Cappelen takes 3rd round lead at Air Capital Classic

WICHITA, Kansas – Carding his second consecutive 5-under-par 65 on Saturday, 24-year-old Sebastian Cappelen from Denmark has a two-shot lead after three rounds of the Air Capital Classic.

The four-time All-American out of Arkansas started the day tied for second behind former K-State Wildcat Aaron Watkins. Cappelen advanced to the top of the leaderboard with three birdies on the back nine at Crestview Country Club.

Several golfers will enter Sunday’s final round within four shots of the lead. Andres Gonzales, who shot a 66 Saturday captured a spot in the final pairing with Cappelen.

Matt Weibring, Rob Oppenheim, Blayne Barber and Sung Joon Park are tied for third at 11 under. Four others trail Cappelen by four shots including Watkins. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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