Doug Ghim carded a 5 under 67 as the Longhorns shot 8 under par in the third round of the Big 12 Championship on Saturday at Whispering Pines Golf Course in Trinity, Texas.
Texas holds a seven stroke lead over No.6 Oklahoma State heading into the final round. UT’s 280 on Saturday tied the lowest round recorded by a Big 12 team at Whispering Pines.
Ghim had seven birdies with two bogeys and is in fifth place at 3 under par. Texas’ Beau Hossler, who led after the first two rounds, shot even par and is in sixth place at 2 under par. Hossler is the only player in the field that has not carded a round over par. TCU’s Paul Barjon shot 4 under par on Saturday and is in the lead at 6 under par.
UT’s Gavin Hall birdied four consecutive holes on the back nine to finish at 4 under par. He is tied for 11th place at 3 over par.
Defending Big 12 champ Scottie Scheffler was 2 over in the third round and is tied for 12th at 4 over. Taylor Funk shot his lowest round of the tournament, a 1 over 73, and is tied for 33rd place at 14 over.
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