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Sahith Theegala leading as play suspended
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February 11, 2022
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Phoenix Open 2022 R1
February 10-13
TPC Scottsdale, Scottsdale, Arizona
Round 2, Round 3, Round 4

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American Sahith Theegala, playing in his first WM Phoenix Open and starting on the back nine, was bogey-free and one shot in the lead at 7-under with two holes to play when play was suspended due to darkness.

Phoenix Open 2022 R1

"I got off to a pretty hot start. I had a couple - it was nice to see one go in on the first hole, that always kind of sets the tone for the day.

"But the big key for me like always in my game is just putting my driver in the fairway and I was able to do that early and often. I think the wind kind of laid down for us a little bit at the end there."

Phoenix Open 2022 R1

"So was able it take advantage of some opportunities and, yeah, super happy with the way I started.

"Obviously I got a little chippy at the end, I started hitting my driver a little squirrely at the end, so this is a welcome stop, honestly.

"I think I have like a 15-, 18-footer for par on 8, but it was just kind of nice because I was kind of losing some momentum there."

Theegala is playing on a sponsor invite he received two weeks ago.

"I was obviously really excited because I knew the history of the tournament and obviously super strong field, probably the strongest field I played in so far this year, and I just figured it was like another free roll opportunity, might as well take advantage of it and obviously super thankful that I got in."

Phoenix Open 2022 R1

South Korea's K.H. Lee closed his round with a 65 to lie in second place at 6-under.

Defending champion Brooks Koepka and fellow Americans Harry Higgs and Scott Stallings are tied in third at 5-under alongside Canadian Adam Hadwin.

A group of eleven players are tied in seventh at 4-under including World number 1 Jon Rahm of Spain.

Phoenix Open 2022 R1

Pos.PlayerThruTo ParR1
1Sahith Theegala16*-7--
2K.H. LeeF*-665
T3Brooks KoepkaF*-566
T3Adam HadwinF-566
T3Harry HiggsF*-566
T3Scott Stallings17-5--
T7Xander SchauffeleF*-467
T7Louis OosthuizenF-467
T7Charley HoffmanF*-467
T7Alex NorenF*-467
T7Patrick CantlayF-467
T7Justin ThomasF-467
T7Jon RahmF-467
T7Bubba WatsonF-467
T7Stewart CinkF-467
T7Kevin KisnerF*-467
T7Billy HorschelF*-467
T18Brian HarmanF-368
T18Abraham AncerF*-368
T18Gary WoodlandF*-368
T18Sam BurnsF*-368
T18Kevin TwayF-368
T18Graeme McDowellF*-368
T18Matt KucharF*-368
T18Keegan BradleyF*-368
T18Hideki MatsuyamaF-368
T18Adam ScottF-368
T18Branden GraceF-368
T18Cameron YoungF-368
T18Brendon ToddF*-368
T18Scottie SchefflerF-368
T32Tom HogeF*-269
T32Max HomaF*-269
T32Carlos OrtizF-269
T32Rory SabbatiniF-269
T32Ryan MooreF-269
T32Peter MalnatiF-269
T32Doug GhimF-269
T32Chez ReavieF*-269
T32J.T. PostonF*-269
T32Keith MitchellF*-269
T32Zach JohnsonF*-269
T32Brice GarnettF*-269
T44Chris KirkF*-170
T44Emiliano GrilloF*-170
T44Garrick HiggoF-170
T44Jimmy WalkerF-170
T44Jordan SpiethF*-170
T44Sebastián MuñozF-170
T44Francesco MolinariF*-170
T44Lucas HerbertF*-170
T44Anirban LahiriF*-170
T44Kramer HickokF-170
T44Austin EckroatF*-170
T44Patrick RodgersF-170
T44Denny McCarthyF*-170
T44Mito PereiraF*-170
T44Matt FitzpatrickF-170
T44Kelly KraftF*-170
T44Tyler DuncanF*-170
T44Kevin ChappellF*-170
T44Michael ThompsonF-170
T44Martin LairdF*-170
T44Si Woo KimF-170
T44Talor GoochF*-170
T44Sung KangF*-170
T44Andrew PutnamF-170
T44Bill HaasF*-170
T44Ben Silverman16-1--
T70Scott PiercyFPar71
T70Nate LashleyFPar71
T70Adam LongFPar71
T70Luke DonaldFPar71
T70Robert StrebFPar71
T70Seamus PowerF*Par71
T70Martin TrainerFPar71
T70Russell HenleyFPar71
T70Matt WallaceFPar71
T70Jonathan ByrdF*Par71
T70Rickie FowlerFPar71
T70Joel DahmenF*Par71
T70Hudson SwaffordF*Par71
T70Patton KizzireF*Par71
T70Brian StuardF*Par71
T85Troy MerrittF+172
T85Russell KnoxF+172
T85Kevin StreelmanF+172
T85Roger SloanF*+172
T85Matt JonesF+172
T85Viktor HovlandF*+172
T85Corey ConnersF+172
T85Nick TaylorF+172
T85Beau HosslerF+172
T85Sepp StrakaF+172
T85Seung-Yul NohF*+172
T85Aaron WiseF+172
T85Brandt SnedekerF*+172
T85Sam Ryder17+1--
T85Joseph Bramlett16+1--
T85Jeffrey Kang16*+1--
T85Étienne Papineau16*+1--
T102Pat PerezF*+273
T102Lucas GloverF*+273
T102Dylan FrittelliF+273
T102Daniel BergerF*+273
T102Brandon HagyF+273
T102Kyle StanleyF*+273
T102Stephan JaegerF*+273
T102James HahnF*+273
T102Hayden BuckleyF+273
T102Luke ListF+273
T102William McGirtF*+273
T102Brian GayF+273
T114Matthew NeSmithF*+374
T114Wyndham ClarkF*+374
T114Hank LebiodaF*+374
T114Craig HocknullF*+374
T114Tony FinauF+374
T114C.T. PanF*+374
T114Preston Summerhays (a)16+3--
T121Brendan SteeleF*+475
T121Henrik NorlanderF*+475
T121Jason DufnerF*+475
T121Charles Howell IIIF+475
T121Cam DavisF+475
T121Harold Varner IIIF+475
T127Tyler McCumberF+576
T127Danny LeeF+576
T129Chesson HadleyF+677
T129Wesley BryanF+677
131Nick WatneyF+778
132Adam SchenkF+1081
* Player started on the back nine
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