Lthe Americans Mavericks McNealy y Jim Knous They took advantage of their good short game and finished the third round of the Fortinet Championship, of the PGA Tour, sharing the lead after accumulating 202 strokes (-14), two ahead of a group of five golfers who achieved 204 (-12).
Among them is the Chilean Myth Pereira, the only Latin American left in the competition, after the Argentine was eliminated in the second round Emiliano Grillo and the colombian Sebastin Muoz.
The same as happened to the Spanish Jon Rahm, number one in the world, with health problems and that ended with a cumulative record of 143 (-1) two strokes from the cut (-3).
Knous had eight birdies, five in the first nine holes, and then held on despite a bogey in the 12 that allowed him to equal McNealy, the leader of the second round.
McNealy finished with four bogeys in the first nine holes and then closed with three consecutive birdies that gave him a record of 70 shots (-2).
His compatriots Max Homa (65, -7), Scott Stallings (67, -5), Troy Merritt (69) y Beau Hossler (70) together with Pereira (70, -2) they shared the third place.
Ten other players, including the American Phil Mickelson (67), they are 4 shots behind for the final round.