The RSM Classic R1

Wallace & Villegas tied in Georgia

November 19-22
Sea Island Resort, Sea Island, Georgia
$6,600,000
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4




Camilo Villegas capped off a bogey-free round with a 10-foot birdie putt on his last hole in the RSM Classic to join Matt Wallace in the lead at 6-under 64.


It was Villegas’ lowest score on the PGA Tour in four years. The Colombian player has had a hard time both professionally and personally lately with a shoulder injury preventing him from playing in 2019 and his 2-year old daughter Mia dying in July while undergoing chemotherapy.

“Got on the range and see a little rainbow out there. I start thinking about Mia and said, ‘Hey, let’s have a good one.’ Nice to have Manny (his brother) on the bag and yes, it was a good ball-striking round, it was a great putting round. I was pretty free all day.”



A four-time winner on Tour, Villegas has missed three cuts in his last five starts.

“I can’t change the past and since I can’t change the past, I’ve got to focus on the present. It’s not about forgetting because you never forget your daughter. It’s about being in the moment, being in the now and this is my now. It’s not with her, but it is with her at the same time.


“I love playing golf, I love doing what I do. The game of golf has been great to me. I happened to have a shoulder injury there for the last couple years that kind of set me back a bit, but I’m excited. I think things are rolling the right way and obviously if I keep doing what I did today, it should be fine.”

Wallace, who tied for 46th at the Masters last week, learned at the last minute that his caddie, Dave McNealy, had tested positive for the coronavirus while he tested negative. He had the choice between a PGA Tour caddie or a local one and decided on Jeffrey Cammon, a member of the Sea Island Golf Club performance center staff.



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“He’s really chill, ” said Wallace. “ He said, ‘What do you want me to say?’ That was the first question. I was like, ‘Listen, mate, I don’t need anything. I’ll ask you a question and you answer it just with pure facts of what you think.’ It worked well today.”

One shot behind the leaders lies a group of eight players that include Sea Island residents Patton Kizzire and Robert Streb, whose only PGA Tour title he won at Sea Island in 2015.




Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
T1
Camilo Villegas
-6
64
T1
Matt Wallace
-6
64
T3
Keegan Bradley
-5
67
T3
Doug Ghim
-5
67
T3
Patton Kizzire
-5
65
T3
Adam Long
-5
67
T3
Peter Malnati
-5
65
T3
Rory Sabbatini
-5
65
T3
Robert Streb
-5
65
T3
Cameron Tringale
-5
67
T11
Aaron Baddeley
-4
68
T11
Harris English
-4
66
T11
Rhein Gibson
-4
68
T11
Emiliano Grillo
-4
66
T11
Charles Howell III
-4
68
T11
Zach Johnson
-4
66
T11
Kevin Kisner
-4
68
T11
Andrew Landry
-4
68
T11
Alex Noren
-4
66
T11
Bernd Wiesberger
-4
66
T21
Corey Conners
-3
67
T21
Tommy Fleetwood
-3
67
T21
John Huh
-3
69
T21
Matt Jones
-3
67
T21
Shane Lowry
-3
67
T21
Cheng Tsung Pan
-3
67
T21
Patrick Rodgers
-3
69
T21
Roger Sloan
-3
67
T21
Scott Stallings
-3
69
T21
Kyle Stanley
-3
67
T31
Bronson Burgoon
-2
68
T31
Sebastian Cappelen
-2
68
T31
Wyndham Clark
-2
70
T31
Austin Cook
-2
68
T31
Russell Henley
-2
70
T31
Jim Herman
-2
68
T31
Bo Hoag
-2
68
T31
Charley Hoffman
-2
68
T31
Matt Kuchar
-2
70
T31
Nate Lashley
-2
68
T31
Graeme McDowell
-2
70
T31
Sean O’Hair
-2
70
T31
Scott Piercy
-2
70
T31
Justin Rose
-2
70
T31
Webb Simpson
-2
68
T31
J.J. Spaun
-2
68
T31
Vaughn Taylor
-2
70
T31
Brendon Todd
-2
68
T49
Scott Brown
-1
69
T49
Rafa Cabrera Bello
-1
71
T49
Kevin Chappell
-1
71
T49
Jason Day
-1
69
T49
Brice Garnett
-1
69
T49
Talor Gooch
-1
71
T49
Tyrrell Hatton
-1
69
T49
Tom Hoge
-1
69
T49
Hunter Mahan
-1
69
T49
Keith Mitchell
-1
69
T49
J.T. Poston
-1
71
T49
Ian Poulter
-1
69
T49
Henrik Stenson
-1
69
T49
Kevin Streelman
-1
71
T49
Danny Willett
-1
69
T64
Chris Baker
E
72
T64
Ryan Brehm
E
72
T64
Jonathan Byrd
E
72
T64
Cameron Davis
E
70
T64
Luke Donald
E
72
T64
Branden Grace
E
70
T64
James Hahn
E
72
T64
Brian Harman
E
72
T64
Sungjae Im
E
72
T64
Chris Kirk
E
70
T64
Matthew NeSmith
E
72
T64
Doc Redman
E
72
T76
Mark Anderson
1
73
T76
Ryan Armour
1
71
T76
Joseph Bramlett
1
71
T76
K.J. Choi
1
71
T76
Jason Dufner
1
71
T76
Matt Every
1
73
T76
Lucas Glover
1
71
T76
William Gordon
1
71
T76
Chesson Hadley
1
73
T76
Scott Harrington
1
73
T76
Michael Hebert
1
71
T76
Mackenzie Hughes
1
73
T76
Sung Kang
1
71
T76
Hank Lebioda
1
73
T76
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
1
71
T76
Denny McCarthy
1
71
T76
Joaquin Niemann
1
73
T76
Louis Oosthuizen
1
73
T76
Rob Oppenheim
1
73
T76
Andrew Putnam
1
71
T76
Sam Ryder
1
73
T76
Adam Schenk
1
73
T76
Charl Schwartzel
1
71
T76
Sepp Straka
1
71
T76
Andy Sullivan
1
73
T76
Josh Teater
1
73
T76
Bo Van Pelt
1
73
T76
Vincent Whaley
1
71
T76
Tim Wilkinson
1
71
T105
Brandon Crick
2
74
T105
Joel Dahmen
2
74
T105
Matthew Fitzpatrick
2
72
T105
Brandon Hagy
2
74
T105
David Hearn
2
74
T105
Russell Knox
2
72
T105
Martin Laird
2
74
T105
Luke List
2
74
T105
Pat Perez
2
74
T105
Ted Potter, Jr.
2
74
T105
Chez Reavie
2
72
T105
Kevin Stadler
2
72
T105
Brendan Steele
2
72
T105
Brian Stuard
2
74
T105
Hudson Swafford
2
72
T105
D.J. Trahan
2
72
T105
Martin Trainer
2
74
T122
Harry Higgs
3
75
T122
Satoshi Kodaira
3
75
T122
Tyler McCumber
3
75
T122
Cameron Percy
3
75
T122
D.A. Points
3
75
T122
Nick Taylor
3
73
T122
Harold Varner III
3
75
T122
Jhonattan Vegas
3
75
T122
Kristoffer Ventura
3
75
T122
Richy Werenski
3
73
T132
Stewart Cink
4
74
T132
Tyler Duncan
4
76
T132
Dylan Frittelli
4
76
T132
Joey Garber
4
74
T132
Adam Hadwin
4
76
T132
Beau Hossler
4
76
T132
Mark Hubbard
4
74
T132
Troy Merritt
4
74
T132
Chase Seiffert
4
76
T132
Brandt Snedeker
4
76
T132
Kevin Tway
4
74
T132
Aaron Wise
4
76
T144
Jason Kokrak
5
75
T144
Jamie Lovemark
5
75
T144
Davis Thompson (a)
5
77
T144
Nick Watney
5
75
T144
Xinjun Zhang
5
75
T149
Anthony Cordes
6
78
T149
Fabián Gómez
6
78
T149
Sebastián Muñoz
6
76
T149
Robby Shelton
6
78
T149
Lee Westwood
6
76
T154
Michael Gligic
7
79
T154
Maverick McNealy
7
77
WD
Michael Kim
E
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