Former Texas golfers Jhonattan Vegas and Brandon Stone carded their best rounds so far at the Rio Games on Saturday, shooting even-par 71s in the third round.
Stone is in 50th place at 5 over par, and Vegas is tied for 51st place at 6 over. Great Britain’s Justin Rose is in the lead at 12 under par heading into the final round. British Open champ Henrik Stenson is a shot behind Rose, and Australia’s Marcus Fraser is in third place at 9 under. Team USA’s Bubba Watson is tied for fourth at 6 under.
Vegas, representing Venezuela, was at even par though the front nine. He birdied the 10th hole but double-bogeyed the par-4 13th. He made a birdie on the par-3 17th to get back to even par.
South Africa’s Stone shot 1 under on the front nine and had two bogeys and a birdie on the back nine.
Men’s indoor volleyball: Team USA, with UT assistant coach Erik Sullivan, earned three crucial points with a four-set victory over France 25-22, 25-22, 14-25, 25-22 Saturday. Team USA, Brazil and France are tied with six points in Pool A. Italy (3-0) holds the top spot with nine points.
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