Adam Hadwin in contention at the 2021 Shriners Hospital for Children Open

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Adam Hadwin of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan is in contention at the 2021 Shriners Hospital for Children Open in Las Vegas, Nevada. The tournament which takes place at TPC Summerlin, has Hadwin at three strokes back of South Korea’s Sungjae Im and Chad Ramey of the United States.

After 36 holes, Hadwin is in a tie for sixth place at -11. On Friday, he shot a score of seven-under-par 64. Hadwin had six birdies, one eagle and one bogey. He birdied the second, sixth, ninth, 10th, 11th, and 17th holes, eagled the 16th hole, and bogeyed the 12th hole. In the first round on Thursday, Hadwin had six birdies and two bogeys. He birdied the fourth, seventh, ninth, 14th, 15th and 16th holes, and bogeyed the sixth and eighth holes.

Im and Ramey are both at -14. Americans Sam Burns and Adam Schenk are tied for third at -13. Aaron Wise of the United States is alone in fifth place at -12. Then there is a seven-way tie for sixth. Those tied with Hadwin are Olympic silver medalist Rory Sabbatini of Slovakia, Matt Jones of Australia. England’s Harry Hall, along with Americans Talor Gooch, Matthew Wolff, and Andrew Putnam.

Last week, Roger Sloan of Calgary, Alberta was in contention at the Sanderson Farms Golf Championship in Jackson, Mississippi. Heading into the final round, he was in eighth place and thee strokes back. Sloan finished up at -17, tied for 14th place, and five strokes back of Burns, who was the champion.

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