Mark Mulder up 3 points at American Century celebrity golf event

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STATELINE, Nev. — Mark Mulder, a three-time champion, made a 30-foot eagle shot on Saturdays par-5 16th hole and scored 25 points to lead the American Century Championship by three points.

Mulder, a former major league pitcher, won the event three times straight from 2015-17. He received six points for the eagle using the modified Stableford scoring system. Mulder had 45 points after a round at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

Mulder stated that he gets his energy from the fans. Mulder said, Ive been there before. I know that pars will not win it. It all depends upon your ability to put, and I am doing well.

After a 27-point day, Mardy Fish, a former tennis player, finished second. He finished second with an 8-footer to eagle on 18th par-5.

Fish said, Im playing way more than in 2020, so I have a lot of confidence going into tomorrow.

At 38, Adam Thielen and Derek Lowe were tied for third. Lowe scored 22 Saturday points, while Thielen scored 20.

Tony Romo, the 2018 & 2019 champion scored 19 points to match Mike Modanos 37.

Annika Sorenstam Joe PavelskiScored 35 points. Leader in the first round T.J. OshieFinished tied for ninth with 34.

Stephen CurryAfter Fridays play, he finished tied for 10th and slipped to a tie with 20th place, scoring 27 points.

This report was contributed by The Associated Press.

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