January 6, 2013 in Sports

Williams leads surge


University of Washington’s Chris Williams, the top-ranked amateur in the world, shot a 2-under 70 to lead Team USA’s surge up the leaderboard Saturday at the Cope de las Americas at TPC Blue Monster Course at Doral Golf Resort & Spa in Miami.

Williams finished with a 15-foot birdie on the par-4 18th, and Team USA shot a 291 for the third round, the lowest team score.

The United States is tied with Mexico for second place at 24-over 288, five shots behind Canada.

Williams’ teammate, Erynne Lee of Silverdale, Wash., shot a 71.

Williams is tied for fourth in the individual standings. The tournament concludes today.

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