31 May 2009

Lee slips down leaderboard in Texas

1:16 pm on 31 May 2009

New Zealand golfer Danny Lee has slipped from 21st to a tie for 53rd after the third round of the $NZ10 million Colonial Invitational tournament in Texas.

The Rotorua teenager, who is playing just his fourth tournament as a professional, shot a one over 71 in his third round to end at thre under after three rounds.

South African Tim Clark leads at 17 under, two shots in front of Americans Steve Marino and Steve Stricker and Australian Jason Day.

Marino's third round eight under 62 was the tournament's lowest round.