Two in lead, Canuck Had­win in the hunt, at Bridge­stone

Calgary Sun - - SPORTS - — Post­media wire ser­vices

aKROn, Ohio — Thomas Pi­eters finds golf to be a lot more en­joy­able when he’s play­ing from the fair­way.

Some­times, that in­cludes an­other fair­way.

the big hit­ter from Bel­gium ripped a fair­way metal from the third fair­way at Fire­stone over the trees and onto the green at the par-5 sec­ond hole, rammed into the back of the cup — to cap off a wild day with a 4-un­der 66 and a share of the lead with Zach fair­way. this is the best I’ve driven it prob­a­bly all year. It’s prob­a­bly the best driver I’ve had in my bag all year, if not ever,” John­son said.

Adam Had­win of ab­bots­ford, B.C., is three shots back fol­low­ing a 67. He fin­ished his round with birdies on nos. 16 and 17. Macken­zie Hughes of dun­das, Ont., shot a 73 and is 11-over. missed the cut at the Web. com tour’s El­lie Mae Cla­sic at tPC Stone­brae in Hay­ward, Calif. amer­i­can An­drew Yun leads af­ter three rounds with a 15-un­der 195 … Eng­land’s Greg Owen is atop the leader­board, with 37 points, at the Pga tour’s Bar­racuda Cham­pi­onship in Reno, nev.

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