Fritsch leads Q School by two shots

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Brad Fritsch (Darren Carroll/ Getty Images)

Palm Beach, Fla. — Brad Fritsch is the overall leader thru 54 holes at Q School, after carding a 7-under 65 at PGA National on Saturday.

The Ottawa resident made six birdies and an eagle on the day to back up his second-round 64.  Fritsch’s only bogey was on the 11th hole. He currently sits alone atop the leaderboard at -14, two strokes ahead of Americans Rick Cochran III and Matt Fast.

Ted Brown of Peterborough, Ont. also had a strong third round, carding a 4-under 68 and improving 13 spots into a tie for 32nd overall at -5 for the week.

Vancouver’s Ryan Williams was also under par Saturday, shooting a 3-under 69 on the Fazio course to improve to 44th, while Victoria’s Cory Renfrew dropped into 86th place after an even-par 72.

Calgary’s Ryan Yip (76) and Wes Heffernan (75) both struggled Saturday on the Champion Course, shooting over par.  Yip is currently tied for 117th at 6 over, with Heffernan sitting 7 over in a tie for 126th.

Montreal’s Beon Yeong Lee (T142) carded his second 73 in as many days and has yet to go under par this week.

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