Gomez leads BMW Pro-Am after sizzling 64

Fabian Gomez

Fabian Gomez has moved into position for his second Nationwide Tour victory of the season.

Gomez, who won earlier this year at the Chitimacha Louisiana Open, fired an 8-under 64 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Scott Gutschewski entering the final round of the BMW Charity Pro-Am. Adam Bland (66) is two shots back, and Justin Hicks (69), Ryan Armour (66) and Kevin Chappell (68), already a winner on tour this season, are tied for fourth, three strokes behind.

Gomez, starting on No. 10, made five birdies in a six-hole stretch on his inward nine to post a bogey-free round at Bright’s Creek Golf Club and finish at 18-under 197, one stroke ahead of Gutschewski, who shot 67 at Carolina Country Club.

Martin Piller, the 36-hole leader, shot even-par 71 in Round 3 to remain at 13 under, five back of Gomez. Tommy Biershenk made the biggest move of the day, shooting a 10-under 62 at Carolina Country Club to jump from T-88 to T-17.

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