Flanagan leads Children’s Hospital Invite

Nick Flanagan
Nick Flanagan ( Associated Press )

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Nick Flanagan fired a 2-under 69 on Saturday to take a one-shot lead at the Nationwide

Children’s Hospital Invitational at Ohio State’s Scarlet Course in Columbus, Ohio. Flanagan sits at 7 under, one shot better than fellow Aussies Won Joon Lee and Alistair Presnell.

Lee fired the low round of the day, a 5-under 66 to vault him from T-32 to T-2.

Michael Putnam, who led after Round 2, carded a 1-over 72 to slip back to T-8.

Also making a slide down the leaderboard was Russell Henley, who came into Saturday’s round T-6. Henley fell all the way back to T-48 after a 6-over 77. Oklahoma State’s Morgan Hoffmann (T-16) took over as the low amateur. Hoffmann, who shot 71 on Saturday, currently sits at even par for the tournament.