Matt Wallace has defended his determination to play on throughout the second spherical of the Travelers Championship, regardless of his enjoying companion testing positive for coronavirus. Dustin Johnson also carded a 61 to book his spot in Sunday's final grouping at 16 under.
Johnson also registered nine birdies on a low-scoring day in CT, while Streelman jumped to third after hitting a super approach from the fairway bunker to set up a close-range birdie at the last and complete a seven-under 63. Mackenzie Hughes (68) of Dundas, Ont., is one shot back in fourth, with Bryson DeChambeau and Kevin Na are tied for fifth at 13 under after identical rounds of 65. I missed the cut as an [amateur] at the Safeway Open in 2016, and I learned more in those two days than I did in a lot of my events so far as a pro.
"It's probably a little bit hard as you get older, but when you're playing well, you have that extra momentum, and it should be okay", said Mickelson, who is playing in his first tournament since turning 50 on June 16.
Day, who started the day nine shots behind leader Phil Mickelson, was supposed to tee off alongside Rafa Cabrera Bello and Roger Sloan at 8:09 a.m. ET. Nick Watney also withdrew from last week's event at the RBC Heritage because of a positive result.
Todd is looking for his third win of the season but his first since the fall, when he went back-to-back at the Bermuda Championship and the Mayakoba Golf Classic in Mexico.
"I don't think I should be in any way a negative here", Wallace stated.
Todd made another 25-footer at the 12th and converted from close range at the 14th to move alongside Johnson at the top of the leaderboard, before adding another birdie at the next and rolled in a 10-footer at the 17th to grab the outright advantage.
"He's easy to play with, nice guy, doesn't show too much emotion out there", Todd said. "I don't think I will be put because spotlight at all".
The world No 1 sank a six-foot putt for a birdie two at 11, but despite playing consistently thereafter he could not improve his position through a frustrating run of seven straight pars.
Wallace shot 70-72 to miss the cut by six.
"Whenever I get a two or three-week stretch in a row, I tend to be playing better by the end of it", he said.