J.B. Holmes birdied all but one of the par 5s at Torrey Pines and escaped with bogey on his one big miss Saturday, giving him a 4-under 68 to join Harris English at the top of a crowded leaderboard in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Six days after losing a tournament on Maui he felt he should have won, Jimmy Walker turned in a command performance Sunday on Oahu. He blew away the field with a 7-under 63 to win the Sony Open for the second straight year.
Webb Simpson was so determined to switch to a conventional putting style that he broke his belly putter over his knee so he could never use it again. He might be the most surprised of anyone to be tied for the lead Friday in the Sony Open.
Patrick Reed famously declared himself a top-5 player in the world last year after winning the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. After his playoff victory Monday at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the 24-year-old isn't far off.
Jimmy Walker and Hideki Matsuyama of Japan made their moves on different parts of the Plantation Course on Sunday and wound up in the same spot -- tied for the lead going into the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.