In 50-and-over debut, Allen leads Senior PGA by strokeMichael Allen, winless in 271 PGA Tour events, shot a 3-under-par 67 for a one-shot lead over Jeff Sluman and Tom Kite through three rounds of the Senior PGA Championship in Beachwood, Ohio. Allen, who turned 50 in January, is making his senior debut and finds himself atop the leader board in the tour's first major championship of the year. He stands at 3-under 207 through 54 holes.
PGA HP BYRON NELSON CHAMPIONSHIP: Second-round co-leaders Rory Sabbatini and John Mallinger shot 5-under 65s to share the lead again after three rounds in Irving, Texas. They are at 13-under 197 and two strokes ahead of three other players. Sabbatini was even through four holes before closing his front nine with four birdies. He has won four times, the last two years ago at the Colonial. Mallinger enjoyed a bogey-free round.
LPGA CORNING CLASSIC: Rookie Mika Miyazato of Japan and Soo-Yun Kang of South Korea share the lead after three rounds in Corning, N.Y. Miyazato shot a 10-under 62 and Kang had a 65 Saturday. Their score of 17-under 199 ties the tournament record for low 54-hole total. They were one stroke ahead of South Korea's Yani Tseng, who shot a 62.
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