CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Doug Barron eagled the par-5 18th for his 2nd straight 6-below 64 and a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour Champions’ Shaw Charity Traditional.
The 52-year-extinct Barron moreover had 5 birdies and a bogey at Canyon Meadows. He received the 2019 Dick’s Sporting Goods Inaugurate for his lone tour title.
“I played in fact nice today,” Barron acknowledged. “I hit the ball stable all day. I did originate a bogey, but I composed hit a appropriate shot on the opening and I made bogey. I sincere didn’t salvage up-and-down. I’m fine the save apart I’m at. I did scrutinize on the leaderboard going into 18. I wished to be in the final community, so I think the splendid methodology, my handiest route to the final community used to be to originate eagle, so I can’t mediate I did it, That used to be pretty frosty.”
Calgary resident Stephen Ames, Steve Flesch and first-spherical leader Billy Mayfair had been a stroke relief at 11 below. Ames and Flesch birdied the 18th for 65s, and Mayfair adopted an opening 62 with a 67.
Brandt Jobe used to be 9 below after a 66. David McKenzie (64) and Ken Duke (67) had been 8 below.
Canadian huge title Mike Weir, a stroke relief after an opening 63, had a 70 to fall into a tie for eighth at 7 below. The 2003 Masters champion received the Insperity Invitational in early Would possibly possibly also in Texas for his lone senior title. In his final begin, he tied for 2nd in the U.S. Senior Inaugurate in Nebraska.
The tournament is the first the PGA Tour Champions or PGA Tour occasion in Canada since the Shaw Charity Traditional in 2019.
Robert Allenby had a his 2nd straight 71. He grew to develop into 50 final month and tied for 64th in the Senior British Inaugurate in his Champions debut.