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April 2, 2022

Third Round Notes

Weather: Mostly sunny. High of 86. Wind NNE 8-13 mph.

Leaderboard

Brandt Snedeker73-66-67—206 (-(-10)
Beau Hossler73-66-67—206 (-(-10)
Dylan Frittelli70-66-70—206(-10)
J.J. Spaun67-70-69—206(-10)
Scott Stallings68-72-67—207(-9)

Things To Know

Four players tied for the 54-hole lead at the Valero Texas Open is the most since moving to TPC San Antonio (2010)

Of the top 20 players on the leaderboard, only Si Woo Kim, Gary Woodland and Lucas Glover are in next week’s Masters Tournament field

54-hole leads on TOUR: Brandt Snedeker (4-for-11), Beau Hossler (0-for-3), J.J. Spaun (0-for-1), Dylan Frittelli (0-for-0)

Hossler is seeking to become the first sponsor exemption to win on TOUR since Martin Laird at the 2020 Shriners Children’s Open

Seeking a third top-10 finish in his fifth Valero Texas Open start, Brandt Snedeker posts 5-under 67, his 18th score of par-or-better in 19 rounds in the event (73/R1/2022)

Snedeker seeks first top-10 finish in an individual stroke-play event on TOUR since the 2021 Valero Texas Open (T6)

Scott Stallings makes over 90 feet of putts for third consecutive round in bid for first top-10 finish in eighth Valero Texas Open start

Defending champion Jordan Spieth turns in a 2-over 74, just his fifth over-par score in 25 rounds in the event

Third-Round Lead Notes

7Third-round leaders/co-leaders to win the Valero Texas Open since it moved to TPC San Antonio in 2010 (most recent: Jordan Spieth/2021)
6Third-round leaders/co-leaders to win in 2021-22 season (most recent: Ryan Brehm, Puerto Rico Open)
CategoryBeau HosslerBrandt Snedeker J.J. SpaunDylan Frittelli
Age27 (3/16/1995) 441 (12/8/1980)31 (8/21/1990) 331 (6/5/1990)
FedExCup6918766106
OWGR236266242119
Starts – wins – top-10s in TOUR career129-0-8392-9-79 146-0-11 104-1-7
Starts – wins – top-10s in 2021-2210-0-113-0-016-0-1 15-0-0
Starts – wins – top-10s at Valero4-0-0 4-0-24-0-02-0-0

Beau Hossler (T1/-10)

Birdied three of his last five holes, and seven total, against two bogeys, to turn in a 5-under 67

After sinking 132’ 0” of total putts in round two, Dallas resident followed with 127’ 3” in round three

Was T89 after round one (+1) and T13 after round two (-5)

Seeking to become the first sponsor exemption to win on TOUR since Martin Laird (2020 Shriners Children’s Open

Is 0-for-3 when attempting to convert a 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR

Best finish in four previous Valero Texas Open starts was T36 in 2019

Seeks first career TOUR title in his 130th start; two runner-up finishes (P2/2018 Houston Open, T2/2018 Travelers Championship)

With a win, would join Jordan Spieth (2021) and Andrew Landry (2018) as the third Texan to win the Valero Texas Open in the last four editions of the event (Corey Conners/Canada/2019)

Brandt Snedeker (T1/-10)

Seeking his first top-10 finish in an individual stroke-play event on TOUR since the 2021 Valero Texas Open (T6)

Following a second-round 6-under 66 in which he made five consecutive birdies, posted a bogey-free 5-under 67

Third-round 5-under 67 marks his 18th score of par-or-better in 19 rounds in the event (73/R1/2022)

Is 4-for-11 when attempting to convert a 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR

Seeks a third top-10 finish in his fifth Valero Texas Open start: 2011/4th, 2016/T25, 2018/15th/ 2021/T6

Most recent of nine TOUR titles came at the 2018 Wyndham Championship

J.J. Spaun (T1/-10)

Offset two bogeys and a double bogey (par-4 ninth) with seven birdies to post a 3-under 69

Takes a 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR for a second time (2017 Shriners Children’s Open/T10)

A win Sunday would earn him his first start in the Masters Tournament

Best finish in four previous Valero Texas Open starts was T26/2018

Best finish in 146 PGA TOUR starts prior to this week was solo-second at the 2017 RSM Classic

Dylan Frittelli (T1/-10)

