J.J. Henry leads Reno-Tahoe Open
RENO, Nevada (AP)
J.J. Henry had an eagle for the third straight day to score 14 points Saturday and take the third-round lead in the Reno-Tahoe Open.
John Daly and Justin Leonard were among more players within striking distance in the PGA Tour's first modified Stableford scoring system event since 2006.
Henry had 36 points overall, three more than Alexandre Rocha in the format that awards eight points for double eagle, five for eagle, two for birdie and none for par. Players are docked a point for bogey and three for anything worse.
John Mallinger was third at 32, followed by first-round leader Andres Romero with 31.
Daly had an eagle, four birdies and four bogeys to get share fifth with Bull Lunde and Gary Christian at 28. Leonard was next with 26.