Posted March 08, 2012 on AP on Fox
Matt Jones and George McNeill topped the leaderboard at 6-under 66 on Thursday in the PGA Tour's windy Puerto Rico Open. Ben Curtis was a stroke back at Trump International Golf Club-Puerto Rico, while Jeff Overton, Todd Hamilton, Kevin Kisner and Daniel Summerhays followed at 68. Japanese star Ryo Ishikawa, playing the event for the first time after failing to qualify for the World Golf Championship at Doral, shot a 70. Michael Bradley, the winner in 2009 and 2011, opened with a 72.

McNeill credits 'patience' for lead

George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Henrik Stenson and Kevin Stadler into the final round of the Puerto Rico Open. McNeill, at 13-under 203, is trying to win for the first time since the Open in 2007 when he was a PGA Tour rookie. He eagled the par-5 fifth, dropped strokes with three-putt bogeys on Nos. 7 and 8, then birdied five...

Jones conquers winds, takes 3-shot lead

Matt Jones shot a 5-under 67 in windy conditions Friday to open a three-stroke lead over George McNeill in the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open. Jones, tied with McNeill for the first-round lead, had a bogey-free round to reach 11-under 133 on the Trump International course. The Australian is winless on the PGA Tour. ''I've been putting really well and chipping unbelievably...
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