Pavin (68) Still Leads by Two
Corey Pavin finally slowed down in the U.S. Bank Championship at Milwaukee.
Pavin birdied five holes but made his first three bogeys of the tournament to shoot a two-under-par 68 and move to 17-under 193 on the Brown Deer Park Golf Course.
Jerry Kelly (64) was two shots behind Pavin at 15 under. Frank Lickliter (64) and D.J. Trahan (66) were 14 under, and Shaun Micheel (65), Billy Andrade (66) and Nathan Green (67) followed at 12 under.
Pavin, 46, who hasn’t won on tour since the 1996 Colonial, had to start off Saturday by playing seven holes to finish his second round at 64.
He set a nine-hole PGA Tour record on Thursday with a 26 on the front side and tied the record for lowest score in the first 36 holes of a PGA Tour event Saturday at 125.
Loren Roberts shot a 69, the only score under par, and held a four-stroke lead through three rounds of the Senior British Open at Turnberry, Scotland.
Roberts overcame rainy and windy conditions to move closer to his second senior major title. He will carry an 11-under 199 into the final round today.
Eduardo Romero missed a five-foot par putt on the final hole to finish with a three-over 73. He fell to seven under, two shots ahead of Tim Simpson (72), who is at five-under 205.
Paige Mackenzie led her team to a three-point lead in foursome play, then won her individual match with a bogey-free round to help the U.S. take a 7-2 lead over a team from Britain and Ireland after the first day of the Curtis Cup at Bandon, Ore.