HONOLULU (AP) Scott Langley and Russell Henley joked all around seeing that once they had been two or three rookies fresh from college.
They positive don't play like rookies.
After these people set that Sony Open scoring history at 17-under 193 to share the actual lead, Henley walked into a media conference Saturday night time along with recognized Langley, who seem to moments earlier have been sitting down from the same chair, left powering his PGA Tour credentials as well as sunglasses.
Langley followed backside into the place difficulty he or she did not remember his world of golf clubs, also plus Henley waved the credentials and also known as released that will him, "What a rookie."
Put these about the golf course, though, plus they appearance really tough to help beat.
Langley counted on their stinger 3-wood for the quickly fairways regarding Waialae and one more solid rounded settling for a 5-under 65.
Henley went on your imagine swing on the variety and created them work with that course, switching some sort of so-so round in to a 67 simply by retaining bogeys off his card with the next instantly day. He smashed a superior sketch within the par-5 18th covering the bunker as well as simply just throughout the fairway, leading to some two-putt birdie that will allowed your ex boyfriend to be able to catch Langley.
They had your three-shot direct over Tim Clark, who's last but not least experience healthy again.
"I'm sure these people shouldn't get as well intimidated," Clark said. "That's likely to possibly be exciting to discover all of them play. There's every one of these younger guys coming out there these kind of days, and these are prepared from the comfort of this start. So it's going to become a fun battle."
Langley in addition to Henley going this Sony Open participating in from the very same group, definitely not unconventional because rookies are often put during a back corner end with the draw. They will certainly play collectively Sunday for that last straight day, this time around having a great deal more during stake.
A opportunity to turn out to be this first fresh to be able to acquire his PGA Tour debut considering that Garrett Willis in the 2001 Tucson.
A two-year exemption on tour.
And the particular sweet incentive of your invitation on the Masters, rare to get a rookie.
"A calendar month ago I seemed to be at orientation, in addition to Scott just accomplished along with Q-school, and also I afforded him or her your ride on the airport," Henley said. "We have lunch time and also I appeared to be telling him exactly how magnificent it had been I has been about the PGA Tour. This is actually style like a dream. It's weird. It's like I'm not really awake. Very weird."
Perhaps reality will probably emerge Sunday, nevertheless there's been very little studies of that intended for three days to weeks definitely not that way most of these males putt.
"The Vegas possibility on my home winning were probably not pretty good," claimed Langley, not a betting man himself. "I wish anyone gamble about me personally and also I create your ex a great deal of money."
Langley produced seven birdies to be able to offset a couple bogeys. Henley has also been steadier, plus your dog carries your talent connected with 43 holes without getting a bogey in to the remaining round.
Henley seemed relaxed when he / she complete his around and even now feels as even though they've playing along with house money.