On the men’s side , Nate Sexton’s commanding lead over everyone but Dutch Napier, quickly evaporated. On the first five holes he was one over par. There was a big contingent that would take advantage and close the gap: McBeth was five down (he would birdie the first seven holes), Ulibarri, Wysocki, Barsby were all four down, while Leiviska, Williams, Doss all started with three down.
After bogeying hole six, Eagle McMahon birdied seven of the next eight to put his name in the hat as well. He would finish at twelve down to pull into third with Cale Leiviska. Cale would shoot the second hottest round of the day at 13 down catapulting himself onto the lead card with Eagle.
The hot round of the day would belong to Ricky Wysocki, a 59. Fourteen down. A seemingly amazing feat if not for Nate Sexton’s almost flawless 56 of the day before. Ricky came into the round eight strokes behind and he came to play. He hit an insane 91% fairways, backed it up with 91% C1 putting, and hit two of four from C2. His lone OB stroke on 17 stands out as the one error on a round that pulled him way back.
The story of the day however has to be the roller coaster round of Nate Sexton who stumbled on holes 5 & 6, managed to lose the lead to a few different people throughout the day, but recovered strong with birdies on the final three holes. He ends the day with a 65, eight down, and goes into the final round with a two stroke lead over Wysocki and a three stroke lead over Leiviska and McMahon.
Geisinger, Williams, Napier and Doss will make for an impressive chase card. Indeed, the men have tightened up as Sarah Hokom takes control.
Final Round of the Majestic goes live at 2:40 CST.