Vicente Fernandez birdied the final hole yesterday for a 6-under-par 66 and a share of the third-round lead with Peter Jacobsen at 12 under in the Tradition in Aloha, Ore., the Champions Tour's last major of the year. Jacobsen, the second-round leader, shot a 69.
Jacobsen was hurt by a bogey on the 17th hole. Then his 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th came to rest about 3 inches short.
"Hopefully, tomorrow I'll make the ones I'm not supposed to make," he said.
Norwood's Allen Doyle shot a 64 to reach 11 under. He wrapped up the third round with an eagle and three straight birdies on the Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club course.
LPGA -- Grace Park closed with an eagle and two birdies for a 7-under 65 and a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the
Second-round leader Jill McGill is one stroke behind after a 2-under 70.
European -- Thomas Levet shot a 9-under 63 (15-under 201) and shared the third-round lead with Miguel Angel Jimenez (67) at the BMW International Open in Nord Eichenried, Germany.American John Daly, tied for sixth after two rounds, shot a 72 and fell into a tie for 21st, eight shots back.