Monday Morning Golf Report

March 8, 2010

Kyle Reifers made his second-straight cut south of the border at the Pacific Rubiales Bogota Open in Bogota, Columbia. Reifers finished with two rounds in the 60s to post a tie for 40th.

After an opening round 73, Reifers fired a 3-under 68 on Friday to make the cut and then followed that with a 4-under 67 on Saturday to climb to a tie for 10th. But a final round 76 dropped him back to 40th.

Ron Whittaker was also in the field this week but he missed the cut after rounds of 70-74.

The Nationwide Tour heads to the states in two weeks for the Chitimacha Louisiana Open on March 25-28.

At the Champions Tour Toshiba Classic in Newport Beach, Calif, Gary Hallberg led three former Deacs by tying for 39th at 1-under par. He opened with a solid round of 67 and finished with rounds of 70-75.

Curtis Strange finished 71st after rounds of 76-73-72 and Lanny Wadkins took 74th with rounds of 74-78-76. The Champions Tour will also have a couple of weeks off before hosting The Cap Cana Championship in Cap Cana, Dominican.

On the PGA Tour, both Webb Simpson and Bill Haas finished with 36-hole totals of 145 (+5) and would miss the cut at the Honda Classic which fell at +3. Simpson shot rounds of 71-74 while Haas rebounded from a tough opening round 78 to post a 3-under 67.

Len Mattiace will return to action at the PGA Tour's Puerto Rico Open this week at the Trump International Golf Club in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. By virtue of his 10th place standing on this year's FedEx Cup Standings, Bill Haas has qualified for the WGC-CA Championship at Doral in Miami, Fla.

The EGolf Tour will return to action this week as it hosts the Cabarrus Classic in Concord, NC. The LPGA Tour still has a couple of more weeks before resuming action in the states at the Kia Classic in Carlsbad, Calif., on March 25-28.

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