Snedeker shoots 59 at Wyndham Championship

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After a relaxing week off, four Canadian golfers enter the pressure cooker on Thursday.

The Wyndham Championship golf tournament is set for August 16-19 at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. That means it's time to pick your optimal fantasy golf lineup. For my sake, I am glad this is the last time I will be covering a tournament that features inferior players. However, his focus changes this week.

"If you had seen me yesterday you would have said there is no way I'm probably going to make the cut let alone shoot 59".

Moore has four top-10 finishes this season, including a fifth-place showing at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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But for Silverman (134), Corey Conners (128) of Listowel, Ont., Nick Taylor (129) of Abbotsford and David Hearn (156) of Brantford, Ont., this week should be a stressful one, based on what's at stake.

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"(It) should be a fun event.

"Walking to the ninth tee I kept telling myself "I can not let this opportunity get out of my hands", he said, and he didn't". The Duke University product will feel right at home at this North Carolina tournament.

He said having those results at the beginning of the season helped with his confidence.

Three top 13s in his last six starts, including a T12 at The Open.

"The hardest thing to do in golf is follow up a great round", Snedeker said. "Overall, it's been a successful year and hopefully I have one more good week". He had been running well before that, making the cut in six straight tournaments, and 14 of his previous 15 events.

Snedeker broke Si Woo Kim's 2-year-old Wyndham record of 60 and had the best opening round in this event's history.

"I was pretty upset [after the eighth] because I knew you're not going to have many good looks to shoot 59", Snedeker told PGA Tour Live.

"I'm very aware there's a lot of golf left". He typically doesn't struggle with his ball striking for long, and Matsuyama finished T-3 at Sedgefield in 2016.

"It'll be a special end to the year and I'll have some fresh mojo for the beginning of the next wraparound season", Conners said. He won his first-ever tournament on the PGA Tour here and even named one of his children "Wyndham".

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