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Canada’s Ryan Yip T4 after three rounds of News Sentinel Open

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Canada’s Ryan Yip fired a 7-under-par 64 in round three of the Web.com Tour’s News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot moving him into a tie for fourth heading into the final round at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn.

The Calgary native poured in seven birdies and was bogey-free in round three moving him to 12 under par and six shots back of leader Ken Looper (Snellville, Ga.) who is 18 under par after 54-holes.

The Team Canada graduate has one top-10 on the Web.com Tour this year, finishing in a tie for ninth at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open presented by NACHER.

Yip, who is currently ranked 116th on the Web.com Tour’s Order of Merit needs to finish strong this week next week at the final regular season event the WinCo Foods Portland Open presented by Kraft-Heinz to move into the top-25 on the Web.com Tour Order of Merit and advance to the Web.com Finals.

Burlington, Ont., native Michael Gligic had seven birdies and just one bogey en route to firing a 6-under-par 65 and moving into a tie for 12th at 10 under par.

Ben Silverman (Thornhill, Ont.) who recorded his first career Web.com Tour win last week at the Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr. Pepper is T28 after 54 holes at 8 under par.

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