Denton, Wong lead Canadian Tour Championship
Scarborough, ON (Sports Network) - Trey Denton and Eugene Wong are tied atop the leaderboard after Saturday's third round of the Canadian Tour Championship.
Denton had a 4-under 67 on Saturday, while Wong shot a 68. The pair finished 54 holes at 10-under 203 and share a 1-stroke lead at Scarborough Golf & Country Club.
Second-round leader Joe Panzeri carded a 1-under 70 and is tied for third place with Stephen Bidne, who posted a 2-under 69. The pair is in at 9-under par.
Hugo Leon (67), Brian Unk (69) and Matt Makinson (69) are knotted in fifth at minus-8.
Denton started beautifully on Saturday with back-to-back birdies at one and two. He parred his next six until the only hiccup of his round, a bogey at the par-4 ninth.
Denton birdied 12, 14 and 17 to earn his share of first.
Wong also went through the front nine in 1-under thanks to three birdies and a single bogey. He dropped a shot at the par-5 10th, but birdied 12 and 18 to join Denton in the lead.
Cody Slover (67) and Kyle Stough (68) share eighth at 7-under par.
NOTES: Neither Denton, nor Wong has a win on the Canadian Tour...Denton shared sixth at this year's Canadian Tour Players Cup, while Wong has only made two starts this season...Defending champion Stuart Anderson shot a 3-under 68 and is part of a group tied for 10th at 6-under 207.
08/25 18:05:57 ET