Memorial Tournament, Scottie Scheffler show

The golfers of the PGA Tour continue to battle it out in their weekly event. We've reached the end of the second round of the Memorial Tournament, with a prize pool of 20 million dollars

by Andrea Gussoni
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Memorial Tournament, Scottie Scheffler show
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The golfers of the PGA Tour continue to battle it out in their weekly event. We've reached the end of the second round of the Memorial Tournament, with a prize pool of 20 million dollars. This event, born in 1976, is part of a select range of invitation-only tournaments.

Indeed, there are 73 golfers competing, selected according to a list of 15 criteria. At the end of the second round, Scottie Scheffler continues to lead the leaderboard.

Scottie Scheffler, results

The American finished with a solid -4 for the day, closing the second round with an overall score of -9 (135 strokes).

The number one in the Official World Golf Ranking holds a three-shot lead over Canadian Adam Hadwin and Norwegian Viktor Hovland. Keegan Bradley from the United States and South African Christaan Bezuidenhout are tied for fourth place at -5, followed by Swedish Ludvig Aberg just one shot behind.

On the par 72 course at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, USA, completing the top ten are Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy and Americans Tony Finau, Xander Schauffele, and Akshay Bhatia, all at -3. Tied for eleventh place at -2 are South Korean Si Woo Kim, Austrian Sepp Straka, American Collin Morikawa, and Irishman Seamus Power.

Just over 50 participants made the cut, which saved those who completed the first two rounds with a score of +4. Unfortunately for others, including Americans Jordan Spieth and Rickie Fowler, Englishman Justin Rose, and Canadian Mackenzie Hughes, they did not make it past the cut.

In the Italian evening, the third round will further narrow down the leaderboard at the top. Scottie Scheffler, whose full name is Scottie Cameron Scheffler, is an American professional golfer born on June 21, 1996, in Ridgewood, New Jersey.

He grew up in Dallas, Texas, where he attended Highland Park High School. Scheffler played college golf at the University of Texas at Austin, where he had a highly successful career. During his college years, Scheffler was a standout player for the Texas Longhorns golf team.

He won multiple individual titles and earned several accolades, including being named to the All-American First Team by the Golf Coaches Association of America.

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