SILVIS, Ill. – David Hearn of Brantford, Ont., entered the day tied for second but a rougher round saw him settling for a round of 1-under 70 at the 2018 John Deere Classic after three rounds.
Hearn will be looking for the rebound on Sunday as he heads into the final round in a tie for seventh at 14 under.
Nick Taylor of Abbotsford, B.C., is 10 under, while Mackenzie Hughes of Dundas, Ont., stands at 8 under. Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont., is 6 under, while Ben Silverman of Thornhill, Ont., rounds out the Canadian contingent at 4 under.
Michael Kim took a five-shot lead Saturday at the John Deere Classic in a third round delayed twice for a total of roughly four hours because of bad weather and concerns over lightning.
Kim, who has just one top-10 finish in 84 career PGA Tour starts, shot a 7-under 64 _ closing with four straight birdies _ for a three-day total of 22-under 191.
Bronson Burgoon (66) is 17 under and Australian Matt Jones (66) is 16 under.
Harold Varner III (66) is alone in fourth place at 15 under. Andres Romero of Argentina is 14 under after shooting 64, as is Sam Ryder (67).
Tyler Duncan had the day’s best round with a 63.