Jacob Solomon takes Junior PGA lead; Abbey Carlson, Kristen Gillman top girls' division
POTOMAC FALLS, Va. – Jacob Solomon took the third-round lead Thursday in the Junior PGA Championship and Abbey Carlson and Kristen Gillman shared the top spot in the girls' division.
The 16-year-old Solomon, from Dublin, Calif., had a 4-under 67 to reach 9-under 204 at Trump National Golf Club - Washington, D.C. Tyler McDaniel of Manchester, Ky., was a stroke back after a 65 that tied the male competitive course record. Second-round leader Brad Dalke of Hobart, Okla., was third at 7 under after a 70.
The 15-year-old Carlson, from Lake Mary, Fla., had a 69 to match Gillman, also 15, at 4 under. Gillman, from Austin, Texas, shot 70. Amy Lee of Brea, Calif., matched the female competitive course record with a 67 to move into third place at 3 under.