April 28, 2012
CORVALLIS, Ore. -
Stanford is in sixth place after three rounds of the Pac-12 Championships being held at the Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, Ore. while junior Andrew Yun is just one stroke off the individual lead heading into Sunday's final round.
The Cardinal shot a 353 on Saturday and at 1086 (+6), is 20 strokes off the pace being set by Oregon, which enjoys a four-stroke lead over UCLA after three rounds.
California is in third place at 1072 (-8) followed by Oregon State and USC at even par 1080.
Yun birdied his last five holes on Saturday en route to a third round 69, leaving him at 207 (-9) for the first 54 holes.
He is one stroke behind co-leaders Daniel Mierniecki and Eugene Wong of Oregon while Patrick Cantlay of UCLA is lurking at 210 (-6).
Yun was two-over on his round after 13 holes before closing with five straight birdies for a third round 69.
However, the team's low round of the day belonged to freshman Patrick Rodgers, who fashioned a brilliant third round 65 to move into a tie for sixth place at 212 (-4).
Starting on hole 10, Rodgers birdied four of his first six holes and picked up another birdie on the par-4 first hole to start his second nine. After giving a stroke back with a bogey on his 13th hole, Rodgers made consecutive birdies on his 14th and 15th holes and closed with a birdie on 18.
David Chung is tied for 48th at 226 (+10) after battling to an even par 72, which included a triple bogey 7 on his ninth hole of the day. However, Chung birdied three of his last four holes to finish at even for the day.
Freshman Marcel Puyat is tied for 53rd at 227 (+11) after a third round 74 while fellow frosh Patrick Grimes is in 63rd place at 230 (+14) after shooting a 76 on Saturday.
, who was tied for seventh place after two rounds, was disqualified after signing an incorrect scorecard.
The Pac-12 Championships will conclude on Sunday at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis.