Bo Van Pelt leads Asia Pacific Classic

October 29, 2011 - 3:10 AM
Malaysia Asia Pacific Classic Golf

Bo Van Pelt of the United States tees off on the 1st hole during the third round of the Asia Pacific Classic Malaysia golf tournament at The Mines Resort & Golf Club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

SELANGOR, Malaysia (AP) — Bo Van Pelt shot a 4-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over fellow American Jeff Overton after the third round of the Asia Pacific Classic.

Van Pelt, the winner of the PGA Tour's 2009 U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee, had a 16-under 197 total at The Mines in the second-year event sanctioned by the PGA Tour and Asian Tour.

Overton, tied for second-round lead with Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson after a course-record 62, had a 69.

Jacobson (71) and Mark Wilson (67) were 13 under.