Perry leads Haas by two shots after third round
Plan executed, Spittle eyes first major crown
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Kenny Perry has been here before, and been crushed by disappointment. Whatever happens in the final round of the Senior PGA Championship, he plans on leaving with his head held high.
Chapman cards nine birdies in third-round 66
(Reuters) - American Kenny Perry is one round away from claiming his first major championship after taking a two-shot lead after the third round of the Senior PGA Championship in St. Louis on Saturday. Perry fired a three-under 68 at Bellerive Golf Club to move to 10-under 203 for the tournament, two clear of fellow American Jay Haas (67) who is in second at eight-under. Russ Cochran (71) holds outright third at seven-under with Canadian Rod Spittle (67) fourth at six-under. Australian Peter Senior (69) and Japan's Kohki Idoki (68) remain in the mix in a tie for fifth at five-under. ...
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Matt Kuchar finished a long Saturday at Colonial exhausted and still a stroke in front.
(Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar put the finishing touches on his impressive rain-hit second round on Saturday and then maintained a one-shot lead after the third round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Kuchar, who clinched his fifth PGA Tour title at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship in February, made three pars in the early hours at Colonial Country Club to complete a five-under 65 second round before a third-round 69 left him with an 11-under total of 199. ...