Houston Open R3

Lanto Griffin takes 1-shot lead into final day

October 10-13
GC of Houston, Humble, Texas
$7,500,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4


Lanto Griffin will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Houston Open as he seeks a first PGA Tour title.

Griffin fired nine birdies and two bogeys in a third round of 65 to reach 11 under par, with Mark Hubbard on 10 under and Cameron Tringale, Beau Hossler and Peter Malnati a shot further back.

After gaining his PGA Tour card via the Korn Ferry Tour, Griffin has started the season with finishes of 13th, 11th, 17th and 18th.


“I would rather have the win, obviously, but quality of life, I would take the consistent year,” the 31-year-old told the PGA Tour website. “It’s tough out here when you’re missing cuts and not playing well.

“Everybody goes through those spurts, but it’s frustrating when you finish 60th, too, because it feels like a wasted week. Winning out here is life-changing.”

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19th Hole
By GT Editor

Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Lanto Griffin
USA
-11
66
74
65
205
2
Mark Hubbard
USA
-10
68
69
69
206
T3
Beau Hossler
USA
-9
70
69
68
207
T3
Cameron Tringale
USA
-9
68
71
68
207
T3
Peter Malnati
USA
-9
69
65
73
207
T6
Brandon Wu
USA
-8
69
70
69
208
T6
Austin Cook
USA
-8
64
74
70
208
T6
Carlos Ortiz
MEX
-8
70
67
71
208
T6
Scott Harrington
USA
-8
69
67
72
208
T6
Sepp Straka
AUT
-8
65
71
72
208
T6
Talor Gooch
USA
-8
64
72
72
208
T12
Denny McCarthy
USA
-7
71
72
66
209
T12
Stewart Cink
USA
-7
70
68
71
209
T12
Wes Roach
USA
-7
69
68
72
209

