Franco, Singh Ride Course Record To Win at Bass Pro Shops Legends


Carlos Franco and Vijay Singh combined to shoot a course-record 12-under par in Sunday’s final round at Top of the Rock and win the Bass Pro Shops Legends at Big Cedar Lodge.

Starting the day seven-shots back of first round leaders, Jeff Sluman and Fred Funk, Franco and Singh finished the (rain-shortened) 36-hole tournament at 15-under – one shot clear of three other teams at 14-under, including Sluman and Funk.

Corey Pavin and Duffy Waldorf, along with Paul Goydos and Kevin Sutherland, were the two other teams to finish at 14-under.

Winning Putt.. And Dance

Franco with the putt that capped off a course-record 12-under-par.

Top 5

1 Carlos Franco / Vijay Singh -15 $232,500
T2 Fred Funk / Jeff Sluman -14 $104,167
T2 Paul Goydos / Kevin Sutherland -14 $104,167
T2 Corey Pavin / Duffy Waldorf -14 $104,167
T5 Olin Browne / Steve Pate -12 $51,667
T5 Fred Couples / Jay Haas -12 $51,667
T5 Mark O’Meara / Tom Jenkins -12 $51,667

The Trophy Pic

Franco and Singh pose with the Bass Pro Shops trophy.


“I love playing with Carlos. I’ve known him for a long time, and if it wasn’t for him, I wouldn’t be here, so I’d like to thank Carlos.”
-Vijay Singh

“I came in unprepared this week, because I know my partner is a strong player. He gave me big help this week, and I gave him a bit of help, too, and I’m so happy.”
-Carlos Franco

Source: The Golf Transcript


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