Modano ties Smoltz with closing albatross at Edgewood Tahoe
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Nev. — Corridor of Fame hockey participant Mike Modano holed out from 205 yards on the par-5 18th Friday for the primary albatross in American Century Championship historical past and a share of the first-round lead with John Smoltz.
Mike Modano, clutch on the ice and the golf course. He nails the DOUBLE EAGLE on the @ACChampionship : @GolfChannel pic.twitter.com/uAWKzSqgxW
— Sportsnet (@Sportsnet) July 10, 2021
“I can not imagine it! I can not imagine it!” Modano stated “My eyesight is shot at 51. So I am, like, ‘I can not see issues midway off the membership.? (Taking part in accomplice T.J. Oshie) went loopy. And a few individuals over by the aspect went nuts. I used to be like, man, `Which will have went in.? So, fairly cool.”
After managing 9 factors on 9 pars on the primary 15 holes at Edgewood Tahoe, Modano earned 16 on the ultimate three within the modified Stableford scoring occasion. The previous Dallas star had three-point birdies on the par-5 sixteenth and par-3 seventeenth earlier than incomes 10 extra on 18. In standard scoring, he had a 1-over 73.
Smoltz, the Corridor of Fame pitcher who has struggled enjoying the PGA Tour Champions on sponsor exemptions, matched Modano with 25 factors. He shot 70, making 5 birdies and three bogeys.
Two-time winner Jack Wagner and NHL participant Joe Pavelski had been a degree again.
Former LPGA Tour star Annika Sorenstam was at 23 with Kyle Williams and Vinny Del Negro.
Stephen Curry had 21, and two-time winner Tony Romo 20. Curry performed alongside father Dell (13) and brother Seth (7).
Three-time winner Mark Mulder had 19 factors.
Charles Barkley was tied for 82nd within the 88-player area at minus-16. Al Michaels was final at minus-31.