FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Robby Shelton of Wilmer, Ala., shot a course-record 8-under 64 on Thursday to take the third-round lead in the Junior PGA Championship, and defending champion Ariya Jutanugarn of Thailand dropped into a tie for the top spot in the girls’ division.
The 16-year-old Shelton had an eagle, seven birdies and a bogey at Sycamore Hills to each 11 under. Cameron Champ of Sacramento, Calif., was a stroke back after a 67.
The 16-year-old Jutanugarn, a 10-stroke winner last year, had a 71 to match 15-year-old Samantha Wagner of Windermere, Fla., at 9 under. Wagner shot a 69.
Jutanugarn’s older sister, Moriya, was two strokes back along with Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif. Moriya Jutanugarn had a 68, and Lee shot a 69.
The top 30 boys and top 31 girls made the cuts for the final round Friday.