Bernhard Langer moved closer to his first Senior Players Championship victory Saturday, shooting a four-under-par 66 in the third round at Pittsburgh to stay in front of hard-charging Kenny Perry.
Langer was at 15-under 195 through 54 holes in the third Champions Tour major the season, where he has five top-10 finishes but no victories. The two-time Masters champion shook off a slow start with a four-under 31 on the back nine.
Perry, trying to join Arnold Palmer as the only player to win the Senior Players in consecutive years, briefly took the lead midway through the round before settling for a 65 that left him three strokes behind Langer.
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