The No. 1 Cal men's golf team has a two-shot lead over second-place and host No. 3 UCLA at 6 over par after three rounds of the Pac-12 Championship. Stanford (42 over) is fifth.
Cal's Max Homa will take a five-stroke advantage into Wednesday's final round at the par-70, 7,236-yard North Course at Los Angeles Country Club. Homa shot a 71 Tuesday and is at 8-under 202. He broke the course record in the opening round with a 61.
UCLA's Jonathan Garrick (71-207) is second, and Cal's Michael Weaver (74-208) dropped into a five-way tie for fourth.
The 18th-ranked Cal men will make their 14th straight postseason appearance when they face No. 34 Florida State on May 10 in the first round of the men's championships held at the University of Florida.
Stanford's men and women also qualified for the NCAA tournament, with the women hosting first- and second-round action May 10-11 and the men opening postseason play on the road for the first time since 2008.
SJSU's Cody Blick is in a five-way tie for ninth at 5-over 149. The Spartans' Daniel Semmler (151) is tied for 17th.