Safeway Open R3

Champ takes convincing lead into final day

September 26-29
Silverado Resort and Spa North, Napa, California
$6,600,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4

American Cameron Champ carded an error-free 67 to take a three-shot lead into the final day of the Safeway Open PGA golf tournament in California.

Champ has played ultra consistent golf at Napa, with his round of five under par following scorecards of 67 and 68 on the opening two days.

A trio of birdies on the back nine lifted the 24-year-old to 14 under, clear of a chasing pack including Canadians Nick Taylor and Adam Hadwin, and Colombian Sebastian Munoz.


Both Munoz and Hadwin improved 13 places after matching Champ’s round of 67, while Taylor dropped shots on the 15th and 16th for a 70.

Overnight leader Bryson DeChambeau had a torrid third round, bogeying the third and the tenth and dropping two shots on the 13th.

The American’s 76 dropped him 14 places into a tie for 15th.


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Golf Ranking
By GT Editor
Pos.
Player
Nat
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Cameron Champ
USA
-14
67
68
67
202
T2
Sebastian Munoz
COL
-11
71
67
67
205
T2
Adam Hadwin
CAN
-11
68
70
67
205
T2
Nick Taylor
CAN
-11
69
66
70
205
T5
Chez Reavie
USA
-10
69
68
69
206
T5
Collin Morikawa
USA
-10
72
64
70
206
T5
Justin Thomas
USA
-10
71
64
71
206
T5
Nick Watney
USA
-10
69
65
72
206
T9
Bud Cauley
USA
-9
69
72
66
207
T9
Zac Blair
USA
-9
75
66
66
207
T9
Michael Thompson
USA
-9
71
68
68
207
T9
Charles Howell III
USA
-9
73
65
69
207
T9
Xinjun Zhang
CHN
-9
69
68
70
207
T9
Brian Gay
USA
-9
70
67
70
207
T15
Daniel Berger
USA
-8
73
69
66
208
T15
Rhein Gibson
AUS
-8
74
68
66
208
T15
Jhonattan Vegas
VEN
-8
70
71
67
208
T15
Harold Varner III
USA
-8
72
69
67
208
T15
Roger Sloan
CAN
-8
70
69
69
208
T15
Andrew Landry
USA
-8
65
74
69
208
T15
Bryson DeChambeau
USA
-8
68
64
76
208
T22
Lanto Griffin
USA
-7
69
73
67
209
T22
Mark Hubbard
USA
-7
71
71
67
209
T22
Marc Leishman
AUS
-7
70
72
67
209
T22
Chesson Hadley
USA
-7
72
69
68
209
T22
Brandt Snedeker
USA
-7
73
67
69
209
T22
Cameron Percy
AUS
-7
70
69
70
209
T22
Jim Furyk
USA
-7
71
67
71
209
T22
Francesco Molinari
ITA
-7
66
71
72
209
T30
Brian Stuard
USA
-6
70
70
70
210
T30
Patrick Cantlay
USA
-6
69
71
70
210
T30
Aaron Baddeley
AUS
-6
69
70
71
210
T30
Harris English
USA
-6
70
68
72
210
T30
Talor Gooch
USA
-6
69
69
72
210
T30
Dylan Frittelli
RSA
-6
70
65
75
210
T36
Cameron Tringale
USA
-5
68
74
69
211
T36
Patrick Rodgers
USA
-5
70
71
70
211
T36
Bo Hoag
USA
-5
71
70
70
211
T36
Harry Higgs
USA
-5
71
69
71
211
T36
Adam Scott
AUS
-5
65
73
73
211
T36
Robby Shelton
USA
-5
70
67
74
211
T42
Scott Harrington
USA
-4
72
70
70
212
T42
Michael Gligic
CAN
-4
72
69
71
212
T42
Fabian Gomez
ARG
-4
71
70
71
212
T42
Brice Garnett
USA
-4
70
70
72
212
T42
Adam Long
USA
-4
67
68
77
212
T47
Tyler Duncan
USA
-3
68
74
71
213
T47
Kristoffer Ventura
NOR
-3
72
70
71
213
T47
Sung-Jae Im
KOR
-3
70
72
71
213
T47
Kevin Chappell
USA
-3
72
70
71
213
T47
Isaiah Salinda
USA
-3
72
70
71
213
T47
Hank Lebioda
USA
-3
71
70
72
213
T47
Maverick McNealy (a)
USA
-3
70
71
72
213
T47
Corey Conners
CAN
-3
68
73
72
213
T47
Carlos Ortiz
MEX
-3
72
69
72
213
T47
David Hearn
CAN
-3
71
70
72
213
T47
John Oda
USA
-3
70
66
77
213
T58
Ricky Barnes
USA
-2
72
70
72
214
T58
Brendan Steele
USA
-2
74
68
72
