Inside the ropes at Colonial: Ovation for Colonial member Franklin Corpening practically rattled clubhouse windows

FORT WORTH — Colonial member Ryan Palmer opened the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial with a 62. Fellow Colonial member Franklin Corpening provided the bookend Sunday with a 62.

Lowest final rounds at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas — Franklin Corpening’s 8-under 62 in Sunday’s final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial ties for the third lowest final round ever shot in tournament history.

Corpening shows low scores possible

Well, that was a smashing PGA TOUR debut. Franklin Corpening, a Texas Christian University grad in the field on a sponsor’s invite, shot a 62 on Sunday to move up the leaderboard. He teed off in the seventh group of the day with Justin Hicks.