Decham­beau, Uih­lein share Las Ve­gas lead

The Idaho Statesman (Sunday) - - SPORTS - As­so­ci­ated Press LAS VE­GAS

Bryson Decham­beau birdied four of the last six holes Satur­day for a share of the lead with Peter Uih­lein in the Shriners Hospi­tals For Chil­dren Open.

Decham­beau shot a 6-un­der 66 to match Uih­lein at 16-un­der 197 at TPC Sum­mer­lin.

“Def­i­nitely nice to be able to ball strike it as well as I have the past three days,” Decham­beau said. “Nice to be able to take two weeks – or three, four weeks off. I don’t know how many weeks I was off. It’s nice to not know es­sen­tially com­ing into an event and still be able to per­form. That’s some­thing I’ll take with me mov­ing for­ward.”

The leader af­ter each of the first two rounds, Uih­lein had a 68. He’s win­less on the PGA Tour.

Decham­beau has four PGA Tour vic­to­ries, win- ning three times last sea­son.

“Still not see­ing the line as well as I would like to,” Decham­beau said. “It’s all vis­ual. If I start see­ing it re­ally well, watch out. But if I don’t see it well it’s a strug­gle. I’m go­ing to go work on that and try and make that bet­ter for to­mor­row.”

Lucas Glover was a stroke back af­ter a 61 that he capped with his sec­ond ea­gle of the day. He ea­gled the par-5 13th on his open­ing nine, and closed with an­other ea­gle on the par-5 ninth.

“Made some putts,” Glover said. “I started out with a bo­gey on 10, ac­tu­ally. Hit a good putt, just mis­read a 4-foot slider. Made ev­ery­thing else, that’s for sure. Cou­ple ea­gles on the par-5s. Holed it like a bucket.

One of those days.”

Glover matched his ca­reer best and was a stroke off the course record set by J.J. Henry in 2014 and matched by Rod Pam­pling in 2017. Chip Beck shot a tour­na­ment-record 59 in 1991 at Sun­rise.

De­fend­ing cham­pion Pa­trick Cant­lay had a 63 to join Robert Streb (68) at 14 un­der.

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