PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Vaughn Taylor wasn’t amongst those that lobbied to persuade the PGA Tour that The Gamers Championship needs to be moved from Might to March, however he ought to have been.
This week’s Gamers is Taylor’s 11th begin on the Tour’s flagship occasion. In his first two begins on the occasion he completed tied for 32nd and eighth (2005 and ’06, respectively), his greatest end at TPC Sawgrass. The subsequent yr the occasion moved from March to Might and he missed the subsequent eight cuts.
If ever there was a participant who supported the occasion’s transfer again to March it was Taylor, significantly after his opening 67 on Friday that featured 5 birdies and no bogeys.
“I believe visually it’s you see inexperienced grass and you are feeling just a little extra snug. Whenever you’re wanting on the market in Might and every part is brown and the greens look white it’s intimidating,” Taylor stated. “I didn’t have the swing that I’ve now. I used to be actually battling my swing for lots of years and it was arduous to come back right here and play nicely.”
His 5-under spherical matched his lowest rating on the Stadium Course which got here on Day three in 2005 when the occasion was performed in March. The truth is, it was simply Taylor’s third spherical within the 60’s at The Gamers.