Akron native Ryan Armour climbs into contention at Cleveland Open

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By Susan Jenior | Correspondent

Saturday is traditionally called Moving Day among the professionals on the PGA circuit as golfers, who made the cut to the weekend, find themselves climbing up the leaderboard.

That was the case for several local professionals at Lakewood Country Club in Westlake on Saturday during the third round of the Web.com Tour's Cleveland Open.

Matthew Goggin of Australia maintained his lead going into the final day, tied for first place with Whee Kim of South Korea with scores of 11-under-par 202.

In third place is a local favorite, Ryan Armour (Akron), who enjoyed the moving day experience, climbing eight spots on the leaderboard after firing his lowest round of the tourney, a 66, and concluding the third day at 10-under. Armour is tied with Jason Gore and Jeff Curl.

Former University of Akron standout Blake Sattler also made a move up the leaderboard, jumping into a tie for 43rd place with a round of 69 on Saturday.

Sattler is tied with former Malone star Justin Lower of Canal Fulton, along with Kent State University alumnus Mackenzie Hughes.

However, Lower and Hughes fired rounds of 70 on Saturday to both drop eight places on the leaderboard with the capability of moving up during today's final round.

Garrettsville native Colt Knost struggled on Saturday, finishing with a round of 74 and dropping to a tie for 56th place.

Due to possible inclement weather today, the final round tee times will run from 8 a.m. to 9:50 a.m. with a double-tee utilized as golfers go off both holes 1 and 10.

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