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Stricker and Van Pelt Lead After Day One of the CVS Caremark Charity Classic

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Ken Bell

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CVS Caremark Charity Classic news release...

BARRINGTON, R.I. (June 24, 2013) – CVS Caremark Charity Classic rookies Bo Van Pelt and Steve Stricker are sitting solo in first place after Monday's first round. Van Pelt and Stricker finished the day with a 12-under-par 59. One stroke back are the teams of tournament co-host Billy Andrade and former Charity Classic champion Bill Haas, and fan favorites Rickie Fowler and Bubba Watson.

 

Hot on their heels at 9-under-par are defending champions Morgan Pressel and Jay Haas. Three more teams sit tied for fifth place at 5-under-par.

 

Classic Skins Competition

Three Classic Skins were won today, one by the team of Michael Thompson and Fuzzy Zoeller with an eagle on the 6th hole. The other two were picked up by Bill Haas and Billy Andrade, with an eagle and a birdie on the 8th and 15th holes, respectively. Thompson and Zoeller were awarded $8,333.33 for their feat, while Haas and Andrade won a total of $16,666.67.

 

Closest to the Pin

Adding an exciting element to the tournament's charitable component, Monday's Closest to the Pin contest was won by Bubba Watson with 3' 6" on hole 17, and earned $25,000 for CityYear, the tournament's charity partner with which he was paired.

 

Afternoon Pro-Am Team Wins Pepsi Max Shootout

The early bird must get the worm, as the morning shotgun team from Sunday's Pepsi Pro-Am edged out their afternoon shotgun competitors for the second time to win Monday's Pepsi Max Amateur Shootout.

 

Place               Name                                                 

1st                    Mike Webb (CVS Caremark)

                        John Whidden (Hewlett Packard)

                        Marty White (Hewlett Packard)

                        Grad Rosenbaum (Hewlett Packard)

 

2nd                   John Lucas (KKM)                             

                        Jim McGuiness (Drive Medical)

                        Brian Walsh (CVS Caremark)

                        Stu Hamilton (Vogue International)

 

 

The following are the results after day one:

 

Hole        1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9       Out   10    11    12    13    14    15    16    17    18     In    Total

               4    4    4    4    3    4    4    5    4       36     3     5      4     4     4     4     4     3     4      35    71

1

Bo Van Pelt/Steve Stricker

               3    3    4    3    3    3    4    4    4       31     3      4      3      3      3      4      3      2      3       28    59 (-12)

T2

Bill Haas/Billy Andrade

               3    3    4    4    3    3    4    3    4       31     3     4      4      4      3      3      3      2      3       29     60 (-11)

T2

Rickie Fowler/Bubba Watson

               3    3    4    4    3    3    3    4    4       31     3     4      3      3      3      4      4      2      3       29    60 (-11)

4

Morgan Pressel/Jay Haas

   4    4    3    3    3    3    3    5    3       31     3     5      3      3      4      4      4      2      3       31    62 (-9)

T5

Michael Thompson/Fuzzy Zoeller

               4    4    4    3    3    2    3    4    4       31     3     5      3      3      4      4      4      3      4       33    64 (-7)

T5

Juli Inkster/Russell Henley

               4    3    4    4    3    3    5    4    3       33     3     4      3      4      4      4      3      3      3       31    64 (-7)

T5

Nick Price/Louis Oosthuizen

               4    4    3    4    3    3    4    4    3       32     3     4      4      4      3      4      3      3      4       32    64 (-7)

8

Jeff Sluman/Brad Faxon

               4    3    4    3    3    3    4    4    4       32     3     5      4      5      4      4      4      2      3       34    66 (-5)

T9

Lexi Thompson/Peter Jacobsen

               4    4    4    4    3    3    4    4    4       34     3     4      3      4      4      4      4      3      4       33    67 (-4)

T9

Annika Sorenstam/Billy Horschel

               3    4    4    4    3    4    4    5    4       35     3     4      4      4      4      4      4      2      3       32    67 (-4)

 

 

Final Round Tee-Times for Tuesday, June 25, 2013

 

9:00 a.m.         Lexi Thompson/Peter Jacobsen (-4)              9:30 a.m.         Bill Haas/Billy Andrade (-11)

                        Annika Sorenstam/Billy Horschel (-4)                                    Morgan Pressel/Jay Haas (-9)

 

9:10 a.m.         Nick Price/Louis Oosthuizen (-7)                    9:40 a.m.         Bo Van Pelt/Steve Stricker (-12)

                        Jeff Sluman/Brad Faxon (-5)                                                 Rickie Fowler/Bubba Watson (-11)

 

9:20 a.m.         Michael Thompson/Fuzzy Zoeller (-7)

                        Juli Inkster/Russell Henley (-7)

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