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Austin Ernst shot a 62 to tie the tournament record set by Annika Sorenstam in 2002. Ernset was 12 under.
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Fighting a back injury, the 21-year-old Cantlay had two eagles, six birdies and a double bogey in the third round to reach 19-under 197 at Sycamore Hills in the Web.com Tour Finals opener.
Cantlay missed the cut last week in the Cox Classic in Omaha, Neb., to drop from 25th to 29th on the Web.com Tour money list. The top 25 after that event secured PGA Tour cards for the 2013-14 season, while Nos. 26-75 are fighting with Nos. 126-200 in the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup standings for 25 additional cards in the four-event Web.com Tour Finals series.
Kevin Kisner was second after a 63.
Web.com Tour money champion Michael Putnam was tied for third at 14 under with 2008 Masters winner Trevor Immelman, Arron Oberholser, Bobby Gates, Scott Gardiner and Bud Cauley. Putnam and Immelman shot 69, Oberholser and Cauley had 68s, Gates shot 64, and Gardiner had a 66.
SHAW CHARITY CLASSIC
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) _ Rocco Mediate played the back nine in 7-under 29 for the second straight day to increase his lead to two strokes in the Champions Tour’s inaugural Shaw Charity Classic.
The 50-year-old Mediate, the Allianz Championship winner in February in his first Champions Tour start, followed his opening 8-under 63 with a 64 to reach 15 under at tree-lined Canyon Meadows. He had seven birdies on the back nine after making an eagle and two bogeys on the front side.
Bobby Clampett was second after a 65. Tom Pernice Jr., David Frost and Michael Allen were 11 under. Pernice had a 64, and Frost and Allen shot 66.
NEWPORT, Wales (AP) _ American Peter Uihlein moved into position for his second European Tour victory of the year, shooting a 4-under 67 to take a three-stroke lead in the Wales Open.
Uihlein had a 7-under 206 total on Celtic Manor’s Twenty Ten Course, the site of the 2010 Ryder Cup. The former Oklahoma State star and 2010 U.S. Amateur champion won the Madeira Islands Open in May.
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