Bio: Had career-best seven top 10s and 14 top 25s in 2011. Won 2007 Wyndham Championship for first PGA Tour victory. First-team All-American during his junior season at Vanderbilt. Was the 2003 Southeastern Conference Male Golfer of the Year and a three-time, first-team All-SEC selection. Became first Vanderbilt men's golfer to qualify for NCAA Regional play during his sophomore season. Two-time Tennessee State Junior Player of the Year. Older brother Haymes, who was an All-SEC golfer at Mississippi, caddied for Brandt in the 2004 Masters and won "Big Break X" on Golf Channel in 2008. Both were introduced to golf by their maternal grandmother, who managed a golf course in West Plains, Mo.
There were two prominent takeaways from the WGC-Dell Match Play at Austin Country Club and both reflect favorably on PGA Tour officials who clearly studied last year’s debut of the round-robin format and made good tweaks.
The 18th edition of this golf championship has landed at a new home — Austin Country Club — and by all accounts, this might be the most rabid embrace any community will put on a PGA Tour tournament this year.
Brandt Snedeker fired a 6-under 64 to vault into a tie for the lead.
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