Bermuda Championship: Seamus Power and Ben Griffin take the lead into the finals | Golf News
Ireland’s Seamus Power shares the lead with America’s Ben Griffin advancing to the final round of the Bermuda Championship; Watch the match live on Sky Sports Golf from 5:30pm on Sunday
Last Updated: 10/29/22 11:22 pm
Ireland’s Seamus Power has one more under-65 goal to share the lead with Ben Griffin at the Bermuda Championship on Saturday.
The Waterford native beat several late players in another round of six under to advance to the final round on Sunday with American Ben Griffin over 18.
The 35-year-old Irishman is no stranger to turbulent conditions when competing at the tournament in recent years.
He earned his spot at the top of the table at the end of the third inning, starting with four straight birdies.
This was followed by further birdies on 11, 16 and 17, with a double in the 13th par-three being the only flaw of his round.
“I knew I had to buy a birdie before I was 11 years old,” says Power. “I don’t know how comfortable you feel when you’re 16 and you’re having to point your ball out to sea.”
Power has a PGA Tour win, the Barbasol Championship in Kentucky last year. He wants nothing more than a win to get off to a strong start to the PGA Tour and secure his spot at The Masters.
Griffin, who previously worked as a mortgage lender, earned a full PGA Tour pass last year.
“It was really surreal last year and two months just being comfortable on the golf course and going out and trying to win,” Griffin said.
“When you’re playing mini-tour events and you’re trying to get to the top 10 just to break even, just having enough money to be able to get into the second qualifying round, it’s not necessarily the easiest. .
“Now that I have this bit of freedom, I can go out there and try to win golf tournaments.”
Australia’s Aaron Baddeley and Taipei’s Kevin Yu are the two returnees at bottom 16, with another American, Brian Gay, alone in fifth of 15 under after finishing third in a row at 66.
Overnight leader Ben Crane struggled in the third round, with four birdies and six bogeys in two 73rd rounds and he now sits in ninth, six times the pace.
Watch the Butterfield Bermuda Championship live throughout the week Sports sky. Live coverage continues on Sundays from 18:30pm Sky Sports Golf Course.
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