Daniel Summerhays takes two-shot lead at John Deere Classic

July 13, 2013 at 7:02 PM   |   0 comments

SILVIS, Ill., July 13 (UPI) -- Daniel Summerhays, seeking his first career victory, fired a 9-under-par 62 Saturday to grab a two-shot lead after 54 holes of the John Deere Classic.

The 29-year-old Summerhays, who finished ninth in last week's Greenbrier Classic, birdied four of the first five holes and finished with 10 overall for the day.

He ended the third round at 19-under 194, two better than David Hearn.

Hearn carded a 64, moving into second place at minus-17.

Defending champion and overnight co-leader Zach Johnson fell into sole possession of third place at 16-under 197 with a round of 67.

Sharing fourth one shot further back were J.J. Henry (65) and Jerry Kelly (66).

Nicholas Thompson (64), Chris Kirk (66) and Matt Jones (68) knotted for sixth at minus-14.

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