Nick Watney's decision to play the PGA Tour's Barracuda Championship in search of FedEx Cup points appears to be paying off as his bogey-free first round earned him 18 modified Stableford points to lead by two.
No. 8 Bobby Jones bracket seed Louis Oosthuizen takes on No. 9 seed Nick Watney at 2:15 p.m. EST in the first round of the WGC-Accenture Match Play, with the players ranked 35th and 36th in OWGR and coming off missed cuts in California.
So this won't come as a surprise, but Tiger Woods is an overwhelming favorite this week at the Farmers Insurance Open. But another guy to watch out for? Nick Watney seems to have garnered the attention of our experts this week.
A shank and an O.B. ball. We saw both of those on the back nine Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship, and they came from the co-leaders. Nick Watney and Phil Mickelson are tied at 8-under 208 after the third round at Quail Hollow Club. Here are 5 Things you need to know from the third round.
Nick Watney entered the Masters as a favorite, but will enter the final round near the bottom of the leaderboard. <strong>Jim McCabe</strong> has the details, plus other notes from Saturday at Augusta.