first_imgBut they’ll be the final group today at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. Both shot 4-under 66s Saturday in the third round at PGA National, good enough to put Wilson atop the leaderboard at 6-under and Weekley alone in second, one shot behind entering the final round – where both will seek their first career tour victory. Mark Wilson has been to the PGA Tour’s qualifying school 10 straight years and has gotten so used to the drill that he just assumes it’ll be part of his schedule. And Boo Weekley is probably best-known for wearing camouflage pants and tennis shoes earlier in his career. An unlikely pair, for certain. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img “If I can walk off that green and know I’ll be exempt through 2009, it’ll be just a great feeling,” Wilson said. “But it’s more about the journey, enjoying the whole journey that I’ve gone on. I played in the 1991 PGA Junior here, for instance. … And here I am, 16 years later, with a chance to win on the PGA Tour.” Wilson is 0 for 110 on tour, with a world ranking of 265. And Weekley – a guy from the Florida Panhandle who speaks with a drawl and is still blown away by the fact that pro golfers get free golf clubs – hasn’t won any of his other 30 starts, with a world ranking of 196. “When I played the practice round, I didn’t think I had a chance,” said Weekley, who had his first career top-10 tour finish in Mexico last week. “The golf course, I didn’t think it was set up for me real well.” Daniel Chopra (68) was third at 4-under, and Steve Stricker (70) and Westlake High product Charlie Wi (72) were tied for fourth at 3-under. Robert Allenby (73), who entered the day tied for the lead with Wi, was 4-over on the back nine and was alone in sixth at 2-under. PGA European: Richard Sterne held a one-shot lead after the third round of the Johnnie Walker Classic, turning in his second consecutive 8-under 64 in Phuket, Thailand. Sterne, who is at 13-under 203 for the three days at the Blue Canyon Country Club, was one shot ahead of second-round leader Oliver Wilson. last_img