Ben Griffin stands on the cusp of landing his first-ever PGA Tour title and will head into the final round of the 2023 Sanderson Farm Championship holding a three-stroke lead. Here the Sanderson Farms Championship Round 4 Odds & Round 3 Recap.
Starting the day as the third-round leader, Griffin showed no signs of nerves as went on to record a bogey free round of 66. The American leads by three strokes from China’s Carl Yuan.
Griffin extends lead, Yuan emerges from out of the pack to be main challenger
2023 has largely been forgettable for Ben Griffin, but he can turn it into a year to remember if he can hold onto win his first ever PGA title.
Griffin started yesterday’s third round with a two-stroke lead but quickly pulled further clear from his rivals with two birdies in his first three holes.
Showing little signs of nerves and hitting the ball beautifully, Griffin secured further birdies on the 9th, 11th, 13th and 15th holes to ensure he would end the day with one hand on the trophy.
Carl Yuan burst out of the pack with a solid 67 to end the day as his nearest challenger.
Three consecutive birdies on the 13th, 14th and 15th holes saw him shoot up the leaderboard. Thanks to his strong finish he will start today in the final pairing for the first time in his PGA career.
Luke List, Henrik Norlander and Scott Stallings will all start today four strokes behind Griffin. Whilst they certainly aren’t out of contention, they will need to shoot low if they are to end the day inside the winner’s circle.
With his three stroke lead, Ben Griffin is the overwhelming favorite for victory. Yet to drop a shot in his last 27 holes, the American is keeping his ball out of trouble and giving himself plenty of birdie looks. He ranks third in the field for overall putting and second for overall approach play. If he continues this form, he won’t be caught.
Carl Yuan and Luke List are tied next in the betting.
Yuan is probably a name unknown to most. A graduate from the 2022 Korn Ferry Tour, his best finish of the season came in the 2023 Sony Open where he finished 23rd.
This week he has been immaculate off the tee but has had his struggles on the greens. Costly bogeys have derailed his momentum at vital times and he will need to tidy up his putting if he is to land a first ever PGA title.
List is a former PGA Tour winner, but is another who has struggled this year. His best finish came at the 2023 Memorial where he finished 16th. A bomber of the ball, List should give himself plenty of looks for birdie today and can’t be discounted.
Scott Stallings is one of the most experienced men in the field and has scored better with each round this week. His third round 65 was one of the best rounds of the day. Carrying all of the momentum heading into today, he could be the best value option in the field.
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