(Los Angeles) The American duo Wyndham Clark-Beau Hossler retained the lead of the Zurich Classic in New Orleans on Saturday after the third round of this only team tournament on the North American Professional Golf Tour (PGA) .

Clark and Hossler excelled in the alternating stroke format, returning a 62 card, 10 under par, with no bogeys, two days after a 61 card in the same format.

With -26 in total, they are one step ahead of the Im Sung-jae-Keith Mitchell duo, who also scored ten birdies on Saturday.

The defending champions, Patrick Cantlay and Xander Schauffele, reigning Olympic champion, respectively fourth and fifth in the world rankings, signed a card of 66, but fell to tenth place (-20).

Notably, Charley Hoffman hole-in-one on the 9th hole (par 3) at 192 yards, his third PGA hole-in-one. With his partner Nick Watney, they are in 24th position (-17).