There is a three-way tie for the lead after the first round of the 14th CVS Caremark Charity Classic on Monday, June 18, at Rhode Island Country Club in Barrington.
One other two-player team is 1 shot back. Four other teams are 2 shots back. The first-round results set up what could be a historic second round of play and scoring as the teams play a “scramble” format Tuesday with the best ball being played.
Co-hosts and teammates Brad Faxon of Barrington and Billy Andrade of Bristol are tied for the top spot along with Juli Inkster and Dana Quigley and Morgan Pressel and Jay Haas.
One shot behind the leaders are Alexis Thompson and Corey Pavin.
Here are the results tallied by the CVS media partner, WRPI Channel 12:
- Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon-9
- Juli Inkster/Dana Quigley-9
- Morgan Pressel/Jay Haas-9
- Alexis Thompson/Corey Pavin-8
- Cristie Kerr/John Cook-7
- Lorena Ochoa/Mark Calcavecchia-7
- Suzann Pettersen/Fred Funk-7
- Yani Tseng/Jeff Sluman-7
- Brittany Lincicome/Brett Quigley-6
- Annika Sorenstam/Peter Jacobsen +2
Tee times are 9 to 9:40 am on Tuesday.
9:00 a.m. Brittany Lincicome/Brett Quigley (-6)
Annika Sorenstam/Peter Jacobsen (+2)
9:10 a.m. Suzann Pettersen/Fred Funk (-7)
Yani Tseng/Jeff Sluman (-7)
9:20 a.m. Cristie Kerr/John Cook (-7)
Lorena Ochoa/Mark Calcavecchia (-7)
9:30 a.m. Juli Inkster/Dana Quigley (-9)
Lexi Thompson/Corey Pavin (-8)
9:40 a.m. Morgan Pressel/Jay Haas (-9)
Billy Andrade/Brad Faxon (-9)
An awards ceremony will be held at approximately 2 pm.
Classic Skins Competition
Two Classic Skins were won today by the teams of Juli Inkster and Dana Quigley and Lorena Ochoa and Mark Calcavecchia, with eagles on holes 4 and 8, respectively. Each team was awarded $12,500 for their feat.
Closest to the Pin
Adding an exciting element to the tournament’s charitable component, Monday’s Closest to the Pin contest was won by Corey Pavin with 2’ 3” on hole 17, and earned $25,000 for Youth Price, Inc., the tournament’s charity partner with which he was paired.
Morning 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.