New Year's Invitational: Stephan Jaegar leads after Round 3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (Jan. 7, 2012) -- Stephan Jaegar holds a one-shot lead after the third round of the 2012 New Year's Invitational at St. Petersburg Country Club.

Jaegar shot a 72 but entered the day with a four-shot lead and will enter Sunday's final round leading a talented group of players.Standing alone in second place is Garland Green, who fired a second consecutive sub-70 round with a third-round 69.

Jim Liu bounced into third place after a terrific third-round 67, which was the day's low round. Billy Williamson separated himself from the field with a final-round 71 to take home the mid-am division championship. His total of 215 was six shots better than Mike Barbosa and Dave Bunker, who tied for second place.

Jim Thomas won the senior division, finishing with a final-round 73, which gave him a one-shot win over Thomas Hyland and Stuart Sierra.

Results For New Year's Invitational Golf Tournament
1VAGarland GreenTazewell, VA70072-66-69-71--278*
T2GermanyStephan JaegerGermany50069-65-72-72--278
T2NYJim LiuSmithtown, NY50071-70-67-70--278
T4TNBrandon RodgersKnoxville, TN40073-71-70-66--280
T4FLMichael HebertOrlando, FL40074-67-70-66--280

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ABOUT THE New Year's Invitational

Historic invitational golf tournament that originated on the Lakewood golf course in 1927. This same amateur invitational tournament -- which attracts top Florida amateurs and a strong group of out-of- state players as well -- continues, unbroken, each year although the club name was later changed to St. Petersburg Country Club.

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