Sterne, Fathauer, Thomas share lead

Derek Fathauer watches a tee shot on the third hole the during the U.S. Amateur Championship golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, Aug. 21, 2008. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)
Gerry Broome

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) South Africa's Richard Sterne shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday for a share of the lead with Derek Fathauer and Justin Thomas in the Nationwide Children's Hospital Championship, the third of four events in the Tour Finals.

Sterne had an eagle, four birdies and two bogeys to match Fathauer and Thomas at 5-under 208 on Ohio State's wind-swept Scarlet Course.

Fathauer had a 76 after opening with rounds of 63 and 69 to open a three-stroke lead. He was 13th on the Tour's regular-season money list to secure a 2014-15 PGA Tour card.

Thomas shot 72.

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