Puerto Rico Open R3

Rafael Campos tied for lead at home event

February 25-28
Grand Reserve Country Club, Rio Grande, Puerto Rico
$3,000,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4




Rafael Campos ended his round birdie-bogey for a 5-under 67 to take a share of the lead in his native Puerto Rico on Saturday.


“I felt today I hit the ball very well, with the exception of the last couple of holes,” said Compos. “But I’m really happy with where I’m standing right now, and I really think I can’t be in a better position basically for tomorrow. Hopefully, just kind of keep doing the same thing we’re doing. I really feel comfortable with my swing.”

Campos, the first Puerto Rican winner on the Korn Ferry Tour, has finished in the top-10 twice in his home event, tying for 8th in 2016 and for 10th in 2017.



“I know there’s a lot of things that can basically change my life tomorrow,” said Campos. “But truth is, I’m just really happy. I have been playing good golf the last two weeks, and I really want to keep that mindset of the work I have been putting in the last four months, I’m starting to see good results.

“I think I will just focus on that, focus on playing the golf course the way I know how to play it, be aggressive when I have to be aggressive, and be conservative when I obviously don’t feel comfortable. So, yeah, I really don’t want to think about tomorrow. I just want to go out and hopefully play some good golf.”


Grayson Murray on the other hand bogeyed the 17th and birdied the 18th to close with a 65 for his share of the lead.

“I had the putter rolling and just kind of kept it rolling throughout the round,” said Murray. “We had to stop and start. We were a little unfortunate, but they were quick. And the PGA TOUR did a good job of kind of keeping us out there and not bringing us in each time.”


Play had to be stopped three times in the afternoon due to heavy downpours with more expected overnight and into the morning.

Murray’s only win so far on Tour was at the 2017 Barbasol Championship which was also played opposite a World Golf Championship.

“It’s been a long time since I have been in a situation like this, but I’m not afraid of the moment. And at the end of the day, you still got to play good golf, no matter — no matter who’s chasing you or who I’m chasing.”

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Overnight leader Brandon Wu closed with a 71 and is tied for fifth place at 12-under alongside Andrew Putnam with a 71 and Nelson Ledesma with a 67.

“Had to scramble a little bit harder today,” said Wu. “I think it was playing tougher, the start and the stop, the rain, crazy conditions.”





Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
T1
Rafael Campos
-14
66
69
67
202
T1
Grayson Murray
-14
71
66
65
202
T3
Branden Grace
-13
67
68
68
203
T3
Cameron Percy
-13
67
69
67
203
T5
Nelson Ledesma
-12
69
67
68
204
T5
Andrew Putnam
-12
67
70
67
204
T5
Brandon Wu
-12
66
67
71
204
T8
Ted Potter, Jr.
-11
69
69
67
205
T8
Jhonattan Vegas
-11
68
68
69
205
10
Seamus Power
-10
69
70
67
206
T11
Lee Hodges
-9
66
72
69
207
T11
Rob Oppenheim
-9
68
70
69
207
T11
Thomas Pieters
-9
69
67
71
207
T14
Ryan Brehm
-8
68
71
69
208
T14
Brice Garnett
-8
67
71
70
208
T14
Fabián Gómez
-8
66
71
71
208
T14
Josh Teater
-8
67
73
68
208
T18
Charlie Beljan
-7
70
71
68
209
T18
Wes Roach
-7
69
70
70
209
T18
Peter Uihlein
-7
69
70
70
209
T18
Vincent Whaley
-7
72
69
68
209
T22
Byeong Hun An
-6
72
70
68
210
T22
Greg Chalmers
-6
66
68
76
210
T22
Lucas Glover
-6
68
69
73
210
T22
Emiliano Grillo
-6
71
68
71
210
T22
Joohyung Kim
-6
71
66
73
210
T22
David Lingmerth
-6
68
70
72
210
T22
Ian Poulter
-6
71
70
69
210
T22
Chase Seiffert
-6
68
70
72
210
T22
Roger Sloan
-6
70
69
71
210
T22
Bo Van Pelt
-6
71
72
67
210
T32
Aaron Baddeley
-5
70
70
71
211
T32
Jason Bohn
-5
68
71
72
211
T32
Bronson Burgoon
-5
71
70
70
211
T32
Satoshi Kodaira
-5
70
71
70
211
T32
Taylor Pendrith
-5
66
73
72
211
T32
Davis Riley
-5
70
72
69
211
T32
Sam Ryder
-5
73
70
68
211
T32
Justin Suh
-5
73
68
70
211
T32
D.J. Trahan
-5
70
68
73
211
T32
Tim Wilkinson
-5
69
68
74
211
T32
Xinjun Zhang
-5
70
72
69
211
T43
Ryan Blaum
-4
69
72
71
212
T43
Scott Brown
-4
71
68
73
212
T43
Jonathan Byrd
-4
72
68
72
212
T43
Edward Figueroa
-4
73
70
69
212
T43
William Gordon
-4
73
70
69
212
T43
Bill Haas
-4
70
72
70
212
T43
Anirban Lahiri
-4
70
71
71
212
T43
Andres Romero
-4
72
68
72
212
T43
Adam Schenk
-4
69
70
73
212
T43
Dalton Ward
-4
67
71
74
212
T53
Roberto Castro
-3
69
73
71
213
T53
Stephan Jaeger
-3
71
71
71
213
T53
Bryson Nimmer
-3
72
71
70
213
T56
Mark Anderson
-2
67
72
75
214
T56
Paul Barjon
-2
72
69
73
214
T56
Michael Gellerman
-2
71
72
71
214
T56
Dylan Meyer
-2
69
74
71
214
T56
Patrick Rodgers
-2
73
68
73
214
T56
Vaughn Taylor
-2
71
72
71
214
T56
Kristoffer Ventura
-2
70
71
73
214
T63
Will Cannon
-1
73
68
74
215
T63
Tommy Gainey
-1
65
76
74
215
T63
Padraig Harrington
-1
70
72
73
215
T63
Richard Johnson
-1
71
72
72
215
T63
J.J. Spaun
-1
68
74
73
215
T68
Joseph Bramlett
E
71
72
73
216
T68
Michael Gligic
E
72
70
74
216
T70
George McNeill
1
75
67
75
217
T70
Marcelo Rozo
1
72
71
74
217
T70
Zack Sucher
1
72
71
74
217
T73
Ben Martin
2
73
70
75
218
T73
John Senden
2
70
72
76
218
75
Michael Kim
3
68
75
76
219
CUT
Kiradech Aphibarnrat
E
73
71
144
CUT
Robert Garrigus
E
66
78
144
CUT
Mark Hensby
E
75
69
144
CUT
Ian Holt
E
73
71
144
CUT
Chris Nido (a)
E
74
70
144
CUT
Mito Pereira
E
70
74
144
CUT
D.A. Points
E
71
73
144
CUT
Sangmoon Bae
1
73
72
145
CUT
Ricky Barnes
1
72
73
145
CUT
Daniel Chopra
1
74
71
145
CUT
Derek Ernst
1
76
69
145
CUT
David Hearn
1
74
71
145
CUT
Frank Lickliter II
1
75
70
145
CUT
Ted Purdy
1
73
72
145
CUT
Ollie Schniederjans
1
74
71
145
CUT
Shawn Stefani
1
78
67
145
CUT
Johnson Wagner
1
69
76
145
CUT
Eric Axley
2
73
73
146
CUT
Sebastian Cappelen
2
73
73
146
CUT
Rhein Gibson
2
72
74
146
CUT
J.J. Henry
2
74
72
146
CUT
Tom Lewis
2
70
76
146
CUT
Greyson Sigg
2
73
73
146
CUT
Nick Watney
2
74
72
146
CUT
Arjun Atwal
3
71
76
147
CUT
Chris Baker
3
75
72
147
CUT
Matt Every
3
71
76
147
CUT
Brandon Hagy
3
75
72
147
CUT
Beau Hossler
3
77
70
147
CUT
Sebastian Saavedra
3
74
73
147
CUT
Chris Couch
4
75
73
148
CUT
Jonathan Kaye
4
75
73
148
CUT
Hunter Mahan
4
75
73
148
CUT
John Rollins
4
70
78
148
CUT
Omar Uresti
4
73
75
148
CUT
Brendon de Jonge
4
77
71
148
CUT
Tyler Collet
5
74
75
149
CUT
Parker McLachlin
5
77
72
149
CUT
John Merrick
5
73
76
149
CUT
Heath Slocum
5
77
72
149
CUT
Stephen Stallings Jr.
5
78
71
149
CUT
Donnie Trosper
5
71
78
149
CUT
Matt Wallace
5
76
73
149
CUT
Kramer Hickok
6
78
72
150
CUT
Carl Pettersson
6
74
76
150
CUT
Ben Taylor
6
71
79
150
CUT
Marcos Montenegro
7
72
79
151
CUT
Dicky Pride
7
76
75
151
CUT
Carson Young
7
79
72
151
CUT
Dominic Bozzelli
8
75
77
152
CUT
Roberto Nieves (a)
8
76
76
152
CUT
Smylie Kaufman
10
80
74
154
CUT
Will MacKenzie
10
79
75
154
CUT
Zach Smith
11
79
76
155
CUT
Carlos Franco
12
79
77
156
CUT
Robert Allenby
14
81
77
158
CUT
Martin Trainer
14
76
82
158
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