T15
Chad Campbell
USA
-6
70
72
68
210
T15
Kramer Hickok
USA
-6
68
73
69
210
T17
Harris English
USA
-5
70
72
69
211
T17
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-5
67
76
68
211
T17
Bud Cauley
USA
-5
72
69
70
211
T17
Kyle Stanley
USA
-5
70
71
70
211
T17
Sam Ryder
USA
-5
70
69
72
211
T17
Ryan Armour
USA
-5
70
74
67
211
T23
Doc Redman
USA
-4
71
72
69
212
T23
Matthew Every
USA
-4
70
72
70
212
T23
Scottie Scheffler
USA
-4
69
74
69
212
T23
Brian Gay
USA
-4
69
74
69
212
T23
Russell Knox
SCO
-4
71
70
71
212
T23
Robert Streb
USA
-4
72
68
72
212
T29
Bronson Burgoon
USA
-3
69
73
71
213
T29
Lucas Bjerregaard
DNK
-3
70
73
70
213
T29
Bo Hoag
USA
-3
72
71
70
213
T29
Braden Bailey
USA
-3
67
74
72
213
T29
Brice Garnett
USA
-3
71
72
70
213
T29
Tyler McCumber
USA
-3
66
74
73
213
T29
Henrik Norlander
SWE
-3
68
76
69
213
T29
John Huh
USA
-3
67
72
74
213
T29
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
-3
68
71
74
213
T38
D. J. Trahan
USA
-2
73
70
71
214
T38
James Hahn
USA
-2
69
73
72
214
T38
Roberto Castro
USA
-2
73
69
72
214
T38
Andy Zhang
CHN
-2
68
73
73
214
T38
Boo Weekley
USA
-2
70
73
71
214
T38
J. J. Henry
USA
-2
74
67
73
214
T38
Nick Watney
USA
-2
67
73
74
214
T38
Ben Taylor
ENG
-2
71
73
70
214
T46
Maverick McNealy (a)
USA
-1
68
74
73
215
T46
Chris Stroud
USA
-1
73
70
72
215
T46
Rafael Campos
PRI
-1
69
74
72
215
T46
Chandler Phillips
USA
-1
73
71
71
215
T46
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-1
69
70
76
215
T46
Ryan Brehm
USA
-1
72
72
71
215
T46
Cameron Champ
USA
-1
69
75
71
215
T46
Michael Gellerman
USA
-1
72
72
71
215
T54
Michael Gligic
CAN
Par
67
75
74
216
T54
Robert Garrigus
USA
Par
70
73
73
216
T54
George McNeill
USA
Par
72
72
72
216
T54
Rich Beem
USA
Par
69
71
76
216
T54
Sebastian Munoz
COL
Par
70
74
72
216
T54
Rob Oppenheim
USA
Par
71
73
72
216
T54
Cole Hammer
USA
Par
67
77
72
216
T54
Zac Blair
USA
Par
68
76
72
216
T62
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
1
74
68
75
217
T62
Brendon Todd
USA
1
76
67
74
217
T62
Martin Laird
SCO
1
70
73
74
217
T62
Seamus Power
IRL
1
67
76
74
217
T62
Ricky Barnes
USA
1
71
73
73
217
T62
Shawn Stefani
USA
1
72
72
73
217
T62
Luke List
USA
1
71
73
73
217
T62
Jeremy Gandon
USA
1
68
76
73
217
T70
Rhein Gibson
AUS
2
73
68
77
218
T70
Dominic Bozzelli
USA
2
75
69
74
218
T72
Bill Haas
USA
4
72
71
77
220
T72
Russell Henley
USA
4
66
77
77
220
T72
Nelson Ledesma
ARG
4
71
69
80
220
T75
Jim Herman
USA
5
73
71
77
221
T75
Graham DeLaet
CAN
5
73
71
77
221
T77
Joseph Bramlett
USA
6
69
74
79
222
T77
J. J. Spaun
USA
6
70
74
78
222
CUT
Chase Seiffert
USA
1
73
72
145
CUT
D. A. Points
USA
1
71
74
145
CUT
Josh Teater
USA
1
72
73
145
CUT
Michael Thompson
USA
1
72
73
145
CUT
Peter Uihlein
USA
1
71
74
145
CUT
Scott Brown
USA
1
76
69
145
CUT
Tyler Duncan
USA
1
70
75
145
CUT
Andrew Landry
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Daniel Chopra
SWE
2
72
74
146
CUT
David Hearn
CAN
2
72
74
146
CUT
David Lingmerth
SWE
2
71
75
146
CUT
Dawie van der Walt
RSA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Derek Ernst
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Hank Lebioda
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Henrik Stenson
SWE
2
72
74
146
CUT
Johnson Wagner
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Kevin Chappell
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Logan McCracken
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Matthew NeSmith
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Omar Uresti
USA
2
75
71
146
CUT
Parker McLachlin
USA
2
70
76
146
CUT
Patton Kizzire
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
3
72
75
147
CUT
Jason Dufner
USA
3
73
74
147
CUT
Jhonattan Vegas
VEN
3
71
76
147
CUT
Richy Werenski
USA
3
72
75
147
CUT
Scott Stallings
USA
3
72
75
147
CUT
Tom Hoge
USA
3
70
77
147
CUT
Tom Lewis
ENG
3
70
77
147
CUT
Vince Covello
USA
3
73
74
147
CUT
Brian Harman
USA
4
72
76
148
CUT
George Cunningham
USA
4
72
76
148
CUT
Harry Higgs
USA
4
73
75
148
CUT
Keegan Bradley
USA
4
76
72
148
CUT
Mark Anderson
USA
4
75
73
148
CUT
Tim Herron
USA
4
72
76
148
CUT
Ben Crane
USA
5
74
75
149
CUT
Brendan Steele
USA
5
76
73
149
CUT
Doug Ghim
USA
5
74
75
149
CUT
John Senden
AUS
5
72
77
149
CUT
Michael Perras
USA
5
72
77
149
CUT
Sang-Moon Bae
KOR
5
73
76
149
CUT
Ted Potter Jr.
USA
5
73
76
149
CUT
John Merrick
USA
6
71
79
150
CUT
Roger Sloan
CAN
6
75
75
150
CUT
Bo Van Pelt
USA
7
70
81
151
CUT
Kristoffer Ventura
NOR
7
77
74
151
CUT
Sam Burns
USA
7
77
74
151
CUT
Cameron Davis
AUS
8
79
73
152
CUT
Daniel Berger
USA
8
77
75
152
CUT
John Rollins
USA
8
75
77
152
CUT
Robert Allenby
AUS
8
76
76
152
CUT
Arjun Atwal
IND
9
73
80
153
CUT
Hunter Mahan
USA
9
74
79
153
CUT
Robby Shelton
USA
9
76
77
153
CUT
Tommy Gainey
USA
9
78
75
153
CUT
Chris Baker
USA
11
78
77
155
CUT
Jonathan Byrd
USA
12
78
78
156
CUT
Martin Trainer
USA
14
75
83
158
CUT
Zack Sucher
USA
16
74
86
160
RET
Alex Cejka
GER
Par
71
71
RET
Brandon Hagy
USA
Par
77
77
RET
Grayson Murray
USA
Par
79
79
RET
Matt Jones
AUS
Par
73
73
RET
Michael Kim
KOR
Par
81
81
RET
Vincent Whaley
USA
Par
0
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