BATON ROUGE- David Toms, the reigning U.S. Senior Open champion, has positioned himself nicely to make a run at the 2019 U.S. Senior Open after rounds of 8-under 62 on Thursday and 3-under 67 on Friday. His two-day total sits at 11-under 129, which has him in third place, three strokes off the lead Steve Stricker (-14).
The 2019 U.S. Senior Open is being played at the Warren Golf Course at Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. Toms’ first round 62 (-8) tied the U.S. Senior Open record for lowest round in championship history alongside Loren Roberts, Kirk Triplett and Brandt Jobe. Toms needed only 24 putts on the round that included a championship record 10 birdies in a single round.
Round two saw Toms shoot a 3-under 67 that included six birdies, nine pars, and three bogeys.
Toms will tee off in round three on Saturday alongside Retief Goosen at 2:14 p.m. CT. Coverage of Saturday’s and Sunday’s round will air on Fox Sports 1 and FOX. Saturday has coverage from 2-3 p.m. CT on Fox Sports 1, and 3-6:30 p.m. CT will be on FOX. Sunday’s entire final round will be on FOX from 1-6:30 p.m. CT.
(Press Release Provided by LSU Athletics)