214
T58
Bo Van Pelt
USA
-2
72
70
72
214
T58
Vaughn Taylor
USA
-2
73
69
72
214
T58
Si-Woo Kim
KOR
-2
69
70
75
214
63
Rafael Campos
PRI
-1
71
71
73
215
T64
Rob Oppenheim
USA
Par
68
74
74
216
T64
Max Homa
USA
Par
70
70
76
216
66
Tyler McCumber
USA
1
74
68
75
217
67
Scott Piercy
USA
6
70
72
80
222
CUT
Abraham Ancer
USA
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Adam Schenk
USA
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Anirban Lahiri
IND
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Chris Baker
USA
-1
67
76
143
CUT
Doc Redman
USA
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Emiliano Grillo
ARG
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Joel Dahmen
USA
-1
74
69
143
CUT
John Huh
USA
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Kevin Na
USA
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Kevin Tway
USA
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Martin Trainer
USA
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Matthew NeSmith
USA
-1
66
77
143
CUT
Morgan Hoffmann
USA
-1
68
75
143
CUT
Nate Lashley
USA
-1
71
72
143
CUT
Nelson Ledesma
ARG
-1
70
73
143
CUT
Sepp Straka
AUT
-1
69
74
143
CUT
Sung-Hoon Kang
KOR
-1
72
71
143
CUT
Tom Hoge
USA
-1
73
70
143
CUT
Austin Cook
USA
Par
73
71
144
CUT
Brandon Hagy
USA
Par
72
72
144
CUT
Bronson Burgoon
USA
Par
75
69
144
CUT
Cameron Davis
AUS
Par
76
68
144
CUT
Charley Hoffman
USA
Par
73
71
144
CUT
Chase Seiffert
USA
Par
69
75
144
CUT
Hideki Matsuyama
JPN
Par
72
72
144
CUT
Kyle Stanley
USA
Par
72
72
144
CUT
Luke List
USA
Par
73
71
144
CUT
Patton Kizzire
USA
Par
75
69
144
CUT
Phil Mickelson
USA
Par
75
69
144
CUT
Ryan Brehm
USA
Par
72
72
144
CUT
Scott Brown
USA
Par
73
71
144
CUT
Wyndham Clark
USA
Par
72
72
144
CUT
Andres Gonzales
USA
1
70
75
145
CUT
Ben Taylor
ENG
1
72
73
145
CUT
Henrik Norlander
SWE
1
72
73
145
CUT
Jamie Lovemark
USA
1
73
72
145
CUT
Jason Dufner
USA
1
73
72
145
CUT
Robert Streb
USA
1
76
69
145
CUT
Ryan Moore
USA
1
74
71
145
CUT
Sam Ryder
USA
1
72
73
145
CUT
Sebastian Cappelen
DNK
1
73
72
145
CUT
Beau Hossler
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Brendon Todd
USA
2
72
74
146
CUT
Danny Lee
NZL
2
76
70
146
CUT
Dominic Bozzelli
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Fred Couples
USA
2
74
72
146
CUT
Grayson Murray
USA
2
72
74
146
CUT
John Daly
USA
2
76
70
146
CUT
Kevin Streelman
USA
2
71
75
146
CUT
Martin Laird
SCO
2
73
73
146
CUT
Matthew Every
USA
2
76
70
146
CUT
Michael Kim
KOR
2
72
74
146
CUT
Pat Perez
USA
2
70
76
146
CUT
Troy Merritt
USA
2
72
74
146
CUT
Vincent Whaley
USA
2
72
74
146
CUT
Akshay Bhatia
USA
3
71
76
147
CUT
Cheng Tsung Pan
TPE
3
71
76
147
CUT
Peter Malnati
USA
3
71
76
147
CUT
Sang-Moon Bae
KOR
3
72
75
147
CUT
Satoshi Kodaira
JPN
3
70
77
147
CUT
Stuart Smith
USA
3
72
75
147
CUT
Lucas Glover
USA
4
77
71
148
CUT
Mackenzie Hughes
CAN
4
74
74
148
CUT
Tony Romo
USA
4
70
78
148
CUT
Vince Covello
USA
4
69
79
148
CUT
Byeong-Hun An
KOR
5
75
74
149
CUT
Byron Meth
AUS
5
77
72
149
CUT
Colt Knost
USA
5
78
71
149
CUT
Kyoung-Hoon Lee
KOR
5
75
74
149
CUT
Mark Anderson
USA
5
75
74
149
CUT
Michael Gellerman
USA
5
77
72
149
CUT
Henry Chung
USA
6
76
74
150
CUT
Ben Martin
USA
7
72
79
151
CUT
J. J. Spaun
USA
7
74
77
151
CUT
George McNeill
USA
9
74
79
153
CUT
Chris Stroud
USA
10
76
78
154
CUT
Kevin Stadler
USA
11
77
78
155
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