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Late eagle propels Reavie in PGA champs

Chez Reavie holed a long chip shot for eagle on the par-5 sixth hole to open up a three-point lead in the Barracuda Championship on Friday.

Reavie had a 19-point round in the modified Stableford scoring system event at Tahoe Mountain Club, getting five points for the eagle and 14 for seven birdies.

Players also receive eight points for albatross, while a point is deducted for bogey and three taken away for double bogey or worse.

“It’s actually 2 1/2 birdies, so if you can make an eagle, you can kind of leapfrog guys on the leaderboard,” Reavie said.

“I hit an OK tee shot kind of up the right side, so I had a little further in. Had to hit a five-wood, so I kind of favoured toward the right bunker side, and I just missed the bunker and had to chip across the green and was fortunate to knock it in.”

Reavie played the back nine first in his morning round, making four birdies. He added birdies…


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