2-time champ Mulder leads celebrity golf event

From ESPN - July 15, 2017

STATELINE, Nev. -- Two-time defending champion Mark Mulder took a three-point lead on Saturday in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe.

The former major league pitcher shot a 3-under 69 -- the first sub-70 round of the tournament -- and had 48 points after two rounds in the modified Stableford event. Players get 10 points for double-eagle, 8 for a hole-in-one, 6 for eagle, 3 for birdie, 1 for par, 0 for bogey and minus-2 for double-bogey or higher.

"The last two years, I was down five points both years going into that final round, so this is a little different," Mulder said. "I am going to go out there, try to make as many birdies as I possibly can and see what happens. That's just the way I play. I am just focusing from shot to shot. And if I hit a bad shot, I go find it and hit again."

Fellow former MLB pitcher Derek Lowe and former tennis player Mardy Fish were tied for second. Lowe, the first-round leader, was penalized for an illegal drop on No. 14 after hitting into a hazard. The mistake cost him two strokes and two points.


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