NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. — James Hahn missed a chance to shoot the 13th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history. He settled for a 12-under-par 60 and a chance to win the Barbasol Championship.
Eight strokes back entering Saturday's third round, Hahn had two eagles to move within two strokes of leader J.T. Poston at Keene Trace Golf Club.
"To come up one short stings a little bit," said the 39-year-old Hahn, who won the 2015 Northern Trust Open and the 2016 Wells Fargo Championship for his two career wins on the top tour.
Hahn's 132-yard approach on the par-4 18th spun back, leaving a 35-foot putt he missed to the right — a few minutes before second-round leader Poston teed off.
Jim Furyk set the PGA Tour record with a 58 in the 2016 Travelers Championship and also is one of 11 players to shoot 59.
Hahn chipped in for eagle on the par-5 15th to get to 11 under and made a six-foot birdie putt on the par-3 17th. He made a five-foot eagle putt on No. 5, a par five, and has four eagles through 54 holes at Keene Trace. He had eight birdies Saturday after posting just one in the second round and six through the first 36 holes.
Poston had a bogey-free 66 to get to 19-under 197. The 28-year-old won the 2019 Wyndham Championship for his lone tour title.
Baylor School graduate Luke List, who has been in striking distance of the lead after each of the first three rounds, is a stroke back and alone in second after a bogey-free 65. The 36-year-old former Vanderbilt golfer is in contention for his first PGA Tour win for the second straight weekend, having tied for fourth last Sunday at the John Deere Classic.
"I'm going to lean on my ball striking," said List, who made all but two of his seven birdies Saturday on the back nine. "I've been striking it really well the last few days. If I can hole a few putts, I'll be right there."
Because of wet conditions, players were allowed to use preferred lies.
Joseph Bramlett had a 67 to join Hahn at 17 under, and Sweden's David Lingmerth (65) and Ireland's Seamus Power (67) were another stroke back in fifth.
MIDLAND, Mich. — Thai sisters Ariya and Moriya Jutanugarn won the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, shooting their second 11-under 59 in better ball competition for a three-stroke victory over Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura.
The 25-year-old Ariya won for the 12th time on the LPGA Tour and second time this season, and the 26-year-old Moriya took her second title. Ariya won the Honda LPGA Thailand on May 9 for her first victory since July 2018.
"I would say this is the best moment for me because we won together," Ariya said. "We helped each other to win the golf tournament."
The Jutanugarns finished at 24-under 256 at windy Midland Country Club. They opened with a 67 in alternate shot, had a 59 on Thursday in better ball, and added a 71 in alternate shot Friday to enter the final round two strokes behind Clanton and Suwannapura, who closed with a 64.
Clanton, a 31-year-old American, and the 28-year-old Suwannapura, who is from Thailand, won the inaugural event in 2019. Last year's tournament was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Future Lady Vol finishes second
CHEVY CHASE, Md. — Rose Zhang won the U.S. Girls' Junior Championship at Columbia Country Club, beating local favorite Bailey Davis 6 and 4 in the 36-hole final to become the eighth player to win both the Girls' Junior and the U.S. Women's Amateur.
The 18-year-old Zhang won the amateur 11 months earlier at Woodmont Country Club, only eight miles away in Rockville. The only one of the eight to win the amateur before the junior, she is the top-ranked female amateur golfer in the world and entering her freshman year at Stanford.
Zhang, who is from Irvine, California, is the first qualifying medalist to win since Ariya Jutanugarn in 2011. A 64-player bracket for match play, which started Wednesday, was set up by 36 holes of stroke play.
The 18-year-old Davis, from White Plains, was trying to become the first Black player to win a United States Golf Association women's title. The three-time Maryland high school state champion will be a freshman at Tennessee this school year.