American local favourite Scott McCarron used a front nine to get the lead in final round of the U.S. PGA Tours Reno-Tahoe Open.
Scott McCarron rattled off magnificently with 30 shots trough five birdies and an eagle on the front nine on his way to a 5-under-par 67 on Saturday, and has a one-shot lead heading into the final round of the Reno-Tahoe Open.
McCarron, a 45 year old man at Montreux Golf & Country Club in Reno as he seeks his fourth career PGA Tour victory and first since 2001. . Robert Garrigus began the day as the co-leader but bogeyed the 18th to finish with a 73, falling into a tie with John Mallinger (71) at 9 under.
Craig Barlow (67) of America and Rod Pampling of Australia posted 67 in a tie with DeLaet in the third round on Saturday.
Matt Bettencourt of America , who shared the lead with Garrigus in the second round, shot 75 for 209 and fall in downward direction to seventh position into a tie .
Malinger was consistently in a tough position at nine even after third round of 71 on Friday.
Graham DeLaet, a native of Canada in his PGA Tour, tied the course record with a 10-under 62 and climbed up to fourth after producing 10 birdies, including five in a row.
Robert Garrigus, who started by sharing a lead with Matt Bettencourt, bogeyed the 18th to finish and dropped a shot at the last hole with a 1-over 73 and slip down.