Van Pelt misses chance at 59 at CIMB

By: Staff Reporter
By: Staff Reporter

Saturday, October 27, 2012

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Bo Van Pelt missed a chance at a rare 59 on Saturday when he had double-bogey on the 18th at the CIMB Classic, an unofficial PGA Tour event.

Van Pelt had 11 birdies on the par-71 Mines Resort and Golf Club course. He needed one more to join an elite club. However, he hit his approach on No. 18 into the greenside bunker and needed three putts, finishing with a 9-under 62 for a share of the third-round lead with Robert Garrigus at 16-under.

Garrigus, who led by two strokes coming into the weekend, had 69 for a total of 197, while fellow American Chris Kirk shot a 63 to move to 15-under, one clear of Zimbabwe's Brendon de Jonge and South Africa's Jbe Kruger.

Tiger Woods had a 69 and was in a group of five players at 11-under.

Copyright 2012 Associated Press


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