Brad Bryant, who doesn’t command much attention on the PGA Tour, will finish the Tucson Chrysler Classic at the center of it.
He carded a 5-under-par 67 to overtake Steve Jones and open a two-stroke lead over the field.
Jones and Paul Stankowski were at 206. Former Pullman resident Kirk Triplett shot a 72 and is at 209.
At Sarasota, Fla., Bud Allin, who didn’t have a spot in this week’s American Express Invitational until 5 minutes before the entry deadline, now has a chance for his first Senior Tour victory.
The 52-year-old Allin shot a 4-under-par 68 at the windblown Tournament Players Club at Prestancia to finish at 136 and take a three-shot lead.
Annika Sorenstam survived a series of challenges and an abrupt change in weather to turn back defending champion Meg Mallon by a stroke in the Hawaiian Ladies Open at Honlulu.
Sorenstam struggled to a 1-over-par 73 on a windy, rain-swept final day to finish at 10-under-par 206, one stroke ahead of Mallon, who had a 70. Robin Walton of Clarkston finished at 222 after a final-round 77.