Wetterich, 3 others tied for top spot at Texas Open
SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Brett Wetterich birdied his last three holes for a 4-under 68, and Jimmy Walker and James Nitties shot 67s to join Matt Jones atop the leaderboard at 7 under Saturday in the rain-delayed Texas Open.
The second round was pushed back after more than 3 inches of rain washed out play Friday on the Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio. The final 36 holes will be played Sunday.
Jones had a 71 in the second round. Tour rookie Garth Mulroy (67) was a stroke back along with Charley Hoffman (70), James Driscoll (68), J.B. Holmes (70), Pat Perez (66), Tim Petrovic (68) and Aron Price (68).
Ernie Els, a two-time winner this year, was two shots back at 5 under after a 67.
Zach Johnson, the winner the last two year at La Cantera, missed the cut at 4 over with rounds of 80 and 68 on the new Greg Norman-designed course.
Bell Micro LPGA Classic
MOBILE, Ala. (AP) – Norway’s Suzann Pettersen shot a 7-under 65 for a share of the lead with Brittany Lincicome and Se Ri Pak in the Bell Micro LPGA Classic.
Pettersen joined Lincicome (67) and second-round leader Pak (68) at 13 under on the Crossings Course at Magnolia Grove, part of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.
Na Yeon Choi (66), Jee Young Lee (66) and Azahara Munoz (67) were 11 under. Michelle Wie had a 76 to drop to 5 over, last among the 73 players who made the cut.
Regions Charity Classic
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – Dan Forsman had two eagles on his way to a tournament-record 10-under 62, leaving him a stroke behind Bobby Clampett in the Regions Charity Classic.
The 50-year-old Clampett, a TV analyst who won the 1982 Southern Open for his lone PGA Tour title, shot a 64 to finish at 15-under 129 – the best 36-hole score in the history of the event – on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Ross Bridge course.
Forsman, a five-time winner on the PGA Tour, bogeyed the second hole, but rebounded with three birdies and an eagle over the next six holes. He had a stretch of four consecutive birdies on the back nine and eagled the 16th.
SON SERVERA, Spain (AP) – Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano of Spain three-putted the final hole for a 2-under 68, leaving him tied with Sweden’s Pelle Edberg after the third round of the Mallorca Open.
Fernandez-Castano matched Edberg (71) at 4 under on the Pula Golf Club course. Australia’s Scott Hend (66) was a stroke back.