Pure Silk Championship. Two Tied at the 54 Hole Stage.

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Bronte Law, England, and Nasa Hataoka from Japan have the 54 hole lead at the Pure Silk Championship, and will have a one shot advantage for tomorrow’s final round.

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Bronte, -4 under 67 today, who has been at the top of the Pure Silk Championship leaderboard for all three rounds, shares top spot witn Nasa, with her -6 under 65 third round, both at -13 under for the tournament.

Bronte wants to be leading at the end tomorrow;

“I led from the start and I kind of wanted to continue that, so that was huge to keep that going.”

“That was really my goal when I teed it up on 18. I’m glad that I could finish the round that way going into tomorrow.”

“Obviously, winning is everything, right? that’s why we play this game. I’m going to do my very best to go out and get the win.”

Nasa was not worrying about her first bogey;

“I wasn’t thinking about where I was going to get a bogey or anything like that, so when it came, it came.”

 “Then I just cleared it.”

Two ladies are then tied in third place at -12 under, Brook Henderson, Canada, a magical -7 under 64 today, and Jennifer Song , USA, who carded a third round -3 under par 68.

Brook said you have to play smart in the wind;

“This year it’s a little bit windier too than it has been in the past and you’re getting a lot of roll around the tee and on the greens, too.”

“You just have to play smart around this golf course.”

Jennifer also mentioned the windy conditions;

“The toughest part about today was the wind was just switching here and there.”

 “It was kind of hard to make decisions with my club.”

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Charles Schwab Challenge. Kevin Na Leads.

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Kevin Na has the 54 hole lead in the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial County Club in Texas.

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Kevin shot a third round -1 under 69 to lead the Charles Schwab Challenge with  -9 under tournament total, a two shot 54 hole advantage. He said he has stopped walking in putts, since Tiger imitated him;

“No more for me for this week.”

“Blew up on social media, it was fun to watch.”

“If I shoot another 61, I can put my whole life savings that I’m going to win.”

Five players are that those two shots back at -7 under, sharing second place are; Mackenzie Hughes, Canada, -5 under 65 today, C.T. Pan, Taipei, -2 under 68, Jordan Spieth, -2 under 68, Tony Finau, +1 over 71, Jim Furyk, -2 under 68, these three are all from the USA.

Jordan spoke about some of the long putts that dropped in for him this week;

“Out of a possible 1,000 feet of putts considering I’m 40 feet on every hole, so at some point some of them are going to go in.”

“Tee to green isn’t where it needs to be by any means.”

“It’s a work in progress, just as I said with my putting last year. So I have confidence in what we’re doing. It’s just about going out and trusting it.”

“I have no reason not to trust it. I don’t need to finish high. I don’t need to win. There’s no reason for me not to trust every swing tomorrow.”

Mackenzie has not taken in Kevin Na’s low scores around this track;

“Because guys don’t go super-low here, it kind of entices me a little bit because you think your way around.”

 “Pars are good scores a lot of times. So that appeals to me a lot.”

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Made in Denmark. Bernd Wiesberger Leads.

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Bernd Wiesberger of Austria leads his home event the Made in Denmark tournament by one shot at -9 under par, giving him a one stroke advantage for the final round.

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Bernd scored a third round -4 under 67 to lead the Made in Denmark tournament a Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort with a -9 under total, after being out of the game for seven months with a wrist injury last year;

“I was very much in control of my ball, I hit a lot of good shots.”

“All in all it was a solid day, a good moving day for me.”

“I feel like I’m in control of what I’m doing, I’m not trying to get ahead of myself, I’ll just stick to my processes.”

Robert MacIntyre, Scotland, has second place at -8 under, with a third round -3 under 68;

“I just had to be patient early in the round again.”

“The wind direction doesn’t suit me on the first 12 holes so I’ve just got to hang in until late in the round and that’s where I’ve got to try and get my score.”

“It’s something that I’ve always wanted to do, win on the European Tour.”

“Now that I’ve secured my card for next season, it gives me the freedom that there’s nothing to lose so I’ve just got to get out there and try and get it.”

Tied in third place are Max Schmitt, Germany, -3 under 68 for his third round and  Matthias Schwab from Austria, +1 over 72 today, both at -7 under par for the tournament.

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Pure Silk Championship. Three-Way Tie at Half-Way.

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There is three-way tie at the top of the Pure Silk Championship leaderboard after 36 holes at  Kingsmill Resort, Jennifer Song, Jacqui Concolino, both from the USA share the honor with Bronte Law, England.

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Bronte, -3 under 68 today, Jennifer, also -3 under 68 and Jacqui with -4 under 67 share the top spot on the Pure Silk Championship leaderboard, by just one shot at -9 under for the tournament.

