68
76
144
CUT
Kelly Kraft
E
70
74
144
CUT
Grayson Murray
E
69
75
144
CUT
Kevin Na
E
75
69
144
CUT
Sean O’Hair
E
71
73
144
CUT
Cameron Percy
E
73
71
144
CUT
Scott Piercy
E
70
74
144
CUT
Patrick Rodgers
E
69
75
144
CUT
Kevin Streelman
E
68
76
144
CUT
Kevin Tway
E
72
72
144
CUT
Mark Anderson
1
70
75
145
CUT
Beau Hossler
1
73
72
145
CUT
Peter Malnati
1
73
72
145
CUT
Bo Van Pelt
1
75
70
145
CUT
Aaron Wise
1
71
74
145
CUT
Tom Hoge
2
71
75
146
CUT
Phil Mickelson
2
74
72
146
CUT
Seung-Yul Noh
2
74
72
146
CUT
Michael Block
3
74
73
147
CUT
Scott Brown
3
72
75
147
CUT
Robby Shelton
3
74
73
147
CUT
Brandt Snedeker
3
73
74
147
CUT
Hudson Swafford
3
71
76
147
CUT
Martin Trainer
3
70
77
147
CUT
Nick Watney
3
74
73
147
CUT
Chris Baker
4
77
71
148
CUT
Brice Garnett
4
70
78
148
CUT
Michael Gligic
4
71
77
148
CUT
Scott Harrington
4
73
75
148
CUT
Camilo Villegas
4
69
79
148
CUT
Sepp Straka
5
72
77
149
CUT
Steve Stricker
5
75
74
149
CUT
Keegan Bradley
6
73
77
150
CUT
Chesson Hadley
6
77
73
150
CUT
J.T. Poston
6
70
80
150
CUT
Rafael Campos
7
74
77
151
CUT
Michael Kim
7
78
73
151
CUT
Nate Lashley
7
73
78
151
CUT
Cameron Champ
8
77
75
152
CUT
Michael Gellerman
8
72
80
152
CUT
Steve Jones
9
73
80
153
CUT
Hunter Mahan
9
76
77
153
CUT
Matthew NeSmith
9
78
75
153
CUT
Sung Kang
10
77
77
154
CUT
Joseph Bramlett
11
79
76
155
CUT
John Senden
11
81
74
155
CUT
Matt Every
12
84
72
156
WD
Charley Hoffman
E
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