Jim Furyk leads Canadian Open by 3
Jim Furyk moved into position for his third Canadian Open victory, shooting a 5-under 65 to take a three-stroke lead in the PGA Tour event. Kyle Stanley of Gig Harbor is in third place, five strokes behind Furyk.
The Associated Press
MONTREAL – Jim Furyk moved into position for his third Canadian Open victory, shooting a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead after three rounds in the PGA Tour event at Royal Montreal.
Furyk had a 15-under 195 total after opening with rounds of 67 and 63.
South Africa’s Tim Clark (64) was in second place.
Kyle Stanley (68) of Gig Harbor was in third at 10 under.
Michael Putnam (69), who is from University Place, was tied for ninth at 7 under.
Joel Dahmen (68), a former Washington Husky from Clarkston, was tied for 22nd at 4 under. Kevin Chappell (68), who owns a home in Kirkland, was tied for 28th at 3 under.
Langer leads by 8
BRIDGEND, Wales – German Bernhard Langer stretched his lead to eight strokes in the Senior British Open, shooting a 3-under 68 at Royal Porthcawl to reach 14-under 199.
Langer, 56, matched the 50-and-older Champions Tour record for the largest 54-hole lead in a 72-hole event, set by Jack Nicklaus in the 1991 Senior PGA.
Seattle native Fred Couples (68) was tied for seventh place at 3 under. Kirk Triplett (71), a graduate of Pullman High School, was tied for 20th at 2 over.
U.S. women exit
OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Inbee Park and So Yeon Ryu both birdied the first playoff hole as South Korea eliminated the top-seeded United States and earned a wild-card berth to the final round of the LPGA International Crown.
The Koreans will join Spain, Thailand, Japan and Sweden on Sunday in a battle for the title.
Park and Ryu beat the American duo of Cristie Kerr and Lexi Thompson in the wild-card playoff. The United States finished third in four-team Pool A.
• Princess Mary Superal, 17, won the U.S. Girls’ Junior to become the first Filipino-born winner in U.S. Golf Association play, beating Marijosse Navarro of Mexico on the 37th hole in Flagstaff, Ariz.
• William Zalatoris, 17, of Plano, Texas, won the U.S. Junior Amateur, beating Davis Riley of Hattiesburg, Miss., 5 and 3 in the 36-hole final in The Woodlands, Texas.