Bernhard Langer and Jeff Maggert shared the lead Saturday over a bunched field heading into the final round of the U.S. Senior Open in Sacramento.
Langer shot a two-under-par 68 and Maggert had a 70, and both were at five-under 205 for the championship at Del Paso, where conditions cooled off after consecutive days above 100 degrees.
But the competition remained hot, with eight players within a shot of the lead. They included Tom
The 65-year-old Watson, who was tied with Maggert and Peter Fowler through 36 holes, salvaged a 71 after a tough round. Perry shot a 64, Montgomerie a 70.
Langer is coming off a major victory June 14 in the Senior
Brian Harman birdied the 18th hole for a five-under 65 and a one-stroke lead over fellow Georgia left-hander Bubba Watson and Canadian Graham DeLaet in the
Looking for his second PGA Tour victory, Harman had a bogey-free round to was at 14-under 196 going into the final round at TPC River Highlands.
Watson, two strokes ahead after the second round, shot a 68. DeLeat had a 64.
Na Ye Choi matched her
Choi, the South Korean player who won the season-opening Coates Championship for her eighth LPGA Tour title, made a 45-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole for a back-nine 29. She finished her rain-delayed first round with a 66 early Saturday morning, and took the lead with her final putt of the second round.
Mi Jung Hur and Anna Nordqvist were tied for second at 11 under.