Golf

August 1, 2014

Ogilvy takes over lead at Barracuda Championship

Nick Watney collected eight points on Friday to maintain his lead at the Barracuda Championship.

Reno, NV (SportsNetwork.com) - Geoff Ogilvy picked up 12 points on Saturday and he took over the lead by three points at the Barracuda Championship.

Ogilvy, who began the day three points behind 36-hole leader Nick Watney, stands at 35 points through three rounds. Ogilvy, the 2006 U.S. Open champion, is seeking his eighth career victory on the PGA Tour, and his first since winning the 2010 SBS Championship.

Watney had a disappointing finish to his third round at Montreux Golf and Country Club, and he fell into a tie for second at 32 points following a six- point effort on Saturday. He is joined there by Jason Allred, who picked up 14 points to surge into a tie for second.

Brendan Steele is alone in fourth place with 30 points after picking up 10 points in his third round.

John Mallinger's 19 points on Saturday set a single-day tournament record and that jumped him into a tie for fifth at 28 points. He is joined by Lee Janzen (13) and David Lingmerth (12).

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