Antalya, Turkey (Sports Network) - The United States continued to lead the
weather-shortened World Amateur Team Championship on Saturday.
The U.S. was at 24-under-par 266 through seven holes when third-round play was
suspended on Saturday. The tournament, which was reduced from 72 to 54 holes
following a six-hour, second-round weather delay, will conclude Sunday.
"The play was solid," said U.S. captain Jim Vernon. "There is still a lot of
golf to play, but we are in the best position."
Defending champion France also completed seven holes during Saturday's third
round to move into second place at 16-under 275.
Mexico is in third place through seven holes at 15-under, the Republic of
Korea sits in fourth at 13-under through seven holes and Germany rounds out
the top-5 at 12-under through 11.
The second round was completed earlier Saturday after dangerous conditions
allowed only six teams to conclude play on Friday. The U.S. finished the
second round at 20-under to lead the Republic of Korea by six strokes.
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