OMAHA, Neb. — Scott Parel will need another strong round today in the Web.com Tour’s Cox Classic at Champions Run to have a shot at securing a PGA Tour card for 2014.
The Augustan shot 3-under-par 68 on Saturday, moving into a tie for 25th place in the tour’s final regular-season event of the season. He was tied for 29th after two rounds.
Parel, who has never been a PGA Tour member, is 28th on the Web.com Tour’s money list. He needs to finish in the top 25 on the money list after today’s final round to make it to the PGA Tour next year.
Matt Bettencourt and Bronson La’Cassie lead the way at 17-under 196. They both shot 65 on Saturday.
CHAMPIONS TOUR: In Snoqualmie, Wash., John Riegger shot 8-under-par 64 to open up a three-stroke lead after the second round of the Champions Tour’s Boeing Classic.
Tom Lehman, Bernhard Langer, Kirk Triplett and Bobby Clampett are tied for second. Lehman had 67, Langer and Triplett shot 68, and Clampett had 69.
Riegger, 50, is at 11-under 133.
LPGA TOUR: In Edmonton, Alberta, Solheim Cup star Caroline Hedwall shot 6-under-par 64 in the Canadian Women’s Open to take a one-stroke lead over European teammate Suzann Pettersen and defending champion Lydia Ko.
Hedwall, who is winless on the LPGA Tour, was a record 5-0 last week in Colorado in Europe’s blowout victory over the United States.
This week, the 24-year-old Swede is at 10-under 200 total at Royal Mayfair.
Pettersen shot 65 and the 16-year-old Ko had 67.
Brittany Lincicome and I.K. Kim are two strokes off the lead. Kim had 65, and Lincicome shot 66.
EUROPEAN TOUR: In Gleneagles, Scotland, Ricardo Gonzalez and Tommy Fleetwood shared the lead at 16-under after the third round of the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles.
The 352nd-ranked Gonzalez had four birdies and finished with 2-under-par 70 on Saturday. Fleetwood started birdie-eagle but also bogeyed the final hole for 67.
Fredrik Andersson-Hed had 66 to trail by a stroke.