|Posted: 10/05/10 12:53 PM|
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|Chalmers would walk away with the tournament|
For a while, Taylormade R9 Forged Irons seemed Chalmers would walk away with the tournament. The left-handed Australian birdied four of the first five holes, draining a 30-footer at No. 4, to take the lead at 12 under. But the Ping K15 Fairway Wood and Ping K15 Driver lefty put his tee shot in the water at the par-3 ninth and moved back into a four-way tie for the lead with Lowery, Scherrer and Leonard. Leonard made an 11-foot birdie putt at No. 9 and also birdied No. 11 to hold the lead by himself at 12 under. But his stay at the top was short-lived when he pulled his tee shot into the rough at the difficult 12th for a double-bogey.
An impressive run was made by Hosokawa, who started the golf course equipment day five strokes off the lead at 6 under. Hosokawa had four birdies on the back nine and nearly made a 15-foot birdie putt at the 17th that would have tied him for the lead. Nike sasquatch Sumo2 5300 Driver and Nike SQ SUMO 5000 Fairway Wood He also came within an inch of holing out from the rough at 18, finishing a 31 on the back nine.