Brown Moves Into Top 50 at Barbasol Championship

(Gary Moyers Photo)

Cullan Brown fired a 5-under par 67 to move into the top 50 after three rounds of the Barbasol Championship at Keane Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville Saturday.

After a bogey on the par-3 second hole, Brown ripped off five straight birdies to move to 4-under for the round. He carded two birdies on the back-9 to reach 6-under through 15 holes. He gave a stroke back with a bogey on the 16th hole and finished the round at 5-under.

Brown is tied for 44th place with a three-round total of 9-under par.

The University of Kentucky sophomore and former KHSAA state champion from Lyon County is the low amateur in the field. He Is playing in his first PGA event thanks to a sponsor exemption.

Jim Herman leads the Barbasol Championship with a score of 24-under, one shot better than Kelly Craft.