3-way tie for lead in Ba­hamas with Woods at bot­tom

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Tony Finau had a 5-un­der 67 that turned out to be good enough for a three-way tie for the lead Satur­day in the Hero World Chal­lenge in the Ba­hamas.

Tiger Woods is over­do­ing his role as gra­cious tour­na­ment host. He shot even-par 72 to be 18th in the 18-man field.

Hen­rik Sten­son and Jon Rahm each had a 69 on an­other day of warms and mild breeze at Al­bany Golf Club. They joined Finau at 13-un­der 203.

But the tour­na­ment is wide open, and more than one player ref­er­enced Rickie Fowler’s 61 last year to win. Gary Wood­land had a 67 and, af­ter be­ing over par mid­way through the open­ing round, sud­denly was just two shots be­hind.

As for Fowler, he had a 67 to pull within three shots.


Aus­tralian PGA Cham­pi­onship: De­fend­ing cham­pion Cameron Smith shot a 5-un­der 67 to in­crease his lead to three strokes over Marc Leish­man af­ter three rounds at Royal Pines in Gold Coast, Aus­tralia.

Mau­ri­tius Open: Kurt Ki­tayama and Justin Hard­ing were tied for the lead at 16 un­der par and held a three-shot ad­van­tage head­ing into the fi­nal round in Beau Champ, Mau­ri­tius.

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