McQuillan Assumes Top Spot in Canada


Canadian Tour-LargeEDMONTON, Alta.-- Matt McQuillan posted a 5-under 66 on Saturday to move into the lead after round three of the TELUS Edmonton Open. McQuillan, who is seeking his first career victory on the Canadian Tour, finished at 12-under-par 201.
Jon Turcott finished alone in second place at 11-under-par 202 after a round of 68. Peter Tomasulo was two shots off the pace at 10-under-par 203. Overnight leader Matt Hansen struggled with a 74 on Saturday to fall back into a tie for fourth place with Bobby Kalinowski at 9-under-par 204.
McQuillan collected a pair of birdies over his first three holes at Edmonton Country Club. He found trouble with a bogey at the fourth but recovered with back-to-back birdies from the fifth.
The Canadian birdied the eighth and added a birdie at the par-4 17th to hold the outright lead.
'I had some breaks early on, but I played very well, especially on a day like today,' said McQuillan. 'I have some good memories of this place from last year. I'll go out tomorrow, give it my best and see where I am.'
Lee Williamson, Brian Guetz, Luke Hickmott, Todd Tanner, Paul Danielson and Brian Payne are knotted at 8-under-par 205.
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