Austin Cook shoots 71 in 3rd round of Safeway Open

Austin Cook shoots 71 in 3rd round of Safeway Open
Jonesboro native & Razorback alum Austin Cook is in his 8th season on the PGA Tour. (Source: (AFP Photo/SAM GREENWOOD))

NAPA, Ca. (KAIT) - A Jonesboro native is playing the weekend in the first tournament of the new PGA Tour season.

Austin Cook shot a 1-under par 71 Saturday in the 3rd Round of the Safeway Open. The JHS & Razorback alum had 4 birdies, 3 bogeys, and 11 pars. He’s -6 overall and tied for 58th.

Cook posted a bogey free 68 on Thursday & 71 on Friday to make the cut.

Austin finished 155th in the 2019-20 FedExCup standings. He notched a pair of top 20 finishes (T14 at Greenbrier, T17 at Houston).

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