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Mackenzie Hughes stumbles during third round of RSM Classic but still has one-shot lead

Mackenzie Hughes stumbles during third round of RSM Classic but still has one-shot lead

One bad decision cost Mackenzie Hughes his three-shot lead in the RSM Classic. Remarkable poise and a pure putting stroke for the Canadian rookie left him one round away from a wire-to-wire victory at Sea Island. 

Hughes bounced back from his blunder with a tough par save, three birdies and a two-under 68 that gave him a one-shot lead over Billy Horschel, Camilo Villegas and C.T. Pan going into the final round expected to feature more strong wind. 

“Everyone's going to be fighting the same kind of nerves trying to win, and hopefully, I'll be on top again tomorrow,” Hughes said. 

Hughes was sailing along on the Seaside course Saturday,...

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