Peter Uihlein cards career-best 62 at Wells Fargo – and then is drug tested

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Peter Uihlein cards career-best 62 at Wells Fargo – and then is drug tested

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Peter Uihlein cards career-best 62 at Wells Fargo – and then is drug tested

Peter Uihlein had just finished up his career-best round on the PGA Tour, a 9-under 62 Saturday at the Wells Fargo Championship, when he was summoned for a random drug test.

“It’s totally ironic,” Uihlein told reporters. “First low round of the year, I feel like, and I have to go piss in a cup.”

It was easy for the 28-year-old Uihlein to keep a good sense of humor. Little went wrong for him in Round 3 at Quail Hollow Club.

After four pars to start his day, Uihlein birdied the final five holes of his front nine at Quail Hollow. He then eagled the par-5 10th hole to move to 7 under on the round and 5 under for the championship.

The early charge rocketed Uihlein 44 spots up the leaderboard to T-4. Then he birdied Nos. 14 and 15 to tie Peter Malnati for the lead at 7 under.

He may not be tied for the lead at the end of the day, but he’s in good position to contend for his first tour title on Sunday. He certainly won’t have to take another drug test this weekend.

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