SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Danny Lee took the lead Saturday in the Waste Management Phoenix Open in front of the largest crowd in golf history.
With an estimated 201,003 fans packing TPC Scottsdale's Stadium Course, Lee shot a 4-under 67 to move three strokes ahead of Rickie Fowler and Hideki Matsuyama.
The previous largest crowd at the Stadium Course was 189,722 in 2014. The tournament also set a day record Friday at 160,415, and has drawn 535,035 overall. The weekly mark of 564,368 was set last year.
Lee had six birdies and two bogeys to reach 13-under 200. The 25-year-old South Korean-born New Zealander won the Greenbrier Classic last year for his first PGA Tour title.
Fowler parred the final five holes for a 70. Matsuyama had a 68.