LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP)—Justin Rose shot a 7-under 65 on Thursday to takethe lead in the Children’s Miracle Network Classic.
Rose was bogey-free on a breezy day where a steady morning drizzle andtemperatures dipping into the low 50s made greens soft but tough to reach.Upstart Rickie Fowler , Greg Owen and Casey Wittenberg were one shot back atDisney World in the final PGA Tour event of the season.
The 20-year-old Fowler is making only his third start since turning pro fromOklahoma State. He can join Tiger Woods as one of the few players to go fromcollege to receiving full status on tour in the same year by earning enoughmoney on sponsors exemptions.
Defending champion Davis Love III withdrew with neck pain after shooting a73.