Harpole leads by one at VCC Championship

Published 9:44 pm Saturday, July 22, 2017

Jeff Harpole went low Saturday — low enough to take the lead at the Vicksburg Country Club Championship.
Harpole tied for the low round of the day with a 69, allowing him to overcome a two-shot deficit and head into the final round on Sunday with a one-stroke lead over Jake Dornbusch.

Harpole was at 1-over par 141 for the tournament. Dornbusch, the first-round leader, was at 142 after shooting 72 on Saturday.

Nick Mekus also shot a 69 on Saturday and was in third place, at 146. John Halpin Caldwell was another two strokes back at 148.

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Matt Bell (151), Wilson Palmertree (153), Eddie Buckner (154) and John Robert Ward (156) rounded out the championship flight.

The tournament will resume Sunday at 9 a.m. at Vicksburg Country Club. The championship flight will tee off at 10:15 a.m.