Matt Every wondered if he’d ever win on the PGA Tour. He knew he was good enough, but it’s a humbling game, especially when you’re playing against the best in the world on a weekly basis. Finally, it was Every’s time on Sunday at Bay Hill as he captured the Arnold Palmer Invitational by a shot over Keegan Bradley to secure his maiden victory.
Adam Scott followed his record-tying 10-under 62 in the first round at Bay Hill with a respectable four-under 68, 14-under total, opening up a seven shot lead as he heads into the weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.
Despite struggling with his driver off the tee, Chris Kirk shot a five-under 65 to take a one-shot lead over fellow University of Georgia alumnus Harris English and PGA Tour rookie Will Wilcox heading into the final round of the Sony Open.
Kirk made the most out of his round on Saturday at Waialae Country Club, which included a nine-footer for birdie on no. 18 to narrowly separate him from the clustered leaderboard. There are 26 players within five shots of the lead.
The feature attraction of the second round of the Sony Open wasn’t necessarily leader Brian Stuard or even Marc Leishman or Hideo Tanihara — rather, world-class surfer Kelly Slater, who was in the gallery to watch his pals Adam Scott and Benji Weatherly, a fellow pro surfer who is moonlighting as Scott’s caddie this week.