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Tour Rookie Riley Rolls to a 62 and 2-Shot Lead in Tampa

Davis Riley watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
Davis Riley watches his tee shot on the second hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament, Saturday, March 19, 2022, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
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Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP) -- Davis Riley was expecting a big stage Saturday in his rookie year on the PGA Tour. He was playing with fellow Alabama alum and close friend Justin Thomas, both of them in the mix on the weekend in the Valspar Championship.

Indeed, they had the largest gallery at Innisbrook. Most of the cheers were for Riley.