Visalia, California’s Kyle Lockett is currently sitting 17th in the world standings after adding $5,255 last weekend to his total earnings. As the final weekend of the regular season is coming near, Lockett needs to bank $3,593 to qualify for his eighth trip to the Thomas & Mack come December and needs Buddy Hawkins' and Jeremy Buhler's totals to stay the same. 

Kaitlin Gustave: Where are you entered this weekend?

Kyle Lockett: I’m entered at New Braunfels, Texas, Mona, Utah and Las Cruces, New Mexico.

KG: Who are you roping with?

KL: I’m roping with Logan Olson at New Braunfels (Texas) and Las Cruces (New Mexico) and I’m roping with Matt Sherwood at Mona, Utah.

KG: How are you feeling about your chances?

KL: Well, I have to win good at all three of them but I still have a chance—I’m just fortunate that I still have a chance.

KG: What are you doing for your mental game?

KL: I don’t really have much of one—just pay attention so that I can get my job done.