Followed a bogey-free 6-under 66 in round two with a 2-under 70

Best 54-hole position on TOUR before this week was fifth at the 2020 Masters Tournament (T5) and T5 at the 2019 John Deere Classic (won)

Making his third Valero Texas Open start (2018/T20, 2019/T42)

Needs a win Sunday to earn a spot in next week’s Masters Tournament

Beau Hossler (T1/-10)

Birdied three of his last five holes, and seven total, against two bogeys, to turn in a 5-under 67

After sinking 132’ 0” of total putts in round two, Dallas resident followed with 127’ 3” in round three

Was T89 after round one (+1) and T13 after round two (-5)

Seeking to become the first sponsor exemption to win on TOUR since Martin Laird (2020 Shriners Children’s Open

Is 0-for-3 when attempting to convert a 54-hole lead/co-lead on TOUR

Best finish in four previous Valero Texas Open starts was T36 in 2019

Seeks first career TOUR title in his 130th start; two runner-up finishes (P2/2018 Houston Open, T2/2018 Travelers Championship)

With a win, would join Jordan Spieth (2021) and Andrew Landry (2018) as the third Texan to win the Valero Texas Open in the last four editions of the event (Corey Conners/Canada/2019)

Additional Player Notes

Seeking a first top-10 finish in his eighth Valero Texas Open start, Scott Stallings (5 th/-9) dropped his only shot of the day with a bogey at the par-5 18th to post a 5-under 67; has made over 90 feet of putts in each of the first three rounds this week: R1/94’ 1”, R2/90’ 2”, R3/95’ 1”; seeks a fourth career TOUR title and first since the 2014 Farmers Insurance Open

Making his 500th PGA TOUR start, Matt Kuchar posted an even-par 72 in round three and sits in sixth place at 8- under 208; three top-10 finishes in 16 previous starts in the event: T2/2001, T4/2014, T7/2019

Defending champion Jordan Spieth (T63/E) turns in a 2-over 74, his sixth over-par score in 25 rounds in the event; marks his fifth over-par score in his last seven rounds on TOUR (stroke-play events)

ABOUT VALERO

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, “Valero”), is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of petroleum-based and low-carbon liquid transportation fuels and petrochemical products, and we sell our products primarily in the United States (U.S.), Canada, the United Kingdom (U.K.), Ireland, and Latin America. We own 15 petroleum refineries located in the U.S., Canada, and the U.K. with a combined throughput capacity of approximately 3.2 million barrels per day (BPD). We are a joint venture member in Diamond Green Diesel Holdings LLC (DGD), which owns a renewable diesel plant in Norco, Louisiana with a production capacity of 700 million gallons per year, and we own 12 ethanol plants located in the Mid-Continent region of the U.S. with a combined production capacity of approximately 1.6 billion gallons per year. We manage our operations through our Refining, Renewable Diesel, and Ethanol segments. Please visit www.valero.com for more information.

ABOUT VALERO IN THE COMMUNITY

Valero Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries (collectively, “Valero”), and the Valero Energy Foundation are committed to improving the quality of life in communities where Valero has major operations. In 2021, Valero, its employees and the foundation collectively generated more than $60 million in charitable support through direct/in-kind donations, fundraising and volunteerism. Valero employees logged more than 90,000 volunteer hours in 2021 for hundreds of projects in their communities. Valero provides funding to a variety of nonprofit agencies for programs and services supporting education, basic needs, health care and civic initiatives. Through the overwhelming support of sponsors, the foundation’s signature programs, the Valero Texas Open and Benefit for Children, generated more than $22 million raised in 2022 for charities across the United States.

ABOUT THE VALERO TEXAS OPEN

The Valero Texas Open is the sixth-oldest professional tournament in golf worldwide, the third-oldest on the PGA TOUR and the longest held in the same city. In 2022, the tournament celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Its list of champions includes some of the greatest names in golf history: Walter Hagen, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, Sam Snead, Arnold Palmer, Ben Crenshaw, Hale Irwin, Lee Trevino, Nick Price, Justin Leonard, Zach Johnson, Adam Scott, Jimmy Walker, Jordan Spieth, and 2022 champion J.J. Spaun to name a few.

Since Valero became title sponsor in 2002, the tournament has become a leader in charitable fundraising among PGA TOUR events. The Valero Texas Open, together with its Benefit for Children and Champions fore Charity initiatives, has contributed more than $209 million to hundreds of worthy charities since inception.. Please visit www.ValeroTexasOpen.com for more information.

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