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Thomas voted PGA Tour player of the year

Thomas voted PGA Tour player of the year

Phil Mickelson shot a four-under par 68 to reach 10-under and give himself a chance on Sunday.

Tyler Duncan held on to his one-shot lead at the Safeway Open on Saturday (Oct 7) after carding a one-under par 71 at the North Course at Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California.

On Friday, almost five months to the day since his champagne-soaked celebration in Texas, Daly achieved another major milestone: he made his first PGA Tour cut since 2015.

Lucas Glover, Chez Reavie, Emiliano Grillo and Jamie Lovemark were two shots back at 67. The winds blew out of the north - unusual for this area - at up to 25 miles per hour, creating an added challenge with driving, approach shots, the short game and controlling the ball on the par-72 course that measures 7,166 yards. "And then I had a good putting day as well, so you put that together and it's going to be pretty good".

Steele, who has two wins on the Tour, recorded five birdies in a six-hole stretch from number 13 to number 18.

Steele made birdies on Nos.

"I was happy the way I hung in there; I didn't hit a lot of quality shots off the tee coming in like I needed to", Finau said.

"I played really well the whole day", Hoge said.

"I'm not hitting it perfectly straight right now but (still) finding a way to get the job done right now", he said.

"A little bit of everything worked for me today", Steele told reporters. Errant driving throughout the week perhaps cost the Hall of Famer his 43 PGA Tour victory. "But on the back nine, I played some good solid golf and made a late move".

Phil Mickelson, the 42-time PGA Tour victor beginning his 27th PGA Tour season, birdied the 18th from 7 feet for a 69.

Steele won last year's Safeway Open in Napa, shooting a 65 in the final round.

2 - Phil Mickelson continued his good run of form with a tied third finish at Silverado. He had an eagle, 10 birdies and a bogey.

Mickelson, who finished eighth here a year ago, is seeking a first win since the 2013 Open Championship.

Sangmoon Bae carded a one-over 73 on his return to the PGA Tour after serving military service in his native South Korea, dropping four shots in a row but scoring birdies on the 12th and 18th.