Steven Bowditch shot a four-under-par 65 on Saturday in the AT&T Byron Nelson to take a two-stroke lead and leave hometown favorite Jordan Spieth six shots back heading into the final round.
On a mostly sunny day that started with the second straight three-hour delay because of earlier rain, Bowditch got to 13-under 195. The Australian won the Texas Open last year in San Antonio for his lone PGA Tour title.
Dustin Johnson was in the group tied for second after the day's low round of 62 on the rain-altered par 69 at TPC Four Seasons.
Jonathan Randolph, playing with Spieth and sitting 266 spots behind him in the world ranking, briefly held the lead but went in the water on 18 for a double bogey that dropped him into a tie with Johnson, Texan Jimmy Walker, Scott Pinckney and Jon Curran. Pinckney shot 64, Randolph 65, and Walker and Curran 67.
Spieth had a 68. The Masters champion was tied for 18th.
Clouds gradually disappeared during the afternoon and the forecast is clear for Sunday. But the course is still soggy enough that the normally par-four 14th will remain a pitch-and-putt par 3 barely longer than 100 yards for the third straight round.
PGA Tour officials believe it's the first par-69 course in records going back to 1983. Threesomes will play off both tees again Sunday, and the final par total will be 277 after the first round played at the normal 70.
Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark shot a four-under 67 to take a two-stroke lead Saturday in the third round of the Irish Open in Newcastle, Northern Ireland.
The 40-year-old Kjeldsen used superior putting to break free of a six-way tie as gusting winds at Royal County Down sabotaged many players' short games.
He rolled a long eagle attempt on the 12th to within 18 inches, settling for his fifth birdie. On the next hole, his curling 30-yard putt for a sixth birdie left Kjeldsen punching the air in jubilation.
But Kjeldsen, ranked 303rd, bogeyed the final two holes to reduce his lead over Rafa Cabrera-Bello of Spain and Maximilian Kieffer of Germany.
Kieffer shot a course-record round of 65, one shot lower than the previous best set in 1939 and matched Friday.
Morgan Pressel kept her patience despite a steady breeze and greens that grew bumpy in the afternoon, shooting a two-under 69 to maintain a one-stroke lead in the ShopRite LPGA Classic in Galloway Township, N.J.
Pressel had three birdies and a bogey to reach seven-under 135 on Stockton Seaview's Bay Course. The 27-year-old American won the last of her two LPGA Tour victories in 2008.
Sweden's Anna Nordqvist was second. She birdied the last three holes for a 69.
Gerina Piller, Kelly Shon, Pernilla Lindberg, Catriona Matthew and Christel Boeljon were tied for third at four under. Shon had a 68, and Piller, Lindberg, Matthew and Boeljon shot 70.