Bronte is in a fighting mood, carding six birdies and three bogeys;

“It was a battle, seemed to feel like every time I would make a birdie and try and build on it, I would have an unforced error couple holes later and make bogey and be back to where I started.”

“Mistakes happen, I’m just going to try to minimize that for the rest of the tournament.”

“I’m creating enough chances to where I can keep shooting some low scores.”

Jennifer was happy with her scrambling round;

“Overall, very happy with my round, I managed to make great scrambles here and there and just made a couple birdies coming in.”

“Very happy about my round.”

Jacqui partnerd Jennifer today, and they are good friends;

“Jennifer and I are good friends, we were just talking about it in the tent.”

“We fed off each other. She made a birdie, I made a birdie. She was making birdies on top of me.”

“I had a rocky start. I started with a bogey on the first hole and managed to come back with a birdie on my third.”

“Just while I was just struggling, Jacqui was having a birdie fest so I was just like, Wow, I need to keep up with her.”

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Charles Schwab Challenge. Jonas Blixt Has 36 Hole Lead.

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Jonas Blixt of Sweden has the 36 hole lead in the suspended 2nd round of the Charles Schwab Challenge  at Colonial Country Club in Texas.

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Jonas scored a second round -6 under par 64 to lead the Charles Schwab Challenge at -9 under for 36 holes, and will take a one shot advantage into the week-end;

“I think I’ve played pretty good this year, obviously not had the good finishes yet, but it’s been up there a bunch of times.”

“If you slow down a little bit, people are going to pass you.”

“That’s pretty much what I’ve been looking for, a good weekend.”

Two players are tied in second place at -8 under; Kevin Na, with  great second round of -8 under 62, and Tony Finau, -2 under 68, both from the USA.

Kevin likes this Colonial course;

“One of those golf courses I look forward to coming to.”

“Fits my game. You’ve got to take advantage of those weeks because there is not too many golf courses like this on Tour anymore.”

Local favorite Jordan Spieth was at T5 in the group at -5 under par, with even par 70 today, and said missing some opportunities with the putter made the difference;

“I thought today was average; I thought yesterday was spectacular.”

“Today I missed maybe an 8-footer and a couple 5-footers, but then I made a couple long ones to make up for it.”

“They were kind of misreads. They weren’t bad strokes. That’s the difference.”

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Made in Denmark. Matthias Schwab Leads.

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Matthias Schwab of Austria leads the Made in Denmark tournament at the half-way stage on the cold and windy Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort course in Denmark.

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Matthias shot a second round -5 under par 66 to lead the Made in Denmark event after 36 holes with a -8 under total, and a one stroke advantage going into the week-end;

“I’m feeling good, I’m happy about how the day went.”

“I’m a little bit happy that it’s over too because, especially early, it was very difficult and not much fun to be out there with rain and wind and very cold but, in the end, it turned out to be a good day for me.”

“It was just one shot at a time.”

“I think I usually play pretty okay on courses that are tough, I guess that suits me and I guess I’m a good wind player too.”

“I really just want to do my own thing and see what comes out.”

Two players are then tied in second place at -7 under,  Alejandro Cañizares, Spain, -2 under 69 today,  and Romain Langasque from France with his second round -5 under 66.

Alejandro mentioned the wind, and the cold;

“We got a little bit luckier than the morning groups it wasn’t raining but it was quite windy and cold.”

“I felt even better than yesterday because I had some great pars, some great up-and-downs. It was a lovely round.”

Romain feels comfortable in the windy conditions;

“I’m feeling good, that was a really good day it was really tough when I started.”

“I like the wind. I think it’s going to be really windy so that’s a good point, I want to have these kind of conditions.”

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Made in Denmark. Five-Way Tie at the Top.

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There is a five-way tie at the top of the Made in Denmark leaderboard, with Edoardo Molinari, Italy, Alejandro Cañizares, Spain, with Tom Murray, Matthew Southgate and Paul Waring all from England.

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All five players scored opening rounds of -5 under par 66 at a very windy Himmerland Golf & Spa Resort course, to top the Made in Denmark leaderboard by one shot.

Edoardo said he played well in the wind;

“I had a good round of golf today, it was quite windy, I hit the ball very solid. I made a few putts on my front nine, missed a couple of putts coming in when it was very windy.”

“Overall it’s been a good day.”

“I wasn’t trying to make that many birdies, it was so windy I was just trying to hit greens and give myself good looks at birdies.”

Defending champion Matt Wallace of England, coming back from finishing third at the US PGA Championship is in the group of six players at -4 under par.

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