Record round gives Haas Desert Mountain lead

JOHN NICHOLSON
Last updated 12:56 03/11/2012

Relevant offers

Golf

Danny Lee's season over after mixed round Chris Kirk wins Deutsche Bank tournament Kiwi Lydia Ko has minor surgery on left wrist Danny Lee fighting for his season Steven Alker still driven to succeed in the USA Grant Waite stuck between Woods and the tees Peter Lee heads NZ group at Queensland Open Lee rises fast at Deutsche Bank Championship Golfer Danny Lee striking back at TPC Boston Danny Lee running out of time on the PGA Tour

Jay Haas matched the Champions Tour record with a 10-under 60 to take a five-stroke lead in the Charles Schwab Cup Championship.

The 58-year-old Haas made a 5-foot birdie putt on the par-5 18th after hitting his second shot into a greenside bunker and leaving his eagle blast short. He is 14 under for the tournament.

Haas became the eighth player in the history of the 50-and-over tour to shoot 60, breaking the course record on Desert Mountain's Cochise layout.

Tom Lehman was second after a 63, moving into position to win the season-long Charles Schwab Cup points race. Bernhard Langer, 211 points ahead of second-place Lehman, was tied for fifth at 6 under after a 65.

Fred Couples was third at 8 under after a 66.

Ad Feedback

- AP

Special offers
Opinion poll

World No 1 Rory McIlroy is in hot form, but how many majors do you expect him to win?

Jack Nicklaus' record of 18 is under threat

He may go past Tiger but not 'The Golden Bear'

Double figures I'd say

I don't think he will live up to all the hype

Vote Result

Related story: (See story)

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content