Austin Cook in top 30 at The American Express

Austin Cook in top 30 at The American Express
Austin Cook lines up a putt on the 18th green during a playoff in the final round of Shriners Hospitals for Children Open golf tournament Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) (Source: AP)

LA QUINTA, Cal. (KAIT) - A Jonesboro native is starting the West Coast swing in style.

Austin Cook shot 70 Friday in the 2nd round of The American Express. The JHS & Razorback alum had 4 birdies, 12 pars, & 2 bogeys on the scorecard. Cook is -6 overall and tied for 26th. Sungjae Im is atop the leaderboard at -11.

Cook posted 68 on Thursday in California. He makes the cut for the 6th time in the 2020-2021 PGA Tour season.

Cook entered the week 41st in the FedExCup standings. His best finish was a T2 in the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, reaching a playoff in Las Vegas.

Saturday and Sunday coverage of the tournament airs from 2:00pm to 6:00pm on Golf Channel.

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