AUSTIN, Texas (Sept. 14, 2013) -- Hometown favorite Brian Noonan has a commanding eight-shot lead heading into the final round of play at the 2013 Harvey Penick Invitational.
At Austin Country Club, Noonan has a pair of 67s to open play and leads Derek Meinhart and the rest of the field by eight.
Meinhart shot 69 on Saturday to move into second place, one better than Matt Wernecke (72-71).
The 54-hole stroke-play invitational has quickly become one of the premier amateur events in the region and includes Mid-Am and Senior Divisions.
The tournament honors the late Harvey Penick, the renowned golf teacher who had an 82-year association with Austin Country Club.
Notable scorers in the mid-am division include: Randy Haag (69-76, T7), Jerry Ledzinski (75-71, T10), Herbie Aikens (78-71, T17), Colby Harwell (78-73, T28), Kody King (75-76, T28).
Bob Kearney leads the senior division after rounds of 68-71.
He's four shots up on Hunter Nelson (73-70).