Hoff­man takes lead at Cana­dian Open

The Washington Post Sunday - - REDSKINS TRAINING CAMP -

Charley Hoff­man birdied the fi­nal hole for a 7-un­der-par 65 on Satur­day at Glen Abbey to take a one-stroke lead into the fi­nal round of the Cana­dian Open in Oakville, On­tario.

The 40-year-old Hoff­man had six birdies in a seven-hole stretch that ended on No. 15, bo­geyed the par-4 17th and re­bounded with the two-putt birdie on the par-5 18th.

Hoff­man had a 17-un­der 199 to­tal. He won the Texas Open last year for his fourth PGA Tour ti­tle.

Kevin Chap­pell was sec­ond. He bo­geyed the 18th, hit­ting his third shot into the wa­ter.

Robert Gar­ri­gus matched the course record with a 62 to join Gary Wood­land at 15 un­der. Gar­ri­gus had two ea­gles and six birdies to tie the Glen Abbey mark set by Leonard Thomp­son in 1981 and matched by Andy Bean in 1983, Greg Nor­man in 1986 and John Mer­rick in 2013.

Wood­land fol­lowed his sec­on­dround 63 with a 68.

SE­NIOR BRI­TISH OPEN: Bernhard Langer shot a bo­geyfree 6-un­der 65 in calmer con­di­tions at Royal Porth­cawl to take a four-stroke lead in the Se­nior Bri­tish Open in Bird­gend, Wales.

The 59-year-old Ger­man star is chas­ing his fifth vic­tory in the last 10 ma­jor cham­pi­onships. He had a 5-un­der 208 to­tal.

Corey Pavin was sec­ond, also shoot­ing a 65 in some af­ter­noon rain and wind gust­ing to 20 mph — far gen­tler con­di­tions than Thurs­day and Fri­day.

LPGA TOUR: Hall of Famer Karrie Webb and Sei Young Kim topped the Ladies Scot­tish Open leader board af­ter an­other rainy, cold and windy day at Dun­don­ald Links in Irvine, Scot­land.

Kim birdied the par-4 17th and par-5 18th in strong wind and rain for a 3-un­der 69, and Webb birdied the 17th en route to a 70. They were at 6-un­der 210. Sec­on­dround leader Cristie Kerr was third at 4 un­der af­ter a 73.

EURO­PEAN TOUR: Jor­dan Smith shot a bo­gey-free 5-un­der 67 in the third round to take a two-stroke lead at 12 un­der in the Euro­pean Open in Ham­burg.

The 24-year-old English­man had five birdies to add to his rounds of 70 and 67 as he claimed the lead for the first time at a Euro­pean Tour event.

De­fend­ing cham­pion Alexan­der Levy and Jens Fahrbring of Swe­den were two shots be­hind af­ter rounds of 69 and 70, re­spec­tively.

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