Tony Finau Splits With Longtime Caddie, Leads After Day One At 3M Open

Jul 23, 2020, 11:54 AM
Tony Finau focusing on putt Heber Valley...
Photo courtesy of Abigail Keenan for the Tony Finau Foundation

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Tony Finau is in a tie for the lead at the 3M Open after posting a first-round six-under-par, 65. According to Golf Caddie Network, Finau has split with longtime caddie Greg Bodine off the heels of a close call at last week’s Memorial Tournament. Finau’s coach, Boyd Summerhays, is on the bag this week.

Tied For The Lead At 3M Open

Finau started his day on hole 10, his round included seven birdies and one bogey. After a slow front-nine, that only included two birdies, Finau found form at the turn dropping five birdies across the back-nine. His lone bogey came on the par 4th seventh after his approach shot found the long rough just off the back of the green. An attempted flop shot fell short of the green into the second rough, he was able to get up and down for bogey.

Finau is one of the featured groups during the first two days of the 3M Open. He is playing alongside Tommy Fleetwood and Dustin Johnson who posted an even round 71 and a plus-seven, 78, respectively.

Finau will tee it up again on Friday at 11:40 a.m off the first tee.

Tony Finau Now Accepting Caddie Applications

Greg Bodine, Finau’s longtime caddie will no longer be on the bag after The Caddie Network first reported that Finau and Bodine have split. Bodine has been on the bag for Finau since his debut PGA Tour season in 2014-15 and assisted Finau to his lone PGA Tour victory at the Puerto Rico Open in 2016, while also making appearances at the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup.

Finau has been in position to secure his second tour victory on a number of occasions, most notably when he was paired with Tiger Woods in the final group on the final day of the 2018 Masters.

Earlier this year, Finau was in the final group and held a two-stroke lead at the Waste Management Phoenix Open with two-holes to play, only to eventually lose to Webb Simpson.

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Tom Hackett is a Utah and Real Salt Lake Insider for and host of the It’s Utah’s World Podcast (Utah Football themed) and The Lion’s Den Podcast (Real Salt Lake themed). Follow him on Twitter: @TomCantHackett.



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