FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Aiken’s Kevin Kisner had nine birdies in a bogey-free round Saturday and moved into second place in the Web.com Tour’s Hotel Fitness Championship.
Kisner finished with 9-under-par 63 and is three strokes behind Patrick Cantlay in the opener of the four-event series to determine the final PGA Tour cards.
Kisner already secured his card for next year by finishing 13th on the Web.com Tour money list.
Cantlay, who missed a chance to wrap up a PGA Tour card last week, had two eagles, six birdies and a double bogey in the third round to reach 19-under 197.
Will Claxton had 67 and is tied for ninth at 203.
Former Augusta State star Henrik Norlander (66) is tied for 22nd at 207 and Scott Parel, of Augusta, (71) is tied for 56th at 212.
EUROPEAN TOUR: In Newport, Wales, Peter Uihlein shot 4-under-par 67, giving the American a three-shot lead after three rounds at the Wales Open.
Uihlein had an eagle at the par-5 ninth to go with five birdies in an inconsistent round that included three bogeys.
He was at 7-under 206 at Celtic Manor and was followed by Thomas Levet (67) and Gregory Bourdry (70) at 209.
At 210 are Rafael Cabrera-Bello, Joost Luiten and Peter Hedblom. Hedblom had the day’s best round with 66.
CHAMPIONS TOUR: In Calgary, Alberta, Rocco Mediate played the back nine in 7-under-par 29 for the second day in a row to increase his lead to two in the Shaw Charity Classic.
The 50-year-old Mediate, the Allianz Championship winner in February in his first Champions Tour start, followed his opening 8-under 63 with 64 to reach 15-under at tree-lined Canyon Meadows. He had seven birdies on the back nine after making an eagle and two bogeys on the front side.
Bobby Clampett was second after 65. Tom Pernice Jr., David Frost and Michael Allen were 11-under.
LPGA TOUR: In Portland, Ore., Yani Tseng moved into position to end a long victory drought, shooting 9-under-par 63 to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Safeway Classic.
Tseng, the 24-year-old who has 15 LPGA Tour titles and had a 109-week run at No. 1 in the world ranking, is winless in 36 events since the Kia Classic in March 2012.
Suzann Pettersen, the 2011 tournament winner at Pumpkin Ridge, was tied for second with Pornanong Phatlum. Pettersen had 70.