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GOLF: Matthews Moves Up To Xxth At Web.com Event

February 11, 2018

Dupont native Brandon Matthews posted a 3-under 68 for the second straight day and moved into the top 25 entering today’s final round of the Web.com Tour’s Club Colombia Championship in Bogota, Columbia. Matthews, a Pittston Area High School and Temple University alum, made four birdies on his inward nine for the second day in a row, catapulting upward 25 positions on the leaderboard. At 4-under par, he sits in a tie for 23rd, but is only three strokes out of the top five. He has played the par 5s at 5 under this week. Ben Taylor leads the event at 12 under through 54 holes. Matthews tees off this morning at 10:20. Contact the writer: sports@timesshamrock.com; 570-348-9125; @sportsTT on Twitter