Steve Wheatcroft settles for shooting 60

Updated: June 4, 2011, 12:10 AM ET
Associated Press

COLLEGE PARK, Md. -- Steve Wheatcroft birdied the final five holes for an 11-under 60 on Friday in the Nationwide Tour's Melwood Prince George's County Open, missing a chance for a 59 when his 22-foot eagle putt from the fringe on No. 18 curled right and settled about 15 inches from the hole.

The 33-year-old former Indiana player had a 16-under 126 total on the University of Maryland Golf Course to take a seven-stroke lead over Greg Owen (68).

"You don't get a shot at 59 very often. ...

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