After opening with a 5-under 65, Steve Stricker stumbled during the second round of the Kaulig Companies Championship, shooting a 3-over 73 on Friday. He bounced back nicely on Saturday, however, firing another 65 at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, to get to 7 under for the tournament and tied atop the leaderboard.
Harrison Frazar, the 36-hole leader, shot a third-round even-par 70 and is tied with Stricker. Frazar is looking for his first win on the PGA Tour Champions and hasn’t finished inside the top 10 of an event since February. Sticker on the other hand, has already won four times on the senior circuit this season. His worse finish in 12 starts is a tie for eighth at the Cologuard Classic in March.
Stewart Cink, after and third-round even-par 70, is in third at 6 under, one back.
Ernie Els and K.J. Choi are tied for fourth, two back of the leaders at 5 under. Scott Parel is solo fifth at 4 under while David Toms is alone in sixth at 3 under.