Camden’s Cole Anderson, an beginner enjoying in his first main skilled occasion, was the co-leader after three rounds of the second annual Reside and Work in Maine Match on the Korn Ferry Tour on the Falmouth Nation Membership.
The 21-year-old Anderson, who performs for Florida State College, shot a 7-under-par 64 on Saturday, registered seven birdies and 11 pars to share the lead at a 15-under-par 198 with former College of Texas golfer Pierceson Coody going into the ultimate day of the match on Sunday.
It’s uncommon for an beginner to contend at a serious professional match. The Korn Ferry Tour is just one notch under the PGA Tour. The highest 25 finishers in factors and the highest 25 in a three-tournament collection after the common season earn their PGA Tour playing cards for subsequent season.
Topsham’s Caleb Manuel who, like Anderson, obtained a sponsor’s exemption to play within the match, shot a 2-over-par 144 over the primary two rounds and missed the minimize by two pictures. Manuel, who simply accomplished his sophomore 12 months on the College of Connecticut, performed within the Korn Ferry Match a 12 months in the past and missed the minimize by taking pictures a 16-over-par 158.
Anderson’s 64 adopted a pair of 67s on Thursday and Friday over the par-71, 7,372-yard structure.
Anderson, who gained two particular person state Class A championships at Camden Hills Excessive Faculty in Rockport and shared a 3rd title, completed tied for fortieth amongst 169 golfers on the NCAA Division I championships on the Grayhawk Golf Membership in Scottsdale, Arizona simply over three weeks in the past.
Coody helped his Texas Longhorns seize the staff title. He and Anderson are actually two pictures forward of third-place Fabian Gomez from Argentina going into Sunday.