Spieth and Wallace unseat Tringale from head in Texas

Both are at -12 after the third round, with two leads on Hoffman. Cabrera Bello, the only Spaniard, is 67º with +3.


American Jordan Spieth and England's Matt Wallace share the lead as they enter the final round of the Valero Texas Open, a PGA Tour tournament, after completing the third round with a cumulative 204 strokes (-12), two ahead of him. third classified local Charley Hoffman (206). Spieth registered 67 (-5), the same as Wallace and both also made birdies on the last two holes of the course.

Without victories since his 2017 British Open title, Spieth has been knocking on the door for the past two months. He led into the final round at Pebble Beach. He shared the lead with 18 to go at Phoenix and led the Arnold Palmer Invitational with 11 holes to play.

Hoffman, who won the tournament in 2016, as well as being runners-up here in 2019 and 2011, and finishing third in 2013, is looking to maintain his streak of great results after completing the third round with a record of 65 strokes (-7). The former tournament champion was 7 shots behind after a bogey at No. 4, but he finished with six birdies and sank an eagle putt of less than two meters to complete his great run.

Three consecutive bogeys at the beginning of the last nine sent the leader of the second round, the American Cameron Tringale, to have a signed scorecard of 73 strokes (+1) that he sent to fourth place with 208 (-8). The Indian Anirban Lahiri completed the day with a record of 69 strokes (-3) and accumulated 209 (-7) to stay with fifth place.

American Tom Hoge finished with five birdies and climbed 26 places in the leaderboard with 66 (-6) in the third round and is in a group of four players with 210 (-6), which includes his compatriots Lucas Glover ( 70), Gary Woodland (67) and Matt Kuchar (70). The start of the game was delayed by 2 and a half hours due to rain, which fell on the Oaks Course area of TPC San Antonio.

The match was a big one for Rickie Fowler, who is looking to make his 11th consecutive Masters appearance next week. He has to win to get in, but his 69 (-3) on Saturday has him ranked 21 (213, 3) and 9 shots out of the lead. While the Colombians Camilo Villegas and Sebastián Muñoz had a good day that allowed them to finish in tenth place after accumulating 211 hits (-5) that gives them the option of fighting for the title on Sunday.

Muñoz delivered a signed card of 69 (-3) after making six birdies and three bogeys, while Villegas registered 71 (-1) with five birdies and four bogeys. The Puerto Rican Rafael Campos delivered a card of 68 (-4), after making five birdies and a bogey, which allowed him to place 26 after ascending 35 and accumulating 214 hits (-2) .

The same as the Mexican Abraham Ancer, who finished the day with a record of 69 shots (-3) after being perfect with three birdies. The reverse of the coin was experienced by the Spaniard Rafael Cabrera, who dropped 53 places in the classification, to 67, after delivering a signed card of 78 strokes (+6) and accumulating 219 (+3). Cabrera shares the position with seven other golfers.

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